LIMITED & NUMBERED EDITION OF ONLY 8 PIECES WORLDWIDE!The art of "PAILLONNEE": "PAILLON" in French translates to "thin leaf of metal", the art of creating these gold ornaments has long been lost, however Jaquet Droz uses paillons produced decades ago. Paillon Decorating is a delicate & complicated art, comprised of applying these delicate ornaments to an enamel based dial & then coating the entire dial with a semi-translucent enamel coating. The procedure requires baking the enamel dial at least 10 times in temperatures over 800 degrees Celsius. This watch features:
Polished 18kt white gold case.
Base royal blue "grand feu" enameled dial with a fine sun-burst texture pattern.
Yellow gold & enamel decorations.
White "grand feu" enamel dial.
Sub-dial encircled with an applied white gold ring, secured to the dial with 3 blued steel screws. The ring has a brushed top & polished beveled corners.
Blued steel hands.
Hour & minutes sub-dial with a combination of black printed Roman & Arabic Numeral hour markers & black printed minute track.
Jaquet Droz Caliber 2653, beats at 28,800 vph, contains 28 Jewels & has an approximate power reserve of 68 hours.