Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Corum Bubble 42 Juliette Jourdain

Corum has partnered with young photographer Juliette Jourdain to realize a new Bubblesque creation to the Swiss watch brand’s iconic Bubble watch collection.

Between the eccentricity and captivating creativity of the young photographer and the legendary, effervescent Bubble, this is an obvious partnership. Once again, Juliette enthrals us with her unbridled inventive spirit, her boundless imagination and her ability to come up with equally wonderful and attractive characters and skilfully immortalise them on paper. Whether staging herself or calling on models, her portraits are fascinating and leave us in awe of her creative world.  The new Bubble, covered by its traditional, timeless sapphire dome, charms us with its pure colours.
The dial depicts a self portrait of the talented photographer, showcasing her keen artistic flair.  The portrait is breathtaking – it exudes purity with her intense eyes and delicately defined features. On the dial, raised crystalline diamond drops run down the young woman’s face. Devoid of numerals and markers and featuring only very discreet hands, this highly refined Bubble is nonetheless captivating.

The pure white vulcanised rubber strap forms a delicate contrast with the metallic grey of the stainless steel. 

Launched in 2000, Corum’s Bubble – now a Swiss watchmaking icon – has injected a wave of fun and youthfulness into the La Chaux-de-Fonds watch brand for almost 20 years, while proudly preserving its innovative spirit.

About Juliette Jourdain
26-year-old Juliette Jourdain is a young Paris-based photographer who holds a degree from the EFET School of photography. She first ventured into the vast and abstract world of art at a very young age through drawing and painting. She then went on to specialise in photography, which brought together her various passions.  Drawing her inspiration from her own imagination, she takes photographs like she would paint a canvas to depict her dream world. Expressing a primarily illustrative eccentric vision, her portraits – for the most part self portraits – deal with creating characters in the fashion world.

Technical details
Model: BUBBLE 42 J. JOURDAIN
L082/03361 - 082.410.20/0379 JJ01

Movement
Movement number: CO 082
Winding system: Automatic
Functions: Hour & Minute • Second
Power reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 4 Hz, 28'800 vph
Dimension: 11 1/2'''
Rubies: 21

Dial
Material: Brass
Distinctive features: Artistic 3D
Hands: Hour and minute: Leaf • Rhodium-coated • Skeleton

Case
Shape: Round
Dimension: 42 mm
Thickness: 16.50 mm
Case material: Stainless steel
Crown material: Stainless steel
Crystal: Domed sapphire crystal with anti reflective treatment
Back type: Screwed in open back cover in stainless steel with glare proof sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: 100 meters / 10 ATM

Bracelet
Material: Vulcanized rubber
Colours: White
Interhorn/Buckle: 22/18 mm
Buckle type: Tongue buckle
Buckle material: Stainless steel

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