THE WATCHLIST
Just URBANE|June - July 2021
Far out in an untraveled territory of the spiral arm of atomic hydrogen, lies a known but an unperceived star called the ‘Sun’. Orbiting this star at a distance of more than 90 million miles is an utterly significant little blue-green planet; whose ape descended life forms are so phenomenally primitive, that they still think that a timepiece is still not a pretty idea
VISHAL JOSHI

PARMIGIANI FLEURIER

TONDA HIJRI

For the first time in Parmigiani Fleurier’s history of watchmaking, they've incorporated a Hijri Perpetual Calendar in their wristwatch. This calendar saw its first premiere in the year 2011; 18 years after Mr. Michel Parmigiani restored a pocket watch and exclusively developed this technology. In this 'case', it is an AR-coated sapphire crystal with a sapphire back and is water-resistant to 30 meters. And quite obviously, as seen here, the aesthetics of the aforesaid Perpetual Calendar in a wristwatch is inspired by Arabic architecture elements and the lug shape is designed to be ergonomic and comfortable on the wrist.

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