It was six years prior that Jaeger-LeCoultre divulged 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, gentility and charm – demonstrative of its name. From that point forward, the line has advanced to incorporate complications and creative forms and has become all around the world dearest. Presently, the brand divulges three new Métiers d’Arts Rendez-Vous watches, including the Rendez-Vous Tourbillon and Celestial that balance the line utilizing creative watchmaking crafts.
The new Rendez-Vous watches are a deft mix of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s watchmaking ability and its command of expressions of the human experience, including high-gems diamond setting and creative dial work. Indeed, in the brand’s best in class workshops in Le Sentier, there is a whole floor devoted to Rare Handcrafts “Métiers Rares.” Bathed in light gratitude to the high windows in general, this workshop is the place where the imaginative wizardry occurs; where the new Rendez-Vous Tourbillon and Rendez-Vous Celestial watches wear their sumptuous looks.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Celestial Red and Grey
Easily quite possibly the most appealing watches available, the Rendez-Vous Celestial watch catches hearts with its hypnotizing 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 pointer (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 form, be that as it may, is somewhat unique, in its size and its look, yet both use uncommon expressions and diamond 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 emphasized 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 hold of 45 hours, this watch underscores the brand’s authority of Rare Handcrafts.
The Rendez-Vous Celestial Gray has the entirety of similar brilliant ascribes as its Red kin, be that as it may, its two-level dial portrays the sky graph 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 up to date high-adornments Rendez-Vous tourbillon, the brand utilizes its jewel setting methods to further feature the huge tourbillon escapement in this 39mm watch. Powered by the programmed Caliber 978 with a hand-brightened one-minute tourbillon apparently gliding noticeable all around, the watch offers 45 hours of force hold. The sparkling splendid cut jewels on the dial, and furthermore on the bezel, case sides, improve this complicated escapement.
Two renditions of the new Rendez-Vous precious stone 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 precious stones set on the internal part ring of the dial. In the white gold form, there are 241 jewels altogether (case, dial, bezel, hauls) 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 jewels are fastidiously set by ace experts. Every jewel is exclusively set and cleaned by hand.
Being unique 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, organizer of A Timely Perspective ; and writer of six books on watches.