Silicium, or silicon is one of the most abundant element on Earth...so is it special enough to be put in a high end watch movement?
My friends at Watchonista has written an interesting article covering this new material as it is applied to watch movements, in particular in escapements. I wrote a soundbite on my views within the sidebar. Click here for the article.
My regular Tuesday's photo post is held back till Wednesday. I will be featuring the Strahler made Opus 7 by Harry Winston.