Sep 22, 2009
This year, Hublot
is participating in a festive event, arranged to mark the 100th anniversary of the Admiral Tuiga
, together with the Yacht Club de Monaco
, the brand enjoys a close bond of friendship and long lasting partnership with.
To be held on the Rock of Monaco
and attended by HRH Prince Albert II of Monaco
, the festivity in will offer the watch manufacturer a special opportunity to unveil its novel limited edition timepiece, which pays tribute to the legendary sailing ship.
The celebration, organized to honor the Admiral Tuiga, occurs within a framework of the 9th Monaco Classic Week
. As an official timepiece of the Yacht Club de Monaco, Hublot manufactures watches, which pay homage to the sea and the superb traditional sailing ships.
Additionally, Hublot has produced a novel model, which echoes the colors of the famous Yacht Club. This timepiece, named Tuiga
, features the special engraving of the dates 1909 and 2009. Indeed, a remarkable symbol of the Yacht Club de Monaco, this "15 Metre class" sailing ship
was constructed by W. Fife
in 1909 and restored in 1993.
Hublot has developed the watch in pink gold, ceramic and carbon. It is fitted with a rubber strap. The model represents an alluring combination of the Hublot masterful traditions
and advanced technologies.
Impatiently expected by yachting and fine watch enthusiasts, this Classic Fusion watch affirms its character in sporty chic style
. It exposes the flags of the Yacht Club at 9 o'clock position and features the name Tuiga at 6 o'clock position.
also participates in all the events, held in the course of the Classic Week. It bestows awards on winners in different categories: the Personality of the Sea
– for remarkable activity in the domain of marine and environmental protection, and the Belle Classe Owner
- for best yacht restoration with the commitment to maritime heritage. It also presents accolades to the winners of different Classic Week competitions.
Sep 21, 2009
The horological company Richard Mille
has earned its fame by manufacturing high-end, luxury sports timepieces, inspired by F1 competitions. Thus, the novel RM10 Titanium Black Skeleton watch
, representing a combination of sporty style and the most recent accomplishments in the watch-making industry, reflects the traditional character of Richard Mille’s watches.
The RM10 watch is animated by the self-winding in-house made movement
. It was manufactured and assembled at the famous AP Renaud and Papi factory, located in Le Locle.
The components of the transparent movement feature PVD-treatment
, which considerably contributes to the watch visual attraction. The case exterior demonstrates a sporty high-tech black Diamond Like Carbon
(DLC) coating. Alluring in its appearance, this treatment also ensures avoiding the risk of scratching.
Manufactured from hand-ground grade 2 titanium, the bottom plate, balance cock and bridges are wet sandblasted and Physical Vapor Deposition
(PVD) coated in order to create a perfect black finish, which enhances the beauty of this sportive watch.
The usage of high grade 2 titanium
and PVD-treatment also provides the movement with a necessary level of durability and a surface flatness, which are vital for the impeccable functionality of the gear train.
The DLC and PVD treatments, employed in the manufacture of both the case and the movement, are an eloquent demonstration of the technology being applied for creating an attractive form and contributing to peerless performance.
The RM005-S Calibre movement
features a balance wheel, which beats at the rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour. The watch case measures the dimensions of 48 mm x 39.30 mm x 13.84 mm.
The watch case is assembled with a 1.20 mm sapphire crystal, exposing an anti-reflective coating on both sides.
The timekeeper provides a 55-hour power reserve
. Its water-resistance is down to 100 meters
Fitting this model is a black rubber strap
Sep 21, 2009
The renowned Swiss watch-making house and jewelry manufacturer Chopard
is pleased to introduce its novel collection of straps
, intentionally created for the brand’s most popular Happy Sport watch line
The rubber straps will be proposed in eleven attractive colors
with a number of special pastels among them. The straps feature a distinctive design that echoes the complex structure of a metal bracelet.
The watches from the Chopard Happy Sport collection
are already chameleon-like due to their brilliantly polished steel or 18K gold cases and dials, showcasing signature mobile diamonds. The colored rubber straps are attached to the timepieces to enhance versatility of their character.
Since its debut in the early 1990s, this versatile Happy Sport watch collection has proved to be extremely popular with ladies, customers of the Chopard brand.
