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The only luxury dictionary you need: Watch words to live by

Mechanics

The only luxury dictionary you need: Watch words to live by

Author: John Wallis - October 23. 2018

Discovering the joy of watches can be a minefield of difficult terminology. Like many niche fields, people who already know all about watches may assume you do too. Never fear: here to help you tell your chronographs from your chronometers is the official Chronext A-Z of watches! continue reading 

What are the five most expensive complications for luxury watches?

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What are the five most expensive complications for luxury watches?

Author: Nils Rau - June 02. 2017

The term “complication” in relation to luxury watches simply means any function of a watch that does more than tell the time. For many watch lovers and enthusiasts, complications in luxury watches are the icing on the cake, since they usually fuse every day benefits with the art of watchmaking. Some complications are so exclusive and sophisticated that only a few luxury watch manufacturers are able to develop and build them. Here, we let you in on the five most expensive complications in the world of fine timepieces. continue reading 

The micro-rotor – History and functionality

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The micro-rotor – History and functionality

Author: CHRONEXT - April 26. 2017

The micro-rotor is a particularly elegant component in the movement of a mechanical wristwatch. The small rotor allows the wearer of the watch to take a look at the movement, thanks to the small amount of space it utilises within the watch case. Here, we delve into the history and the functionality of the innovative micro-rotor, as well as list some renowned brands that are known to incorporate this mechanism today. continue reading 

A timely question – the difference between a PVD & DLC coating

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A timely question – the difference between a PVD & DLC coating

Author: CHRONEXT - April 28. 2016

Black timepieces are bringing sexy back. Many watch lovers have taken to customising their watches with black finishes via a process called PVD. But what does this mean exactly? CHRONEXT clears this question right up. continue reading 

Manufacture vs. outsourced movements – a matter of faith

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Manufacture vs. outsourced movements – a matter of faith

Author: Nils Rau - February 21. 2016

Up until recently, many watch manufacturers were limited to utilising externally produced movements. Thus, it attracted a great amount of attention when ETA announced that they would greatly reduce the sales of their watch movements. Since then, the production of “in-house produced” calibres has increased immensely. But is a manufacture calibre necessarily better or more valuable simply due to the fact that it is developed in-house? continue reading 

Complicated watches – Sophisticated timepieces and their date indication systems

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Complicated watches – Sophisticated timepieces and their date indication systems

Author: CHRONEXT - October 03. 2015

In addition to indicating the time, the date display is one of the most important functions of a wristwatch. Ranging from a simple date window to the complex perpetual calendar – here is an overview of the most important watch complications. continue reading 

Top 10 craziest materials in the world of watches

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Top 10 craziest materials in the world of watches

Author: Nour Abraham - August 24. 2015

Watch manufacturers have come a long way from their typical traditional days. Today, they are always on the lookout for the latest robust, extravagant, exclusive, and highly unique materials. For all the watch experts out there, CHRONEXT has compiled a list of the Top 10 craziest timepiece materials utilised to date. continue reading 

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