AUDE­MARS PIGUET ROYALAL OAK FROSTED GOLD LIM­ITED EDI­TION

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Fol­low­ing the suc­cess of the Royal oyal Oak Frosted Gold launched in Novem­ber 2016, Aude­mars Piguet uet un­veils the new Royal Oak Frosted ted Gold Lim­ited Edi­tion 41mm of 200 00 pieces. Fea­tur­ing an 18-carat white hite gold case and bracelet, glare-proofed oofed sap­phire crys­tal case­back, blue toned "Grande Tapis­serie" dial and Royal yal Oak hands with lu­mi­nes­cent coat­ing. at­ing. Metic­u­lously crafted, ef­fort­lessly worn, the Flo­ren­tine fin­ish adorn­ing the e Royal Oak Frosted Gold is a tex­tured tured sur­face dec­o­ra­tion on pre­cious metal in­vented decades ago, pre­dom­i­nantly nantly on smaller jew­ellery pieces. By beat­ing the gold with a di­a­mond tipped tool, it cre­ated tiny in­den­ta­tions on the e sur­face that gave a sparkle ef­fect ct sim­i­lar to that of pre­cious stones, s, like di­a­mond dust. The chal­lenge for r Aude­mars Piguet's crafts­men was to ap­ply this sur­face treat­ment tech­nique hnique across the case and bracelet of the watch without al­ter­ing the clean lines that de­fine the Royal Oak's form. . It is a very del­i­cate alchemy to op­er­ate ate as noth­ing is added, noth­ing is re­moved, moved, but the watch is trans­formed.

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