Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Jewellery & Watches(Lifestyle)
Filter PR by
  
Beautiful Freaks
 
Beautiful Freaks

Ulysse Nardin, the undisputed master of automatic movements, puts the spotlight on the art of Japanese swordsmanship with its CLAS-SIC SAMOURAÏ.

Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018:  Ulysse Nardin presents its new Hourstriker CLASSIC SAMOURAÏ, a strong symbolic tribute to Japanese culture. 

“Samurai” comes from the word “saburai,” which means to serve or stand by an important person. Since the 8th century, this word has referred to “warriors in the service of the nobility.” But rather than soldiers or mercenaries, the samurai were fighters who dedicated their heart and soul to both their master and to the art of sword fighting, in which they excelled.  On the dial of the CLASSIC SAMOURAÏ, Ulysse Nardin’s craftsmen have used Japanese prints to recreate a famous sword duel between two legendary samurai, Miyamoto Musashi and Sasaki Kojiro.

Equipped with a rare automatic movement –one of the most sophisticated in me-chanical watchmaking–, the Hourstriker CLASSIC SAMOURAÏ rings on the hour on request but can also be programmed to ring on the hour and half-hour. Each time the hammer hits the gong, the Jaquemarts samurai simultaneously perform the spectacular duel between Musashi and Kojiro. On the left-hand side of the dial, recognizable by his two swords–one short and the other long–is Miyamoto Musashi, the most famous Japanese warrior of the 17th century, who fought more than sixty times in his life. The author of Gorin No Sho, a text on strategy featuring reflections on combat and the art of swordsmanship, he and his life were made popular through a famous novel and numerous films. On the right is Sasaki Kojiro, his long-standing rival, considered the best opponent that Musashi had ever faced and who died during the duel of 1612, portrayed here, on the island of Ganryu. Legend says that Musashi, a great strategist, arrived late and by sea in order to throw off his adversary and thus make sure he had the sun at his back and not in his face. At the time, sword fights between followers of different schools meant, in most cases, death. The decision to initiate or accept a challenge required extreme prudence. True martial arts must not be confused with simple combat sports. Today, they are considered the pathway to authentic savoir-faire, a school of life based on self-mastery and assertion, the fulfillment of one’s destiny, and wisdom.

Each release from this 18-piece collection in 18 carat rose gold or platinum is em-bellished with hand-sculpted Jaquemarts in rose gold or gray gold. Ulysse Nardin remains one of the few manufacturers to master the use of Jaquemarts, and one of the first to have contributed to the revival of the striking mechanism. 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 26010 times
PR Category : Lifestyle
Posted on : Tuesday, June 19, 2018  4:24:00 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.
Previous Story : Swiss Soccerr Star Ricardo Rodríguez Signs With Lucern...
Next Story : The Rado True Open Heart Automatic
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
The FW18 Trend Report From Weill Paris [19422-Views]
Discover the Secret to Younger-looking, Radiant Skin [12889-Views]
Keep your skin looking healthy and hydrated, naturally [12883-Views]
Climax Mascara Never Fake It [12840-Views]
Brighter Eyes with Skin Republic [10163-Views]
Jessica Kahawaty in Dubai to Celebrate the Launch of SUKIN, Australia's No.1 Natural Skinc... [10016-Views]
LOOTAH Perfumes brings a collection of delicate scents to fulfill the needs of the fragran... [9553-Views]
The Balmain Haute Elegance Oval mirrors the brand's soul [8961-Views]
Brow Contour Pro 4-in-1 defining & highlighting brow pencil [8558-Views]
The Rado DiaMaster Petite Seconde Automatic COSC The Rado watch at the top of the precisio... [8272-Views]
BodyO launches officially its AiPod for a full body check-up during the Gitex Future Stars [8266-Views]
Lexus Design Award 2019 open for entries [7741-Views]
Joyalukkas adds another jewel to its crown with the inauguration of its third showroom in ... [7710-Views]
Get flawless skin with Rodial's new Booster Drops [7405-Views]
Trend Alert! Giddy up on the best platform with your new horse-inspo ensemble from kate sp... [6966-Views]
The World of Aigner Wunderkammer [6777-Views]
Elegant and feminine new Mini Bubble set to make a big splash [6734-Views]
Introducing the GUESS Jeans Fall 2018 Collection' [6503-Views]
Manero Peripheral (43 Mm) Classic Watchmaking Meets State of,the Art Technology [6411-Views]
Curate your perfect Autumn Winter wardrobe, with Robinsons [6088-Views]
Dubai Shopping Festival Returns With Much-awaited Mega Raffles [5996-Views]
DS Podium Chronograph 1/100 sec [5606-Views]
Daniel Craig Brings the Diver 300m to the Surface [5588-Views]
Global Report Reveals That the “Feeling of Home” Is Moving Beyond Four Walls [5484-Views]
Reinforcing Smartphone's Weakest Link: Huawei Could Launch Ultra-Fast Charging Batteries [5472-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories