Rado is a luxury watch brand with many outstanding qualities to offer. They are well known in the watch world for their innovative use of material. With more than a century’s worth of experience and having pioneered the use of ceramics in watchmaking, Rado has earned its spot at the top. If you still need a bit more convincing, here’s 5 reasons to buy a Rado watch.
You Value Durability
Producing highly durable watches is at the heart of the brand’s beliefs. As mentioned above, Rado has been one of the leading brands behind the introduction of high-tech ceramics into the watch industry. Ceramics is a highly durably, high-strength material used in medicine, in engineering and by NASA. It is lightweight and scratch resistant. It does not contain any metals, which makes it incredibly skin safe and gentle. This material, which allows for the highest level of comfort is central to Rado’s philosophy.
This True Automatic watch makes the ideal everyday timepiece due to it’s incredibly robust, yet lightweight design. The monoblock case and the bracelet are made of black high-tech ceramic. The black dial is contrasted by rose-gold indices and hands. Both the hands and hour-markers are luminescent. Positioned at 3 o’clock is a subtle date aperture. A sapphire crystal increases the watch’s scratch resistance. The watch is water resistant up to 5 bars or 50 meters and has an automatic movement. It’s power reserve lasts up to 80 hours. The case measures 40 mm in diameter and 10.4 in thickness.
You Value Innovation
This year Rado was awarded with the prestigious iF Design Award for their True Thinline Les Couleurs Le Corbusier collection. The design of the limited edition pieces was inspired by the Architectural Polychromy colour theory of Le Corbusier. Le Corbusier, or Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, was one of the most praised and contested architects of the 20th century. Rado’s Thinline collection has won many awards over the years. Continuing a legacy of innovation, The True Thinline range was the very first model with an injected monobloc high-tech ceramic case.
Limited to just 999 pieces, this timepiece is minimalist and modern. The bracelet and the monobloc case are made of high-tech ceramic. A special engraving features on the back of the watch. The entire watch, from the case to the hands and indices, is in a subdued, pastel minty green colour. Its dial is simplistic with subtle indices and a pair of baton hands. The case measures 39 mm in diameter and 5 mm in thickness.
You Love Vintage Design…
The Captain Cook collection holds a distinct 1960s look. For this collection the brand strived to maintain the design of the models as close to the original as possible. Still the technology of the watch itself cannot be more current.
This Captain Cook model has a bronze case measuring 42 mm. The bezel features a blue high-tech ceramic insert. With wear and time the bronze case will start aging and the watch will have a truly unique look. The strap is made of blue leather. Stitches under the lugs add to the retro-chic design of the watch. Its dial is in a matching to the bezel blue. Thick luminescent indices in gold and large hands highlight the vintage charm of the model. A date aperture can be found at 3 o’clock. The movement on the model is automatic with a power reserve of up to 80 hours.
…Or You Love Futuristic Design
If on the other hand you’re after a watch with a futuristic design, Rado has the perfect models for you. Coupled with its pioneering use of materials, the brand has developed an outstanding modern look. Clean lines, a sleek design and ultra-thin cases separate Rado from the competition.
The watch’s case and bracelet are made from high-tech ceramic in black and silver. Two silver lines run on either side of the rectangle case. The case back and the clasp on the bracelet are stainless steel. The angular case and monochrome style gives that desired futuristic look. Its black dial is set with 4 diamonds and features pointed silver-coloured hands. A discreet date aperture sits at the 6 o’clock position. A sapphire crystal encases the dial.
You Value Precision
Alongside durability and innovation, Rado designs timepieces with exceptional accuracy. The brand understands the importance of each and every second. Their timepieces ensures you never miss a single moment and you’re always on time.
Durability, design and precision have all been combined to create this beautiful timepiece. The watch’s case and bracelet are made of high-tech ceramic and feature silver-coloured detailing. The case measures 44 mm in diameter. The black dial is contrasted by silver-coloured indices and luminescent dauphine hands. Functions on the quartz watch include a chronometer and a date aperture at the 4 o’clock position.
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