His & HersPrestige Watches Guide July-August 2014
Precious moments… for two
Stretched rectangular case, pure and readable dial, golden sculpture of the gadroons, discreet sparkle of the cabochon… Large model in pink gold. Small model in steel set with diamonds.
MALTE VACHERON CONSTANTIN
© Vacheron Constantin
•Small model in white gold set with 50 diamonds, silvered sand-blasted dial, small seconds at 6h, hand-wound movement. •Men watch in white gold, silvered sand-blasted dial, small seconds at 6h, hand-wound movement.
Arceau Millefiori Hermès
Crystal dials crafted using the same technique as for the Millefiori paperweights from the Cristalleries Saint-Louis. Self-winding movement. 41mm case in white gold, matt indigo blue alligator strap. 34mm case in white gold set with 60 diamonds, smooth raspberry alligator strap.
Clifton BAUME & MERCIER
© Baume & Mercier
•30mm steel case, mother-of-pearl dial set with diamonds, self-winding movement. •41mm steel case, small second at 6h, date at 3h.
Marine Diver & Lady Diver ULYSSE NARDIN
© Ulysse Nardin
Steel case, unidirectional rotating bezel, self-winding movement. • Marine Diver: 44mm case, power reserve indicator at 12h, small seconds and date at 6h. • Lady Diver: 40mm case, date at 6h.
Inspired by a 1930s Hamilton sports watch with a protective cover. Strategically placed small openings on the intricately decorated folding flap suggest that a peek inside could be worthwhile. Available as a male or a female limited edition piece.
L.U.C XPS 35 mm CHOPARD
Pink gold ultra-thin case, polished or diamond-set bezel, shimmering white mother-of-pearl or sunburst satin-brushed silver-toned dial. Self-winding movement.