Category: Jaquet Droz Swiss Made

Jaquet Droz Swiss Made

Grande Seconde Quantième Ivory Enamel by Jaquet Droz

The 1784 pocket replica watch by Pierre Jaquet-Droz There are some lucky replica watch brands that, to find new inspiration for a replica watch, only have to open the pages of their archives or brand museum and take a look. Jaquet Droz is a good example. The brand was founded by Pierre Jacquet-Droz (1721-1790), a …

Jaquet Droz Swiss Made

New replica watches in red aventurine and sunstone

Both Jaeger-LeCoultre and Jaquet Droz have presented women’s replica watches using versions of orange aventurine or sunstone for the dial. Aventurine is a quartz mineral with inclusions that give it a glistening effect. Van Cleef & Arpels used the blue variety of aventurine in the Midnight Planétarium and the Lady Arpels Heures Filantes, in which …

Jaquet Droz Swiss Made

Jaquet Droz

Several fashion designers have become the subject of movies: Isaac Mizrahi (Unzipped, 1995), Karl Lagerfeld (Lagerfeld Confidential, 2007), Valentino Garavani (Valentino: The Last Emperor, 2008), Coco Chanel (Coco before Chanel, 2009), Yves Saint Laurent (Saint Laurent, 2014), Martin Margiela (The Artist is Absent, 2015), and Raf Simons (Dior and I, 2015). Not to mention Devil …

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Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Butterfly Journey

Case in red gold, 43 mm in diameter, 11.48 mm thick, water resistance 30 metres Dial in grand feu enamel, with painted feijoa flowers Butterfly sculpted in red gold, with champlevé enamel for the wings Automatic Jaquet Droz 2653 movement, 28,800 vph (4 Hertz), power reserve 68 hours Jaquet Droz Butterfly Journey, red gold, reference …

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A hard-boiled replica watch: Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Mosaic Elephant

There have been all sorts of strange and unusual materials used in replica watchmaking, and Jaquet Droz have discovered yet another: eggshell. The elephant depicted on the dial is created using tiny pieces of quails’ eggs, in their natural colours ranging from light beige to brown-grey. The technique originates from Vietnam, and the motif, an …