Jaquet Droz and its partners - Tourbillon boutique in San Francisco on September 26th and L’oro Jewellery in Toronto, Canada on September 28th - collaborated in special evenings of craftsmanship and art appreciation. The guests participated in the unique events to uncover the fascinating mastery behind enamel painting, one of the Jaquet Droz’s signature techniques.
The watch enthusiasts got a chance to work alongside the Jaquet Droz’s Master Painter who came for the events from Switzerland as they painted their own dial featuring the Petite Heure Minute Lion. The guests were then presented with the brand’s novelties and collections all showing the meticulous art and mechanical marvels in two successful evenings.
“Some watches tell time, some tell a story”
The Maison unveils the new radically innovative aesthetic of its masterpiece, whose tourbillon is revealed through meticulous geometry.
For the ninth consecutive time, Jaquet Droz is proud to donate a unique piece of its own creation, designed exclusively for Only Watch, a charity sale to benefit the Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy), and featuring a degree of technical ambition and aesthetic never-before achieved: A Grande Seconde Skelet-One Tourbillon adorned with a plique-à-jour enamel dial.
Issued in eight pieces to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the founder Pierre Jaquet-Droz, the Bird Repeater, an automaton with a minute repeater, embodies the essence of the House. Its dial in white mother-of-pearl and black onyx features appliqués in 18K red gold. Multiple bird animations, eggs hatching and the river in the background breathe life into this creation. This weave of intricate animations, completely engraved and painted by hand, resonates with a minute repeater, which is housed at the heart of its 18K red gold case in 47mm, one of fine watchmaking's most virtuoso complications.
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