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    Introduction Of Cartier Archives

    Cartier archives are now kept in separate archives in Paris, London and New York. These business archives are constantly updated, detailing Cartier’s creative process from the beginning to the present day.

    Cartier Account Book

    Cartier sales books

    Cartier design sketches and plaster molds
    The Cartier Archive is made up of business data from four different sources:
    Incoming record book-record the details of the newly purchased works (color, texture-carved or unengraved-the size and weight of the gem, etc., are carefully and thoroughly recorded here);
    Order Record Book-Customer’s commissioned order record;
    Sales list-updated daily to record the daily business of the boutique;
    Customer File Book-Records details of each transaction.
    This systematic file management mechanism accurately records Cartier’s business details.
    地 Since 1899, Cartier has been stationed on the Peace Street in Paris and has never stopped. Therefore, from the beginning of the 20th century to the present, the archives of Paris have been extremely well-preserved, with almost no omissions.
    In addition to all kinds of documentary records, Cartier Archives also holds a large number of negatives, spanning the entire history of photography. Since 1906, Cartier’s Photography Studio has systematically taken large-scale photos of each kind of work. Cartier’s Paris archives contain approximately 40,000 negatives, including 50 Outokrom microparticle color screen dry plates (the earliest color photo negatives) and more than 30,000 gelatin silver bromide glass dry plates. These constantly updated photo albums allow us today to visually witness Cartier’s carefully kept work records.
    The Cartier Archive also has a large collection of large-scale hand-drawn drawings, including sketches and production drawings. These collections are important documents that document the creative process.
    钢笔 ‘Creative’ sketches drawn with pens are kept in binders, and external inspiration-usually architectural works-are collected on inspiration boards. The production drawing sent to the workshop is the same front view as the real thing (rarely a perspective view). Cartier’s designs are mostly drawn on tracing paper with gouache and watercolor techniques, and then the graphite pencil is used to outline the structure of the jewelry work. This method is mostly used to beautify and modify the work in order to balance the light and the volume of the work. With the change of design trends, the style of drawings also evolved, from pure decorative style in the early 20th century to gouache in the 1930s; in the 1920s, more free color combinations were preferred. Expressionist painting inspired by nature.
    The Paris Archive also houses one of Cartier’s workshops’ most complete testimony: Cartier’s unique three-dimensional plaster model made between 1905 and 1915.
    Jeweler’s job is mainly a team collaboration, with a designer as the director, responsible for creative inspiration and supervision of production. This can be done from the initials LC of Louis Cartier (LC) and the words A Ex. (From French ‘à exécuter’, meaning ‘making’) signed by Jeanne Toussaint figure it out.
    The Cartier Archive provides detailed records of brand history, including countless documents, invitations, advertisements, photo albums compiled by designers, and a large number of business correspondence and travel diaries. These well-preserved archives are the strongest evidence of the creative dynamism that Cartier has shown since the very beginning.

    Cartier Paris Archives, 13 Peace Street, Paris

    Cartier London Archives, New Bond Street, London

    Cartier New York Archives, Fifth Avenue, New York

    Cartier’s ‘Grand Livre’ with Important Guest Works

    Use reverse film to document the design of fine jewelry

    Garland Style Brooch Plaster Mold

    Zhen% U2022 famous gold and amethyst necklace design in Dusan period

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    Hublot Big Bang Unico Full Magic Gold Watch The First Scratch-resistant Heavyweight Full Magic Gold Watch The Magic Magic Gold That Can Only Be Cut By Diamonds

    On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of HUBLOT Hublot Big Bang, and one week before the opening of the 2015 Basel International Watch and Jewellery, Hublot today launched the Big Bang Unico full magic gold watch. !!

      This watch perfectly combines classic tradition with the innovative spirit of the 21st century. It also integrates Hublot’s three strong sounds: the independently developed revolutionary world’s only scratch-resistant 18K synthetic gold ‘magic gold’ and the Big Bang series logo Design and independent research and development of the UNICO chronograph movement. The three iconic innovations complement each other and compose a new masterpiece of fusion.

