As the New Year approaches, Swiss top watch brand Vacheron Constantin continues to make big moves, launching a series of unique watches in the Les Cabinotiers loft craftsman series, which include ultra-complex mechanical designs, exquisite engravings, and gem-setting techniques, which are indeed the ultimate visual enjoyment.
Minute repeater tourbillon watch
This year, Vacheron Constantin has specially launched two-minute repeater tourbillon watches in the Les Cabinotiers loft craftsman series, each produced in limited edition, representing the pioneering spirit of looking at the world. Imitation watches.
The white gold “Art of the Middle East” minute repeater tourbillon draws inspiration from the architecture of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi. The scrollwork is carved on the case using the line carving process, and the outer edge of the dial is decorated with geometric patterns. The entire work took three months to complete.
The other is made of gold material to pay tribute to Vacheron Constantin’s achievements in the United States since 1832.
Drawing inspiration from the Art Deco period, the dial is divided into two layers and contains 110 individually cut and polished pear and tulipwood slices. Combining cloisonné enamel and fine wood inlay techniques vividly reproduces the classic interior decoration of the golden age of the “Art Deco” image.
Loft Craftsman’s “Picture of the Resort”
As the name suggests, to further demonstrate the connection between Geneva, Switzerland, and Asia, the Loft Craftsman series is based on the brand’s four unforgettable places as a blueprint, vividly reproducing the ruins of Angkor Wat, the Old Summer Palace, the Confucius Temple in Beijing and the Imperial College, and the 19th century Vacheron Constantin on the dial. A classic resort scene of the Geneva headquarters of the period.
It is said that each dial took at least 200 hours to complete. The thickness is about 9 mm. It is equipped with a self-made ultra-thin automatic movement. Three watches are made of 5N rose gold, and one is made of white gold. Made.
Maltese tourbillon watch
The 38mm x 48.3mm 5N pink gold watch is equipped with 2790 SQ manual winding tourbillon movement. In tribute to the Haussmann style and its agency in Paris since the early 19th century, Vacheron Constantin launched the new Les Cabinotiers Attic Craftsman “Haussmann” “Feng Hua” Maltese Skeleton Tourbillon Watch.
Both the case and movement are heavily engraved, taking more than 150 hours, and the depth of the engraving remains roughly the same, about 4/10 mm, an incredible level of sophistication. Richard mille replica.
Armillary Sphere Tourbillon Watch
The Armillary Sky Tourbillon watch also celebrates the Art Deco style, but this time, the watch aims to celebrate the entire America. It has a 45 mm × 20.1 mm 2N gold case and is equipped with the brand’s ace movement masterpiece 1990 manual winding movement, equipped with a bi-axial tourbillon and retrograde hour and minute displays.
The case is also richly decorated with engravings, and the front of the movement is decorated with hand-made guilloché and has a black DLC coating. The engraving on this watch alone took more than a month to complete.
“Xianglong” grayscale enamel high jewelry watch
The final piece of the Loft Artisan collection is the “Xianglong” grayscale enamel high jewelry watch with Chinese solid elements. This watch is decorated with a gray enamel dragon engraving on the dial. The 40 mm white gold case is set with 146 handset baguette-cut diamonds and is equipped with an ultra-thin 1120 automatic movement.
In an enameled style using only gray tones on a dark background, each layer must be fired precisely in the kiln to reveal the deep and exquisite detail of the chosen pattern.