Precious watches are inspired by nature; a nature that is stylised, touching and bucolic, expressing a different dimension of time, of movement, of emotion and celebrating the savoir-faire of jewellers, engravers, stone setters, sculptors, miniature painters and watchmakers who perpetuate and enrich the Maison’s watch collections. Each timepiece embodies the extraordinary dreams, creativity, technical ingenuity and jewellery expertise of Chaumet.
The Attrape-moi… si tu m’aimes collection expresses the Maison’s bestiary in a stunning performance of jeweller’s art: flowers, insects, butterflies and birds take the stage to tell miniature stories of love and seduction in a decor of luxuriant nature.
Six butterflies adorned with an intricate inlay of red carnelian, white wood and blackened gold seem to flutter on diamond-set rose gold stems. This uncluttered and detailed choreography is enhanced by a precious myrtle burl wood background.
The dial adorns a 35 millimetre rose gold watchcase that is set with diamonds. The bracelet, in coloured satin or white alligator with a rose gold diamond-set pin buckle, is attached to the two horns – their perfect perpendicularity underscores the design’s purity. Finally, the two hands are animated by a selfwinding mechanism featuring an oscillating mass that is engraved with the design of a dragonfly, a butterfly or a bee as an ultimate refinement…