The most unusual in the world of watches
In the world there are a lot of what is called status of things and accessories. Typically, in the manufacture of such products use expensive metals, or rare inlay diamond gemstones appearance eminent designers developing device and so on. But there are among these things and very interesting specimens of which, at least, it would be interesting to know. How do you, for example, a watch made from fragments of "Titanic"? These are the hours (and a lot of other no less interesting) produces the Swiss company Romain Jerome.
Romain Jerome. Company History
Despite the fact that Switzerland has a long history associated with watchmaking, Romain Jerome company is very young. It was founded in Geneva in 2004. But people who had risen at the helm, were very, very famous. One of the founders was Ivan Arpa (better known in the media as the watchmakers Artya). he is a master, so to speak, is not quite standard.
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In the hours that he worked early in his career, used the most unexpected materials: real bullets, feces dinosaur ripped euro banknotes, the blood of Ivan Arpa and so on. It is not surprising that such an unusual way of thinking allowed to approach the production of watches for the new company with a pinch of creativity. This time without the blood and torn bills, but with the use of other equally unique materials.
which produces the Romain Jerome
watch Hole in One Golf Counter - immediately after the founding of the first unique design was introduced in 2004. As the name suggests, they are designed for those who play golf. At the time of the "smart" watches nobody even speech is not conducted, but the Hole in One Golf Counter has almost all their functions (but oriented golfers, by itself). Hours can define the number of wells, the number of strokes of the player and other indicators of the game. But the interesting thing started at 3 years, in 2007.
at BaselWorld 2007 Romain Jerome presented a watch equipped with Titanic DNA mechanism. A distinctive feature of this watch is that in their manufacture are used raised from the ocean floor wreckage of the sunken ship "Titanic." For the manufacture of shells of the first (and only) party hours using 1300 gram piece of the ship's skin and pieces of charcoal found in the engine compartment liner, created a paint for the decoration of the dials.
In this company did not stop and soon introduced the world to his next creation - Romain Jerome Moon Dust DNA. This range of hours was devoted to the 40 anniversary of the first landing of man on the moon. It is not difficult to guess that the materials are appropriate. Company masters used part of the spacesuits astronauts and fragments of the ship's hull, "Apollo 11". The first went to the production of straps, and the latter became the basis for watch cases. But the main feature of steel placed under the glass motes - a real moondust.
Another interesting model was the Eyjafjallajokull-DNA. This range of watches named after the famous Icelandic volcano. Watch dial decorated volcanic rock (taken naturally in the volcano). But the arrows in shape resemble airplanes that refers to the cancellation of flights related to the volcanic activity.
Watches Romain Jerome. Buy
Unfortunately, to get these unique watches can not everyone. In the free market price, for example, the version made of fragments of "Titanic" is about 100 thousand dollars. There are also more "budget" version that will cost you "only" 10-20 thousand euros. Not that cheap, but at least know of the existence of this unique watch is worth, in order to understand how the human imagination is limitless. And that even the most unusual materials you can create almost works of art.
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