It was six years prior that Jaeger-LeCoultre disclosed its first new assortment for ladies in quite a while: Rendez-Vous. Dispatched with Diane Kruger as the face behind the line, the assortment was planned explicitly for ladies and was about sentiment, womanliness and charm – demonstrative of its name. From that point forward, the line has developed to incorporate complications and imaginative forms and has become worldwide cherished. Presently, the brand divulges three new Métiers d’Arts Rendez-Vous watches, including the Rendez-Vous Tourbillon and Celestial that balance the line utilizing imaginative watchmaking crafts.
The new Rendez-Vous watches are a deft mix of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s watchmaking ability and its command of human expressions, including high-adornments diamond setting and imaginative dial work. Truth be told, in the brand’s cutting edge workshops in Le Sentier, there is a whole floor committed to Rare Handcrafts “Métiers Rares.” Bathed in light gratitude to the high windows for what it’s worth, this workshop is the place where the creative enchantment occurs; where the new Rendez-Vous Tourbillon and Rendez-Vous Celestial watches wear their rich looks.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Celestial Red and Grey
Easily perhaps the most charming watches available, the Rendez-Vous Celestial watch catches hearts with its enchanting sky diagram that maps the stars on the dial. The two freshest high adornments forms, the Rendez-Vous Celestial Red and Celestial Gray, are each powered by the Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 809/1 programmed development. Both offer hours, minutes, Rendez-Vous star marker (to set the ideal opportunity for that mysterious gathering) and Sky outline. Each watch includes the continually moving star and shows the changing heavenly bodies in the sky just as the indications of the zodiac. Every rendition, notwithstanding, is somewhat extraordinary, in its size and its look, however both use uncommon expressions and pearl setting to tell their story.
The Rendez-Vous Celestial Red watch is a 37.5mm rose gold case that includes an incredible bezel set with graduated pink sapphires that range in tone from red to pink to amethyst. It is highlighted with splendid cut precious stones. The dial is a pale pink/purple grossular stone and the zodiac signs are plated in shades of pink gold. With a force save of 45 hours, this watch underscores the brand’s authority of Rare Handcrafts.
The Rendez-Vous Celestial Gray has the entirety of similar great credits as its Red kin, in any case, its two-level dial portrays the sky diagram plate in mother-of-pearl with a silvered sunray pattern. Complementing the white tones, the bezel and case sides are set with 113 precious stones weighing 1.86 carats. This watch offers 40 hours of force reserve.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Tourbillon
For the most current high-adornments Rendez-Vous tourbillon, the brand utilizes its pearl setting procedures to additional feature the enormous tourbillon escapement in this 39mm watch. Powered by the programmed Caliber 978 with a hand-enhanced one-minute tourbillon apparently drifting noticeable all around, the watch offers 45 hours of force hold. The sparkling splendid cut precious stones on the dial, and furthermore on the bezel, case sides, upgrade this unpredictable escapement.
Two renditions of the new Rendez-Vous jewel set tourbillon are being offered: one in 18k white gold with a 12 PM blue dial, and one in 18k pink gold with a mother-of-pearl and silver sunray dial – as seen here. On the two models, there are jewels set on the inward section ring of the dial. In the white gold variant, there are 241 jewels altogether (case, dial, bezel, carries) weighing 2.8 carats. The pink gold variant flaunts 215 jewels weighing 2.52 carats.
Each of these new Rendez-Vous watches requires many hours in the Rare Handcrafts “Métiers Rares” workshop where the gold is prepared and the precious stones are fastidiously set by ace specialists. Every precious stone is separately set and cleaned by hand.
Being uncommon pieces from the “Métiers Rares” workshop, the cost of these new watches is just on solicitation. More subtleties on www.jaeger-lecoultre.com .
This article has been composed by Roberta Naas, originator of A Timely Perspective ; and writer of six books on watches.