Saturday, April 2, 2016

Dewitt Classic Jewellery Moon Abstraction

Swiss luxury watch manufacture DeWitt pays tribute to the artistic crafts and adorns its Classic Jewellery watch with an exceptional dial of celestial inspiration.

With this third creation, DeWitt pays an elegant tribute to the spirit of majesty and freedom of the Emperor Napoleon, a direct ancestor of Jérôme de Witt, the founder of the Manufacture. No paint is used, and the dials are crafted from powdered pigments. Powdered diamond, platinum, gold, pearl, lapis lazuli and other gemstones create a unique, delicately ethereal design.
After its first two dials inspired by the Japanese spring, the DeWitt Manufacture has chosen the Classic Jewellery watch model for this abstract interpretation of a lunar landscape.
With its pure lines and slender imperial columns, the watch’s 18-carat rose gold case highlights the delicate refinement of the dial. The 60 diamonds adorning the bezel emphasise the brilliance of this celestial design, crafted from powdered precious stones.

Technical details
Model: Classic Jewellery, Moon Abstraction
Reference: CLA. HMS/102.005

Movement
Calibre reference: DWHMS
Mechanical self-winding movement
Power reserve: 42 hours
Oscillating rotor: DeWitt design with Côtes de Genève pattern
Vibrations: 28,800 vph
Balance: 3-armed, made in Glucydur
Diameter: 25.60 mm
Jewelling: 21 jewels

Functions
Hours, minutes, central seconds

Case
Round case with DeWitt imperial columns on the sides
Material: 18-carat rose gold set with 60 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 1.39 cts)
Diameter: 40 mm
Total thickness: 9.6 mm
Crown: 18-carat rose gold, polished and brushed, "W" signature
Case back: Sapphire crystal
Distance between lugs: 20 mm
Water-resistance: 30 metres

Dial
Celestial motif hand-crafted using powdered diamond, pearl, platinum, gold, lapis lazuli and other gemstones

Hands
Hours and minutes: 18-carat rose gold, open-worked hands in the form of double-edged swords
Central second: 18-carat rose gold, thin and elegant

Wristband
Blue alligator
18-carat rose gold pin buckle, polished, engraved “W” signature

Edition
Limited edition of 10 pieces

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