       Hublot Global CEO Ricardo Guadalupe said: ‘The fusion of materials is always flowing in Hublot’s blood and is an indispensable brand DNA. 4 years ago, Hublot created The only scratch-resistant gold in the world, Magic Gold. Today, Hublot is still the only brand that can create this epoch-making material! The ordinary 18K gold Vickers hardness is only 400, and the magic gold Vickers hardness is nearly 1,000. That’s more than twice the average 18K gold. ‘

      Magic Gold has been patented and officially certified as 18K synthetic gold by the Central Office for Precious Metals Control. Developed by Hublot and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Switzerland, after months of trial and error and fine-tuning, it finally appeared.

       Since the advent of ‘Magic Gold’ in November 2011, Hublot has also officially announced its superior ability to independently produce gold and ceramic composite precious metals. Thanks to cutting-edge scientific research technology and top-level production facilities, the Hublot factory in Nyon, Switzerland has undoubtedly become an important production base for ceramic firing and metal forging in the industry.
       As we all know, this revolutionary extraordinary metal is an intelligent product that combines 24K pure gold with the latest cutting-edge materials. Parts made of this material need to undergo extremely complicated manufacturing processes: First, the boron carbide ceramic powder is introduced into a silicon model, and the ceramic powder is pressed into a compact embryonic body structure by cold pressing. After high temperature treatment, the ceramic particles are connected into a hard porous structure. After the treatment is completed, 24K pure gold and 3% liquid gold composite are poured into the embryo body under the environment filled with inert gas at high temperature and pressure, until the gold molecules have completely penetrated and filled each void of the ceramic embryo body. The seamless fusion between them makes it into the ‘Magic Gold’ which is extremely hard and noble in color.
       After nearly three years of unremitting research, Hublot, as the Swiss watch industry’s innovative leader, finally cast an unprecedented precious metal material, ‘Magic Gold’, which is stable and permanent, while taking into account its own characteristics. At the Baselworld 2012, the first Big Bang Ferrari Magic Gold Limited Watch with ‘Magic Gold’ was officially launched, perfectly interpreting the brand genes shared by Hublot and Ferrari in terms of independent innovation and technological excellence. .

    Big Bang Unico Full Magic Gold

    Serial number 411.MX.1138.RX-limited collection of 250 pieces
    Case diameter 45mm, polished magic gold
    Bezel Polished Magic Gold
    6 black PVD-coated H-shaped titanium screws, countersunk, polished and locked
    Mirror Sapphire crystal with anti-reflection coating on the inside and outside, gold-plated Hublot logo
    Crown Satin black PVD-coated titanium, engraved with Hublot logo, black over-pressed rubber
    Button Satin Black PVD Coated Titanium
    Case back Sapphire crystal with internal anti-reflective coating
    Microblasted black PVD coated titanium
    Water resistance 10 standard atmospheric pressure, about 100 meters underwater
    Dial Matte black lacquered cutout
    Rose gold and 2N gold transfer hour markers
    Gold-plated satin chronograph ring at 9 o’clock (small seconds)
    Gold-plated satin-finished chronograph ring at 3 o’clock (minutes)
    Gold-plated readings with black SuperLuminova ™ fluorescent coating
    Hands Gold-plated satin-finish black SuperLuminova ™
    Gold-plated, red lacquered chronograph hands
    Movement HUB 1242 UNICO movement, gray coating, Hublot independently developed and manufactured automatic flyback chronograph movement
    Dial Column wheel and double clutch visible on the side
    Date 3 o’clock white window
    Table hammer grey coating
    Power reserve about 72 hours
    Strap Structured, threaded black natural rubber strap with quick-change system
    Clasp Black PVD-coated titanium folding clasp with ceramic inserts

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    [Video] Close View Of Patek Philippe Stainless Steel Weekly Watch

    Patek Philippe launched Ref.5212A-001Calatrava weekly calendar watch. This watch is equipped with the new 26-330SCJSE self-winding basic movement, which can not only display the day and date, but also indicate the week number. At the same time, the watch is made of stainless steel, which reduces the price and makes it more affordable to start with complicated functions.

