Manufactured by inspired from Chinese culture, the watch models have been heard. Well, Did you know that Jaquet Droz was the first watchmaker to have made watches for the Chinese?
With craftsmanship in its collections, the brand made With craftsmanship in its collections, the brand made difficult its customers to make choose between them. Even, the brand has a serial, carries the special arts to its watchs’ dials, and its name, came from meaning the art workshop, and is Les Ateliers D’art. This serial includes the timepieces carries the art like as enamelling, painting, engraving on their dials.
Started their cooperation with China in 18th century, Jaquet Droz is honoring this trusty companion and symbol of loyalty, creativity and daring by give place their decorations on the dial of its watches. Year 2014 in China celebrated as year of horse which is the seventh sign in Chinese Zodiac. Jaquet Droz, as based on the long term companion with China, in memoriam of this special year, added 3 models in Ateliers D’art which comes into prominence with its artistic dial decorations.
Each of the three Jaquet Droz watches features at least one of three highly complex artistic decorative techniques on its dial: engraving, painting and grand feu enamel. All are from Jaquet Droz’s Petite Heure Minute collection, with hours and minutes indicated on an off-center subdial. With the first model, how two Arab thoroughbreds cloud be crafted in 39mm case with painting is cloud be seen. As for second model, here comes, in its 43mm case diameter, with American wild mustang’s sculptural illustration. On the dial which the Sculpture has been placed, black enamelled with grand feu technique has applied, either, especially for mane and tale of the horse, champlevé enamelling technique. Used for the horse sculpture, rose gold feasts for the eyes with enamel dial. These two models’ white-gold rotors are visible through a sapphire caseback window.
Manufactured as special to the horse year, third model has decoration of a horse rearing up on its hind leg against a backdrop of the Great Wall of China. For this model has 41mm case diameter, rearing horse engraved by 18k rose gold with patient hands. As for this model’s rotor, 22 K rose gold has used. All the Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Horses models have 18K rose gold cases with 3 ATM water resistance, and are available on either a black or brown alligator leather strap.