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Vacheron Constantin

MÉTIERS D’ART TRIBUTE TO GREAT CIVILISATIONS​
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History & Masterpieces
Magnificent métiers d’art at Vacheron Constantin

In Paris, Vacheron Constantin presented the most recent additions to its Métiers d’Art collection. They are the latest illustration of the collaboration, since 2019, between the Geneva-based Manufacture and the Musée du Louvre. This quartet of limited series looks to emblematic works by ancient civilisations and is a reminder of the extraordinary heights achieved in the artistic realm of watchmaking.

Monday, 20 June 2022
7 min read
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Vacheron Constantin Les-Cabinotiers Sonnerie Westminster - Hommage à Johannes Vermeer (8)
Culture
From Vacheron Constantin, a collector’s dream

The Genevan Manufacture presents Les Cabinotiers Westminster Sonnerie – Tribute to Johannes Vermeer, a pocket watch that was eight years in the making. Despite its apparent simplicity, this is a masterful achievement as much for the complexity of its grande sonnerie mechanism as for the remarkable hand-executed decoration.

Thursday, 07 October 2021
5 min read
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New York flagship © Vacheron Constantin
Economy
All eyes on the US

With Swiss watch exports to the United States rising 20% over the first five months of the year compared with 2019, the US has a lot to offer. Despite being a “difficult” market for Swiss brands to work in, it represents a welcome complement to China.

Monday, 28 June 2021
4 min read
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Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbing Mount Everest in 1953
Culture
In peak condition

Apart from brands such as Alpina or Montblanc that have a name to live up to, few watchmakers are convinced of the commercial potential of mountains. Which leaves Rolex with a clear route to the top.

Monday, 21 June 2021
6 min read
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American 1921 Pièce Unique (from 2021) and Heritage piece from 1921 © Vacheron Constantin
Watch Stories
Vacheron Constantin remakes history with the American 1921

For the 100th anniversary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin has recreated the original watch using only techniques and tools from a century ago. The fifteen-month project began with a deep dive into the Manufacture’s archives and its stock of period components.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021
4 min read
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Big Bang Millennial Pink © Hublot
Lifestyle
Time’s up for gendered watches

For women or for men, a watch is still a watch. As consumers reject traditional gender divides, more brands are emphasising why their watches can be worn by both sexes.

Friday, 14 May 2021
4 min read
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Economy
Diamond enters the blockchain

LVMH, Richemont and Prada have just announced the launch of the Aura blockchain. In the diamond sector, nanotechnology and blockchain-enabled solutions are emerging as the future of traceability.

Monday, 10 May 2021
4 min read
© Vacheron Constantin
Economy
Watch brands turn to blockchain

As discussed at one of the Watches and Wonders Geneva panels, blockchain technology is making inroads in the watch industry as a means of authentication that also opens up new possibilities for customer relations.

Monday, 26 April 2021
5 min read
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Oyster Perpetual Explorer © Rolex
Watches and Wonders
This sporting life at Watches and Wonders

The sports, or rather sports-style, watch stole the show at the Watches and Wonders Geneva digital fair.

Monday, 19 April 2021
4 min read
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