This new series on Métiers d’Art takes you into the world of Cartier to discover straw and gold marquetry. We reveal some of the secrets of this remarkable technique and its finely honed gestures, perfected over time. Learn more about the various stages in crafting an exceptional timepiece: the Ronde Louis Cartier Straw and Gold Marquetry.
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Have you ever dreamt of creating your own watch? Piaget’s online configurator for Altiplano Tourbillon Infinity Personal lets you do exactly this. Quentin Hébert, head of Global Watch Marketing at Piaget takes us through the personalization options and explains the history of the configurator.
Boat-racing watches have the unique feature of being fitted with a stopwatch which usually show the last 10 minutes prior to the start of a sailing competition. This information can be seen through a system of apertures, which gradually change colour, or hands on tiny counters.