Month: December 2019

2015 Pre-w & W Jaeger-lecoultre Super Thin Master Craftsman

Fascinating with lightness. The outerwear is gorgeous, but not afraid to show its innermost. It is the message conveyed by the Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch. Four watches of this series were widely watched when they were launched, and are very popular with watch lovers. The inside and outside of the watch are meticulously crafted by the watchmaker’s craftsman, and each piece of work interprets a unique style. This series condenses pure beauty and exquisite craftsmanship, which is in the same vein as the Hybrid Artistica’s extraordinary and complex craft series, which reflects Jaeger-LeCoultre’s ingenious innovation and inherits 180 excellent craft traditions. The Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch leads us to explore the skeleton technology and experience the extreme transparency.

Jaeger-LeCoultre has a long tradition of making ultra-thin watches, dating back to 1907. The large workshop chooses to combine the extraordinary handicrafts such as hollowwork, engraving, enamel and jewelry setting with ultra-thin watchmaking technology, which is very creative. The watch is equipped with the extremely reliable Jaeger-LeCoultre 849ASQ mechanical movement. The detailed and tightly meshed gear set is like being in a labyrinth of twists and turns. Gazes along the hand-engraved watch bridge all the way to a hidden corner that is almost out of sight. Even with such unremarkable details, the craftsmen are decorated with chamfers, looming a unique brilliance. Then, his gaze rested on the millimeter-sized decoration made by artisans with precision and dexterity. This subtle light and shadow game can only be achieved with the exquisite craftsmanship of fine watchmaking.

Jaeger-LeCoultre specially designed the hour and minute display for this movement. The Great Workshop regards balance, harmony and clarity as easy to read. These two important elements can be found in every new work. The Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch is equipped with a dial divided into 12 zones by the hour markers, adhering to the great watchmaking tradition, while bringing a clear time reading experience. At the same time, the minute scale surrounding the movement is both functional and aesthetic, like a rare art treasure in the world. Both the front and the back of the watch are decorated with rare craftsmanship (Métiers Rares®) and are presented in four distinct ways. Each Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch is a perfect blend of design, watchmaking craftsmanship and extraordinary craftsmanship in different proportions.

Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch and enamel craftsmanship
Enamel craftsmanship is a veritable art. The enamel is roasted in a fire and presents a unique sense of depth. Applying enamel technology to Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch Beauty is undoubtedly an immortal achievement. The white or rose gold used to make the case is first carved with a guilloche pattern, which echoes the overall design of the watch. Subsequently, the master craftsman filled the case with enamel paint and baked it repeatedly in the furnace until the desired hue appeared. The strong dark blue tone complements the white gold, while the bright light brown echoes the rose gold case. The back of the Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch is also decorated with enamel to reproduce the sequence design of the time zone display, forming a mirror image with the dial, full of dynamics. These two new products are limited to 100 pieces each, which reflects the style of contemporary and bold and confident.

Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch with mother-of-pearl engraving and jewelry setting
Choosing a men’s watch decorated with mother-of-pearl and diamonds is a personal aesthetic choice. Put the watch in your hand and play, you can taste this perfect decoration. The Master Ultra Thin Squelette cutout watch with diamonds clearly considers brilliance as the main line of design. A series of different watch parts are engraved and decorated in different ways, sparkling with subtle contrast between light and dark. The mother-of-pearl exudes a soft iridescent luster. Each time zone is decorated with a piece of hand-engraved natural mother-of-pearl, with a delicate texture. This technique gives the dial a sense of dynamic rhythm. The bezel set with brilliant-cut diamonds makes this design more perfect and sophisticated.

The Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch with diamonds exudes unparalleled charm through surface changes. The slim shoulders on the 38mm diameter case measuring just 4.7mm are hand-engraved. The back of the watch is exactly the same as the front. Also equipped with engraved mother-of-pearl time zone display, through the sapphire crystal case back, it looks like a halo around the delicate and chic hollow movement. The Master Ultra Thin Squelette skeleton watch is available in diamonds in geometric white or warm rose gold. Each watch is limited to 100 pieces.

Master Ultra Thin Squelette
Jaeger-LeCoultre 849ASQ manual winding mechanical movement
Openwork dial, enamel or cutout, engraved mother-of-pearl
Rose or white gold case set with brilliant-cut diamonds

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