Van Cleef & Arpels Les Jardins Four Seasons series: Jardin Italien de la Renaissance watch
Inspired by 15th century author of a fine print, but lost the test of romantic book, “finding love Poliphili” to the brand in 2006 R & D 365 days Quantième de Saison seasons as the carrier movement through the large fire enamel and mother of pearl, lively interpretation of a section of civilization and the natural beautiful love song. The whole series is divided into 4, this paragraph depicts lush Mediterranean garden, and seasonal flow of beauty is Van Cleef & Arpels best interpretation. K white gold and diamond bezel, the markedly magnificent, limited edition 100.
Van Cleef & Arpels in mind the moon
Van Cleef & Arpels moon in mind, techniques, comprehensive, using two or more enamel art. In addition to commonly used around the fill method, filigree method outside of these relatively simple techniques, under the auspices of the Dominique Baron, Van Cleef & Arpels enamel dial with almost all the known techniques, which are more advanced in the industry through the end of the techniques are enamel, transparent stained glass method, gray-painted and gold paint method.
Rose gold case against the backdrop of 5247 Breguet watch white enamel surface becomes chic and clear
“Great fire enamel” firing the black enamel disc Yakedeluo The Eclipse watch
After the enamel is fired at high temperatures the product, so the exception hard. And because in the production process, wrap the metal enamel germ, enamel raw material (a mixture of natural minerals) is also stable, so that after thousands of years, enamel dial color, bright as new, which is a lot of experts like enamel table reason, it is indeed a good thing handed down. Note that, although the hard enamel, but it is brittle and fragile, so usually wear to try to avoid the bump.
In China, people will enamel and “cloisonne”, “Tang Dynasty” process is linked, but in fact a great difference between them. Simply put, enamel is a firing process. On its origin, it was said that Islam found in the desert with a special color of the stone, and then used for decoration. In fact, since the 15th century enamel process has existed in Asia, until more than a century later, the enamel was very popular in Europe, experienced the most times before they slowly return from Europe, China, with Chinese people since ancient times, the existing bronze forging technology, the enamel of a — Cloisonne technology to the peak time, and “Cloisonne” spread in the world. Very well-known as the “Schomburgk enamel” on the bottle Cloisonne Cloisonne process is the most iconic works.
Enamel colors from natural mineral colors, and its melting point is different firing methods, firing sequence will be different, and must keep in mind is this: the most difficult to burn black enamel color, price and more expensive. Because the firing of enamel dial, can not be completely pure and smooth (if there is a number of resin or high-tech means of production “false” enamel), while in other colors, these enamel firing process produces a small “blisters” and holes, and only with a magnifying glass to see. But just like in our daily lives, like the black car is easy to dirty, black enamel in a little “small flaws” are obvious, so firing a qualified black enamel face plate, the success rate is very low, and thus determine its “expensive” attributes. But be sure when we will be the operation of any process, any parts produced in accordance with the standards of the top watch started its pricing rules are not only “how to manually create a less than 1 mm of metal parts.” but also because the watch industry itself has consistently adhered to and the pursuit of unparalleled accuracy, granularity.