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The ultimate marriage of horlogerie and couture

THE ULTIMATE MARRIAGE OF HORLOGERIE AND COUTURE

CD114313M002
Dior Christal 38mm chronograph, steel, mirror silver grey sapphire crystal bezel set with 48 diamonds,
silver sun-brushed dial, steel bracelet with 3 mirror silver grey sapphire crystal rows.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Like all our watches, the Dior Christal collection features genuine watch-making products certified by the Swiss Made label. Created in our workshops, Les Ateliers Horlogers, in the heart of the Swiss Jura mountains, they are manufactured with the finest watch-making components.

 

DIOR CHRISTAL 38 MM CHRONOGRAPH

 

•  Case: 316L stainless steel

•  Bezel: “marquetry-like” / 316L stainless steel set with 23 sapphire inserts and 48 diamonds/ unidirectional and turning with 120 divisions

•  Diamonds: 48 diamonds, Ø 1.00 mm, 0.24 carat, color F.G., clarity S.I.

•  Dial: silver sun-brushed with 12 applique polished indexes and internal ring

•  Crystal: curved sapphire

•  Crown: 316L stainless steel with ‘CD' engraved

•  Push-button: 316L stainless steel with pyramid-cut sapphire crystal on top

•  Hands : polished hands with SuperLuminova

•  Bracelet: 316L stainless steel with 3 pyramid-cut scratch-proof mirror silver grey serigraphied sapphire crystal rows

•  Clasp: 316L stainless steel / unfolding with three-blade

•  Water resistance: 50 m

•  Case-back: screwed-in with series name “Dior Christal”engraved

•  Movement: ETA Swiss Chronograph quartz

•  Case: 316L stainless steel

DIOR CHRISTALRANGE SPECIFICITIES: 16 products

I) A unique combination of sapphire crystal and steel
•  A renowned and reliable material currently used in traditional watch-making industry reinvented and reinterpreted by Dior watches.
•  A modification of the initial use of sapphire to become the essential decorative element of this watch.
•  A material renowned for its resistance and scratch-proof properties.
•  A unique look and distinctive design.
•  Subtle combination of steel and sapphire on bracelet, bezel, push-buttons and crown.
•  A unique and exclusive sapphire color treatment highlighting the watch personality.
•  A real craftsmanship and know-how on sapphire cutting, shaping (diamond shape links on bracelet) and insertion on every part of the watch.
•  A transparent material creating light effects, bright tones and shiny sensations.

II) A distinctive look, a unique and creative design
•  A smart reinterpretation of sapphire crystal, giving this line its unique and distinctive personality: a meeting of audacity and seriousness.
•  An original diamond shaped sapphire cut on bracelet link and on push-buttons: a touch of fantasy and absolute rigor.
•  Exclusive pattern design on bezel for a very Dior and recognizable touch.
•  Sapphire crystal, a fascinating material reflecting light and creating subtle transparent effects. As small pyramids the facets create a diamond-like sparkling effect.
•  A line made of bright and very Dior feminine colors, possible thanks to sapphire color treatment: Silk pink – Immaculate white – Mirror silver grey .
•  A strong and distinctive Dior identity on dial.

III) The finest luxury combined with high-end craftsmanship
•  A creative brand statement expressing Dior creativity and know-how.
•  Bezel craftsmanship and creative settings embossed with sapphire and diamonds.
•  Work of art for incrustations of sapphire on bezel.
•  An expert knowledge and high-precision for cutting, shaping, engraving, coloring, and fixing the sapphire crystal.
•  Very high-jewelry versions, with full sapphire bracelet, diamond-set bracelet and full diamond-set bezels (under development).

IV) A genuine watch-making product
•  A round and timeless design with integrated horns.
•  Unidirectional turning bezel.
•  A real identity and distinctiveness through a unique dial design.
•  Refined dials with applique indexes, transfer Arabic numbers, minute counter with a frame reusing the outer sapphire color.
•  A wide range of dial colors: white MOP, silver sun brushed, white lacquered.
•  A range available in 2 sizes: 28 mm watch and 38 mm chronograph.
•  Swiss made ETA movements.
•  Water resistance: 50 meters.

V) Bezel identity - 2 types of bezel:
•  Standard bezel – Functional turning bezel
- Sapphire bezel tooled to apply steel indexes every 5 minutes
- Engraved and serigraphied sapphire to display the minutes between the silver applique indexes
- Indication of 40' engraved on the sapphire

•  Jewelry bezel – Aesthetical turning bezel
- “Marquetry-like” bezel set with
- 21 sapphire inserts and 44 diamonds on 28 mm watch version
- 23 sapphire inserts and 48 diamonds on 38 mm chrono version
- Different and progressive incrustations sizes

VI) Bracelet identity - 2 types of bracelets
•  Standard bracelet
- Sapphire cut and fixed on a steel basis
- 1 central pyramid-cut sapphire rank
- 2 lateral steel ranks

•  Full sapphire bracelet
- Sapphire cut and fixed on a steel basis
- 3 pyramid-cut sapphire ranks

VI) Dial identity:
•  Dior transfer branding at 12 h
•  Applique indexes
•  Silver transfer Arabic numbers
•  Internal minute counter with applied or serigraphied frame (depending on dial color)
•  Snailed sun-brushed counters
•  Date on chronograph
•  Ring highlighted with SuperLuminova indications at 3' / 6' / 9' and 12'

VI) Case-back identity:
•  Range name engraving
•  Sapphire engraving
•  Pattern reminding the sapphire shape