WATCHMAKERS INTERPRET MAN’S BEST FRIEND IN DIAMONDS, GOLD, ENAMEL AND MORE IN HONOUR OF THE CHINESE YEAR OF THE DOG.
1 PANERAI Each of the 88 watches of the Luminor 1950 Sealand special edition has been hand-adorned by Italian master engravers using the “sparsello” ancient technique. 2 CHOPARD The 88-piece limited series L.U.C XP Urushi watch depicts an Asian ‘Akita’ dog in a lush natural setting dotted with wild orchids. The motif is executed by urushi grand master Minori Koizumi.
3 PIAGET For the limited edition Altiplano Chinese Zodiac timepiece, world-renowned master enameller Anita Porchet plays with tones of black and white using the cloisonné enamelling technique to give the dog its life-like glistening coat of fur. 4 ULYSSE NARDIN The Classico Dog watch in 18-karat rose gold combines the centuries-old enamelling methods of grand feu and champlevé to depict the happy animal frolicking in the great outdoors. 5 VACHERON CONSTANTIN A dog made of platinum is hand-engraved and delicately applied to the dial of the Métiers d’Art The legend of the Chinese zodiac watch.