Meet Luxury Watchmaker Franck Muller

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Known for his intricate and timelessly elegant watches, Franck Muller will present his latest designs during a rare in-store appearance this Saturday, May 18 at Ft. Lauderdale's Levinson Jewelers (NOON-3 p.m.). Miami Dolphins legend, CBS sports commentator, and watch aficionado Dan Marino will host "the master of complications" as he flies in from his headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Muller's impressive oeuvre includes creating the largest tourbillon in watchmaking history via the Giga Tourbillon, which boasts a 20mm carriage and four mainspring barrels to allow for a 9 day power reserve. Muller may also have one of the world's fastest tourbillons in the Thunderbolt Tourbillon, whose rotation checks in at a mere five seconds. Other notable brand accomplishments include a collaboration with Roberto Cavalli and limited-edition collections worth upwards of $3 million.

Come Saturday, guests will have the opportunity to view some of the brand's most exclusive creations and hear from the master watchmaker himself. Among the featured pieces are additions to the Conquistador Cortez collection, known for its masculine, bold, and occasionally sporty stylings. Ladies can marvel at the white diamond encrusted Infinity Curvex, with its dazzling gems set inside an 18 carat white gold face with a hand-sewn black alligator strap. 888 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, 954-462-8880

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