In 2016, Hublot launched the first Big Bang Unico Sapphire watch set off a sapphire revolution, will have a hard wear and completely transparent sapphire materials used in case manufacturing, in the show the latest achievements of the brand , To the transparent shape of the wearer to bring a fresh wrist, it is memorable. This year, in less than a year, the Hublot watchmaking plant in Nyon once again created a new tabulation miracle, at the prestigious Basel Watch and Jewelery Fair have introduced two Big Bang Unico color sapphire Watch, this time, the new product will be the perfect integration of sapphire and metal, crystal case for the transparent sapphire crystal to add brilliant blue and red color elements, which is the first watchmaking industry for the first time using colored sapphire crystal to create the watch, brand re-creation Table miracle. Below, with one of the blue models, for example, we come to have a look: (watch model: 411.JL.4809.RT)
As early as 1902, artificial color sapphire technology has been born, but the material crystallization process is very unstable, the production process is easy to produce bubbles and cracks and material size constraints, resulting in the world has never been produced before more than 2 kg Colored sapphires. Fortunately, Hublot has overcome these obstacles. By continually breaking engineering and chemical limits and creating extremely complex and costly new processes, Hublot successfully developed large-size, crystal clear and uniform color sapphire crystals.
This time, the brand groundbreakingly heats the raw material aluminum oxide (Al2O3) together with the transition metal chromium (Cr) to 2000-2050 degrees Celsius, thereby crystallizing the raw material into a more perfect color sapphire, preserving the super-wear-resistant high hardness and high Permeability, while giving sapphire color elements, make it more ornamental. This technology pioneered the colorful colors of sapphires – the first blue sapphire watch in watch history, the Hublot Big Bang Unico color sapphire watch.
This time, the new selection of 45 mm blue sapphire case, through the polished lines smooth, full texture, the first one to bring a unique permeability. Here, there must be a friend asked, so transparent material will be as brittle as glass, it is not scratch it? But in fact the hardness of the material reached 9 Mo hardness, its second only to the nature of diamond (10 Mo hardness), so enough to deal with the daily rub, very ornamental and practical.
In addition, the new product also retains the Hublot watch brand-recognizable shell and H-ring on the bezel screws. Watches satin brushed titanium handle also engraved on behalf of Hublot’s “H” LOGO, and the screws on the bezel set off against each other.
Dial with resin hollow design to create, and the case match. Azure Arabic numerals and hour markers inside the bezel and the central pointer against the background of each other, so that time instructions more clearly and intuitively. And are covered with a blue fluorescent coating, timing in a dark environment can also be clearly observed. 9 hour mark at the small seconds, 3 o’clock at the minute counter and date display window, although the hollow design, but also in the function of the decorative elements decorated with color elements, so that the show at a glance.
Watch the back cover for the back through the design, through the sapphire glass back cover, wonderful machinery clearly visible, do not have a mechanical charm. Using Hublot table HUB1242 UNICO self-winding column wheel fly back chronograph movement, vibration frequency 28800 times / hour, power storage up to 72 hours. Like the red paragraph, this watch limited edition 250.
Blue transparent engraved strap, color and case echoes, showing the overall watch watch. Equipped with full titanium folding clasp, stylish and classic, so pick and wear are very convenient.
Summary: As the first watch in the history of the watch with a colored sapphire case, this watch has a special significance. In addition, the appearance of more beautiful and transparent, this new product once again interpreted the concept of integration of Hublot, with the integration of color elements, so that the watch look even better. Friends like this watch may wish to enter the brand stores, specifically to experience the kind of style brought.