Cigar Aficionado

Bronze Watches
Since the turn of this century, high-performance, cutting-edge materials—from various kinds of carbon to high-tech ceramic to transparent sapphire crystal—have been the news in watchmaking. Now bronze—an ancient alloy of copper and tin that has more than four centuries of history in the industry—is making its own vintage-inspired design statement. Durable, anticorrosive and developing a protective patina with age, the metal has a long heritage in the bygone eras of mariners and pioneering aviators.  Eterna ventured into the material for the first time with the KonTiki Bronze Manufacture Limited Edition ($2,950) that pays tribute to the 70th anniversary of Thor …
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