Sep 18, 2009
Dior is proud to introduce its unique Christal Tourbillon watch
, paved with 66 rubies
with a total weight of 8 carats, and 214 baguette diamonds
, totaling 33 carats. The tourbillon calibre
was created by Concepto
and mounting the precious stones was carried out by Maison Bunter
The watch case
, sculptured in white gold, reveals a bezel, paved with both baguette diamonds and baguette rubies. The crown of the watch is studded with a rose-cut diamond. The timepiece backside is assembled with a sapphire crystal.
The model case is fitted with a transparent red mineral glass, exposing the Dior logo. The dial
demonstrates the hour and minutes hands, featuring the luminescent treatment and polished surfaces.
The Christal Tourbillon watch is powered by the mechanical hand-wound Dior Tourbillon calibre movement
, composed of 165 elements. The functions it animates are those of hours and minutes. The balance wheel beats at the rate of 21 600 vibrations per hour.
The timekeeper boasts a lengthy power reserve of 80 hours
. Its water-resistance is down to 50 meters
The watch, produced by the Dior brand, comes with a white gold bracelet
, paved with baguette diamonds
and baguette rubies. It is finished with a 3-blade unfolding clasp, featuring push-buttons.
Sep 17, 2009
For the first time the brand Balmain
unveils a watch accompanied by three interchangeable straps. Extremely understated and irresistibly attractive, the Madrigal Chrono Lady Oval watch
represents a distinctively feminine interpretation -everything a modern woman can ask for.
To accentuate the aspect of the watch feminine beauty
, Balmain will appoint Miss Switzerland
to be one of the ambassadors for the brand.
Graceful and sporty, relaxed and emancipated, devoted and cosmopolitan, this model generously demonstrates its versatile character. It is definitely superior to a sports interpretation of the Madrigal Lady Oval
, issued at the beginning of 2009. In fact, the interchangeable straps
will give the charming watch wearer the impression of having three timekeepers instead of one.
Each of the straps can be easily attached to the watch, without the usage of any tools.
Accompanied by a steel, black or white leather strap
, the Balmain watch offers a woman three unique opportunities to add a seductive touch to her image.
The official timepiece for the Miss Switzerland event, to be held on September 26th, in the Geneva Arena, the Madrigal Chrono Lady Oval watch
never ceases to demonstrate its amazing versatility.
The model produces an incredible effect of volume
: the customer will not be able to resist touching its alluring rounded crystal.
The optical effect
is also worthy of noting: Balmain’s iconic arabesques are “dancing” around subdials like cheerful flames.
The Madrigal Lady Oval watch also produces the effect of contrast
: the dial is either silver or black, twinned with the mother-of-pearl; the straps make the watch both motley and engaging.
And surely the effect of charm
, which is attainable due to 74 Wesselton diamonds
, the watch is paved with.
Sep 16, 2009
The renowned horological company Jaeger-LeCoultre
was pleased to present an iconic Master Calendar Pink Gold watch
to the Russian Maestro Vladimir Spivakov
to celebrate his birthday.
On Friday 11th, Jaeger-LeCoultre external boutique in Moscow heartily welcomed this outstanding musician, the founder and the conductor of “Moscow virtuosi” chamber orchestra, as well as the new Principal conductor and Music Director of Russian National Orchestra, created by Mikhail Pletnev
The owner of the store, Sergey Shabanov
, regards it as a great honor to be visited by such a great violinist. Maestro Spivakov was presented a conventional Master Calendar watch on the occasion of his 65th birthday.
has been Jaeger-LeCoultre watch
enthusiast for many years and he was glad to enrich his collection with a classical Master Calendar.
Having expressed his sincere admiration for the conductor’s talent, Sergey Shabanov said, that Jaeger-LeCoultre would willingly support maestro in his great work.
Sep 15, 2009
The official watch and data handler of the 29th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2009
has bestowed its Prize For Elegance
on Anna Bessonova
, the athlete from the Ukraine. With her captivating elegance, Anna Besonova is undoubtedly one of the brightest stars of Rhythmic Gymnastics today.
Anna has been presented this special accolade as the most elegant athlete, taking part in the international competition at the world level. Anna Besonova has been awarded a trophy, made by the Swiss major specialist Jean-Pierre Gerber
, a Conquest timepiece from the Longines Sport Line
, as well as the cheque for 5,000 US dollars
Moreover, Longines has appointed Evgeniya Kanaeva
, the Olympic gold medalist, as the brand’s new Ambassador of Elegance. Her remarkable performance impressed the jury immensely and she was the athlete, who won the 2009 World Champion title in the individual all-around.
