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The Hublot Big Bang MP-11 SAXEM
Hublot used last week’s SIAR show in Mexico City earlier this month as a platform to debut its newest experimental timepiece, the Big Bang MP-11 SAXEM, which owes its vivid green hue to a material called SAXEM, shorthand for sapphire aluminium oxide and rare earth mineral.
Typically used in high-tech applications such as satellites, and never before seen in a watch case, the material—which combines aluminium oxide, the basic component of sapphire, with rare-earth elements like thulium and holmium—is hard, brilliant and fully transparent... More here.
I originally thought this watch was awful, but after thinking about it for a while I decided that it is absolutely f*cking dreadful!