What is a tourbillon?

What is a tourbillon?

What is a tourbillon?
In holorogly, atourbillon is an addition to the mechanics of a watch escapement to increase accuracy. It was developed around 1795 and patented by the French-Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet on June 26, 1801. In atourbillonthe escapement and balance wheel are mounted in a rotating cage, in order to negate the effects of gravity when the timepiece is stuck in a certain position. By continuously rotating the entire balance wheel/escapement assembly at a slow rate, the tourbillon averages out positional errors. (Wikipedia).

How hard is it to make a tourbillon?
Tourbillons are arguably one themost difficult movementto make by hand. The tourbillon mechanism is tiny, weighing in at under a gram, and is usually crafted with more than 40 parts, finished by hand and made from lightweight metals like aluminum and titanium. (GearPatrol)

Why are tourbillon watches so expensive?
Craftsmanship– The tourbillon is one of the most impressive pieces of engineering that a watch manufacturer can manage. Some even call it the pinnacle of craftsmanship. If that appeals to you, buying one of these pieces might be a good idea.Aesthetics– One of the most enjoyable aspects of having this complication.Power 
– There is a certain amount of clout that comes with owning one of these watches. (WatchShopping)


Individually Made: TheZürich Tourbillonhas a complex mechanism with the power evenly distributed towards the escapement in such a way that it looks as if it is caressing it. High German technology, which only guarantees for constant accuracy and precision. What is unique about this masterpiece, it offers pure artisanal craftsmanship. One cannot but stare at the immense details. This long-lasting masterpiece offers 28,800 VPH with 20 jewels inside the mechanism. On the right, it has a beautifully designed sun & moon phase. And on the left, it is the dual-time subdial. Another particular thing about the design is that the upper hemisphere of the face of the watch has Roman numerals, and the bottom hemisphere has marker numerals. The whole main dial is elegantly engraved with ornamental design cured to perfection for each detail. To add a bold and strong look to the face, Theorema used sword hands. A great masculine addition to a gentleman's collection. Since our Tourbillon is named after the Swiss city of Zürich, a fun fact, the first hands' factory in Switzerland was founded in 1812. A fully skeletonized watch with front and back sapphire scratch-proof glasses. You will have a hard time taking your eyes off of it. 

Individually Made: 
TheGeneva Tourbilloncombines better timekeeping accuracy with sheer beauty. To be able to produce a mechanical automatic tourbillon it means not only the hard work and specific design but creating innovation on its own. The power reserve sub-dial with the red elegant hand adds to the characteristics of a high-end timepiece. Such a superlative watch. The sapphire glass goes along the classiness of the tourbillon mentality. This tourbillon has a rich look at an affordable price. A fantastic open heart face with 12 diamonds. This concept allows you to have a clear look at the caliber. Very easy to read and a really nice finish. Overall, this watch will be enormously successful. It brings enhanced performance and reliability. The very best of hand-finishing that can be achieved today, you can find it in the Made in Germany Geneva Tourbillon Pionier. Watch enthusiasts with a smaller budget should be excited at the creation of the Made in Germany Geneva Tourbillon Pionier.

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