Without question Christophe Claret produces some beautiful and engaging timepieces. Hands-on with the new for 2013 Kantharos just reinforces that. There is a certain magic to them that goes beyond the lusty appeal of traditional watches and into the heart-pounding “I want” of novel gadgets and tech toys. For me that is really what Claret watches are – “mechanical tech toys.”
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At Baselworld 2013, Christophe Claret shared with me images of a new version of the X-Trem-1 called the Pinball. The first of which will be a piece unique to be sold at the Only Watch 2013 charity watch auction event. After the auction, there will be some other color variations of the X-Trem-1 Pinball that will be offered to select Christophe Claret clients…
Lucky for you Christophe Claret watch lovers that Mr. Claret’s newest piece is also probably his most affordable yet. No, it isn’t going to come cheap at about $100,00 bucks. But that is better than $200,000 right? It does however come with a cool name; “Kantharos.”
For my money Christophe Claret is the guy I would hire to run a movement design department of a watch company. In fact, for much of his career in watches that was what he was doing. What I like about Christophe, and even more so respect, is that he “gets” what mechanical watchmaking really is in today’s world.
Christophe Claret – who has been producing some of the most complex watch movements for 20 years, for both himself and others – has long absorbed influences and embraced the march of technology to produce some of the most elaborate and boundary-pushing movements around.
Mr. Claret, I will take five! That ought to do just fine… Here is another super high-end, experimental, and unique exotic luxury watch designed to stimulate the masses and end up on the wrists of just a few. It is true that including variations on the word “extreme” as part of the name of something […]
One of the watches that I was most eager to get my hands on at Baselworld 2011 was Christophe Claret’s new 21 Blackjack masterpiece. Having previewed the 21 Blackjack watch and understanding all of its three gambling game functions, I was eager to see the master watchmaker’s work in real life. For the first time, […]
A new video just released by Christophe Claret finally shows the entire upcoming 21 Blackjack watch – and it is in full action. So I should probably take this opportunity to debut the watch to you. You are gonna love this one. This latest wild wonder watch by master watch maker Christophe Claret is imbued […]
I am like the watch paparazzi sometimes. Look what I saw being worn on the wrist of Christophe Claret, the very man who created this watch, and the name on the dial. How cool is that. Master watch maker Christophe Claret waited until last year to put his name on a watch with the Dual […]
If you aren’t familiar with this watch, it will take a while to explain. Being the first “Christophe Claret” branded watch to come out of the genius’ watch shop, Christophe felt the need to sacrifice nothing when making his half million dollar wonder watch. It needed to epitomize the technological sophistication the Claret shop watch […]
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