This year, major high-end watch and jewelry brands combined their expertise in the luxury industry to launch many new and magnificent ladies’ watches. Van Cleef & Arpels also launched a twelve constellation ladies watch inspired by Western constellations. These 12 watches all use decorative designs such as carving, carving, glazing and gem setting, each of which is limited to 22 pieces. Of course, each design is different. Van Cleef & Arpels uses different precious materials as Each constellation gives different characteristics to depict 12 unique and exquisite works of art. Although each watch has its own unique design, the 12 watches in general follow the classic design of Van Cleef & Arpels’ extraordinary dial series watches-white gold case, diamond-set bezel It is equipped with a manual winding mechanical movement with only hours and minutes display.
Van Cleef & Arpels extraordinary dial series VCARO4 / 900 Sagittarius watch
Continuing the tradition of the extraordinary dial series, each of these twelve new watches showcases Van Cleef & Arpels’ unrivalled art deco craftsmanship. First, the watchmaker painted enamel on the dial according to the four attributes of the constellation and decorated it with the texture pattern of the corresponding theme. Next, the watchmaker added decorative patterns carefully carved with platinum, gold or mother-of-pearl to the painted background. Finally, these patterns are set with diamonds and other gems of various colors. The green leaves, white clouds, red flames, and indigo ripples in the dial background correspond to the four attributes of the constellation, namely, the earth, wind, fire, and water phases.
Van Cleef & Arpels Extraordinary Dial Series VCARO4 / 500 Aquarius Watch
Although each watch has obvious differences, they also meet the basic characteristics of Van Cleef & Arpels extraordinary dial series. First of all, the 38 mm case is all made of white gold, which is suitable for women’s wrists. In addition, it is equipped with a sapphire crystal and is fixed to the case with a bezel set with 53 round diamonds. The total diamond weight is not less than 2.5 carats. The satin-finished case back is engraved with the star map of the corresponding constellation, the brand logo and other watch information. In addition, all watches use the same pointer, and the watch has only basic The purpose of the hour and minute hands is to show the fine dial as much as possible; finally, all watches are equipped with a crocodile leather strap and a platinum pin buckle with the same basic color as the dial.
Van Cleef & Arpels Extraordinary Dial Series VCARO4 / 400 Cancer Watch
We can divide these 12 watches into four groups:
Van Cleef & Arpels extraordinary dial series VCARO4 / 100 Aries watch
The first group is the fire sign constellation watch, you can refer to VCARO4 / 100 namely Aries watch. The red lacquered dial is decorated with hand-carved gold, white gold, and mother-of-pearl. On the graphic surface made of gold and white gold, it is set with white or yellow diamonds, with a red strap that is the same as the red dial. With similar designs and colors, there is also the Leo-themed VCARO4 / 500 watch and the Sagittarius-themed VCARO4 / 900 watch.
Van Cleef & Arpels extraordinary dial series VCARO4 / 200 Taurus watch
The second group is the earth constellation watches, all of which use green enamel dials, and the leaves are painted on the dial. Each watch uses different material elements for decoration. The Taurus VCARO4 / 200 watch uses lapis lazuli as a decorative element, while the Capricorn VCARO4 / A00 watch and the Virgo VCARO4 / 600 watch use yellow diamond and mother-of-pearl decorative elements, respectively.
Van Cleef & Arpels Extraordinary Dial Collection VCARO4 / 300 Gemini Watch
The wind direction constellation is the third group. The cloud-like decoration on the dial is carved from mother-of-pearl, and the light blue sealing enamel dial is decorated with white accessories. The Gemini VCARO4 / 300 watch has a white gold star-shaped decoration set with round diamonds. The Aquarius VCARO4 / 500 watch adds a lazuli decoration to the Gemini. The Libra VCARO4 / 700 watch is a star carved in rose gold with diamonds cut in different ways.
Van Cleef & Arpels extraordinary dial series VCARO4 / 700 Scorpio watch
The last set of watches with a dark blue enamel dial with a moiré pattern is obviously a water constellation watch. The Pisces VCARO4 / C00 watch is decorated with a rose gold star decoration and set with white and yellow diamonds. . In addition to diamonds, the Scorpio VCARO4 / 700 watch is embedded with an opal stone. The last Cancer VCARO4 / 400 watch features a pink corundum carved into the shape of a crab. (Picture / Text Watch House Xiao Sen)