Watches and Wonders exhibition: Dive into space

Watches and Wonders exhibition: Dive into space

On the occasion of the world’s largest watch fair, manufacturers love to draw endless inspiration from planets and stars.

Van Cleef & Arpels

Space, time, here are eternal obsessions for humanity as for the masters of the hours (and clocks). On the occasion of the 2022 edition of the Geneva Watches & Wonders Show, several major manufacturers have chosen to scan the meanders of space-time, each in their own way. looked b Van Cleef & Arpels Who, after eight years of the set of clocks representing the course of the planets, this time assigned to him something extraordinary, a worthy descendant of yesterday’s special arrangements.

This planetarium, which is 50 cm high and 66.5 cm wide, adds a poetic dimension to astronomy. Here each star, made of precious stones and metals, moves according to its real rotational time. “We add a narrative and poetic dimension to the watchmaking tradition through the look of this jeweler, admits Nicolas Boss, chief jeweler. Elimination of the hour scale allows you to work almost without restrictions, in line with the mechanism …

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