Prestige Watches Guide July August 2014
Delicate lace and refined embroidery… It’s time for haute couture dials.
Mademoiselle Privé embroidered Camellia decor
18ct yellow gold case set with 60 brilliant-cut diamonds. Embroidered dial made by the House Lesage with 1 rose-cut diamond, 18ct yellow and white gold straws and gold threads. Quartz movement.
Dior VIII Grand Ball «Silk thread» Dior Horlogerie
© Dior Horlogerie
The openwork oscillating weight is embellished with a delicate weave of silk threads made on a lace bobbin by a lady lace-maker from Le Puy, the cradle of French lace-making since the XVIth century. Limited edition of 88 pieces.
Monogram Lace Louis Vuitton
© Louis Vuitton
18ct white gold case, white mother-of-pearl dial set with diamonds, «Lace of Monogram» motif, bezel set with diamonds. Quartz movement.
Cat’s eye Bloom GIRARD-PERREGAUX
© Girard – Perregaux
Steel case set with 64 diamonds, peony lace overlaid onto a hand-polished beige or natural white mother-of-pearl dial. Self-winding mechanical movement.