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De Bethune and Swizz Beatz Launch Dream Watch 5 Tourbillon ‘Season 1’ at WatchTime New York 2021

WatchTime New York 2021 is in full swing, and avant-garde watchmaker De Bethune is drawing admiration with the unveiling today of its latest limited edition, the Dream Watch 5 Tourbillon ‘Season 1.’ The new watch follows a year of impressive releases by the brand, including the travel-focused DB25GMT Starry Varius, interstellar DB28XP Meteorite, and the...

Interstellar Style: Introducing the De Bethune DB28XP Meteorite

Inventive Swiss independent watchmaker De Bethune has unveiled the latest addition to its eclectic catalog, the new DB28XP Meteorite, a limited edition of only 10 pieces that continues the cosmic themes that the maison has explored through its timepieces in recent years. As its name indicates, the new watch uses a meteorite dial, following in...

Two Faces, One Watch: De Bethune Introduces the DB Kind of Two Tourbillon DB29

Today, Swiss independent luxury watchmaker De Bethune unveils the latest haute horological addition to its very eclectic catalogue, the DB Kind of Two Tourbillon DB29, which it describes as a watch “endowed with two faces, two dials, and two identities.” Like other double-dial models, the most famous of which are produced by Jaeger-LeCoultre, its two...

Showing at WatchTime Live 2020: De Bethune DB28 Steel Wheels Sapphire Tourbillon

Launching this week at the Geneva Watch Days event is a new iteration of De Bethune's DB28 Steel Wheels equipped with a tourbillon movement with a delta bridge, and two barrel covers in sapphire crystal. The new timepiece follows the futuristic design of the first DB28 that launched in 2010 — a case shape and crown at 12 o'clock, inspired by pocket watches...

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Showing at WatchTime New York 2019: De Bethune DB28GS Grand Bleu

I wouldn’t be lying if I said I thought De Bethune was one of the most consistently interesting brands in independent watchmaking these days. Ever since Pierre Jacques returned to his role as CEO in October of 2017, the brand hasn’t come close to a misfire. While the pinnacle achievement for De Bethune during this...

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Breaking Down Five of De Bethune’s Latest Releases

I wouldn’t be lying if I said I thought De Bethune was one of the most consistently interesting brands in independent watchmaking these days. Ever since Pierre Jacques returned to his role as CEO in October of 2017, the brand has never come close to a misfire. While the pinnacle achievement for De Bethune during...

Robert Downey Jr. Wears De Bethune During “Avengers: Endgame” Press Tour

While we don’t normally cover celebrity watch spotting, we thought this one was too cool to ignore. During his press tour for the upcoming superhero flick Avengers: Endgame, Robert Downey Jr. was spotted wearing a De Bethune DB28 Tourbillon in Rose Gold Zirconium. Downey Jr. is no stranger to the world of haute horlogerie, in recent...

Showing at WatchTime New York 2018: De Bethune DB25 Starry Varius

America’s largest luxury watch show, WatchTime New York, returns to Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 26-27 (click here for event details and to purchase tickets). As we count down to the big event, we continue to spotlight many of the new timepieces that guests will discover there. Today we turn our attention to the headlining timepiece for horological...

De Bethune Embraces Personalization with the DB25 Starry Varius

Fresh off the release of the Steel Wheels at SIHH, horological indie darling De Bethune unveiled two new watches at Baselworld this year. The headliner of the two is undoubtedly the DB25 Starry Varius. This new timepiece taps directly into the ethos of what has made De Bethune such a success since its initial launch in 2002 and updates...

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De Bethune’s Steel Wheels

De Bethune is one of those watch brands that pretty much everyone in the industry can appreciate. Like many independent marques, what the brand lacks in production capacity, it more than makes up for in horological capability. This year, the 16-year old brand based out of Geneva introduced a new take on its award-winning DB28...

De Bethune and the Ninth Mayan Underworld

De Bethune tells us that the ninth step of the Bolon Yokte Ku, the cosmic pyramid of the Mayan civilization, symbolizes the advent of a new world, the ninth underworld, according to which the evolution of consciousness is believed to reach its highest level. The brand marks the occasion of humankind’s symbolic passage into this...

De Bethune Demonstrates Résonique High-Frequency Escapement Breakthrough

For the past several years, De Bethune has focused its research efforts on developing super-high-frequency escapements. Currently, most escapements operate at 18,000 to 36,000 vph (2.5 to 5 Hz). In 2006, De Bethune demonstrated an experimental 72,000 vph (10 Hz) silicon escapement. Their latest efforts involve engineers, watchmakers, and a physicist, all working to develop...

De Bethune Dream Watch IV: The 4S Shield in Tribute to Steve Jobs

As a tribute to Steve Jobs, De Bethune has created a 12-piece limited edition “spaceship-inspired” iPhone shield in polished and bead-blasted titanium. The Dream Watch IV dial is hand-polished blued titanium with gold and diamond stars. The raised, arrow-shaped “spine” draws the eye to the silvered hour and minute disks.

De Bethune DB25 Special Edition for Only Watch

What is a watch, if not a “machine” to measure the flow of time? A kind of speed counter for the flux of an energy of which we know almost nothing, except that it exists and that it is carrying us somewhere…. Find complete details, along with stunning wallpaper, for this De Bethune machine inside.

Pierre Jacques Appointed CEO of De Bethune

David Zanetta, President of the Board of Directors and his co-founder, Denis Flageollet, Director of Production, have announced the appointment of Pierre Jacques as Chief Executive Officer of De Bethune. Jacques will officially take up his responsibilities effective March 1, 2011.

De Bethune DB25 Moon Phase With Silicon Balance Wheel

This latest addition to De Bethune’s DB25 family is fitted with a new hand-wound mechanical caliber with a six-day power reserve, based on the DB2105 movement. The silicon balance wheel, used for the first time in a production movement, is the product of research undertaken since 2002 focused on improving the oscillator. Together with the...