Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver Chronographs Bring Color to Your Dive (video, original pics, prices)

 |  April 29th, 2016

This year at SIHH 2016, we heard a lot of oohs and ahhs when Audemars Piguet unveiled its newest boldly colored Royal Oak Offshore Diver Chronographs watches. That’s because these dive watches –in stores now_- are all about bright colors and brilliant performance.  The new Diver Chronographs are offered with either bright blue, tangerine, lemon yellow and lime green  matching rubber straps and  Mega Tapisserie dial. The 42mm stainless steel watches — retailing at a cool $27,900 — are water resistant to 300 meters and house the automatic caliber 3124/3841.  They offer an internal rotating dive bezel and feature a 30-minute chronograph register as well as sub seconds. I mean, there is no other way to say this: these watches pack a great…

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Audemars Piguet Brand Ambassador Danny Willett Wins The Masters 2016

 |  April 10th, 2016

In Augusta, GA, today — the famed green jacked was donned by Audemars Piguet brand ambassador Danny Willett. The epitome of self control,  Willett was picked up by Audemars Piguet as  brand ambassador in summer 2015, and is a symbol of fine British golfing — having won his first tournament on the European Tour in 2012. He has since captured titles at several challenges (including Dubai earlier this year). Today’s win moves him to No. 9 in the world. he is also the first English player to don the green jacket since Nick Faldo’s win ten years ago in 1996. Danny Willett joins the Audemars Piguet golf ambassadors Dream Team, which includes  Keegan Bradley, Darren Clarke, Victor  Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson, Lee…

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Behind the Scenes with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie (prices/pics)

 |  February 9th, 2016

By Gordon Henderson and Roberta Naas Two incredible things happened at the SIHH 201 as it relates to Audemars Piguet. One of them, we will write about soon enough, but the other revolves around the  Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie. Let’s start by saying that “Supersonnerie” is an understatement. I was sitting in a small room, while someone had the watch about 25 feet away, down the hall way. He demonstrated the tone and i could hear it, pardon the pun, clear as a bell where i was sitting. I heard the crystal clear, melodious sound even more clearly than i have ever heard any chiming timepiece, even when in a sound booth designed to give off the largest amplitude. How…

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SIHH 2016: Close-up with the Audemars Piguet Diamond Fury (video/price)

 |  January 27th, 2016

OK – so sometimes a lot of diamonds really do enthrall us. Such is the case of the new  Audemars Piguet Diamond Fury cuff-watch. Unveiled during SIHH, this more-than half-a-million-dollar watch comes on the heels of last year’s extremely successful Diamond Punk, which we wrote about here. Now, if classic vintage chic is the buzzword for watches of 2016, Audemars Piguet goes against the grain with this stunning 18-karat bold white gold cuff watch with superb angular appeal.  The  Haute Joaillerie timepiece is bathed in thousands of diamonds and features a dimaond-adorned (2016 brilliants) watch dial masterfully hidden behind a secret cover that is also ensconced in diamonds. The Diamond Fury took the master artisans at Audemars Piguet more than 1,500 hours…

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Behind the Scenes: A Moment in Time with an Audemars Piguet Master Watchmaker

 |  October 8th, 2015

It is no secret that independent watch brand Audemars Piguet is at the top of the haute horology lineage. This brand focuses clearly on innovative design, technological developments and superb finishing. The artisans the brand employs in its workshops in the Jura Mountains reflect the brand’s dedication to excellence. Such is the case with Joelle, master watchmaker who started her career with the brand 18 years ago as an apprentice. Today, she is one of just a handful of master artisans capable of building Grande Complications. According to Audemars Piguet, Joelle has always been good with her hands – so much so that at one point in time she considered becoming a surgeon – but somewhere along the lines the…

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