Transparent Watches

Transparent watches have elements of their design that are transparent, very often the dial but sometimes the case or even strap can be transparent.

The Vincent Calabrese Régulus flying tourbillon

The Vincent Calabrese Régulus flying tourbillon 1

  Just introduced for Baselworld 2014 is a renewed version of the Vincent Calabrese Régulus Flying Tourbillon. Calabrese currently works for Corum and is responsible for the creation of the amazing Golden Bridge. He is also one of the founders of the AHCI. The Regulus features a 36mm transparent case made from Sapphire and because of its transparent …

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ArtyA Son of a Gun Target

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ArtyA is a brand created by Swiss designer Yvan Arpa and aims to create watches incorporating elements of contemporary art and unusual materials. The Son of a Gun collection often uses bullets in its watches for instance the Son of a Gun Werewolf model came with two silver bullets, which had been forged during a full …

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Master Graff Skeleton – splendiferously iridescent. slightly pricey.

Master Graff Skeleton - splendiferously iridescent. slightly pricey.

Previously announced at this years Baselworld, Graff have just released their “Master Graff Skeleton”. An exuberant piece it should interest those partial to watches that glimmer – and those with limitless coffers. The watch resembles a celebration of the diamond. Not only is it covered with them, but even the case mimics the shape of one. The …

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Issey Miyake ‘O’ Watch is inspired by, and named after water.

Issey Miyake 'O' Watch is inspired by, and named after water.

  It is the 10th anniversary of the Issey Miyake Watch Project and to celebrate this occasion Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka in collaboration with Seiko instruments has created the “O” watch. The name is a play on the French word for water “eau” which is pronounced the same as the letter “o”. You can clearly see …

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Quinting Transparent Watch. Sapphire crystal discs indicate time.

Quinting Transparent Watch. Sapphire crystal discs indicate time.

The Quinting watches claim to be the worlds first transparent watches. This transparent watch is quite a mystery since there appears to be no visible means of a movement to drive the hands, very intriguing and clever. The quartz movement is hidden inside the case around the transparent dial. The hands appear to operate with a …

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Aurora Laser Beam Concept Watch

Aurora Laser Beam Concept Watch

The creative people over at Yanko Design have come up with another interesting concept watch, designed by Jihun Yeom. This one has a transparent face and uses laser beams to indicate the time. A red one for minutes, a blue one points to the hour, the bevel of the watch switches on the laser beam display. Price:Concept Source: …

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Louis Vuitton Tambour Mysterieuse: Transparent wonder.

Louis Vuitton Tambour Mysterieuse: Transparent wonder.

Louis Vuitton’s new movement the calibre LV115 is a transparent wonder and is based on the mysterious movement clocks created by famed watchmaker Jean-Eugene Robert Houdin in the 19th century. Its the first movement to be entirely made by Louis Vuitton at the brands workshops in Switzerland with 115 hand-mounted parts floating between two sapphire crystals. The …

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Corum Golden Bridge. The unique baguette movement.

Pictured is the Titanium hand-wound version of the Corum Golden Bridge. The mechanical Golden Bridge movement made a strong impact right from the time of its first presentation in 1980. Over 30 years ago, this exceptional baguette movement with its innovative construction wrote a new chapter in the history of watchmaking. Introduced in 2011 for the very …

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Phillip Starck designed O-Ring watch for Fossil.

Phillip Starck designed O-Ring watch for Fossil.

With the “O Ring” watch designer Phillip Starck has created a watch for Fossil featuring a completely see through central section. The hours are displayed using numbers and the minutes in segments using a unique holographic digital display. Other features include stainless band with hidden clasp, 41mm x 11mm in size, its also available in white and …

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Mechanical Mystery: Thomas Prescher double axis tourbillon

Mechanical Mystery: Thomas Prescher double axis tourbillon

Prescher is one of the top makers of single and multi-axis Tourbillons which are usually the focal point of his watches. At first glance its hard to fathom just how this timepiece is powered since there appears to be no apparent connection between thhe display and the movement. Its no wonder therefore that Thomas Prescher decided …

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