New for this winter season is a curvaceous and sparkling Traditionnelle ladies’ watch model dressed in a diamond studded 18K white gold case with a mother-of-pearl dial.
The Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Moon Phase and Power Reserve comes in a 36 mm-diameter white gold case set with 81 diamonds on its bezel, lugs and crown, while its aura of distinguished refinement displays all the identity codes of the Traditionnelle collection.
Beating to the tune of a mechanical manual-winding movement (Caliber 1410 AS), this dainty model features one of the most romantic Fine Watchmaking complications: the moon phase. Equipped with a high-precision gear train, the sophisticated mechanism of this function requires just one correction every 122 years.
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Moon Phase enhances its Traditionnelle collection with a new Vacheron Constantin ladies’ model, which blossoms within the rounded curves of a delicately gem-set case and features one of the most poetic of all Fine Watchmaking complications: moon phases.
Ladies’ watches have a central place in the history of the Vacheron Constantin Manufacture. This expertise dates back to the beginning of the 19th century, a period that saw the emergence of the first ladies’ pocket watches. The creation of dedicated timepieces remains a strong point of the Maison, giving them a very special place within its collections and its developments. Witnessed in the new Traditionnelle moon phase and power reserve small model, the subtle and refined horological complication is revealed in a feminine interpretation.
The hand-wound calibre 1410 beating gently at its heart is entirely developed and crafted at Vacheron Constantin. Equipped with a high-precision gear train, the sophisticated mechanism of Moonphase function – also referred to as an “astronomical moon” – requires a single-day adjustment only once every 122 years.
In addition to displaying the hours, minutes, small seconds and moon phases, this Manufacture movement offers a pointer type indication of it’s over 40-hour power reserve.Dressed in a pink or white gold exterior, the Traditionnelle moon phase and power reserve small model boldly asserts an aesthetic imbued with authenticity.The charm of a shimmering white mother-of pearl dial is framed by the dainty curves of a 36 mm-diameter round case set with 81 diamonds for a total of approximately 1.2 carats.Lit up by the gem-setting on the bezel, lugs and crown, this discreetly refined model is a distinguished embodiment of the identity codes of the Traditionnelle collection to which it belongs: a slender bezel, a knurled motif surrounding the screw-in case-back fitted with a sapphire crystal, a painted minute circle, solid gold “Dauphine” hands and facetted hour-markers.The understated elegance of this model matches with a grey alligator leather strap, accentuating the timeless style of a timepiece that leaves nothing to chance.Revealed through the transparent case-back, the prestigious hand-wound calibre 1410 bears the Hallmark of Geneva, a highly demanding token of quality based on strict criteria that only a few Manufactures are prepared to meet.
This Hallmark also guarantees exceptionally meticulous hand-crafted finishes. The flat surfaces are adorned with Côtes de Genève, the sharp edges are bevelled and hand-polished, as are the flat-head screws.