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10 watches made from uniquely interesting materials

We’ve seen watches made in all types of shapes and sizes; what’s interesting is that some of these watches have been constructed in really unique materials to attract customers. Watchmakers around the globe have used some very interesting materials to make watches that not only push the art of watch making to a new level, but also transform extraordinary materials into watches of exceptionality. Listed below (in no particular order) are 10 watches made from uniquely interesting materials. Read More…

Limited edition Richard Mille RM 52-01 Nano-Ceramic Skull Tourbillon watch

Richard Mille RM 52-01 Nano-Ceramic Skull Tourbillon

Richard Mille the elite watchmaker has come up with its latest Richard Mille RM 52-01 Nano-Ceramic Skull Tourbillon which is as good as some of the other timepieces seen so far. Being the second edition of the same themed skull design, this one looks damn good and has very detailed design combined with amazing choice of material. Loaded with a manual winding tourbillion caliber based on a baseplate in PVD titanium; the wristwatch has 5N red gold embedded on the back side. The case is made from a composite nano-ceramic material and the skull is hand-beveled while the RM 2-01’s bezel and case back is made from TZP material which is highly scratch resistant and low thermal conductivity coefficient.
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Richard Mille RM 59-01 Yohan Blake manually wound tourbillion movement watch for athletes worth $620,000

23-year old Jamaican Yohan Blake (multiple medal winner at the London Olympics 2012) is one of the fastest sprinters in the world and he has rightly earned a name for himself to become the brand ambassador for Richard Mille, a renowned watch making company based in Les Breuleux, Canton of Jura, Switzerland. Yohan wears a Richard Mille tourbillion prototype on his left hand wrist these days to offer real-life testing to redefine the specifications of the watch designed specifically for athletes. The high-performance tourbillion watch is going to be known by the name RM 59-01 Yohan Blake which is a marvel of ergonomic and aerodynamic design which is only common to vehicle and architectural design.

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RM 032 Dark Diver Automatic Chronograph is world’s best watch for underwater adventures

Taking water resistance to a whole new level the Limited Edition Richard Mille’s RM 032 Dark Diver Automatic Chronograph coming in just 30 pieces is perfectly crafted for deep sea expedition. Being water resistant up to the amazing depth of 300 meters (30 atmospheres) strictly in compliance with ISO 6425 diver’s watch norms, this watch is marvel of modern day chronographs. Getting such depth of water resistance for a chronograph is very difficult simply because of the water pressure which tends to unintentionally start the chronograph due to compression on pushers and crown. To get over this problem Richard Mille came up with a locking crown that makes sure there is no pressure on the pushers and therefore it ensures perfect water resistance.
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