White Ceramics Tasting Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver Diving Watch

Audemars Piguet, a long-established watch brand at the 2014 Geneva Watch Fair, brought a variety of new products, the most attractive of which is the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Greenwich Standard Time Tourbillon watch, Full of innovation. Audemars Piguet has also set this year as the year of the Royal Oak Offshore Collection, with a variety of new products that are dazzling. In addition to being the year of the Royal Oak offshore watch, Audemars Piguet boldly uses white ceramics in watchmaking. The brand not only pre-launched the Royal Oak Greenwich Mean Time Concept Tourbillon watch with titanium case, white ceramic bezel, buttons, crown and movement splint, but also brought this outstanding Royal Oak offshore model The series Diver diving watch, which includes charming white design and super-hard composite material, is the best companion to explore the depths of the ocean. Official model: 15707CB.OO.A010CA.01

   As a model of sports, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore series has not only been a legend in the history of clocks, but also a pioneer in the trend of large-sized watches since its introduction in 1992.

   This latest Royal Oak offshore watch is also the newest member of the diving watch series. It inherits the Royal Oak classic octagonal case design. The bezel is fixed with 8 exposed hex screws. It is equipped with a rubber strap, case and watch. The ring is made of white ceramic, the appearance is white and flawless, and it has a high degree of wear resistance. It is flashy, solid, and uniquely practical.

   The inner bezel, which is driven by a unidirectional ratchet, is connected to the crown at 10 o’clock. This device helps enhance the functionality of the watch while retaining the traditional aesthetics of an octagonal design. By tightening the crown again, you can fully protect yourself from the risk of accidentally changing the dive time. The case effectively protects the internal rotation device from any form of external influence.

   This watch is water-resistant to 300 meters and equipped with a magnetically shielded inner case, making it perfect for the Royal Oak Offshore Diver. Its case is fixed with a unique bottom cover screw, center bolt and hexagonal screw, which is as safe as a submarine door.

   The white super ceramic used by Audemars Piguet this year makes the bezel, case, buttons and crown of this new diving watch more scratch-resistant (Vickers hardness: 1850) than black ceramic (Vickers hardness: 1300). Forty percent.

   The case back has a bottom-through design. Through the anti-glare sapphire crystal caseback, you can enjoy the Calibre 3120 self-winding movement, which is composed of 280 parts and provides a 60-hour power reserve.

Summary: This Audemars Piguet Royal Oak offshore series DIVER diving watch follows the classic style of Royal Oak and is made of white ceramics that Audemars Piguet first adopted this year. It is an elaborate work that continues tradition and seeks innovation. White ceramic is nine times harder than stainless steel, which means that this Royal Oak Offshore DIVER diving watch can take a long and complicated process to make. This exquisite and sincere new Royal Oak Offshore DIVER diving watch is bound to become an attractive scenery by the sea in summer. (House of Watches Picture / Text Source)
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Rolex Creative Arts Project Finalist Who Is The Next Master Of Art?

After global selection, Rolex announced the 25 candidates who were shortlisted for the “Rolex Creative Recommendation Funding Program”. They are from the fields of architecture, dance, film, literature, music, theater and visual arts. Compete for a year of creative exchange opportunities. In each field of art, a young artist will stand out and become a student of international masters of art, and have a one-on-one exchange and cooperation with the tutor for a year. These mentors include: Olafur Eliasson, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Michael Ondaatje, Alex Romans Alexei Ratmansky, Kaija Saariaho, Jennifer Tipton, and Peter Zumthor.

 Yang Zixin from Hong Kong, a shortlisted candidate for the drama category of the ‘Rolex Creative Recommendation Funding Scheme’, has the opportunity to have one-on-one exchanges and cooperation with the drama master Jennifer Tipton.

 This shortlist was selected by 154 nominees. Candidates aged between 22 and 38 are from 21 countries and spread across all continents: Asia (4 candidates), Europe (6), North Americas (3rd), South America (5th), Africa (5th), and Middle East (2).

 Rebecca Irvin, Rolex’s Charity Director, said: ‘During each selection of the Creative Recommendation Funding Program, we have been fortunate to meet emerging talents in the world. Each candidate student has a wealth of works and The bright prospects have been recognized in their respective fields. We foresee that they will achieve extraordinary results, and we are eagerly looking forward to the mentor’s selection of seven students. ‘

The list of candidates in each field is as follows:
Instructor Peter Zumthor

Amritha Ballal, 33, India
Orlando García, 38, Colombia / USA
Gloria María Cabral Insaurralde, 31, Paraguay
Hiba Shahzada, 29, Jordan

Instructor Alexei Ratmansky

Robert Binet, 22, Canada
Myles Thatcher, 23, United States
George Williamson, 23, United Kingdom

the film
Alejandro González Iñárritu

Fellipe Barbosa, 33, Brazil
Denes Nagy, 33 years old, Hungary
Tom Shoval, 32, Israel

Instructor Michael Ondaatje

Neal Hovelmeier, 35, Zimbabwe
Togara Muzanenhamo, 38, Zimbabwe
Chinelo Okparanta, 32, Nigeria / United States
Miroslav Penkov, 31, Bulgaria / USA

Instructor Kaija Saariaho

Felipe Lara, 34, Brazil / USA
Vasco Mendonça, 36, Portugal
Anna Thorvaldsdottir, 36, Iceland

Instructor Jennifer Tipton

Kévin Briard, 29, France
Christopher Kuhl, 30, United States
Sebastián Solórzano Rodríguez, 27, Mexico
Yeung Tsz Yan (杨子欣), 30, Hong Kong

visual art
Olafur Eliasson

Sammy Baloji, 35, Democratic Republic of the Congo / Belgium
Dineo Seshee Bopape, 32, South Africa
Sahej (Harveet) Rahal, 25, India
Sumakshi Singh, 34, India

Seven students will be selected from the above shortlist and the results will be announced in May 2014.