    Patek Philippe Ref. 5212A-001 Calatrava Weekly Watch

       The Ref.5212A-001 Calatrava weekly calendar watch uses a shiny white dial and a relatively rare five center hands layout. The hour and minute hands are black white gold sword-shaped hands. The seconds hand is slender and equipped with a counterweight. The hammer-shaped week hand relies on the ‘red hammer head’ and the circular scale ring in the middle of the dial to indicate the day of the week. Another hand of the same design indicates the number of weeks and months through two sets of concentric scales on the outer edge of the dial. It is reported that the official price of this watch is 244,900 yuan.

       The above is the latest cutting-edge information of the 2019 Basel International Watch and Jewellery Show brought by the Watch House. Next, we will provide more and more exciting exhibition reports, so stay tuned.

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    Mido Champs Series Second Generation Reproduction Men’s Watch Nt $ 40,400

    Re-engraving is not the same as complete retro, but injecting classic models into modern design methods. MIDO recommends the latest Commander II Champs series second generation observatory certified men’s watches. The new series models retain the spirit of Mido’s classic Commander series in the 1960s, with a focus on imitation and preservation of internal power and design. The overall dial retains a round body that is integrally formed, reminiscent of the French retro wave of the 1950s, but the high-hardness acrylic glass is replaced with a sapphire crystal. Replacing the Milan strap design with a stainless steel metal strap design not only provides more complete protection and perspective of the dial, but also brings a new look to the replica model. With its exquisitely recreated style and precise mechanical devices, the Commander II Champagne Series second-generation observatory-certified men’s watch can not only see the insistence on accuracy, but also feel the love of tradition. The series models are available in black and silver hairline dials. The recommended price is NT $ 40,400.
    Lan Kaiyu, Vice President of MIDO Brands, said: ‘In 1959, the first Commander series watch was introduced to the market. With its simple and smooth line design and classic round surface, it became one of the representative models of MIDO, like Paris. The iconic significance of the iron tower to France. The Commander series is also a very important chapter in the history of Mido. The design on the second representative surface has the simple style preferred by the designers in the 1960s. Through the decoration of the moment, it echoes the architectural design inspiration. This is also the main reason why the second generation of watches can break the tradition and create a new sense. A nearly 100-year history marks a new milestone. ‘
    Commander II Men’s Watch
    的 Black and white silhouette of the Paris Tower Commander II Champagne series astronomical certification model
    The world-famous Eiffel Tower still stands elegantly on the left bank of Paris and becomes an irreplaceable landmark in France. It was a metal building born for the 1889 World Expo. Engineer Gustav. Built by Gustave Eiffel, construction began in 1887 and was completed two years later. A team of 250 people completed the project at an astonishing speed in two years. The building is 324 meters high (including antenna). The main body is a masterpiece in the history of world construction engineering. The most iconic steel skeleton structure hollow body uses 7,300 tons of steel and is fixed by 2.5 million rivets.
    The uniquely designed and fabulous Eiffel Tower will illuminate the main body of the building during special festivals. At night, when the night falls, every night, through the 20,000 small light bulbs, shines and shines on the night view of Paris. Seven million people visited the pilgrimage. A building that can stand the test will eventually become a milestone for human progress. This once loaded with the history of urban development and the legendary iron tower of the world’s tallest building is not only a perfect combination of building technology and modern aesthetics, but also MIDO ‘A The “Mark of True Design” spirit coincides. The Commander Champagne series uses the elegant towering Paris tower as a fallacy. The all-metal hollow tower is used as the blueprint for the design of the timepiece. Commander is interpreted through modern methods. The II series has a new soul that meets all the aspirations of watchmaking craftsmen and Swiss traditional spirit lovers.
    Commander II Men’s Watch
    The Commander II Champagne series second-generation observatory-certified men’s watch with the highest precision symbol is a high-profile replica design watch. The 40mm simple dial removes excess lines and is decorated by a ladder-shaped moment that changes in black and white. Imitation of the hour and minute hands of the triangular tower of the iron tower, so that the dial has the charming scenery of the Paris Tower in black and white photos, not only showing the beauty of pure structure, but also showing a stylish and simple modern sense. In addition, the dial uses a spherical sapphire crystal, and the faucet is hidden in the arc surface. The three-dimensional and round body visually reduces the diameter of the table, and makes the series of watches show the retro charm of bone-shaped watches. The series models are equipped with clear three-hands and three o’clock display of the date and day. The straight pane lines and the dial geometric lines complement each other perfectly. In addition to the Swiss Observatory’s certification, the watch itself is water-resistant to 50 meters. The white luminous Super-LumiNova coating is used at all times and hands, and the time can be read clearly in the dark. The Commander series uses key elements to refine the French style unique to the Paris Tower, with both functions and aesthetics. This series of men’s watches have the most classic and pure replica charm. The recommended price is NT $ 40,400.

