This striking watch is made of ceramic, which is scratch-resistant, durable and smooth to touch which makes ceramic an ideal material for a watch. This chronograph watch has an independent sweep second hand; it can be started, stopped, and returned to zero by successive pressure on the stem, aiding it to be used as a stop watch. The dial of the watch is ceramic and the outer ring is stainless steel. Swiss movement. Tateossian branding is etched onto the back of the watch and also featured on the dial.