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World of Watches|Summer 2021
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NEW HORIZONS

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ROOT OF EXCELLENCE

Micro Artist Studio, home of the Grand Seiko Spring Drive watches

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OCEAN DEEP

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THE PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY

This online exhibition is a rare treat for anyone who loves beautiful watch macro photography

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UNCERTAINTY RULES

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TITANIC POTENTIAL

Once the new metal of watchmaking - the vanguard of the superleggera timepiece - titanium has become a staple. Its properties are still winning fans, but today its biocompatibility is emerging as an important feature. Not only will we never be allergic to titanium, it might also be self-cleaning…

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