cimier


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cimier

(siːˈmjeɪ)
n
the crest of a helmet
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The watch for referees specially designed by CIMIER with the ideas and help of Massimo Busacca, one of the world's best referees.
Le masquage colore du punk est rite d'elevation de statut mais aussi, a travers la criniere cimier et la coloration vive et variee du corps pare, tentative d'identification a l'animal male attrayant, affirmation de la paternite potentielle chez celui qui aspire a remplacer structurellement son propre pere.
395, writes that it "soon resembled Minerva's metal helmet, sometimes having a cock as its crest" ("tantot rapproche du casque en metal de Minerve et ayant quelquefois un coq pour cimier").
However, late last year, watch manufacturer Cimier threw open its doors, and gave the public a chance to assemble and personalise their own Swiss Made watch.
Appropriately named the "Watch Academy", Cimier hosts two to four watch-building nights each month.
Located amid Baar's warehouse district, Cimier's headquarters exuded minimalist style--white, bright and lightwood were the order of the day.
Calling on roots dating back to 1925, Cimier offers a collection of Swiss Made watches that are unique in their design and the features they offer, providing functions usually only found on much higher priced timepieces.
Back when Cimier was a major player in the watch industry, it specialised in making its own movements and at one point in the early part of the 20th century it was producing more than one million watches a year, with half of that production exported to the United States.
Today, Cimier makes a relatively small number of watches per year, about 10,000, with an eye towards special timepieces--the kind of watches that have earned the company a reputation as an up-and-comer.