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    Simple And Clear Two Blancpain Villeret Series Watches Hong Kong Market

    Villeret is the birthplace of Blancpain, and also provides design inspiration for Blancpain’s most classic watch series. The Villeret watch features a round double bezel, Roman numerals and willow-shaped hands. The appearance of this series coexists with modern and classic, and incorporates Blancpain’s recent research results in the field of movement production. Today, the Watch House recommends two Blancpain VILLERET series watches for you in Hong Kong, I hope everyone likes them.

    Blancpain ultra-thin movement 6613-3631-55B watch

    In-store public price: HKD267000 (collected in May 2015)
    Can try on: try on in store
    Watch series: VILLERET series
    Movement type: automatic machinery
    Case material: 18K rose gold
    Strap Material: Crocodile Leather
    Case diameter: 42 mm
    Watch details:
    Availability: Yes
    Distributor Name: Prince Jewellery Watches
    Dealer address: OT281 and OT283, 2 / F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
    Dealer Phone: + 852-2311 4432
    Report that you are a user from the ‘Watch House Website’ and will get better service

    [Note]: All the models mentioned in the article are currently in stock. Friends in need can contact us in advance by phone.

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    Citizen Centennial Ceremony

    On June 8, 2018, the world-renowned watch brand Citizen ushered in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the brand and the 60th anniversary of entering China at the Beijing Reignwood Opera House. In this grand occasion of shuttle time, it represents 6 classics of technology and beauty since the birth of Citizen. It has appeared on the stage in an unprecedented drama form. It looks back at the original intention of CITIZEN For Citizen, showing the mission of being a citizen and the continuous development of the century Exploration of ingenuity.

       Many senior executives and guests including Citizen Timepiece Co., Ltd. Chairman and President Tokura Toshio, Chairman and General Manager of Citizen (China) Watch Co., Ltd. Ryuo Sugawa, and Japanese Minister of the People’s Republic of China Iida Bowen attended the scene. Share the glory and joy of the centennial birthday with the guests present. As the Citizen’s spokesperson, Tian Hezhen (Hebe) also appeared to present a blessing to add glory to this centennial celebration.

    Upholding the beginning, ferrying people for a century

       At the Reignwood Opera House full of European classics, a gorgeous stage play that shuttled time kicked off the 100-year celebration of Citizen. On the stage, it represents the six classic watches in Citizen’s history. They have been transformed into ‘time ferry people’ who travel through time and space. Through the interpretation of previous and present stories, they relive the highlight moments in the century-old history of the brand. This shows the important participation of Citizen as a citizen watch in the chronicles of thousands of citizens.

    ‘Time Ferry’ traveling through time and space

       Adhering to the concept of ‘being loved by the citizens and contributing to the citizens’, in 1924, from the birth of the first timepiece, Citizen began to make better watches for citizens. Toshikura Tokura, Chairman and President of Citizen Timepieces Co., Ltd., believes that this pocket watch is the original heart and soul of Citizen: ‘CITIZEN is named to bring the high-quality watches to the original heart of more citizens.’

