Tag: Parmigiani

Travelling With A Complication Made Simple With Parmigiani

The Fleurier Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde is a noteworthy new piece from Parmigiani for a number of solid reasons. First of all, it is a traveller’s watch, an exquisitely crafted watch equipped with a second time zone display. Second, the watch is part of the renaissance of Parmigiani’s Toric collection, a line of sublimely elegant yet … Continued

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Hemispheres Retrograde

Introducing The Parmigiani Bugatti Type 390

A tribute to the 261mph, 1,500hp hypercar. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show last year, the Bugatti Chiron is the successor of the infamous Veyron, the fastest and most epic production car ever, until the Chiron came along. The new Bugatti boasts a play of superior numbers: a top speed of 261 miles per hour, … Continued

Parmigiani Bugatti Type 390

A Guide To Technical Standards In Watchmaking

Watchmaking has constantly sought to improve chronometry while working within the prevailing limits of material science and micromechanics. Following the Quartz Crisis, the mechanical timepiece’s re-emergence as a luxury object also saw an expanded focus on other qualities such as movement decoration. Several standards exist today to quantify and evaluate these qualities, which we will … Continued

Rolex first superlative chronometer tested Day-Date 40

The Masters Of Restoration

There’s more to being an independent watchmaker than meets the eye. And even more to it if you happen to be a watchmaker who has had a hand in restoration work. The thing is, a typical watchmaker’s education through WOSTEP (Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Educational Program) or other similar programs is in fact rather … Continued

19th century Ovale pocket watch restored by Parmigiani
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