Watches and jewellery is a family. For master watchmaker Breguet, creating a high-end jewelry watch is just like complex functions. It requires superb craftsmanship, aesthetics and professional skills. The new Perles Impériales Haute Joaillerie haute jewellery watch pays tribute to Napoléon Bonaparte’s beloved Empress Josephine (Joséphine de Beauharnais), along with the previous Volants Reine de Naples ‘The Queen of Naples’s Seduction’, Le Désir de la Reine and Secret de la Reine high jewelry watch, showing Breguet’s profound skills in jewelry craftsmanship.
Caroline Bonaparte, Queen de Naples
Since the creation of the brand in 1735, Breguet has been creating timepiece masterpieces that combine exquisite jewelry with mechanical craftsmanship for the royal family. For example, the Queen of France, Marie Antoinette and the Queen of Naples, Caroline Bonaparte, Queen of Naples, etc., are all Breguet’s valued customers. Fine jewellery timepieces are recorded in the historical documents of the Breguet workshops, becoming a source of inspiration for modern Breguet watchmakers.
Queen Josephine, wife of Napoleon Bonaparte
Perles Impériales Haute Joaillerie High Jewellery Watch combines exquisite jewellery and mechanical craftsmanship
This year, Breguet paid tribute to Napoléon Bonaparte’s wife Queen Josephine for the first time, launching the new Perles Impériales Haute Joaillerie high-end jewelry watch. Josephine loves art and is a fan of Breguet. She has been searching for Breguet’s timepieces for the Bonaparte family. In 1800, she bought a small touch pocket watch with the number 611, with a blue enamel case and diamond-decorated bezel. The new Perles Impériales Haute Joaillerie haute jewellery watch is inspired by the Ref. 611 pocket watch and the jewelry accessories of Empress Josephine.
Ref.611 pocket watch front
Ref.611 pocket watch back
Ref.611 Pocket Watch Open
The new Perles Impériales Haute Joaillerie haute jewellery watch showcases Breguet’s superb jewellery setting technology. The periphery of the bezel is set with round diamonds, which are like flowers, highlighting Breguet’s classic egg-shaped case, reminiscent of Breguet’s famous Naples series. The combination of soft curves and bright diamonds is fascinating at first sight. The unique structure of the multi-claw inlay method makes each diamond seem to float around the bezel in a vacuum, as the light is refracted at different angles, the waves sway, light and soft. The inner edge of the face plate is set with round diamonds. The 3, 6, 9, and 12 hours in the face plate are also embellished with round diamonds. The most striking is the large pearl ball lugs at 6 o’clock on the lower edge of the case, which further embodies the gorgeous and noble empress Josephine.
Perles Impériales Haute Joaillerie High Jewellery Watch 18K white gold egg-shaped case with lugs set with 24 round diamonds (approximately 0.24 carats), bezel set with 23 round diamonds (approximately 4.12 carats) and 1 Arcoy Pearl, set with 66 round diamonds (approximately 0.13 carats) on the inner edge of the dial, and 15 round diamonds (approximately 0.93 carats) under the claws in a multi-claw setting; the crown is set with a triangular facet Pear-shaped diamond (about 0.28 carats). Sapphire crystal case back; size 34.4 x 28.7 mm; natural mother-of-pearl dial with hand-engraved pattern, small Breguet emblem set at 12 o’clock; eccentric timepiece decorated with 3, 6, 9 and 12 diamond hour symbols. Pinpoint hollow luminous Breguet blue-steel hands; 586/1 self-winding movement with serial number and Breguet signature, 6¾ French cents, 29 gem bearings. 38-hour power reserve, hand-engraved 950 platinum oscillating weight, inline Swiss lever escapement, silicon Breguet hairspring. Frequency of 3Hz (21,600 times per hour), adjusted in 6 different directions; satin strap with folding buckle set with 26 round diamonds (about 0.14 carats); watch with diamonds over 5.7 carats.
Perles Impériales is available in two styles. One is an 18K white gold case with a natural white mother-of-pearl engraved faceplate, decorated with an Arcoy pearl at 6 o’clock; the other is 18K rose gold with Tahiti mother-of-pearl. Shell carving noodle dish. Inside, they are equipped with Breguet’s original self-made mechanical movement, showing the extraordinary technical strength and craftsmanship of Breguet. Sapphire crystal caseback with movement details including silicon balance spring and hand-engraved automatic dial.
Breguet Les Volants de la Reine 8924
Inspired by the clothing of Marie Antoinette, Breguet’s first female customer, the French king, this new jewellery collection shows a surprisingly complex shape, reminiscent of elegant silk and lace The heyday. Breguet watchmakers often refer to the characteristics of this period and look for inspiration to make the brand’s jewelry watch series. Ancient tailors make vivid and complex clothing, in which knots, ribbons, lace and frills compete to show the wearer’s femininity and beauty. This gorgeous idea inspired the finest Breguet jewellery watches. This year, the brand once again combined the attractive charm and mechanical technology of these dress accessories with gems to make the Volants Reine de Naples collection. The metal naughtily evokes the ephemeral beauty of the fabric as it dances. When the wrist moves, the inlaid diamond inlaid knot on the bezel or on the mother-of-pearl dial slowly swings like the trim of clothes. Thanks to Laura’s jewellery expertise, countless diamonds are bathed in the delicate sparkle of the watch. The bezel and dial flange are set with round diamonds, and the interlaced ribbon consisting of baguette diamonds is set with two cushion-shaped sapphires. The diamond scroll and rosette are made by snowflake setting. To meet women’s expectations for formal watchmaking, this watch is equipped with a mechanical movement made with Breguet expertise.
