Innovation 2016 Basel Watch & Jewellery Show Hublot New Products Summary

Basel Watch & Jewellery Show 2016 is being held. This watch event attracts watch lovers from all over the world to attend. At the exhibition, various brands introduced their new products to the world one after another to show the charm of timepieces. Switzerland’s top watchmaking brand HUBLOT launched a number of innovative watches this year. The combination of highly textured shapes and creative designs has become an innovative work.
Hublot Big Bang ‘Independent Italy’ camouflage watch

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   Swiss top watch brand HUBLOT and Italian trend accessory brand Italia Independent (Independent Italy) create a masterpiece again, launched the second cooperation watch Big Bang ‘Independent Italy’ watch. The two major brands, known for their unique materials and innovative styles, have joined forces to make this timepiece truly a ‘rebellious’ piece, making it a wristwatch choice for trendy people.
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Bang Fruit Linen Watch

   The Big Bang Fruit Linen watch’s case and dial are hand-woven by craftsmen using linen fibers. The unique weaving technique creates a unidirectional weft of pure natural fiber, which is then dyed and matched with a light-transmitting composite material. This process provides an innovative material that replaces carbon fiber. The material has the same mechanical strength, but is lighter and can be infinitely graded. Regarding the strap, Hublot chose to sew pure natural linen fiber into the rubber. It is made of collected linen and woven into threads, then hand-woven with the best fibers.
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  At 12 o’clock, a three-dimensional shape of the crescent moon is painted, which represents Sun Wukong’s master and apprentice Xitian to obtain positive results. The remaining five digital time scales appear in an irregular form: the time scales at 4 o’clock represent ‘four masters and apprentices’, and the Arabic numerals at 7 and 2 o’clock symbolize ‘Seven Wukong 72 Changes The 10 o’clock position and the 8 o’clock position more imaginatively represent ‘the eighteen thousand miles that the four students of Sun Wukong learned from the scriptures.’
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Bang Unico Retrograde Chronograph

HUBLOT Hublot Big Bang Unico Retrograde Chronograph (European Cup)
   As the official partner of the 2016 European Cup, Hublot has launched a series of promotional activities. When football superstars described their journey to the European Cup, Hublot also witnessed their own glorious moments.
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Bang Unico Sapphire Watch

   Sapphire is a material that is extremely difficult to machine and is precious and limited to a few private collections. Following the bold advent of the MP-05 “LaFerrari” sapphire watch, Hublot made full use of this challenge to consolidate the expertise and skills of sapphire cutting, presenting the Big Bang Unico sapphire watch in a limited edition of 500.
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Bang Unico Sapphire All Black Watch

   This timepiece is cut from a single piece of sapphire, and has been researched and developed with millions of investments over months. In just a few weeks, Hublot boldly launched a breakthrough new timepiece, challenging almost everyone’s conventional perception. This new watch combines the opposite concepts of ‘visible’ and ‘invisible’, and finally presents the essence of the ‘full black’ concept.
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Classic fusion Berluti Scritto watch
   In pursuit of uniqueness and continuous innovation, the Swiss top watch brand HUBLOT, together with the century-old Berluti, a Paris footwear family, merges its classic Venezia leather with the world-famous Patina craftsmanship and collaborates to create a classic fusion Berluti watch . The perfect fusion of two fine traditions makes this collaborative watch unique and distinguished.
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A Brief History Of Tiffany’s Time 1837-2015

Tiffany’s history as an outstanding watchmaker can be traced back to the beginning of the company. From New York in 1837, it has experienced a glorious innovation process, and today the new Tiffany CT60 watch series is launched-this new series Named after the brand’s founder, ‘New York Minuteman’ Charles Tiffany (CT is the initials of Charles Tiffany). In 1853, Mr. Tiffany erected a 9-foot (2.74-meter) Atlas Hercules giant clock above Broadway 550, defining the essence of time in New York. For more than a century, generations of founders in New York have used this public clock to calibrate their personal time and regard it as a symbol of New York’s energy and creativity. Today, the clock stands above the entrance of the world-famous Tiffany Fifth Avenue flagship store, and its content and essence have never changed.

