Watchmaking is a competitive arena, and brands sometimes explore new materials in order to create a buzz of attention. Here are at five of the more unusual substances used in high-end watches.
This lovely watch by Parmigiani Fleurier incorporates one of the oldest materials available on earth: meteorites, relics from the formation of the solar system nearly 5 billion years ago.
Long live eccentricity: Watches that break the mould this season
An interview with Jean-Marc Jacot, CEO of Parmigiani Fleurier
Salon International de Haute Horlogerie ended today on a high note, or should we say, high precision! Sixteen of the world's best watchmaking brands showcased their newest collections.
The Bugatti Aerolithe, a legend transformed into a prestige watch by Parmigiani Fleurier
The major trends seen at the show in Geneva