The elegance, represented in gymnastics by an enchanting mixture of intangible grace, beauty and harmony, is just as important in this kind of sport as the flawless execution of movements.
All athletes, who participated in the individual all-around finals, which took place on Friday September 11 within the framework of the 29th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, were nominees for the Longines
Prize for Elegance.
To choose the athlete, worthy of awarding this special prize, the jury paid close attention to every participant’s performance, evaluating alongside with the technique, the emotional appeal, beauty, charm, grace and harmony of the movement. Every juror’s individual assessment contributed to creating a collective evaluation, which eventually determined the winner.
The jury of the Longines Prize for Elegance
was formed of Dr. Bruno Grandi, President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), Mrs. Eriko Hayashi (Hayashi Tokeiho), Minoru Amano, Brand Manager for Longines Japan and Juan-Carlos Capelli, Head of International Marketing, Longines.
Sep 15, 2009
The top luxury timepiece manufacturer Ralph Lauren
proudly introduced its new long-expected product line to the United States market.
Guests of the Ralph Lauren flagship boutique
, located at 867 Madison Avenue in New York City, will be offered an exclusive opportunity to enjoy and purchase three collections: Stirrup
, and Slim Classique
. These lines’ entering the world of horology was marked by their original appearance at the 2009 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie
, which was held in Geneva.
The Ralph Lauren watches
are the first to symbolize the brand's entrance into the watch-making industry since the famous fashion designer concluded an exceptional partnership agreement with the Richemont Group
Sep 14, 2009
To pay homage to Bob Dylan, the Oris
brand has manufactured a special edition rectangular watch. The backside of the timepiece case reveals the famous singer’s portrait, while the dial is embellished with his signature.
The timekeeper is available in limited series of 3000 items
worldwide. The exclusive presentation set embraces a Hohner Marine Band harmonica
, the instrument Bob Dylan is famous for.
The model reveals a multi-piece stainless steel case.
It is fitted with a crown, manufactured from the same material. The case houses a black dial, distinguished by a printed structure.
The watch case is assembled with a domed sapphire crystal, featuring a double-sided anti-reflective treatment. The dial hands are tipped with a coat of Superluminova C3 to enhance low-light reading.
This timepiece is animated by Oris 733 self-winding movement
. It offers a range of functions: centre hands for hours, minutes and seconds, date aperture, instantaneous date, date corrector, fine timing device and stop-second.
The movement features a balance wheel, moving back and forth at 28,800 vibrations per hour and offers a power reserve of 38 hours. The model boasts 30-meter water-resistance
Fitting the Oris Rectangular “Bob Dylan” Limited Edition watch
is a black leather strap
finished with a steel folding clasp.
Sep 14, 2009
The Montblanc Company
is famous not only as an esteemed maker of luxury pens, but also as an acclaimed manufacturer of timepieces alongside with accessories, wallets and other leather goods.
The brand’s watch-making division is currently aiming its efforts at producing in-house movements
, whereas its pen manufacturing branch continues its streak of excellence, enchanting collectors and fans. It will not come as a surprise when eventually Montblanc
launches a timekeeper that can write or a pen that is able to reveal the time.
The famous brand of Montblanc is also known for its sponsorship activity in terms of various arts and entertainment events. Additionally, the company is often involved in charity campaigns
, combining donations with creation collections.
For this very reason, the brand has recently manufactured an assemblage of pieces, entitled “Signature For Good
”. The moment any of these units is bought, Montblanc automatically transfers 10 per cent of the purchase price to UNICEF.
This donation is intended to aid the development of the humanitarian organization’s programs for world-wide child literary and education. The program in question is scheduled to be run until May 2010 and Montblanc is expected to donate a minimum of 1.5 million dollars
Sep 14, 2009
Vianney Halter read more
, which earned his fame due to such avant-garde creations as the Antiqua Perpetual Calendar
and the Trio Grande Date
, will introduce his timepieces next month in the United Kingdom.
Vianney Halter watches
will join the showpieces to be displayed at the exhibition, which will be arranged at the Museum of History of Sciences University of Oxford
, devoted to Steampunk Art
. The latter represents a genre, the Parisian-born horologist has willingly accepted, since it mirrors Halters’ creative vision.
Fond of science fiction in his young years, Vianney Halter was particularly attracted to such genre films as "Time Machine
", "Time after Time
", and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
". As to the latter, it was surely based on the novel by Jules Verne
, the science fiction writer, who gave birth to the concepts and ideas, which proved to be a foundation for contemporary Steampunk.
