COLOR ME SPRING­TIME

SPRING­TIME!

Los Angeles Confidential - - Contents - BY AL­DOUS TUCK

As buds burst and na­ture blos­soms, horol­o­gists of­fer a riot of color in time­pieces that bloom on the wrist.

“April… hath put a spirit of youth in ev­ery­thing,” wrote Wil­liam Shake­speare in “Son­net 98.” In­deed, the bound­less en­ergy of na­ture’s re­birth has been an in­spi­ra­tion for artists since the be­gin­ning of time. And like the Bard, some of the world’s finest watch­mak­ers use spring­time as oc­ca­sion to ex­press their artis­tic skill in pieces that cel­e­brate color and high style on the out­side and engi­neer­ing ex­cel­lence on the in­side. Shim­mer­ing pre­cious me­tals, mother-of­pearl ac­cents, and daz­zling gem­stones en­hance the hues of the sea­son. These cre­ations may mea­sure time, but like a beau­ti­fully turned son­net, their ap­peal is time­less.

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AS BUDS BURST AND NA­TURE BLOS­SOMS, HOROL­O­GISTS OF­FER A RIOT OF COLOR IN TIME­PIECES

THAT BLOOM ON THE WRIST.

THE WORLD’S FINEST WATCH­MAK­ERS USE SPRING­TIME AS OC­CA­SION TO EX­PRESS THEIR ARTIS­TIC SKILL IN PIECES THAT CEL­E­BRATE COLOR AND HIGH STYLE. ABOVE, FROM LEFT: Since its 1842 found­ing, Fabergé has been a hall­mark of horo­log­i­cal ex­cel­lence. This splashy...

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