Its faceted bezel resembling the cut of a diamond has become a discrete yet unmistakable signature of Graff's men's watches. The design has been expressed in various executions, from gem-packed to ultra slim. This year, the jewellery sets out to tell stories of freedom and futurism with its painted enamel timepieces that depict scenes of speeding along highways and the galaxy from the perspective of a driver. The three Gyrograff Drive dials are splashed with bold shades and strong imagery of a dystopianesque future; these watches make use of the tourbillon carriage, depicting the complication as a steering wheel. Imaginative and meticulously painted, the three new designs add yet another element of surprise and uniqueness to the faceted Graff timepiece.
Not one to shy away from colour and creativity, eativity, de Grisogono's founder and visionary creator eator Fawaz Gruosi has never been one to favour the ordinary. The designer has vowed to never create a round watch and has kept good on this promise. e. With a penchant for gemstones and vibrant hues, es, the house has launched a design that opens the door or to endless personalisation possibilities. Gruosi takes es the Retro case, a design previously launched to house use an inhouse mechanical movement, and brings gs motion to it in a way that goes beyond the ticking hands. nds. The New Retro's transparent sapphire crystal case e houses two oscillating hour markers at the three and d nine o'clock position. Those spinning hourmarkers, which can be customised into initials, are paved with a difffferent different coloured gemstone on each side, giving the timepiece an eye-catching and vibrant pop of sparkle. kle.
Jaquet Droz pays homage once again to its eternal muse, the bird, with a stunning pocket watch that's been three years in the making. The Parrot Repeater Pocket Watch is in itself a work of art; decorated with colourful ENAMEL depicting a cheerful feathered creature on the case back and a family of parrots in paradise on the dial, the artistry of the piece extends beyond the case and dial. The unique, one-of-a-kind piece is housed in a display showcase that is equally elaborate. The cover of the pocket watch is further adorned with coloured gemstone, completing the forest scene.
With a penchant for enlisting help from fro traditional artisans from various cultures around the world, Blancpain has been a pioneer in miniaturising minia different difffffferent art forms and adapting them for the dial. This year, the watchmaker unveils pie pieces decorated with heat-treated heat-treeated charcoal, a Japanese Japanes craft known as Binchotan. Binchotann Charcoal is heated then engraved and filled with wit lacquer, and brings an element of depth and dimension d to the depicted image. Fully customisable, customisa the watchmaker frames these exquisite exquisit charcoal masterpieces inside its iconic Villeret case, and powers the timekeeping function functi with an in-house movement with an eight-day eight- power reserve.