Materials & Manufacturing

HIGH-TECH CERAMIC

As Rado's signature material, high-tech ceramic stands out among luxury watchmaking materials for its remarkable marriage of lightness and hardness. Learn more about the benefits and production of Rado's high-tech ceramic timepieces.

High-tech ceramic colours

Favoured by luxury watchmakers for its incredible marriage of hardness and lightness, Rado’s high-tech ceramic also offers the opportunity to make a unique style statement thanks to its range of seven captivating colours.

PLASMA HIGH-TECH CERAMIC

Imagine if you could take a piece of white high-tech ceramic and transform it, magically, into a gleaming watch case with a metallic glow. Now imagine you could do it without actually using any metal. Sounds impossible, but Rado didn’t just imagine it: we made it happen.

BIRTH OF A RADO

Follow a Rado high-tech ceramic watch on its journey from raw material to finished masterpiece. This article originally appeared in True Design #2, the official Rado magazine.

RADO: MATERIALS MASTERED

An in-depth examination of Rado's range of materials innovations: high-tech ceramic, plasma high-tech ceramic, silicon nitride ceramic, hardened titanium, hardmetal, high-tech diamond and sapphire crystal. This article originally appeared in True Design#1, the official Rado magazine.