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Christiaan van der Klaauw Introduces Black Aventurine

For being such a small brand, Christiaan van der Klaauw holds a remarkable amount of industry firsts. During BaselWorld they added another one to the list with black aventurine. While sometimes referred to as a semi-precious stone, it is, in fact, a type of glass. While man made it is incredibly difficult to work with. The rewards are however high because when perfectly executed it resembles a dark, night sky filled with stars.
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Baselworld 2018: CVDK Hypernova Black Guilloche

CVDK Hypernova Black Guilloche
CVDK Hypernova Black Guilloche CVDK Hypernova Black Guilloche Let’s take a little time to talk about an astronomical brand, the only atelier in the world which is totally dedicated to designing and manufacturing hand-made astronomical watches. Yes, a niche player in all the Baselworld fuss, but therefore no less phenomenal.
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Interviews

Daniël Reintjes: CEO & Creative Director of Christiaan van der Klaauw

Daniel Reintjes: CEO & Creative Director of Christiaan van der Klaauw
Say ‘astronomy’ and you say, in the same breath, ‘Christiaan van der Klaauw Astronomical Watches’. With the 2014 introduction of the Midnight Planétarium Poetic Complication, in conjunction with the prestigious Van Cleef & Arpels, the maison once again found itself in the international spotlight. Time for an interview with CEO & Creative Director Daniël Reintjes.
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Watch of the Year

European Watch of the Year 2014: the winning watches!

The results of 0024 European Watch of the Year Awards 2014 have been announced! The panel of five judges, consisting of expert and passionate watch aficionados and professionals Sid Vasili, Charlotta Eriksson, Kirsten Kilby, Lex Stolk and Chairman Harry Wijnschenk has chosen the following watches:
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Gazing at the stars with Christiaan van der Klaauw

The astronomical watches made by Christiaan van der Klaauw are nothing short of breathtaking. Wearing a mechanical universe on the wrist is really something special. Dutch jewellers Van Hell Juweliers brought watches and stars together at the Bussloo observatory. When people looked up, they saw the stars; when people looked down, they saw stars in watches.
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