       Guided by such a vision, Citizen has opened a historical chapter of independent research and development and production of watches that can be owned by citizens all over the world. A tough core that can withstand 30-meter high-altitude experiments-an earthquake-resistant watch; a deep-sea core that can still operate under water for many years-a shell watch; confirming the track of the times and witnessing the Sino-Japanese friendly panda watch; under the background of the oil crisis, A solar-powered energy watch that was created to alleviate energy shortages; and a GPS satellite timepiece that meets people’s needs for faster and more accurate timekeeping … In the 100-year long river, five chapters of ‘Time Ferry’ story are vividly connected Citizen has set a milestone for condensing technology and beauty for the history of the continuous evolution of citizen needs.
    True companionship, 60 years in China
       ‘On the wrist of the user, every time the needle passes, I hope they can feel the hard work we put into the production and bring the user’s impression.’ The centennial of the brand is also the 60th year of entering China. The century-old ingenuity has deeply accompany the lives and memories of the three generations of Chinese consumers, and has also provided continuous upgrading services for Chinese consumers. From the first release of a comprehensive and three-dimensional customer service system to the launch of single-piece barcode management for watches in the mainland, as well as 3 + 2 after-sales service, Citizen will further the concept of ‘born for citizens’ from high-quality watches Extension, truly lead citizens and serve citizens. With the trust and support of consumers, the Chinese market has become the third largest consumer market in the world.

       At the ceremony, many front-line employees and dealer partners who have contributed to the development of China were invited to witness this honorable moment with the brand. Citizen Greater China spokesperson Tian Hezhen (Hebe) came to the scene to send a blessing: ‘Citizen is a future-oriented brand, so I also wish here to bless Citizen’s brand tree evergreen, the next 100 years will be more brilliant!’ Citizen’s cooperation, she described as ‘a fate of a century,’ can together with the same philosophy and persistence, to show Chinese consumers the sincerity of ingenuity.
       Outside the site, Citizen initiated a ‘100-hundred-hearted and hundred-craftsman’ event in the broader field of China, which also has the spirit of craftsmen. It hopes that by looking for 100 like-minded craftsmen, Citizen will continue to vividly interpret Citizen’s continuity. Centennial brand philosophy and values.

    Fusion technology and beauty, leading the next 100 years

       ‘Consumers choose us because we always insist on providing the latest things.’ As a representative of exploring the technological limits in the industry, Citizen always leads its citizens with one step ahead of the others, and also uses the craftsmanship skills of excellence to bring citizens a beautiful experience and enjoyment. . At the ceremony, 9 100th Anniversary Limited Edition watches were stunningly unveiled. This series of watches all use the brand’s core technology, light kinetic energy, and integrate Citizen’s many unique technologies such as Super Titanium ™, Duratect, radio technology and GPS satellite synchronization Technology and other applications are the embodiment of the brand’s continuous pursuit of technology and beauty for 100 years.

       In the 100 years since the brand was founded, from the manufacture of movements, the application of new materials, to the ‘Citizen Design Philosophy’ and ‘product concepts more in line with citizens’ current needs,’ Citizen preceded the industry. Since its development, Citizen has become one of the few world-class watch groups in the world with full watch manufacturing capabilities, and has gathered six classic watch brands CITIZEN, Bulova, Arnold & Son, Frederique Constant, Alpina and CAMPOLOA, and has become a global-oriented A vast empire of different audiences ranging from high-end machinery to stylish watches.

       As a brand with a vision of the future at the beginning of its establishment, the past 100 years for Citizen have only been recorded by time. With the constant exploration and unlimited potential in the brand’s DNA, it is worth looking forward to the next one from this moment. century. As the chairman and general manager of Citizen (China) Watch & Clock Co., Ltd. Ryufu Sumikawa said, ‘Citizens do not believe in perfection. No matter what we have achieved, we still firmly believe that there is still the possibility of making the world a better place. And this is the beginning. ‘