Vianney Halter’s attention was always captivated by fascinating details, performance and design of engines and other machinery he was often exposed to, as the son of a train conductor. It was a significant factor that affected Halter after he completed his watchmaker studies at the Paris School of Watchmaking
The watches, manufactured by Vianney Halter, will be presented at the exhibition as a special assemblage, dubbed Futur Anterieur
, which means Past Future
The visitors of the event will be able to admire 1998's Antiqua Perpetual Calendar watch
, distinguished by its innovative aperture calendar displays and uncommon case form; the rectangular Trio Grande Date watch
created in 2006, as well as the Vianney Halter Classic
, a simpler round timekeeper, which reveals just time and is fitted with a bezel, featuring the distinctive rivet motif of the line.
will be held within the period from October 13th through February 21st, 2010.
The event will also welcome works of other Steampunk artists
with Tom Banwell, Thomas D. Willeford, Stephane Halleux, Amanda Scrivener, Mad Uncle Cliff, Kris Kuksi, Haruo Suekichi, Jesse Newhouse and Daniel Proulx among them.
Sep 11, 2009
The renowned watch manufacturer Oris
is proud to unveil the newest model from its aviation line in order to mark the life of the celebrated Hawker Hunter jet
The amazing Hunter’s first flight
, which occurred in the UK in 1951, definitely conquered the world. On arriving to Switzerland seven years later, it turned into a heart of the Swiss Air Force.
In spite of being retired, the Hunter has never ceased its flights, which is possible due to the Swiss Hunter Team of the ‘Fliegermuseum Altenrhein’
. The latter is represented by a group of pilots, who used to belong to the Swiss Air Force and were encouraged to fly by the Hunter.
Manufactured by Oris, the Swiss Hunter Limited Edition watch
mirrors the strength of the jet, as well as its design quality.
The anthracite PVD-treated case
, measuring 46mm, exposes a graceful silhouette with its soft curves, a bevelled top ring and a large screw-down crown. The dial is performed in the traditional Oris style
of a cockpit flight instrument. Another particular highlight of this limited series pilot’s timepiece is the diminutive Hunter jet, nestled on the pointer calendar hand.
Inside this model is the top-of-the-line Oris-made 644 movement
, which is viewable from exhibition window in the case-back. The Swiss Hunter Team’s logo on the case-back is demonstration of the brand’s support for the pilots, who ensure flying of the legendary Hunter.
The Oris Swiss Hunter Team Limited Edition watch
is offered in an impressive box set, which embraces an original Hunter ejection seat safety splint key ring, featuring the same limited series number as the timepiece itself.
Sep 10, 2009
Accompanied by the actor Nicolas Cage
, the illustrious actress Eva Mendes
attended the dinner, arranged to mark the release of their film Bad Lieutenant
. The latter represents a remake version of an early 1990s film.
Jaeger-LeCoultre watch enthusiast
, this time Eva Mendes was exposing on her wrist the Reverso Lady Squadra watch
, sculptured in pink gold.
The German watch magazine Armbanduhren
, which means Wristwatches
, when translated from German, has entitled the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Lady Squadra
the best women’s timepiece for 2009
This model also fully justifies that part of its name that sounds like Reverso
. It means that the reverse side of the case provides the watch owner with another dial. Thus, both sides of the timepiece reveal the time: the front side exposes a day/night indicator and the date, whereas the timepiece back side shows just the time.
Featuring the diamond-set case
, the watch comes with a beautiful white metal or alligator bracelet. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Lady Squadra watch is offered in two color variations: black and white.
Sporty, yet extremely refined, exquisitely embellished, yet distinguished by a quiet chic, the Jaeger-LeCoultre lady's watch
has every right to be named the best women’s watch of the year.
Sep 10, 2009
Last month, the German watch-making house Sinn
unveiled its novel watch, the 917 GR Rally Chronograph
This model exposes a countdown bezel, governed by the crown, located at 4 o’clock. Such construction enables the watch wearer to read off finish times with the fractional-second precision. The red numerals accentuate the most important final 15 seconds.
The 44mm case
is rendered in fully polished stainless steel. Both front and backsides of the watch are fitted with anti-reflective sapphire crystals. The case-back crystal has the inside anti-reflective coating, while the dial crystal features an anti-reflective compound, applied on both interior and exterior surfaces. The Sinn
manufacturer uses its Ar dehumidifying technology
to protect the watch case from fogging.
