Jul 5

Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Perspectives “Dove” Watch

Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Art Perspectives Dove Watch

How do you feel about this watch? This special and unique model has exclusive association with renowned Métiers d’Art the Manufacture Vacheron Constantin. The watch is created specifically for Only Watch 2011. It is a masterpiece of cooperative work of the enameller, engraver, gemsetter and guillocher. Its uniqueness and magnificence can be easily grasped.

The inspiration comes from the repetitive tiling designs know as tessellation. This Perspectives d’Art provides observers with opportunity to experience the reality that how perceptive human beings are.

This watch is a perfect combination of consummate craftsmanship of several manufacturers. The design of watch vividly expresses the theme of art and accentuates the depth of perspective according to the advanced technique it carries.

As you can see from the picture, construction of the watch reflects several concepts such as geometry, motion and symbolism. The diamond-set, enameled and gold dial is resented in layering and subtly nesting. It seems to deliver several layers of meaning and interpretation.

The watch design is inspired by a drawing of a Dutch artist named Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) who was an engraver and his work is representative of architecture, perspective and space.

The watch features white and red flight doves which is a frequently used motif. This kind of bird symbolizes love and hope. The exquisitely interlocking doves on the dials look like tessellations or jigsaw puzzle parts. When they are presented in such bright colors in a watch, it is truly a skillful combination and stunning decoration.

The watch is built with a super precise and mechanical self-winding movement called Vacheron Constantin Calibre 2460 which carries the prestigious Hallmark of Geneva.

In addition, together with extreme reliability of in-house mechanism, exquisite hand finishes are completely in line with Geneva’s noblest Watchmaking traditions.

Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Art Perspectives Dove Watch

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