There’s no problem with healthy competition, and knowing through the current watch trend for decorative dials, watchmakers are outdoing each other to captivate the attention of potential clients.
The miniature canvas of the dial demands the abilities of highly specialized artists, gemsetters, enamellers, engravers, embroiderers as well as feather marquetry experts. You’ve seen some floral dials and butterfly dials this season, together with some that recreate the sashay of the high fashion ball gown or even the experience of freshly fallen snow. Let’s have a look at more of those beautiful watches from Lv, Patek Philippe, Chaumet and Dior.
The Lv Ramage watches echo the spirit of Nicolas Ghesquière’s 2015 Cruise Show collection – an invite to luxuriate under the sun in high LV style. The dials of those ladies’ watches have a central ramage pattern contained inside a colourful windmill. The ramage – or branch – pattern, and also the LV logo design, happens to be delicately colored manually, and also the colourful windmill whirls against a awesome background of snow-set diamonds. The dainty 30mm white gold or platinum situation about this Lv watch houses a quarta movement and occur an alligator strap to complement the color palette from the dial.
Patek Philippe is a relentless crusader within the upkeep of rare handcrafts, saving many abilities which were around the edge of extinction. The tenacity and belief within the revival of carefully decorated dials and cases on Patek Philippe watches has created some exquisite pieces of art, including this Calatrava model showing a “common pheasant”. As you can tell, there’s nothing common relating to this pheasant, whose down happen to be introduced to existence with champlevé and cloisonné enamel on the hands-guillochéd background. The pink gold situation is placed with diamonds and houses Patek’s ultra-thin mechanical automatic Calibre 240.
Consistent with its spirit like a Maison of high jewelry, Chaumet watches will always be breathtaking. The Attrape-moi…si tu m’aimes collection includes this lovely 35mm white gold or platinum watch buzzing with blue and red-colored hands-colored dragonflies. The rose gold model features two stylised poppy flowers along with a red-colored butterfly on the pink opal background. The flower petals from the poppies are manufactured from hands-created turquoise, and also the pistils set with royal blue sapphires, as the butterfly is made of sculpted whitened mother-of-gem with orange enamel on its wings. Both models are outfitted having a Swiss automatic movement and hang with diamonds around the bezel.
We view a lot of wonderful Dior watches this season featuring the miracle of high fashion that it might be impossible to choose a popular. The Grand Soir Origami collection, inspired through the traditional art of Japanese paper folding, recreates the geometric silhouettes and artful pleating of Christian Dior’s Change. The dials from the five watches – each a distinctive piece – are decorated with geometrically cut mother-of-gem, that is then focused on the gold dial using marquetry. The abstract motif is presented with a bezel of stunning gemstones, including baguette helix-cut diamonds and sapphires, triangular-cut tsavorites, pink sapphires and aquamarines, which all add depth, light along with a expensive of colour to those mesmerising Dior watch dials. All of the Grand Soir Origami 33mm gold models include a computerized movement made solely for Dior by Zenith.