Breguet is recognised on a worldwide scale for its dedication to creating refined female wristwatches, notably these from the Reine de Naples assortment, which is now thought-about the model’s best-selling line for ladies. Its timepieces are impressed by a bracelet watch from yesteryear, crafted from hair and gold thread. It was one of many world’s first purpose-built wristwatches, designed solely for Napoleon Bonaparte’s youngest sister – the Queen of Naples. Caroline Murat was amongst Abraham-Louis Breguet’s elite listing of shoppers in 1810 when she commissioned the timepiece. In tribute to this ingenious design, Breguet releases yet one more iteration for the Reine de Naples assortment. The restricted version of 28 items is trustworthy to the identical oval-shaped case and boasts a singular dial protected by a number of patents, together with a heart-shaped minute hand whose curves contort and remodel its form relying on its positioning.
The Reine de Naples Coeur Everlasting Love Restricted Version watch is devoted to ladies and love. The progressive minute hand, off-set at 6 o’clock towards a white lacquered sapphire crystal dial, includes two impartial arms which can be able to twisting and increasing. The charming motion of the minute hand is courtesy of a set of gears that reach the form of the center at 12 o’clock, but make it extra rounded at 6 o’clock. The oval-shaped cam which mirrors the curves of the Reine de Naples design itself, permits the arms to maneuver at completely different speeds made potential by 4 patents. Craftsmen at Breguet execute the weather of this complication to the identical exacting requirements as they do a mechanical motion – all individually hand-assembled, intricately adorned and thoroughly completed. Key components on the dial are completed in a vermilion pink color to match the watch’s pink alligator leather-based strap, full with an 18-karat rose gold triple folding buckle. Mirroring the watch’s diamond-set flange, surrounding by a diamond-encrusted bezel, are 28 spherical brilliant-cut diamonds, meticulously set into the floor of the buckle.
The Breguet Reine de Naples Coeur Everlasting Love watch is crafted in 18ok rose gold and incorporates a crown set with a single ruby gemstone. These delicate pink components (along with the Arabic numerals depicting each 15 minutes across the observe and the hours displayed centrally in an arc-shaped window) symbolise the romanticism of the watch, launched simply in time for Valentine’s Day 2021. Turning the watch over reveals a clear caseback crafted from sapphire crystal glass and the watch’s particular person quantity engraved into the rim of the gold case. Via the see-through caseback is the self-winding Breguet Calibre 78A0, able to a 40-hour energy reserve and a frequency of three.5Hz, with an anti-magnetic silicon escape wheel.
The 28-piece restricted version Breguet Reine de Naples Coeur Everlasting Love is solely accessible to chose Breguet Boutiques. It comes full inside a pink grained calfskin leather-based envelop clutch bag and is priced at EUR 44,500. Extra particulars at www.breguet.com.