Saturday, January 21, 2017

Hublot Big Bang Broderie Sugar Skull Fluo

The Big Bang Sugar Skull Fluo, the new neon trend icon from the popular Big Bang collection by Hublot, is adorned with fluorescent accents. It offers four luminous guipure lace iterations to adorn the wrist. Striking and confidently glamorous, they dress the finest St Gallen embroidery in bright, bold colours. Cobalt Blue, Sunflower, Hot Pink and Malachite Green are the four shades chosen to enlighten and refresh.
For spring 2017, the Big Bang Broderie Sugar Skull Fluo is once again revisiting traditional materials in an original, modern way – this time with Bischoff embroidery from St Gallen. This ancestral craft has travelled across the globe and is entrenched within the world of fashion.
In order to take the Art of Fusion to its very pinnacle and assert its desire to move embroidery away from its traditional applications and challenge its identity, Hublot naturally turned to the magician of Swiss embroidery: Bischoff. With its cutting-edge innovation, performance and creativity, internationally renowned Swiss brand Bischoff is a key industry figure. In its workshops in St Gallen, near Zurich, Bischoff's master artisans created specially commissioned fluorescent embroidery on silk organza delicately embroidered with floral arabesque motifs and subtly revealing the ‘skull’ design that will adorn the dial.
This eye-catching fluorescent lace contrasts against the black ceramic, adding depth to the watch's original design.
Its 41 mm case reveals ‘skull’ motif embroidery in electric shades, enhanced by 12 coloured gemstones – blue, yellow, or pink sapphires or tsavorites – and a strap embroidered with a bright applique. Four colours released as a total of 100 pieces.
Technical details
Model: Big Bang Broderie Sugar Skull Fluo

References
343.CP.6590.NR.1233 – HOT PINK, limited edition of 100 pieces
343.CY.6590.NR.1211 - SUNFLOWER, limited edition of 100 pieces
343.CL.6590.NR.1201 – COBALT BLUE, limited edition of 100 pieces
343.CG.6590.NR.1222 – MALACHITE GREEN, limited edition of 100 pieces

Case
Diameter: 41 mm
Thickness: 13.20 mm
Polished black ceramic
Case-back: Polished black ceramic with sapphire crystal
Screws: Black-plated titanium
Crystal: Sapphire with anti-reflective treatment
Water resistance: 10 ATM or approximately 100 metres

Dial
Combination of carbon fibre and black silk on an upper layer with embroidery in pink (set with 12 pink sapphires), yellow (set with 12 yellow sapphires), blue (set with 12 blue sapphires) or green (set with 12 tsavorites)

Bezel
Polished black-plated
- HOT PINK – set with 36 pink sapphires
- SUNFLOWER – set with 36 yellow sapphires
- COBALT BLUE – set with 36 blue sapphires
- MALACHITE GREEN – set with 36 tsavorites
6 H-shaped black-plated titanium screws

Movement
HUB1110 Self-winding mechanical movement
Swiss lever escapement
Oscillating weight: open-worked tungsten rotor
Power reserve: Approximately 42 hours
No. of components: 63 (25 jewels)
Frequency: 4hz (28,800 Vib/h)

Strap
Black rubber and pink, yellow, blue and green embroidery on silk satin
Buckle: Black-plated stainless steel folding buckle

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