Duchesse High Jewelry

    The Duchesse is adorned with a case in platinum, bezel set with 114 trapeze-baguette-cut diamonds, dial pavéd with 81 round-cut diamonds, and the platinum bracelet is set with 255 round-cut diamonds and 217 trapeze-baguette-cut diamonds. It also features quartz movement and hour and minute display. Inside Information: The Duchesse is the first of three special timepieces, each presenting a different cut: The Duchesse honors the pear shape, with emerald and oval to follow. The total of 667 stones weighs in at 61.44 carats.

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    Photo by Didier Gourdon
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    Photo by Vincent Wulveryck/Cartier
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