Month: July 2013

Spike Lee Wins 2012 Jaeger-lecoultre Director Honor

At the 69th Venice International Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre and the Venice Biennale jointly presented the 2012 ‘Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker’ to the United States Well-known director, screenwriter, actor and producer Spike Lee in recognition of his innovation in contemporary cinema. American famous director, screenwriter, actor and producer Spike Lee wins the 2012 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker
    Alberto Barbera, director of the Venice Film Festival, said: ‘Spike Lee has a bold and innovative spirit. He has written many avant-garde movies and moxibustions of the population. The results are often unexpected. , Full of extraordinary spirit. His films prompt us to rethink our own prejudices and stereotypes. ‘
   After the awards ceremony, the 69th Venice Film Festival will premiere the latest documentary of Parker Lee’s latest documentary ‘Bad 25’. On the 25th anniversary of the release of Michael Jackson’s famous record ‘Bad’, Spark Lee shot this work in memory of the king of pop music. He has directed music videos for Michael Jackson’s two songs, ‘They Do n’t Care About Us’ (1997) and ‘This Is It’ (2009). Famous American director, screenwriter, actor and producer Spark Lee wears Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX 2 Chronograph DBS chronograph watch
    Jaeger-LeCoultre sponsored the Venice International Film Festival for eight consecutive years and presented the director’s honor award six times. In the past 5 years, this award has been awarded to filmmakers who have made great contributions to the modern film industry. They are: Takeshi Kitano (2007), Abbas Kiarostami (2008), Agnes Varda (2008), Sylvester Stallone (2009), Mani Ratnam (2010), and Al Al Pacino (2011).

Classic And Upgrade Recommended Several New Works

Reverso is a unique and amazing product of Jaeger-LeCoultre. Instead of overshadowing over time, it has become a trend-setting fashion. The new Reverso collection launched in 2012 includes three models.
EGrande Reverso Blue Enamel
Blue, endless blue. The deep blue enamel dial is memorable at first sight. Made from the purest ancient enamel craftsmanship from ancient times, the enamel-painted white gold dial was baked 20 times in a furnace fire at a temperature of nearly 800 degrees Celsius to show the star-like electro-optic blue.

Jaeger-LeCoultre large blue enamel dial flip watch
腕表 This watch uses Jaeger-LeCoultre 822 manual winding mechanical movement, which is entirely manufactured, assembled and decorated by Jaeger-LeCoultre. Its vibration frequency is up to 21,600 times per hour and it has a 45-hour power reserve. The Grande Reverso Blue Enamel has a limited edition of 50 pieces. It still maintains the unique tradition of the back dial that can be personalized and engraved.
Grande Reverso Ultra Thin SQ
EGrande Reverso Ultra Thin SQ Large-scale ultra-thin hollowed flip watch, using the ancient hollow-out process, the mechanical movement is completely hollowed out and decorated by hand, so that the complex and aesthetically pleasing mechanical structure is perfectly presented to the eyes.

Jaeger-LeCoultre SQ large ultra-thin skeleton flip watch
The Jaeger-LeCoultre 849RSQ manual-winding movement is only 1.85 mm thick, but it has 128 parts and a frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour. Its extremely delicate mechanical structure is based on extremely precise machining, and the hollow design makes it more complicated and precise.

Movement thickness is only 1.85 mm
In order to highlight the delicate gold and silver craftsmanship, the platinum dial is decorated with exquisite Arabic-style engraving patterns, and the front is translucent slightly blue enamel, which complements the traditional charm of blued hands. The Grande Reverso Ultra Thin SQ is limited to 50 pieces.
Grande Reverso Calendar
The watch displays the day of the week and month through the disc in two windows at 12 o’clock, and the date and moon phase at 6 o’clock. The well-arranged time display and the central hour and minute display using the purest traditional watchmaking technology make reading time more convenient and clear.

Jaeger-LeCoultre large calendar flip watch
腕表 This watch uses Jaeger-LeCoultre 843 manual winding mechanical movement. Its structural design aims to highlight the features of precision and order, and the vertical Geneva ripples highlight the precision and complexity of its geometric patterns.
All travel enthusiasts can fully expect that Breitling’s new size ‘Travel Chronograph’ will be unveiled at this year’s Baselworld. The Breitling World Time Ultimate Chronograph (Chronomat 44 GMT) uses Breitling’s own movement and has a three-time zone time display function.
Breitling World Time Ultimate Chronograph
Breitling World Time Ultimate Chronograph, new 44 mm diameter, its biggest feature is that it can provide three time zone time display at the same time: the red triangle tip hour hand indicates the second time zone time in 24-hour format; two-way rotation with 24-hour digital scale The bezel provides a third time zone reading.

