NIVREL and Saarland University develop spring made of metallic glass
Saarbrücken's watch manufacturer NIVREL cooperates with the Chair of Metallic Materials at Saarland University. The material scientists headed by Professor Ralf Busch experiment with metallic glass that has special properties.
NIVREL's 'Watchmaker's Day' at the Kraemer jewelry store
On 23 and 30 November, readers of Saarbruecken's daily newspaper 'Saarbruecker Zeitung' were invited to visit the Kraemer jewelry store and to witness first-hand how a NIVREL watch is built. The event was a result of the campaign "Made in Saarland" in which Saarbrücken’s newspaper reports about companies from the region.
The german Flieger-Magazin reported in its November 2012 edition about the UHRTOUR 2012. 12 hobby pilots travelled together in in six ultralight machines to visit various watch manufacturers in Germany. NIVREL was part of that idea.
Anniversary model '20 years NIVREL in Germany': Coeur de la Sarre
Gerd Hofer, fourth generation of the jewellery entrepreneur family Kraemer/Hofer from Saarbrücken/Germany aquired the Swiss watch brand NIVREL in 1993, together with his wife Gitta. In 2013, NIVREL will celebrate the 20th anniversary of NIVREL being a German brand. The corresponding anniversary watch model will bear the name Coeur de la Sarre.
In recent years, NIVREL had already picked up the art of stone engraving in order to create jewelry dials for the Edition Pièce Unique. So far, these motives were performed as relief engravings, so-called ‘Cameo’. This year NIVREL uses an engraving style called ‘Intaglio’, a very deep engraving. Earlier this year, we have presented the Répétition Annuelle Crystal Dragon. In the following we show the making of a customer watch with a Russian icon.
In 2012, NIVREL celebrates the 300th anniversary of the 5-minute repeater by introducing a special limited edition of the NIVREL repeater model. Next to its classic beauty and the limi-tation to 100 pieces, the extraordinary fact about this repeater is its unbeatable price. With 3.990, - € it is even below the price of the standard model!
NIVREL once again sponsor of the TOP Saarland Party 2012
In the current edition Top Saarland magazone reported extensively on the first prize, donated by NIVREL. As in the past year a NIVREL watch was the first prize of the charity auction at the Top Saarland party.
On 15 March 2012, BASELWORLD 2012 - the world's largest trade fair for watches and jewelery - closed its doors after eight successful days. Germany's watch manufacturer NIVREL presented its latest products as well and was very pleased with the course of business. All new products can now be explored on www.nivrel.com.
Gemstone Engraving: A hand-engraved rock crystal (dragon motive)
The basic idea of our Pièce Unique watches is the creation of a piece of jewelry with the various possibilities offered by the craftsmenship of a watchmaker and a goldsmith. Each year, NIVREL presents a new motive for the Pièce Unique collection. For 2011/2012 the series is supplemented by a dragon that was is engraved into a rock crystal.
For a good Cause: A unique NIVREL for Franziska van Almsick
At the annual party of the Top Saarland magazine NIVREL and the Kraemer jewelry store donated a valuable and unique watch for Franziska van Almsick‘s charity initiative "... for Children." The multiple World and European champion and winner of many Olympic medals supports children from needy families with her initiative.
OceanicTime Blog - the world famous blog for dive watches - and NIVREL are giving away one of the first GMT divers worth 899,- Euro! To learn more, check out this article. You can take part in the rally until April 6th, 2012.
After the huge success of the 2011 Deep Ocean models, NIVREL presents a third model in 2012.The new Deep Ocean GMT shows a distinctive dial design, brings along all the technical features known from its predecessors and extends the functional range of the Deep Ocean to a model which will display a second and third time zone.
The X47 Horaire 2012: A product made by X47 and NIVREL
X47 a manufacturer of high quality leather calendars and NIVREL, manufacturer of high quality timepieces introduce a new joint product for the new year 2012: a weekly calendar booklet for organizers made by X47, where the time is displayed on a round dial. The calendar has the face of a watch and is joined by an original X47 wrist watch produced by NIVREL.