The Spaniards dismissively named it platino, ‘little silver’, when they were hunting for gold and did not realise that they had an even more valuable metal on their hands. On the other hand, the native peoples of South America and the ancient Egyptians had already used platinum to make jewellery.
This precious metal is regarded as particularly corrosion-resistant, malleable and rare, making platinum attractive for jewellery and prestigious watches. At Lange, we use only platinum with 950 ppt purity.
Copper imparts gold with a reddish hue and transforms pure gold into a metal alloy that is very popular for watch cases.
Platinum means “little silver”, but the material is more precious than gold. It is eminently suited for crafting jewellery and for watchmaking.
HONEYGOLD: harder than other gold alloys, unique in colour and exclusive to Lange watches.
Every year, we present several new models, mostly with new movements or new colour variations.
Since 1990, Lange has been creating mechanical works of art that have found permanent places in notable collections and in our memories.
Lange models incorporate either annual calendars or perpetual calendars.
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Whether you are in search of a specific model, have questions out of interest or need a service request for your timepiece – we are delighted to help you. We are at your service by phone, email or in one of our boutiques.