New Urwerk is a Quasi-Biologic Machine

Mar 30, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The presentations at Baselworld were outstanding this year, from some of the most delicately decorated dials to some seriously avant-garde designs. And nobody pushes the envelope quite like Urwerk.

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See to the Interior of Rado's True Open Heart

Mar 22, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Most watches boast the strength of steel or titanium, but Rado opted to add a new piece to the popular True collection, the True Open Heart, a timepiece made of a weightless high-tech ceramic. Unveiling the new watch as part of their 2016 Baselworld collection, it comes in two different colorways—a matte black or polished white, both with an ultra-fine 0.6 mm-thin mother-of-pearl dial that allows the wearer to catch a glimpse at the mechanics just beyond.

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Breitling's New Avenger Bandit is Badass

Mar 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Breitling has a reputation for building badass watches and the new Avenger Bandit may just blow all of the others out of the water. Designed to be more a extreme edition of its predecessor, the Breitling Avenger, the latest timepiece is housed within a large, 45 mm titanium case fortified by lateral reinforcements. To minimize glare in “the heat of action” (or a brightly lit boardroom), the bezel is finished in tone-on-tone brushed steel and the dial is housed within glare-proof sapphire crystal.

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Kerbedanz Finds Heaven in the Emerald-Studded Tree of Life

Mar 21, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Kerbedanz just unveiled the new Tree of Life timepiece, an artistic interpretation of immortality comprised of emeralds, diamonds and 18-karat gold. The tree, found on the face of the watch, is intended to symbolize the unity between heaven and earth, spirituality and eternity. A gold bas-relief sculpture, hand-carved from yellow gold, it “grows” from the bottom of the dial before curling over the entirety of the face.

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Artya's One-of-a-Kind Cumbere Tourbillon is Made for a Rock Star

Mar 18, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Since launching his own brand in 2010, Yvan Arpa, founder of Artya, has gained notoriety for his work as an avant-garde watchmaker. Unveiling another of his one-of-a-kind timepieces for Baselworld, the Cumbere Tourbillon is a completely hand-made piece, carved from ArtyOr alloy, stainless steel and pink gold, and beveled in artisan-style engravings.

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Bulgari’s Serpenti Incantati Comes Alive with Diamonds and Rubellites

Mar 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

One of the great things that sets women’s luxury watches apart are the diamond and gemstone adornments, and Bulgari’s latest, Serpenti Incantati, does not fall short when it comes to sparkle. Unlike the brand’s previous serpentine-inspired pieces, this interpretation imagines a snake wrapping around the wrist of the wearer to fully encircle the watch dial in a timeless, but contemporary silhouette.

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Leroy Unveils New Hand-Skeletonized Automatic Tourbillon Regulator

Mar 17, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Unveiling another edition of their Tourbillon Regulator series, Leroy has just released the Automatic Tourbillon Regulator in 18-karat pink gold. The latest skeletal timepiece offers a full view of the watch’s tourbillon movement as well as peeks at the rest of the mechanics through an entirely openwork watch face. Only seven pieces will be made available for this limited edition series.

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Hublot Releases the Transparent Big Bang Unico Sapphire

Mar 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

This year, Hublot is presenting an entirely new watch design, the totally transparent Big Bang Unico Sapphire. Created as an antithesis to the brand’s All Black concept collection, the latest timepiece offers an entirely new level of visual delight. The entire watch is transparent, cut from blocks of polished sapphire with only a few pieces of titanium serving as the spine of the watch. The screws and the crown have been molded with clear silicone and even the dial is made from a crystal resin so no gear will go unnoticed.

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Baselworld 2015: Smartwatches, the Swiss Franc and China's Declining Economic Growth

Mar 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Yesterday was the last day of Baselworld and it ended on successful note. Statistics for this year’s event are in and despite numbers dropping in some areas and spiking in others, it was an exhibition not to be missed.

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Monaco V4 Phantom Earns Its Name With a Carbon-Brushed Blackout Watch Face

Mar 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Wow. This year’s most surprising timepiece from Tag Heuer may not be their smartwatch collaboration with Intel and Google, but this matte-black piece that gives new meaning to the term incognito.

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Four Years in the Making: Angelus Finally Presents the U10 Tourbillion Lumière at Baselworld

Mar 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Unique watch faces are making a steady appearance at Baselworld, the latest coming from Angelus with the U10 Tourbillion Lumière. A unique movement, the dial is housed separately, parallel to the tourbillion, a mechanical vision that took over two years to realize.

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Omega Globalmaster Announced as World's First Master Chronometer Timepiece

Mar 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Baselworld is known for its record-breaking announcements, one-of-a-kind showpieces and world-renowned collections. The latest to come from the Swiss horological event is the Omega Globemaster.

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Baselworld News: Google Teams Up With Tag Heuer to Challenge the Apple Watch

Mar 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Google is about to go head-to-head with Apple. The latest news at Baselworld reveals a partnership between Tag Heuer, Google and Intel to release one of the first Swiss smart watches. Slated to be released by the end of the year, the luxury wearable will be powered by Intel technology and Andriod Wear.

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Trend Watch: The 5 Most Popular Designs to Expect at Baselworld 2015

Mar 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Baselworld starts today. This means over the next week we’ll be racking up a list of our favorite timepieces and must-haves for the year. And there are some stunning works to watch out for this season.

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HYT's H3 Uses Water to Tell Time, Houses Hydromechanical Marvel to Be Unveiled at BaselWorld

Mar 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The world of luxury watches is changing, and what was once an elite group of Swiss brands now consists of a wide variety of young horologists willing to push the envelope. HYT Watches has been praised for being one of these innovators.

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