Meet Van Cleef & Arpels Poetic Complication, Five Weeks in a Balloon Watch

Dec 02, 2010
At SIHH 2011, Van Cleef & Arpels is going to unveil a new timepiece inspired by Les Voyages Extraordinaires, a famous novel written by Jules Verne. The watch is named the Poetic Complication Five weeks in a balloon.

The eye-paralyzing dial is embellished with champleve enamel and inlaid with mother-of-pearl. It demonstrates a hot-air balloon flowing into the air of Zanzibar.

The retrograde hours and minutes are displayed with help of the moving balloons anchor and a flying bird.

The case of the new Van Cleef & Arpels watch is sculptured in white gold. It is coupled with an alligator leather strap fitted with a white gold buckle. The heart of the timepiece is a mechanical movement.

The precious Van Cleef & Arpels Poetic Complication, Five weeks in a Balloon Watch is created for those watch-lovers who will appreciate the brands original and highly creative approach to High Watchmaking.

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