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A Glimpse at the Craftsmanship Behind Richard Mille's Watches

By Caroline Suganda

 
Deburring

A watchmaker removes excess matter from the RM 38-01's bezel.

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Coating

A special protective coating is sprayed on before the finishing operations begin.

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Brightening

The baseplate of RM 028 is polished to brighten its colour.

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Buffing

The RM 11-03's caseband is buffed to give it lustre.

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Deburring TPT®

Smoothening out the edges of the middle case crafted in Quartz TPT® Red.

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Brightening

The RM 11-03's titanium caseband is polished to brighten its colour.

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Photographs by Jérome Byron
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