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Hermès Introduces Its Newest Timepiece, the Faubourg Joaillerie

The Faubourg Joaillerie watch encircles the wrist with a slim gold mesh adorned with a cleverly orchestrated parade of 652 diamonds.

The face of this jewellery model slowly but surely came to life under the nimble fingers of the gem-setter. The stones first composed a beautiful pattern on the dial before melting seamlessly into the soft curves of the 16.3 mm case. To accentuate the feather-light, airy nature of this watch turned jewel, the artisan created subtle depth effects by leaving slender interlacing gold patterns free of any gem-setting. Then it was time to address the bracelet.

Working on a white gold canvas, he pursued his patient work by setting no less than 388 diamonds with infinite precision, repeatedly readjusting them until the bracelet became a perfect extension of the watch.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Movement:

Quartz, Swiss made

Diameter: 11.30 mm (4 7/8’’’)

Thickness: 2.5 mm

Jewelling: 5 jewels

Functions: Hours, minutes

Dial:

White gold (1.23 g) set with 112 diamonds (0.17 ct) Rhodiumed hands

Case:

Shape/dimensions: Round, 16.3 mm diameter

Material: 750 white gold (8.87 g) set with 152 diamonds (0.53 ct)

Quality diamonds: Top Wesselton V.V.S « Extra white » to « Plus extra white»

Crystal: Glareproofed sapphire

Water resistance: 3 bar

Bracelet:

750 white gold (24.67 g) set with 388 diamonds (1.76 ct)

For more information:  www.press.montre-hermes.ch

Email: allison@bpcm.com

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