Hublot Pays Tribute To South African President Mandela

Nelson Mandela, nicknamed Madiba, was the first black president in the history of South Africa in 1994. 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Mandela died in 2013 at the age of 95. He is synonymous with freedom, hope, and dignity. He is also the unquestionably most influential spokesman on global human rights issues and is respected by the world.

Hublot, the top Swiss watch brand, and the House of Mandela Foundation, founded by the descendants of the Mandela family, launched the Classic Fusion House of Mandela watch, to his great sentiment, and to the family, so Pay the highest respect to the precious heritage of the world.

The Mandela Foundation aims to commemorate Mandela’s life and philosophical ideas, and to launch a number of charitable projects including improving children’s education in South Africa. Therefore, the brand will donate part of the sales revenue of watches to the foundation to achieve charity goals.
Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe said, ‘Nelson Mandela has contributed his life to the human rights movement and has left indelible historical achievements. For us, the launch of the Classic Fusion House of Mandela watch is The great man’s philosophy continues forever. ”
The Classic Fusion House of Mandela 18K King Gold is available in two versions: a 45mm men’s watch and a 42mm women’s watch (set with 35 diamonds on the bezel and a total weight of 1.15 carats). In commemoration of the age of Mandela’s death, the two versions are limited to 95 each. The face plate is engraved with bees spreading wings totems, and the wings symbolize the branches of the Mandela family. The selection of bees is inspired by Mandela’s Xhosa name ‘Rolihlahla’ (meaning ‘the one who dares to take honey from the hive’ or ‘the one who has the courage to challenge or change the situation’). The bee also represents family values-courage, sharing and compassion. In addition, the watch is paired with a black alligator leather strap, showing a low-key look of honor.

Updated: 20. May 2020 — 14:18
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