Sunday, March 27, 2016

Emile Chouriet Classic Wisdom

Elegance and classicism, the Wisdom collection includes among Emile Chouriet’s most iconic timepieces. Paying tribute to the patient craftsmanship and refined techniques of the timekeeping tradition in Geneva, the design is nonetheless resolutely contemporary, demonstrating how the wisdom of the past can strengthen the experimentations of the present when it informs them.

The design of the Classic Wisdom epitomizes the bridge between tradition and modernity which defines the collection. The two wings of Emile Chouriet’s logo/emblem are spread out across the dial, resembling a wave, and give a distinctive contemporary feel to a classic and elegant timepiece.
The dial is an encounter between two different textures of black. The lower side is made out of rough metal, a mat and dense surface which creates an impression of opening by absorbing the light, as if a new, abstract dimension opens within the dial. The upper side is glossier, a texture obtained through sunray brushing which reflects the light in multiple shades of black.
This reinterpretation of Emile Chouriet’s signature wings provides a visual expression to our ambition: the two complementary textures of black, glossy and dark, symbolize the encounter between tradition and modernity which informs the watch.

Technical details
Automatic movement EC9316

Hours, minutes, seconds and date at 3H

Stainless steel case
40 mm diameter
Sapphire crystal front and back
Water-resistant to 30 m

Two level dark grey dial with luminous index
Luminous silvered hands

Black leather strap or Stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp

Retail Price
From 1'000.- CHF

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