Here’s a watch that combines high watchmaking art, jewellery art and fine art to exude minute craftsmanship.
High end watches become the go-to when it comes to occasional wear. But what’s the secret of their allure? It’s the fusion of high watchmaking art, jewellery art and fine art that give rise to such outstandingly crafted watches. They exude art de Vivre when worn with their mystical designs. From astronomical allegories to fancies of fauna and flora to sheer gemstone studded watches, such timepieces exude opulence with their intricate designs. Recently, Jacob and Co. introduced its Astronomia Solar Baguette Dragon and Tiger timepiece that showcases the miniature sculpture of a battling dragon and tiger with extensive detailing. Coming to its inner details, the watch is composed of 295 components that look a lot more to be fitted but are placed in a well-structured manner.
It’s the fusion of high watchmaking art, jewellery art and fine art that give rise to such outstandingly crafted watches.
The centre of the watch has a two-carat 288 facet yellow sapphire emblematic of the Sun while the surmounting of the watch is done with baguette-cut diamonds set by hand. The watch has an 18k gold case, lugs and base dials outer ring. The dial has Roman numerals on it which is replete with black lacquer.
Coming to the combative animals that make the major attractive force in the watch, the Dragon and Tiger are created of blue lacquered magnesium with rose gold continents. It also has a small globe inside the dial that rotates itself in 60 seconds. Coming to the casing of the watch, it measures 47 mm in diameter and 21 mm in thickness. The watch comes with swift flying tourbillon movement and weights in a total of 13.87 carats. If you want a dive into the world of highly ornate watches then such watches are a good choice. However the likes of everything basic and elemental might not go for such high-end watches.
However the likes of everything basic and elemental might not go for such high-end watches.