Thursday, April 28, 2011

Things to Know About Ice Watches
Ice Watches are manufactured by a Belgian designer, and have become extremely popular over the past 4 years. They originally appeared on the market in 2007, and have since then exploded in popularity. They are currently being sold in 55 countries throughout the world. For such a young brand to gain so much popularity, chances are they're doing something right. Probably one of the major selling points of Ice Watches lies in their overall versatility, lower prices than higher-end designer brands, and fashionable designs that appeal to people from all walks of life. Let's take a closer look at Ice watches.
A Design for Everyone
What sets the Ice Watch apart from the rest? If you had to name one thing, it would have to be colour. Ice watches are available in an assorted range of different colour combinations. The colours that are used are not plain or flat-looking, but bold and vivid. The ice watch can attract attention from across the room because it has a unique, colourful design with a youthful flair that is not commonly seen in a lot of modern designer watches. Additionally, Ice-watches are unisex, so both men and women will easily be able to find a model that appeal to them.
Some people have a big thing for fashion, and not all colours blend in correctly with every outfit. Even a classic steel watch might look out of place with that cocktail dress, so it's important to have several options to choose form. Because Ice watches are somewhat lower priced than other designer brands, they are great for people who like to mix up their styles every now and then. They fit casual and contemporary fashion quite well.
Additional Features
Ice watches have a variety of other features that make them attractive. When you first lay eyes on an Ice watch, chances are the first thing that will stand out to you is the amazing colour. If you take a closer look, you will see that the display of the watch itself is very intricately designed. Most have luminous hands that enable you to recognize the time even if you happen to be in a very dark area. Some models can be custom ordered to have crystals or diamonds encrusted into the display area or wrist band. If you are trying to make a statement and stand out from the crowd, an Ice watch should definitely be included within your list of options.

Available Models
One of things that set the Ice watch apart from the rest is innovation in design. Instead of having a fixed line of models with few updates, there are new Ice watch lines and models released every several years. You could go with a Classic Clear, a Still Winter, or an Ice-Chocolate. There are literally hundreds of different colour combinations to choose from. Chances are you will spend a bit of time looking through the different models available before you make your mind up about the one you like best.
Ice watch have a wide range but you have to buy from stockists as they dont sell directly our recomended is tic watches as they give free delivery and are the largest stockists in the UK.

Friday, November 30, 2007

Louis Erard 1931 Loving Beauty

Reference: 932 14 OR 01. MATERIAL: Case in 18k rose gold, 41 gr. GLASS: Sapphire Glass. MOVEMENT: Movement ETA automatic 2824 with complication Dubois Dépraz 9000. FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, seconds, day, date, month and moon phase. DIAL: Opalin Silver skeleton dial. 4N Hands. CASE: See through case back with mineral glass. Strap/Bracelet: Genuine croco strap with 18k rose gold buckle. Ø of case: Case 40mm.


Sunday, October 28, 2007

The "Vintage Serie"
Daniel Roth Metropolitan

Ref. 857 ST. Made circa 2000. Double-ellipse-shaped and curved, two-time zone, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman’s wristwatch with a stainless steel Daniel Roth deployant clasp. Two-body case, polished, case back with 4 screws, stepped bezel, co-axial push button in the crown to adjust the different time zones, sapphire crystal. Dial: "Guilloché" gray with luminous Arabic numerals, apertures at 12 and 6 for major cities in different time zones, apertures for am/pm indication. White "flèche" hands. Movement: Caliber DR 700/21, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Dim. 38 x 41 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

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Monday, October 22, 2007

Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpagraph chronograph

MOVEMENT: Mechanical, Parmigiani Fleurier 334 calibre, automatic rewind and completely manufactured. Solid gold for the gold Kalpagraph version. The bridge is chamfered by hand in the ‘Côtes de Genève’ decor. Alt/h 28,800. Diameter: 13 ¼ ‘’’/ 30.00 mm. Height: 6.80 mm. 68 rubies. Running time: 55 hours. FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, seconds, central chronograph, chronograph function with hour and minute timer, large date aperture. DIAL: silver or lack for the steel and gold version, silver or slate for the palladium version. CASE: 18 carat, pink gold, palladium 950 or steel. Push buttons rounded for the steel version with larger on-off push button. Watch push buttons oblong for the gold and palladium versions. BRACELET: Hermès Alligator, colour Havanna or black with tongue buckle for the gold or palladium version and Hermès calfskin or rubber for the steel version.


