Miki Eleta was born in Bosnia-Herzegovina. A self-taught watchmaker now resides in Zurich, express his unique watchmaking skills through Kinetic machines. From blueprints to final touch, personally handmade in his workshop, recently released his new horological advancement called “BY 21Dez12ME.” From blueprints to final touch, this masterpiece is handmade in his personal workshop.
Miki Eleta’s BY 21Dez12ME is a unique horological masterpiece that portraits interstellar travel, including the alien crew that part of the kinetic operation.
Quick Watch Facts about Miki Eleta’s BY 21Dez12ME Starship Clock
• Retrograde minute
• Jumping hour
• Day of the week
• Phase of the moon
• World time indication
• Gravity Tourbillon, chronometer escapement
• Outer diameter: 25 cm
• Height: 20 cm
• Weight: 5 kg
• Materials: gilded brass, bronze, chrome steel, glass, lapis lazuli, ruby
• Glass Artist: Guido Stadelmann, Zürich
hemisphere. It is moved once a day by the weekday gear wheel with 16 teeth to indicate the position of the moon in a three- dimensional way. World time indication: a hemispherical cover indicates the night on the glass globe. The globe moves in jumps 24 times per hour. The dials underneath show the actual time in 12 cities around the globe. Gravity Tourbillon: as far as I know, this kind of tourbillon is presented for the first time. The complete driving mechanics lifts the repertoire with the gravity tourbillon placed at its end. The tourbillon is lifted and falls back freely providing the constant force to the escapement.