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31 Jan

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Glashutte The Senator Chronometer


The Senator Chronometer is an outstanding timepiece that is popular for more than its sleek design. The watch boasts of exceptional functionality, durability and is also pretty easy to read. The watch is inspired by the Glashutte made marine chronometers that were developed mid-20th century. Released to the market in 2009, the watch has grown in popularity across the planet, receiving attention for its chic dial and majestic case.

Nothing highlights the beauty of a watch better than its dial. The Senator Chronometer has an elegant dial that flawlessly combines a lacquered surface and fine grain to give a unique and gorgeous texture. To achieve perfection, several layers of lacquering is applied on to the dial for an amazing blend of shadow and grain.

Besides the time, the dial also has a section that details the power reserve information between AB and AUF. There is also a large and easy to read date window that enhances the appeal of the dial and is also useful when you need to tell the date.

Made of fine quality and durable white gold material, the hour and minute hands of the watch are elegantly designed. They are stunning and bold at the same time for easy reading of time. The light color of the hands is a nifty feature to give sufficient contrast with the dial’s darker color.

The watch’s chapter ring is another remarkable feature that makes it stand out. It features numerals and indexes boldly engraved on the dial. After the engraving, they are then professionally galvanized in silver. The slight contrast between the hands and the markings on the dial gives the watch a touch of style and uniqueness.

Just as the name suggests, the watch has a chronometer, a feature included to ensure its accuracy. It has the chronometer wording just beneath the power reserve indicator on the dial. For a watch to bear the chronometer title, its movement has to comply to the standards. The Senator Chronometer is made of a chronometer that is certified by the reputable German Calibration Service.

Another feature of the watch that makes it a one of a kind timepiece is its beautiful crown. the crown is proportioned, a feature that is aimed at supporting the fact that it depends on hand-wound movement. The crown is also easy to hold and is signed with the classic embossed Glashutte Original logo.

The Senator Chronometer has a characteristically thin bezel that has a well-polished finish. The thinness of the bezel provides an astonishing backdrop for the dial to look majestic. With a thickness of 12.47mm and a diameter of 42mm, the white gold case of the Senator Chronometer helps it stand out from the rest. The watch is just of the perfect size and can be worn with both official and casual wear. The caseback has a polished finish.

The watch is fitted onto an alligator strap that comes complete with a folding clasp made of high-quality white gold material.

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18 May

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Glashutte Pavonina


Glashütte Pavonina is a spectacular 20th Century-inspired ladies watch that evokes vintage beauty. Created to bring charm and distinction into the modern era, this quintessential piece is a brilliant tribute to women. Luxury, preciosity and romance are just a few of the subtle qualities encapsulated into this magnificent Glashütte timepiece which celebrates women in all their beautiful style diversity.

The Pavonina collection is more than just a dazzling collection of amazingly seductive watches. It is a contemporary line of extravagant and refined jewelries suitable for confident ladies. The name “Pavonina” is defining for the design of these watches. The Latin term means “peacock” which suggests an eye-catching burst of glittering beauty and color, a theme recreated on the dial by using golden semi-circles filled with exquisite diamonds.

The dial of the watch is seemingly complex. The black and gold contrast is highlighted by a hypnotic circular symmetry that gravitates around the rare beauty of bright diamonds that mirror all the different faces of modern style.  The aesthetics of the dial ranges from extraordinary opulence to subtle elegance. The semi-circular rose gold details evoke the visual effect of a majestic peacock’s tail. The overall design suggests femininity and refinement.


Diamonds play a very important part in creating the extravagant and unique look of this timepiece. The intricate circular diamonds lines aren’t used just for decorating the dial, but also for embellishing the case and bracelet. There are four rows of diamonds on the upper right part of the front case and three links enriched with the same type of diamonds on the upper part of the bracelet. By adding so much glitter on the watch, the brand has created a very distinctive and precious piece that is able to empower the modern woman with luxury and finesse.

This feminine and opulent timepiece is powered by a quartz movement developed by Glashütte which offers the same level of precision, durability and functionality as the brand’s most intricate automatic movements. Besides the time telling feature, the watch also includes the date function represented by a small date window located at 6 o’clock.

The model comes with a cushion shaped case design that was extremely popular back in the ‘20s. This retro inspired dial is available in 18 k red gold, stainless steel and a fascinating combination of stainless steel and red gold. The dial also comes in a series of versions such as galvanized silver or ruthenium adorned with cabochon or diamond indexes as hour markers. The bi-color variations are made with a mother of pearl or galvanized ruthenium dial. Besides the 18 k rose gold bracelet, the collection also includes an attractive choice of colorful satin straps, a stainless steel and bi-color metallic bands.

Considering the rich addition of precious stones, the Glashütte Original Pavonina isn’t the most affordable timepiece on the market. The price for this extravagant red gold version full set with diamonds is about 32,000 euros. The model was produced in a limited edition of 20 pieces and it was launched at an exclusive 1920s themed party which took place in a rich New York Upper East Side mansion with a multi-story waterfall and lush décor. The goal was to present the watch as a royal design dedicated to the wealthiest and most stylish women on earth.

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06 Sep

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Glashütte Senator Observer


Another interesting appearance at this year’s Baselworld has been the Glashütte Original Senator Observer. The brand is part of the Swatch Group and has managed to become a favorite thanks to both its classically inspired design as well as the modern approaches they sometimes take when it comes to their timepieces. While the brand is…

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14 Feb

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Glashütte Pano Matic Venue


The Glashütte Pano Matic collection is one of the most popular created by the brand. The watches are not just great to look at, but they also feature outstanding mechanisms such as the GUB 90-04 automatic with 28,800 vph and 47 jewels. This is improved by the incabloc shock absorption and the duplex swan’s neck regulator and skeletonized rotor. The design also incorporates a central time display with various minimalistic touches that make the watch even more stylish.

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But when it comes to design people shouldn’t expect the watch to be imposing as it features an average 39mm diameter, which is what most people feel it would look good on their hand. This particular model comes with a stainless steel case; however, other models come with case and other elements like the screws that are made with 18 karat gold. Also the watch features a non-reflective sapphire resistant glass in front and back. It comes with the usual functions such as hours, minutes, seconds, date and power reserve; also, the date is shown in the lower right portion of the watch and moves in conjunction with the 24hour sub dial. With its polished surfaces, the dial becomes more and more attention grabbing, culminating with the satin finished elements. Even the polished hour and minute circle is extremely nicely fitted in the design and the small seconds sub dial beautifully inserts itself into the line of the main dial creating a unique style in the inner area. There’s no doubt that this watch makes a great visual impact and definitely adds value to the outfit and a certain social status to its wearer.

The case of the watch is attached to an extremely comfortable and good looking bracelet that makes the watch a worthy accessory for both casual and elegant attire.  Also, the steel bracelet is simple enough not to grab the attention from this beautiful accessory. If you want a watch that is elegant and has a unique and special touch to it without being too edgy, the Glashütte Pano Matic in steel might be the perfect candidate with its great precision and style.

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