LES VOLANTS DE LA REINE 8924 The Neon Costume of the Queen of Naples High Jewellery Case The case is cast in 18K white gold. The bezel and lugs are set with 146 round diamonds (approximately 2.848 carats), the dial flange is set with 66 round diamonds (approximately 0.132 carats), and the edges are set with 193 round diamonds (approximately 1.07) with snowflake setting technology. Carat), 11 baguette diamonds (approximately 0.35 grams and two cushion-shaped sapphires (approximately 0.59 carats), crown set with a pear-shaped diamond with a triangular facet (approximately 0.28 carats), and spherical ornaments with snowflake setting technology Paved with 61 round diamonds (approximately 0.478 carats). Sapphire crystal case back; size 33 x 24.95; mother-of-pearl dial with 20 round diamonds (approximately 0.02 carats); satin strap with 26 rounds Diamond folding clasp.
In the Volants Reine de Naples series, in addition to watches, there are rings, necklaces and earrings, each with a theme of one or more sapphires. A cushion-shaped sapphire is set in the center of the ring and is rounded with round diamonds. The necklace is set with six cushion-shaped and pear-shaped sapphires, which are matched with ribbons made of round and baguette diamonds. The earrings are a pear-shaped sapphire decorated with round and baguette diamonds.
Le Désir de la Reine High Jewellery Case The case is cast in 18K white gold and set with 146 round diamonds. The dial is set with 66 round diamonds and the bow is set with 110 round diamonds. The crown is decorated with a triangular faceted pear-shaped diamond; the silver-plated 18K gold dial is decorated with white mother-of-pearl and a bow consisting of 18 round diamonds and two pear-shaped diamonds. Needle-cut hollow Breguet blue-steel hands; self-winding movement with individual number and Breguet signature. Caliber 586, 6 ¾ French minutes, 29 jewel bearings, 38-hour power reserve, linear Swiss lever escapement, silicon flat balance spring, 3 Hz vibration frequency, adjusted in 6 different directions, silk satin The watch is equipped with a folding buckle set with 26 round diamonds and a total of about 5.2 carats.
Le Désir de la Reine High Jewellery Watch
The dress worn by Queen Mary at the time was as admirable as her jewelry or hair style. Most of these dresses are decorated with lace, ribbons and bows. Breguet was fascinated by these details, and inspired by this, he created the ‘Le Désir de la Reine’ fine jewelry watch. The bow that adorn this watch stretches to the partially frosted mother-of-pearl dial, and the pear-shaped diamond adds light to the bow, reminiscent of the dress of the time. Since women also appreciate mechanical technology, this 18K white gold watch with silk satin strap is equipped with a self-winding movement. The jeweller at the Breguet workshop also performed a bow on the ring, set with an oval diamond in the center.
Elisabeth Vis-le-Bren draws portrait ‘Mary-Antoinette and Rose’ after the French King
Secret de la Reine
In 1783, Elisabeth Vis-le-Brun painted the portrait ‘Mary-Antoinette and the Rose’ after the French King. To commemorate this most famous customer, Breguet took inspiration from the world of Marie-Antoinette to create the elegant “La Rose de la Reine” series, with the theme of roses held in the portrait of the queen and shells Embossed, this traditional shell carving technique originates from southern Italy. Today, Breguet has added a new member. The watch is named ‘Secret de la Reine’. It is also accompanied by a set of jewelry including rings, bracelets, earrings, pendants and made of Arcoy pearls. It is one or two meters long. Necklace. Generally speaking, secret watches are about to hide the time, push the shell embossed rose to show the hours and minutes. Rose petals show tiny craftsmanship, and Breguet’s diamond-setting technology is on the dial, dial flange and the series’ iconic bow. Crafted in 18K white gold or 18K rose gold, this Breguet ladies’ watch is equipped with a self-winding mechanical movement 586, with anti-glare glass on the front and back.
Secret de la Reine High Jewellery Watch The round case is cast in 18K white gold and is set with a unique hand-carved shell embossed decoration, and a rosette paved with 431 round diamonds. Pushing the rotating shaft can read the time. Dial with 48 diamonds on the bezel; silver-plated 18K gold dial with 116 diamonds, Breguet white mother-of-pearl badge at 12 o’clock, needlepoint hollow Breguet blue-steel hands; self-winding movement with Individual number and Breguet signature. Caliber 586, 6¾ legal minutes, 29 jewel bearings, 38-hour power reserve. Straight Swiss lever escapement, silicon flat balance spring, 3 Hz frequency, total diamonds approx. 3 carats.