The upper counter indicates chronograph hours, whereas the lower counter, located at 6 o'clock position reveals chronograph minutes. The central seconds hand shows chronograph seconds.
The counter, placed at 3 o'clock, serves to reveal small seconds. At 9 o’clock position there is a display, demonstrating the power reserve level.
The date can be seen through the aperture at 4 o’clock and it is adjusted by means of the crown, located at 9 o’clock.
The 917 GR Rally Chronograph
is animated by a somewhat modified Valjoux 7750 mechanical movement
. Both shock and anti-magnetic, the Sinn watch
offers 100-meter water-resistance
Sep 10, 2009
Guests of the Forbes Building
in Manhattan's Greenwich Village
will be offered a wonderful opportunity to discover a selection of Bell & Ross watches
from the spectrum of the Swiss watch brand, with its headquarters located in Paris.
The well-lit exhibition windows of the Forbes Galleries lobby will expose twenty three Bell & Ross models
, including pieces from the Vintage line, encouraged by 1940s, the multi-function Instrument BR01
and BR03 collections
, as well as different professional watches for divers
Every assemblage of Bell & Ross watch models is arrayed against a special background, which eloquently tells the audience what the respective collection has been suggested by.
Thus, the BR02 watches
are accompanied by a backdrop, which reveals an image of a diver, exploring the sea kingdom. It accentuates the sport features of these models distinguished by supreme water-resistance. The timepieces in question offer the function of continuously rotating graduated bezels and a helium release valve, intended for diving at huge depths.
Reminiscent of 1940s, a photograph of three pilots
, moving towards their planes, depicted over dashboard instruments and a tank, comes with a selection of Bell & Ross Vintage watches
. The image created has rendered the exciting, yet dangerous decade that was considered to be a Golden Age for iconic timepiece design.
Every model, displayed in the showcase window, is a reflection of the Bell & Ross
brand’s main target, which is manufacturing professional watches
, distinguished by their exactitude, functionality, water-resistance and readability.
Sep 08, 2009
No matter how numerous new black models
are, black will all always remain a highly regarded color for designers. Issued as a limited series, the Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marine Diver Black Surf watch
reveals a lot of black, thus acquiring a very special appeal.
Decorated with the wave patterns, the black textured dial
is reminiscent of black volcanic sand beaches. The timepiece is available in two variations
: both of them are rendered in 18k rose gold. The size of the case is equal to 42.7mm.
The difference between these two models is insignificant. It can be seen on the strap only.
The Maxi Marine Diver
demonstrates a distinctive strap/bracelet design
, exposing two oversized metal links. The link of the first interpretation is made in 18k rose gold, and the link of the second variation is performed in black to coordinate well with the rest of the black rubber strap.
The Ulysse Nardin watch
demonstrates a lovely bezel. The timepiece dial reveals large areas coated with a luminous compound for robust low-light visibility. It also exposes an attractive seconds counter with integrated date aperture along with a power reserve display.
Gold and black have been brought together to create an alluring duo this timepiece is notable for. The Black Surf Maxi Marine limited series watch
will be proposed in a limited number of just 500 items. An individual number will be exposed on a small plate, nestled on every timepiece side.
Sep 08, 2009
The Victorinox Chrono Classic watch
exposes a 41 mm case
, sculptured in stainless steel. It houses an off-white dial, featuring the silver counters with circular graining.
The watch is accompanied by a stainless steel bracelet
finished with a push-button clasp. Both the case and the bracelet demonstrate polished and brushed finishes.
The timepiece is powered by a Swiss quartz movement
. The Victorinox Chrono Classic model is fitted with an anti-reflective sapphire crystal and exposes a screw-in case-back. The watch dial features hands and markers, bright due to the luminous compound they are coated with.
The model boasts 100-meter water-resistance
Two counters, placed in the upper part of the dial, indicate chronograph hours and minutes. The counter, located underneath, serves as a small seconds indicator, revolving without stopping. The central seconds hand shows chronograph seconds.
