Category: Piaget

  • Piaget takes us on a dazzling Sunlight Journey review

    It’s not often a watch maker with a talent for ultra-thin movements makes the jump into high jewelry with such yummy results. Piaget is exceptional in this way and, since its creative heyday in the 1960s, designs its high jewellery collections in comparison with its own women’s jewellery watches.Walking on sunshineA far cry from these […]

  • Piaget Debuts Super Thin Altiplano Watch at SIHH 2010

    Debuting at the Salon International de la Haute Horologerie (SIHH 2010), in Geneva is Piaget’s thinnest mechanical watch. In fact, Piaget says that the new Altiplano watch is the thinnest self-winding mechanical watch in the world. Piaget has always been know for their expertise with ultra-thin movements, now they have solidified their spot as the […]

  • SIHH 2011: Piaget Emperador Coussin Tourbillon Automatic Ultra-Thin

    Piaget, a leader in ultra-thin watches and movements, unveiled the world’s thinnest self-winding tourbillon wristwatch at SIHH 2011, the Emperador Coussin Tourbillon Automatic Ultra-Thin. In the first photo above, it is sitting next to a Piaget Altiplano, which is the world’s thinnest self-winding watch, at 5.25mm thick. The Emperador is thin, but because it has […]

  • The Piaget Altiplano Skeleton

    The Piaget Altiplano was already the thinnest automatic watch in the world at 5.34 mm in height, powered by the thinnest movement in the world at 2.4 mm in height. And now, Piaget holds the title for the thinnest skeleton watch and movement in the world, with the introduction of the new Altiplano Skeleton. The […]

  • The Piaget Rectangle à l’Ancienne

    The Piaget Rectangle à l’Ancienne was inspired by a Piaget timepiece from 1993. It is presented in a beautiful 31 mm x 46 mm 18K white gold rectangle shaped case with soft edges and a curved profile. This example (one of Piaget’s longest tenured employee’s personal watch) has transferred Roman numerals, as opposed to applied […]

  • Hands-On With The Piaget Altiplano Skeleton

    Originally unveiled at SIHH 2012, the Piaget Altiplano Skeleton boasts the thinnest mechanical skeleton movement in the world (2.40 mm). It is also the thinnest automatic skeleton watch in the world. Record breaking dimensions are, of course, nice, but does it look good? That is what really matters, and in that regard, I think the […]

  • New 40mm Piaget Altiplano Date Introduced At SIHH

    Piaget introduced the world’s thinnest Minute Repeater at SIHH this past January. They also added to their Altiplano line with the world’s thinnest automatic watch and movement with a date. Not only did they add a date, but they also reduced the case diameter from 43 mm to 40 mm for this particular model. In […]

  • World’s Thinnest Mechanical Watch, Piaget Altiplano 900

    SIHH 2014 Preview – Piaget Altiplano 900P Piaget, the leader of ultra-thin wristwatches, has done it again. With the creation of the Altiplano 900P 38mm, they have broken the record for the world’s thinnest watch. Paying homage to the brand’s historic ultra-thin 9P caliber, the 900P is in many ways as important today, as the […]

  • Piaget Highlights from SIHH 2014

    Piaget Altiplano 38mm adorned with scrimshaw engraving Piaget Altiplano 38mm 900P in white gold Piaget Emperador Coussin Tourbillon Automatic Diamond-Set Skeleton Exceptional Piaget Altiplano with a silk dial featuring gold thread embroidery Piaget Altiplano Embroidered with diamonds Piaget Altiplano 38mm, gold dial adorned with bullino engraving Piaget Altiplano with a silk dial featuring gold thread […]

  • Tour of Piaget’s two Manufactures

    La Côte-aux-Fées workshops Neuchâtel (built in 1945) At this level, picking the perfect jewel is essential Watchmaker in La Côte-aux-Fées Hand engraving station in Plan-les-Ouates Verifying tolerances, a task that is even more difficult when dealing with ultra-thin movements Custom jewelry piece at final design stage in Plan-les-Ouates Movement testing in La Côte-aux-Fées Hand setting […]

  • Hands-On with Piaget Vintage Inspired Black Tie

    Yesterday, we got an exclusive preview of a new 1960s inspired timepiece that Piaget will launch at SIHH 2015. The Black Tie timepiece comes in a thin 40 mm by 45 mm 18K white gold cushion case, with a distinctive multi-stepped bezel (similar to the Piaget Beta 21) that has both satin-brushed and polished surfaces. […]

  • New For 2012, The Piaget Gouverneur Collection

    Piaget’s big announcement this year at SIHH 2012, was the all new Gouverneur line within the Piaget Black Tie dress watch collection, which also includes: the Emperador, Emperador Coussin, Protocole and Rectangle à à l’Ancienne. Available in three models: automatic calendar, chronograph and tourbillon, the Gouverneur is distinguished by its 43 mm oval shaped case. […]