Sunday, October 21, 2007

New Links

Just Added today: A list of fellow bloggers or watch related sites and a few watch brands worth adding to your bookmarks or favorites

Tempered Artisan Watchmakers
Watch Infoniac
My Designer Watches
Watch Fanatic
Tiempo de lujo
Watches Corner

Louis Chevrolet
Van Der Bauwede
Vincent Bérard
Dubois & Fils


DeLaCour Bitourbillon

Calibre DC297. Flying bi-tourbillon driven by a differential to maintain a constant force. The differential allows the equalization of the function of the two tourbillons and improves the precision.Indication of the hour and second time zone with instantaneous change. Indication of the moon phase with a mechanism that shows a shooting star passing furtively every 6 minutes in front of the moon phase. Power reserve 50 hours. Creation: Pierre Koukjian.


Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Alain Silberstein Tourbillon Wild Safari

Movement with a (flying) tourbillon (produced by STT). Hand winding movement (ASC 1.3). Autonomy: 90 hours. Frequency: 4 hz (28,800 a/h). 2 barrels. 25 jewels. Titanium case with bronze PVD finish, gained with alligator skin. Watch dial made in cloisonné laqué. Date dial made in mother-of-pearl. Transparent back. Antiglare sapphire crystal. Water resistant to 3 bar.


Monday, October 15, 2007

Jean-Mairet & Gillman MonoPusher Chrono

43mm hand polished, crystal back in white gold. Limited edition. Mechanical JMG 2006MP/5000 manual Column wheel mono-pusher chronograph 42 hours power reserve. 30 min counter at 3’ and 60 seconds counter at 9’. Hours, minutes, seconds, column wheel mono-pusher chronograph. DIAL in silver opalin with black painted JMG numbers.


Tuesday, September 25, 2007

The "Only Watch 2007" Serie
Hublot Big Bang Only Watch

Lot 17
Pièce Unique. A very fine, oversized black ceramic and titanium gentleman’s wristwatch with chronograph, 30-min and 12-hour registers and date.

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Harry Winston Excenter Perpetual Calendar

Ref.: 200/MAPC41WL.A or 200/MAPC41WL.W. MOVEMENT: Automatic. FUNCTIONS: Hours, Minutes, 2nd Time zone. Retrograde month indication, Retrograde day,indication, Moon phases indication, Leap year indication. CASE: 41 mm, white gold. DIAL: Anthracite dial or silver dial. CRYSTAL: Anti-glare sapphire. CASE BACK: Sapphire. STRAP: Black alligator. Water resistance: 30 meters (3 ATM).


Saturday, August 18, 2007

The "Only Watch 2007" Serie
Harry Winston Avenue Exotic Birds

Lot 16
Set n°1 of a limited edition of 5”
A very fine set of four 18k white gold gem-set lady’s wristwatches with gem set cloisonné enamel dials; this new mini-collection is a fresh artistic and romantic interpretation of the Exotic Birds theme.

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Thursday, August 09, 2007

Rodolphe Instinct basic 4851 Chrono Céramique

MOVEMENT: Rodolphe RC2021 10 ½ ‘’’ caliber, automatic winding. Luxury version, rhodium-plated module, circular-grained bottom-plate and mechanism cover, high quality regulator, blued screws, circular Côtes de Genève wave decoration on the oscillating weight engraved with the name Rodolphe. 28,800 vibrations/hour (4Hz). 47 Jewels. Power-reserve of 40 to 44 hours. Water-resistance to 50 meters. FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, 12 hour / minutes / seconds chronograph. CASE: Black ceramic. DIAL: Black mother-of-pearl, hand-painted numerals, rings with steel galvanic treatment. Screw-down crown and press-fitted steel pushers. Dimensions: 48 mm (width) x 51 mm (length). CRYSTAL: Sapphire crystal with anti-glare treatment on both sides. HANDS: Brass with steel galvanic treatment and Luminova coating. BUCKLE: Black alligator skin. BRACELET: Black PVD buckle.


Saturday, August 04, 2007

The "Only Watch 2007" Serie
Glashütte Original Prince’s Palace of Monaco

Lot 15
Piece Unique. An exceptional 18k rose gold self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with a Meissen porcelain dial with a polychrome depiction of the ““Prince’s Palace of Monaco”.

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Wednesday, August 01, 2007

The "Only Watch 2007" Serie
Girard-Perregaux World Time-Perpetual Calendar-Financial

Lot 14
Pièce Unique. A very fine 18k pink gold astronomic gentleman’s wristwatch with Perpetual calendar world-time with 24 global locations, “trading-time” indication for the major markets in the world and moon phase.

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