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tourbillon

This three-axis tourbillon movement is a 3D printed marvel

By | breguet, Clocks, Economy, Gadgets, luxury brands, TC, time, tourbillon, watch

The three-axis tourbillon is one of the most complex watch complications in the world. Originally based on a design by watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet, this type of tourbillon – literally “whirlwind” – rotates the balance wheel of a watch in order to ensure that gravity doesn’t adversely affect any part of the watch. It’s a clever, […]

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Bell & Ross creates a transparent tourbillon

By | bell & ross, breguet, Clocks, Culture, Economy, Gadgets, honda, luxury brands, TC, time, tourbillon, watch

It’s spring and that means it’s time for Basel, the definitive international watch show. Around this time every year all of your favorite brands – and brands you’ve never heard of – launch unique timepieces that cost more than a few dozen Honda Accords and look like something made by Doctor Manhattan during one of his […]

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