Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Filter PR by
  
Ulysse Nardin Presents Classico Zheng He
Ulysse Nardin Presents Classico Zheng He

Ulysse Nardin Zheng He Treasure Boat

Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  Saluting the fascinating world of Chinese maritime history, Ulysse Nardin honors the Zheng He Treasure Boat in its new Classic Collection limited-edition enamel cloisonné timepiece.

The Chinese Treasure Boat (or Bao-Chuan) was a type of large wooden ship in the fleet of admiral Zheng He, the renowned explorer and mariner, who led seven incredible voyages during the early 15th-century Ming Dynasty.

These massive ships were 137m long and 55m wide, with nine masts and four decks for up to 500 crew as well as cargo. While they were few in number, Zheng He’s voyages covered extensive territory, traveling through Southeast Asia to faraway Africa and Arabia. With a fleet numbering hundreds of ships, and crews of around 30,000 men, his was easily the biggest maritime expedition of that time. Between 1405 and 1433, Zheng made a total of seven voyages, visiting 37 countries, an incredible achievement.

To accurately portray the appearance of the Zheng He Treasure Boat, Ulysse Nardin called upon its enamel specialists Donzé Cadrans for the intricate enamel cloisonné technique so valued by collectors. In this very ancient art form, which dates back to the early 4th century, craftsmen employ fine gold wire to create the compartments, within which the enamel is carefully deposited. Every cloisonné dial involves immense effort and patience, requiring 50 hours of artisanal expertise and 26 separate processes to bring a scene to vivid life.
Handcrafted from 18-karat rose gold and powered by the self-winding UN-815 COSC-certified movement, this Classic Collection timepiece boasts the characteristic accuracy of every Ulysse Nardin mechanical watch. It reveals reliability too, with a 42-hour power reserve and a 40mm dial that is water resistant to 50 meters.

Welcome the Classico Zheng He, a stunning new enamel timepiece. Proving once again that preserving tradition while shaping the future of watchmaking is the Ulysse Nardin way. 

TECHNICAL DATA
Ref. 8152-111-2/ZHENGHE
Limited Edition: 30 pieces
Movement: UN-815, COSC certified
Power reserve: Approximately 42 hours
Winding: Self-winding movement
Functions: H/M/s
Case: 18 ct rose gold
Diameter: 40 mm
Dial: Enamel cloisonné, «Zheng He Treasure Boat » motif
Crown: Water-resistant
Water-resistance: 50 m
Crystal: Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Case -back: Open case-back with sapphire crystal fixed with screws
Bracelet: Leather strap

Posted by : BIZ COM - For Proactive Communications,
Viewed 32184 times
PR Category : Lifestyle
Posted on : Wednesday, September 13, 2017  11:02:00 AM 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
Add Extra Sparkle to Your Holidays With Make Up for Ever's 2020 Holiday Collection [6117-Views]
Discover the Ingredients [4157-Views]
Liverpool Legend Ian Rush visits Dubai Sports Council, Discusses Starting Projects in Duba... [3719-Views]
Samsung Introduces Latest Innovations for a Better Normal at CES 2021 [3715-Views]
A Warm Summer Rain in Winter: The New Head Shower GROHE Tempesta 250 [3661-Views]
Schneider Electric Unveils New Sustainable Energy Products at CES 2021 [3505-Views]
Canon Recognizes 3 Leading Photographers from the UAE, KSA & Jordan for their Ambassador P... [3489-Views]
The University of Queensland wins Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020 [3346-Views]
Moonwatch now Master Chronometer Certified [3333-Views]
Roma Proves the Pace of the Hunter to Go 5th Overall, as Loeb Suffers Suspension Damage [3223-Views]
What's your Colour Code? [3005-Views]
Bridgestone To Debut Virtual City of the Future, Showcase Mobility Solutions at CES 2021 [2981-Views]
Dubai Customs: Exceptional Achievements in 2020 Despite Coronavirus Challenges [2755-Views]
World Gold Council ETF 2020 Report and Gold Outlook 2021 [2612-Views]
The Most Inclusive Range of Primers to Offer 24hr Correction for Any Skin Type, Any Skin T... [2517-Views]
INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Launches Limited Time Offer on the QX80 2021 [2468-Views]
Western Digital Delivers Unmatched Line Up of High-capacity Portable SSDS Across Its Renow... [2403-Views]
Omega Dubai Desert Classic [2247-Views]
Unique Spatial Sound Technologies for Ambient Room-filling Sound with Sony's Latest Premiu... [2091-Views]
Giorgio Armani Collaborates with Parmigiani Fleurier to Create a Fine Watches Collection' [2062-Views]
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Pro Laptop Now Features OLED Display [2021-Views]
Sony Exhibits at CES 2021 [2013-Views]
IATA Welcomes the Resumption of Air Connectivity between Key Nations in the Middle East [1939-Views]
SEHA Commences the Administration of the Covid-19 Vaccine to UAE Community at 40 Locations [1935-Views]
‘Educators without Borders' to cover South Asia in partnership with India's Ma'din Academy [1890-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories