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Creative Complication Colombes

Case
White gold
Bracelet strap
Leather
Buckle
Folding buckle
Setting
Bezel, case, dial, buckle
Waterproofness
30 m
Size
ø 41 mm
Thickness
14.5 mm
Movement
Self-winding mechanical
Power reserve: 36 h, 28'800 variations / hours
Functions
Hours, Minutes
Reference
W24199-BC3
Year
2017
Collection
- / Limited Edition to 12 exemplaires
Price excl.VAT
113'000 CHF
Description

Chaumet, the Parisian jeweller, has been celebrating life and love since 1780.

In a starry night sky, two doves fly to the rhythm of an enchanted ballet. They hold a ring in their beaks, as a symbol of promise. Every hour, the birds meet, and join their rings together to form an 8, synonym of eternity.

Today the Maison opens a new chapter in its horological history, suffused with High Watchmaking savoir-faire, poetry and emotion.
Gone are the traditional hands. Gone also the hours and minutes that endlessly turn round and round in a routine manner. Here, the dial doesn’t just tell the time, it tells a story.

On a guilloché background, the sky is represented by night-blue enamel, sparkling with precious, gold-spangled stars. Opalescent enameled clouds cluster with delicacy.

The sculpted, engraved and diamond-set doves are the stars of the show: in the center, the first represents the hours, pointing at them with its ring; the second bird revolves around it to indicate the minutes.

The mechanism behind this ballet was designed and developed exclusively for Chaumet. The self-winding caliber CP12V-XII was executed in the purest tradition of Swiss watchmaking excellence and know-how.

The Creative Complication Colombes is a limited edition of 12 pieces. Its movement beats at the heart of a precious case, made of white gold, set with 300 brilliant-cut diamonds (2.54 carats). Its sides are decorated with delicate, hand-engraved clouds, and stars set with diamonds. This timepiece is also adorned with a cabochon-cut, night-blue sapphire crown, and with a finely sculpted folding buckle, representing a cloud and snow-set with brilliant-cut diamonds.