Process and innovation
 Tiffany has been selling timepieces since 1847. Seven years later, Mr. Tiffany signed a partnership agreement with Patek Philippe, the two founders of Patek Philippe, and became Patek Philippe’s first retail agent in the United States. This glorious tradition continues to this day. In 1874, Tiffany built an industry-leading four-story watch factory in Cornavin Square in Geneva. Here, Tiffany successively manufactures a large number of different styles of timepieces to meet the growing customer demand, including gold pocket watches, the advanced movement of the device can realize the hour and the hour, the delicate brooch watch with diamonds; other timepiece works Or decorated with country scenery paintings made of enamel, or with gold carved crowns with mythical figures and flower patterns, and finely crafted.
 Tiffany also introduced many important achievements in watchmaking innovation. ‘Tiffany Timer’ was introduced in 1868. It is the first chronograph stopwatch in the United States, used for engineering and technology purposes and for timing sports events. With pioneering innovations in the field of movements and hand-sets, Tiffany has also obtained a number of technical patents. Tiffany’s renowned gemologist George Kunz also applied for a patent on the green luminous coating on the hour markers and hands.
 In the 1880s, Mr. Tiffany has become a world-renowned jeweller and watchmaker, enjoying a high reputation for extraordinary craftsmanship and meticulous customer service. One of the customer services is the routine adjustment of the time for more than 400 home clocks owned by its customers each week after standard time was introduced in 1883.
Leading the World
 The Tiffany Antiques Collection showcases a large number of Tiffany classic timepieces that have won gold awards at world expositions over the past two centuries. Tiffany’s jewellery watch won the grand prize at the Philadelphia World’s Fair in 1876. At the Paris World Expo in 1889, many works of Tiffany were awarded. Among them, a brooch watch designed by the then chief designer Paulding Farnham, depicting the American wild rose pattern with diamonds and enamel. Tiffany’s watch box and astronomical clock also shined at the Chicago Expo in 1893.
 At the New York World Expo in 1939, Tiffany exhibited a series of gorgeous diamond and platinum cocktail watches that made the world amazing, as well as a variety of cocktail-style bold timepieces, such as geometric lines, gold-plated trapezoidal wrists dotted with rubies table. A women’s handbag clock at the same time inspired the birth of the new Tiffany East West watch series in 2015. The smart rectangular lines of this watch are elegant and modern.
 Two important series that appeared in the 20th century were inspired by Tiffany’s birthplace-the United States and New York. The Streamerica® series, released in 1993, is a commemoration of the American industrial design movement in the 1930s. The surface shines with metallic luster; another classic symbol is the Atlas® series released in 1983. A tribute to the public clock, this watch’s stereo Roman numerals reflect light from multiple angles.
Pioneer
 Atlas® represents the natural transition of Tiffany watch design from history to modernity. Inheriting Tiffany’s glorious watchmaking heritage to this day are also luxurious diamond charm cocktail watches, and the new Tiffany CT60 series. The CT60 is equipped with a hand-assembled top Swiss-made movement and contains the infinite energy of New York in the 21st century. The lines are simple and pure, and the aesthetic style is unique. The inspiration prototype comes from a Tiffany gold watch donated by Franklin Roosevelt, then President of the United States in 1945. Roosevelt is one of several U.S. presidents who own Tiffany watches. The back of the case is engraved with ‘Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with loyalty, respect and affection.’ In the same year he wore this watch to the historic Yalta conference.
 The Tiffany CT60 series is a tribute to the founders of New York City. They are not just dreamers, they are great practitioners. Charles Tiffany is one of them. Talented and courageous, he interprets the essence of New York’s time and the broad feelings of the creative age for the world.
Timeline New York Events

1837
Founder Charles Tiffany opened its first boutique on New York’s Broadway.

1845
The Tiffany Gold Watch presented by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1945 is an inspirational prototype of the new Tiffany CT60

1853
Tiffany installed the first Atlas giant clock above the entrance of the boutique. This clock represents the rhythm of New York’s city and opens the history of ‘New York Minute-Creator’.

1854
Tiffany entered into a partnership with watch giant Patek Philippe and opened a watchmaking workshop in Geneva.

1868
Tiffany launches the first chronograph in the United States called ‘Tiffany Timer’.

1874
Tiffany built a large factory and retail store in Cornavin Square, Geneva.

1875
Tiffany obtained the first patent on watch technological innovation.

1893
At the World Expo in Chicago, Tiffany won the highest award for men’s pocket watches and jewellery-laden brooches.

1920s
Tiffany incorporated Art Deco style into the watch design to create the perfect accessory that matched the modern trend of the time.

1939
Tiffany’s cocktail watch for the New York World’s Fair competes with the brightest diamond on the spot.

1940
The Tiffany Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York was officially completed. The Atlas Hercules giant clock directly above the entrance has always stirred the heartbeat of New York City.

1945
President Franklin Roosevelt received a Tiffany Gold watch as a birthday present, and he wore it to the historic Yalta conference.

1974
Tiffany released an ultra-thin pocket watch, becoming ‘the thinnest hollowed out watch at the time’.
1983
The Atlas® watch series is launched, inspired by the Roman numerals used on the Atlas Hercules clock.
1993
The Streamerica® series was launched, inspired by the American Industrial Design Movement in the 1930s.
2015
Tiffany released the new Tiffany CT60 watch series, paying tribute to the founder of the brand and ‘New York founder’ Charles Tiffany. The high-quality Swiss-made automatic movement is perfectly blended with the crafted appearance.