Wide selection of straps
腕表 This watch is made of stainless steel and has a water resistance of 200 meters (660 feet / 20 atmospheres). The dial is available in onyx black, metallic blue, black blue, black gray, Sierra silver, and metallic brown.

A veritable ‘travel chronograph’
Straps can be selected from Barenia leather strap, crocodile leather strap, Ocean Racer rubber strap (with holes), Diver Pro deep diving rubber strap (embossed pattern at the center), Pilot steel bracelet.

Excalibur Brocéliande: A Clever Combination Of Superb Craftsmanship And Complex Aesthetics

Roger, the extraordinary creative skeleton watch
With its fascinating and creative cut-out watches, Dubuis has created novel and ingenious jewellery timepieces for the King of Excalibur series, as well as a new look of feminine style for the cut-out process.

Excalibur Brocéliande
 The Excalibur King series watch is inspired by the legend of King Arthur, exuding the fairytale romantic atmosphere in the mysterious Brocéliande forest. Roger
Dubuis’s designers and movement R & D engineers have inherited these imaginative stories, and have collaborated with jewelry setting experts in a way never seen before to create a set of poetic times with the theme of ivy leaves. Count the trilogy. Roger
With the ingenious combination of exquisite craftsmanship and complex aesthetics, Dubuis tightly “entangles” the brand’s openwork technology with the love of creative jewelry. The recurring natural theme of ivy is also lingering in literature and mythology. It is believed that ivy symbolizes strong emotional attachment and also implies faith and eternity.

 Excalibur Creative Skeleton
Brocéliande’s extraordinary creative skeletonized watch presents this evergreen plant in a subtle and powerful way, with its leaves winding around the dial, symbolizing an intimate relationship. Some decorative jewellery elements are also delicately wrapped around the hollowed-out flying tourbillon movement and dial, making it difficult to distinguish the boundary between the two.
 The first work of this trilogy of poetic timepieces is a limited edition of only 28 pieces, set with approximately 3.44 carats of diamonds, and paired with a fiery red strap. Its rose gold case, along with the bezel, lugs and bezel set with precious stones, sets off the red leaves on the dial, which are composed of semi-precious stones with a fall color. The slender bezel and bezel are inlaid with two rows of bright-cut diamonds, which enhances the overall multi-layered three-dimensional visual effect, while the crown is inlaid with rose-cut diamonds, creating a finishing touch.

 The second chapter of the extraordinary creative hollow poetic trilogy was in 2015 Watches and Miracles-Asia’s Fine Watch Exhibition (WATCHES & WONDERS
2015) debuted: this dazzling and tempting timepiece with 4.56 carats of diamonds is limited to three pieces, and its bezel and lugs are decorated with brilliant baguette-cut diamonds, and 10 on the bezel Bright cut gemstones complement each other. Such a gorgeous and exquisite frame sets off the dial’s pink and purple leaves inlaid with brilliant-cut diamonds and semi-precious stones, which are dotted with delicate gold-lined ivy branches. This rhodium-plated rose gold Excalibur Brocéliande watch is paired with a hand-stitched pink crocodile leather strap, and its adjustable folding clasp is also paved with 32 baguette-cut diamonds, demonstrating a feminine look. Jewelry craftsmanship and watchmaking technology are combined in a wonderful way in the 42mm case of the Excalibur King Series timepieces. The delicately inlaid leaves are presented in different ways, while the jewelry vines alternate in and out of the movement. The splints are staggered. The feminine interpretation of this cut-out craftsmanship is inspired by the grille that provides the ivy’s gentle climb, whether it’s on a wall or fence, these vines always wind up gently and charmingly.

 Into these extraordinary creative skeleton watches is poured infinitely passionate director of production design Lionel
Mr. Favre stated: ‘It is truly rare for jewellers and skeleton craftsmen to have such a unique opportunity to engage in dialogue and interaction for a common creation, a world that is fully dedicated to showing beauty and precious gems, and a focus on percent High-tech expertise combined with one micron precision. This unprecedented cooperation involves a high degree of complexity and requires a certain degree of sophistication. Such a fine composition is undoubtedly an extremely severe challenge. Watch decoration The sexual element is added to the movement in an artistic way, but it does not affect its function at all, which means how sophisticated the assembly process is in such a small volume. ‘
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