Classic timepiece brand Breguet ‘Queen Naples’ series of high-end jewellery watches and jewelry exhibitions will be held in Beijing, Ningbo and Shenzhen. This exhibition is Breguet’s largest Naples queen series to date. Watch exhibition. At that time, the Petite Fleur diamond flower jewellery watch will be presented in China for the first time. The unique and exquisite fine jewellery craftsmanship will radiate the inner light of women. A special 12-year zodiac high-end watch that blends into Chinese tradition is also on the horizon. Its distinctive and stunning dial is all carved by the Breguet shell embossing artist.
Shell relief craft This traditional and ancient craft originated from Torre del Greco (Greek Tower), a small town located in the Naples region of Italy. The skilled craftsman is proud of the classical skills that originated from his parents, and he will be together with kindness, and the world’s first shell embossed dial was born. Through the use of high-relief techniques on the engraving materials to highlight the layered sense of contrast, shell relief has become one of the most amazing crafts in the world. This technique, which was originally used to sculpt rubies such as ruby or sapphire, is also used in the process of shell carving. The extremely delicate engraving pattern was scribed by the technician on different levels of the shell with a simple steel needle, and the depth of the engraving was less than two millimeters. In order to achieve this effect, the technician needs to carefully screen and inspect the color, layering, perspective, level, and overall transparency of the shell.
Breguet Queen of Naples Watch and Jewellery Show at Beijing Anhe Hotel
This time, Breguet specially invited the top watchmaking masters of the brand to come from Naples to show the superb shell relief technique in person, so that the Chinese audience can fully enjoy the charming atmosphere from Naples.
Special 12 Zodiac Premium Watches
Like all Breguet watches, every watch on display is a carefully crafted treasure. The preciousness of the Breguet Naples watch is not only the refined and gorgeous appearance, but also the exquisite craftsmanship to highlight the top style of Breguet brand both inside and outside. From generation to generation, these works of great artistic appreciation have become the guarantee of excellent craftsmanship.
Royal Timepieces, Passing Romance
For more than 200 years, Breguet has fascinated and delighted some of the most famous women in history, including Marie-Antoinette, the Queen of France, and the Marquise de Condorcet. Empress Joséphine. Although people generally do not think that women will pay more attention to devices with outstanding technical performance, in fact, it was the 18th and early 19th century European upper class ladies who raced to buy Breguet watches and cultivated .-L.Breguet) created strong artistic feelings. Breguet understands that to win the heart of a queen, the talents of both a poet and a magician must be combined.
But the fascination with Breguet watches like Caroline Murat is a story that everyone knows in the history of modern watches. In 1808, Napoleon Bonaparte’s bright and ambitious sister put on the Naples crown. From 1808 to 1814, she bought a total of 34 Breguet watches. Many VIPs lead the way.
From Napoleon’s younger sister and her husband, King Joachim Murat, ruled Naples. During this time, she established a special friendship with Breguet, which led to the first watch ever designed specifically to be worn on the wrist. Breguet was commissioned in 1810, received payment in 1811, and delivered the finished product in 1812. The design of this timepiece is very revolutionary: ultra-thin minute repeater watch, goose egg-shaped case, with thermometer and hair Strap braided with gold thread. He was determined to meet Queen Caroline’s requirements, and he was not afraid of difficulties, and he was rewarded accordingly.
夏天 In the summer of 1813, the war in Europe entered a stage of fever, and Breguet lost many VIPs. However, Queen Caroline still bought 12 timepieces (8 timepieces and 4 ordinary timepieces) from her favorite watch master. For Breguet, who was almost in despair, it was tantamount to sending charcoal in the snow.
Queen of Naples
The Reine de Naples collection was named after Caroline Murat and was first introduced on the market in 2002. The goose-egg dial design at a glance, the convex round sapphire inlaid on the crown, make the watch’s decoration extremely feminine, but it will never be lost in pearls. Since its inception, this watch has been an unquestionable classic. It not only reflects the feminine figure in terms of design, but also meets the needs of modern women in terms of functions. The Reine de Naples collection marks a milestone for Breguet. Sales of this series have been unprecedentedly enthusiastic, and a new generation of independent, elegant women are all impressed by its extremely creative, elegant and graceful design. The great success of this watch made Breguet watch company decide to strengthen its position in the Breguet product line, and strive to create a high-end jewelry watch that coexists with the appearance and the inner of women. The Reine de Naples series has become one of the company’s elite series.
Breguet Watch Company has launched the Reine De Naples 8958 Cammea watch of the Queen of Naples series. The innovative shell embossed dial is fascinating, and it is a unique and perfect artistic creativity in the watch industry.
The sculptor from Italy chose natural sea shells for Breguet. After being polished to remove the rough and hard surface, it was then cut according to design requirements to form Breguet’s unique shell pieces, which were then carved by hand by experienced sculptors. , The process is quite complicated, once there is no chance of correction. Therefore, this world-renowned shell embossed dial is a real shell micro-carved artwork. The eccentric hour and minute hands at 6 o’clock seem to retreat quietly, devoting all the applause on the stage to the art of shell relief. A diamond-set white gold case shelters the delicate relief under the sapphire crystal. The watch’s transparent case back sees the hand-engraved gold-plated rotor set with natural mother-of-pearl. The watch is paired with an alligator leather strap with a brown strap with a delicate diamond-folding clasp.
REINE DE NAPLES CAMMEA
Technical Features REF. 8958BB / 51/974 D00D
Case Egg-shaped, cast in 18K white gold, with a fine bezel pattern. The bezel is set with 40 diamonds (approximately 2.42 carats). The crown is set with a triangular faceted diamond (about 0.2 carats). Dimensions: 40 x 31.95 mm. Sapphire crystal case back. Water-resistant to 30 meters.
Dial Embossed natural mother-of-pearl dial (manufactured by hand to form a multi-layered relief pattern on the surface of mother-of-pearl) with Breguet’s signature. At 6 o’clock it is an eccentric lap. Breguet rhodium-plated hands with cutout tips. Different dials have unique patterns.
Movement self-winding with serial number and Breguet signature. 8 minutes, 20 gem bearing, 537/1 movement. 40-hour power reserve, hand-engraved 18K gold pendulum and natural mother-of-pearl. Linear fork lever escapement, single metal ring balance, 3 Hz vibration frequency, adjusted in 5 different directions.
Strap: Brown alligator leather strap, folding buckle set with 26 diamonds (approximately 0.14 carats).