Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Filter PR by
  
Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater
Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017:  In a powerful homage to the oil industry, the Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Re-peater marks the latest addition to the unique timepieces in the Classic Collection.

Finely crafted in gold and champlevé enamel, this timepiece is an incredibly realistic depiction of the mighty off-shore drilling rigs that dig deep for the world's precious 'black gold'. The glimmering champlevé rig, seen from a low angle, rises majestically from the black sea, with its delicately wrought waves in the foreground. A dramatic red sky highlights the stunningly detailed structure, while in the background, another golden rig works industrious-ly away. 

Three 18-Karat gold cranes - the Jaquemarts - move and sound when the minute repeater is activated indicating the hours, quarter hours and minutes. Known for its crystalline chimes as well as for its impressive mechanical timekeeping, the minute-repeater complication is highly respected in the horological industry and by connoisseurs as one of the most difficult to achieve. 

The champlevé enamel technique is a genuine rarity and this one is a fine example of this ancient art. First introduced in the 12th century, the champlevé enamel technique is mastered by only a handful of craftspeople world-wide. Firstly, it requires the engraver to define the design on gold plate, carefully creating the image in three-dimensions. The enameller then lays down the different-colored enamels. Finally, the effect is brought vividly to life by the engraver who chisels the metal to perfection once the dial has been polished.
 
Minimal black indexes, and streamlined hour and minute hands allow the final results – the powerful champlevé rigs - to take center stage on the rose-gold dial. 

Indeed, the Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater represents the finest in Haute Horlogerie, melding centuries-old artisanship with cutting-edge technology to cre-ate this noble tribute to industry.

TECHNICAL DATA - 
Reference 736-61/E2-OIL

Limited Edition of 18 pieces
Movement:
Caliber UN-73

Power-Reserve:
Approximately 36 hours

Winding:
Manual winding

Functions:
Minute repeater
Chiming hours, quarters and minutes
Automatic chime activation system
Animated Jaquemarts

Case:
18ct rose gold

Diameter:
42 mm

Water-resistance:
30 m

Dial:
Champlevé enamel with three Jaquemarts in 18-Karat gold

Crystal:
Anti-reflective sapphire crystal

Case -back:
Sapphire crystal fixed with screws

Band:
Leather strap, with folding buckle

Posted by : BIZ COM - For Proactive Communications,
Viewed 31037 times
PR Category : Lifestyle
Posted on : Wednesday, February 15, 2017  5:09:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to BizCom PR

Related Stories

 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Devika Bulchandani Named CEO of Ogilvy North America & Global Chairwoman of Advertising [4416-Views]
Say Yes to Rejuvenated Skin with Filorga's Anti-Ageing Skincare Regimen [3612-Views]
What You Don't See [2632-Views]
Registrations Now Open for the 3rd Edition of the Dubai Festival City Santa Run [2460-Views]
National Geographic Premieres Virus Hunters: A Chilling Chronicle of the Heroic Experts on... [2374-Views]
Al Tayer Motors Wins Ford Trucks' Champions Award 2019 [2288-Views]
Persil Rewards Aspiring Abaya Designers With Scholarships [2202-Views]
MBRU-LED Genetic Study Reveals Crucial Insights Into Make-up of MRSA Superbug [2050-Views]
Discover Your Perfect Shade of Beige this Autumn/ Winter from Emilia-Romagna [1976-Views]
DHA Approves Saliva for COVID-19 Testing in Children [1870-Views]
UK Ambassador to the UAE Receives Latest Update on Covid-19 Vaccine From SEHA [1865-Views]
UAE Businesses Urged to Follow WHO Legionella Guidelines To Avoid Health Risks [1816-Views]
Invesco Analysis Shows Investors Using Futures for Gold Exposure May Be Overpaying [1800-Views]
Samsung Invites UAE Consumers to Experience the All New Air Dresser at Galeries Lafayette [1722-Views]
Philips World COPD Day Survey Reveals Global Shifts in Awareness and Action Surrounding Re... [1714-Views]
Karl Lagerfeld Introduces a New Style in the Fall-Winter 2020 Eyewear Collection [1714-Views]
Sanctuary Refined: New Lincoln Nautilus Brings Serene Design, Elevated Technology to Midsi... [1710-Views]
IATA Travel Pass Key to Reopening Borders Safely [1660-Views]
AquaChemie Breaks Ground on $40 M Petrochemical Terminal at Jebel Ali Port [1648-Views]
Dubai Health Authority Launches a New Stand-alone Laboratory Facility [1603-Views]
"Be Flawless" for the Perfect Complexion [1587-Views]
3 Day Super Sale Offers Up to 90 Percent Off Big Name Brands [1558-Views]
Emiratis Al Hassani and Al Zeyoudi Bag Men's Honours at Al Marmoom Dune Run [1546-Views]
Millions of Lung Cancer Patients See Gene Therapy and Immunotherapy Medical Innovations as... [1537-Views]
Preliminary Camel Race for the National Day Camel Marathon kick-off on Friday, 27 Nov [1537-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories