Piaget unveils exceptional jewellery watches with ultra-thin movement
Ever since its foundation back in 1874 by Georges Piaget, the noted Swiss luxury watchmakers and jewelers Piaget has interpreted time through excellence. For almost 140 years, the Manufacture has been cultivating a spirit of luxury while emphasizing its creativity, attention to detail and fully integrated watchmaking and jewelry expertise, with some legendary creations, including the Piaget Emperador Temple Diamonds Watch, known as one of the world’s most expensive watches. Notably, the brand has succeeded in developing an exceptional two-fold watchmaking and jewelry expertise. Now, bringing together the haute joaillerie and haute horlogerie, Piaget in a spirit of aesthetic beauty created 5 stunning timepieces, equipped by ultra-thin mechanisms and adorned by the breathtaking sets of precious stones.
Piaget’s new watches, the Altiplano Joaillerie watch, Emperador Perpetual Calendar, Emperador Tourbillon watch, Dancer Sceleton and the Haute Joaillerie Classique perfectly represents the brand’s exceptional horological expertise, aesthetic creativity, and philosophy of continually pushing back the boundaries of excellence, surprise and wonder.
Glamorous and Feminine – Haute Joaillerie Classique Watch
Created after 150 hours of development, this art piece set with 277 diamonds truly represents pure feminine beauty via the dazzling diamonds put together in harmony with 40P thing mechanical hand-winding movement. The timepiece comes with a Parisian mesh bracelet, and is marked by the sunburst setting, while its dial sports 32 baguette-cut diamonds.
Piaget Emperador Perpetual Calendar
Powered by a Piaget 856P self-winding perpetual calendar gem-set movement., this masterpiece boasts a stylish black mother-of-pearl dial which displays the retrograde date and day displays at 9 and 3o’clock positions. While the second time zone is displayed at 8 o’clock position. And, through the transparent sapphire crystal case-back one can see its decorated parts which include a gem-set oscillating, beveled bridges, and circular Côtes de Genève finish. The watch has 18k gold case set with 12 baguette-cut diamonds and 380 brilliant cut diamonds.
Piaget Emperador Tourbillon Watch
Through its sapphire crystal dial, this Emperador Tourbillon cushion-shaped watch completely reveals the Manufacture’s first ultra-thin automatic tourbillon movement. It boasts 18k white gold case adorned with 136 baguette-cut diamonds and 875 brilliant-cut diamonds, while another set of 107 brilliant-cut diamonds is visible on the tourbillion and oscillating weight rings.
Piaget Altiplano – World’s Slimmest Automatic Timepiece
Featuring the world’s thinnest self-winding movement Calibre 1200P, this beautiful diamond-set model boasts decorations which is highlighted with unique gem-setting completely revealed through a sapphire crystal case-back. The watch has 18k white gold case adorned with 313 brilliant-cut diamonds and 48 baguette-cut diamonds, while its dial features 155 brilliant-cut diamonds and 36 baguette-cut diamonds.
Piaget Dancer Skeleton Watch
Finished after 700 hours of development and 325 hours of gem cutting, this timepiece is the world’s thinnest gem-set mechanical watch. It showcases a remarkable skeletonized mechanism surrounded with 1,194 brilliant and baguette cut diamonds. It houses a Calibre 838D thin hand-winding movement, set in white gold and adorned with 219 brilliant-cut diamonds and 8 black sapphires.
Besides, we have also seen the Piaget’s limited edition Dragon and Phoenix timepieces for ‘Year of the Dragon’, the Piaget Polo Tourbillon Relatif New York Inspiration watch that even Frank Sinatra would love to own, and the Casino themed party collection watches.