Silicon and diamond from Ulysse Nardin

At the meeting in Basel watch fair Ulysse Nardin presented to spectators caliber UN-118. In the details of the mechanism used by the company's own development - a new material DIAMonSIL, obtained with a combination of silicon and artificially grown diamond. Extremely lightweight, but also durable, material eliminates friction and eliminates the need for lubrication of the escapement. Similar developments have recently released to the masses Patek Phillipe. On the basis of the new caliber manufactory Ulysse Nardin has created a collection Marine Chronometer Manufacture (picture is clickable), thereby giving a tribute to the brand's maritime past. This limited edition of only 350 copies with the case of 18-carat pink gold. Line Marine Chronometer Manufacture distinguishes sleek design. In chronometer Marine Chronometer Manufacture power reserve increased to 60 hours, and the diameter of the body 45 millimeters. Rotor mechanism is decorated with large sea anchor made of 18-carat pink gold. Above the snow-white enamel dial, in the technique in the art Grand Feu, worked masters of DonzéCadrans, which has recently joined the group of Ulysse Nardin.


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