Sewing Inspiration

Prestige Watches Guide July August 2014

Delicate lace and refined embroidery… It’s time for haute couture dials.

Mademoiselle Privé embroidered Camellia decor

Chanel

© Chanel

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 VIII GRAND BAL FIL DE SOIE - GREEN SILK AND BLACK CERAMIC 38MM HD

© 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

03- dentelle Full Sertie

© 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

© 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.