Watch enthusiasts will definitely be impressed with the unrivalled quality of this extraordinary watch
Sep 07, 2009
On August 30th, the horological company Jaeger-LeCoultre
won another victory on the polo fields, since the team, supported by this watch-maker, claimed the cup for the 2009 Polo Masters Geneva event
at the Club Veytay grounds in Mies
The Jaeger-LeCoultre polo team
wins the competition for the fourth time in a row, which is a result of joint intensive efforts made by captain team Yves Luginbuhl
, his talented sons Simon
and Alexis de Boismenu
There were more than 5,000 enthusiasts
visiting the event, including such celebrities as retired F1 driver Rene Arnoux, French actress Marie Fugain
, and 2008 Miss Switzerland winner Marie de Cocatrix
The Jaeger-LeCoultre polo team was awarded a trophy, featuring an engraving with its members’ names as a sign of their champion status. The team players were also presented Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso 976 watches
This model stands out due to its artfully enlarged case, if compared to Reverso Classique watches
, and the innovative shape of the manual winding movement, intentionally developed to comply with the sizes of the Grande Reverso case.
The Jaeger-LeCoultre’s exclusive VIP tent has welcomed a special group of more than two hundred people to admire a spectrum of unique watches. Jerome Favier and Cedric Torres of Jaeger-LeCoultre were proud to introduce the brand’s latest creations to the visitors.
Sep 07, 2009
An active supporter of the 66th Venice Film Festival
, the Swiss watch manufacturer Jaeger-LeCoultre
renders a financial assistance to creators of an in-depth documentary film, entitled "Negli Occhi"
The latter describes the life of the late Italian actor Vittorio Mezzogiorno
, an outstanding personality, who accomplished much both in theater and film in the 1970s and 1980s.
Directed by Danielle Anzellotti
and Francesco De Grossi
, the documentary reveals interviews with Mezzogiorno’s colleagues and friends. Vittorio’s daughter, the film’s co-producer, is the one who tells the actor’s life story.
The film "Negli Occhi"
was presented within the framework of the 2009 Venice Film Festival, which started on September 6th and is be over on September 12th. This documentary, shown on September 6th, was competing in the Contracampo Italiano category
2009 is marked with a five-year partnership
between the horological company Jaeger-LeCoultre
and the Mostra
. To celebrate this union’s anniversary and to emphasize the importance of supporting art in films, the renowned Swiss watch-maker presents its own showing in the course of the event. On September 8th, the company arranges a special evening, where guests will be offered a chance to admire some exclusive watches
with two unique Jaeger-LeCoultre re-edition models among them.
A key focal point of this evening will be the Jaeger-Lecoultre Calibre 101 movement
, an extraordinary manual winding mechanism, which has attained its legendary status due to its size, which happens to be the tiniest in the world
. For more than 70 years it allows the watch-making house to produce extremely graceful and refined watches for women.
Sep 07, 2009
The universally famous watchmaker Vacheron Constantin
has recently opened its newest flagship store
, which sprawled at 1881 Heritage, the renovated area of one of Hong Kong's renowned government buildings. The new boutique’s luxurious interior is distinguished by quiet understatement. This special store even offers after-sales services, rendered by a Swiss watch-maker.
To commemorate the establishment the new flagship boutique in Hong Kong and to pay homage to its long history with China, the Swiss watch-making house was proud to unveil an exceptional limited series
of 3 "Dragons" watches
Every model is restricted to just 9 individual items
to be commercialized solely and exclusively at 1881 Heritage in Hong Kong, Vacheron Constantin Mansions in Geneva & Shanghai and Vacheron Constantin boutique in Moscow.
of every watch from this edition, demonstrating a dragon, which is a Chinese symbol of wellbeing and divine strength, is embellished with a hand-crafted Metiers d'Art ancestral Guilloche work
. This motif is generated by alternating usage of two machines: the first is meant for engine-turning straight lines, while the second one is intended for curving and circling as if on a lathe. The successful union of these two techniques resulted in developing totally unprecedented non-geometrical patterns.
Thus, the design employs the enchanting combination of irregular lines
and countless components
, featuring variously colored metallized treatments. It definitely takes Guilloche to new heights: it ascends to the level of a figurative art, outgrowing its conventional role as an abstract geometrical embellishment.
The Grand Opening
will also offer an exclusive opportunity to admire some unique antique watches, displayed from the Vacheron Constantin heritage line in Geneva. Every exceptional model mirrors Vacheron Constantin's rich history.
The brand’s first timepiece, an enamelled dial pocket watch
, manufactured in 1755 by the founder himself, Jean-Marc Vacheron, will appear among the most respectable exhibits.
From September 4th through September 6th, guests of the boutique will get a personal perspective of the first masterworks’ unique designs, which contributed to originating of such Vacheron Constantin's current watch lines
as Patrimony, Overseas, Malte, Overseas, Historiques