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Watches Jewellery These Gorgeous Watches Blur The Line Between Art & Timepiece

These Gorgeous Watches Blur The Line Between Art & Timepiece

These Gorgeous Watches Blur The Line Between Art & Timepiece
By Hong Kong Tatler
November 17, 2017
Dials are transformed into miniature works of art in these truly stunning timepieces. Telling time becomes secondary to admiring them. See our gallery of amazing timepieces from Harry Winston, Boucheron, Blancpain, Bulgari, Dior and more, shot exclusively for Hong Kong Tatler:
Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler

Form and function

Clockwise from bottom: 

Je Pense à Toi jewellery watch by Boucheron, with a polished hermatite dial set with over 250 diamonds; Premier Shinde Automatic by Harry Winston, with a dial representing a tiara; The Great Wave by Blancpain, featuring a hand-engraved gold wave created with the Shakudo technique 

Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler

Vibrant vibes

From top: Berries Tourbillon by Bulgari featuring a mother-of-pearl dial set with various gemstones; Grand Bal Piece Unique Galaxie Columba by Dior in yellow and pink gold and palladium, set with diamonds and opals

Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler

Fancy foliage 

From top: Métiers d’Art Florilège Rose Centifolia by Vacheron Constantin featuring an enamelled dial with a delicate guilloche motif; Petite Heure Minute Relief Seasons by Jaquet Droz featuring miniature birds sculpted and engraved in gold over a painted dial

Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler

Force of nature

From top: Midnight Palais de la Chance Paon Décor watch by Van Cleef & Arpels with a pink gold dial and translucent champlevé enamel; LUC XP Special Edition Urushi by Chopard, featuring a dial with a chrysanthemum painted in Japanese lacquer 

Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Until Chan/Hong Kong Tatler

Miniature art

From top: Hortensia high jewellery watch by Chaumet with sculpted and hand-engraved hydrangeas atop a white-gold dial with a grand feu enamelled base; Protocole XXL Micro-Mosaic by Piaget with a hand-painted dial of Venice

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Watches & Jewellery Bulgari Piaget Chopard Boucheron Van Cleef & Arpels Vacheron Constantin Dior Harry Winston Blancpain Chaumet Jaquet Droz

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