Since the birth of the first Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry more than 100 years ago, Van Cleef & Arpels has been a top jewelry brand loved by nobles and celebrities in the world. . In previous Geneva watch exhibitions, Van Cleef & Arpels will launch several stunning jewelry watches, this year is no exception. Today’s Watch House brings you a Carpe Koï bracelet watch launched by Van Cleef & Arpels at the 2015 SIHH. This watch is absolutely worthy of the Geneva watch exhibition and made all audiences on the site very amazing. A watch that blinds everyone’s eyes.
This Carpe Koï bracelet watch echoes the design of the ring of the same name in Van Cleef & Arpels’ Palais de la chance ™ high jewelry series. It is designed to celebrate the light and dynamic nature, continuing the Van Cleef & Arpels brand has been Nature-centric design concept.
Set with 8,000 colored stones
This watch is cast in the shape of a koi. The orange-yellow swimming fish has smooth lines, harmonious proportions, and a sense of harmony and completeness. Inlaid with 8,000 colored gems, the exquisite and complicated handwork is the brainchild of 3450 hours of building and gathering. The ultimate gems carefully selected by Van Cleef & Arpels are colorful and each meets the highest quality requirements of the family.
Fish body inlaid with yellow sapphire and golden yellow manganese aluminum garnet
The bracelet is the entire koi, made of 18k yellow and white gold, set with diamonds, yellow sapphires, manganese-aluminum garnet, paraiba tourmaline and black spinel. The fish body is inlaid with yellow sapphire and golden yellow manganese aluminum garnet to create a progressive gradient of layers, which is pleasing to the eye.
Fisheye with two black spinels
The fish head also uses 18k yellow gold inlaid with yellow sapphire and golden yellow manganese aluminum garnet. Two black spinels are the finishing touch.
18k white gold blue vortex and 18k white gold ripples set with white diamonds
The 18k white gold blue vortex inlaid with Paraiba tourmalines and the 18k white gold ripples inlaid with white diamonds seem to be in a quiet and deep underwater world. The entire watch resembles a jade hand like an amulet, with clever mechanism settings, and the lock can be released simply by pressing the tail of the fish.
Dial hidden in the mouth of the fish
Bracelet watches have the characteristics of both watches and bracelets. Many bracelet watches may even highlight the gorgeousness of the bracelets, but are greatly weakened in reading time and become accessories. However, this bracelet watch puts a more important position when reading, becoming the center or finishing touch of the work. The dial hidden inside the fish mouth can be easily read by turning the fish mouth on and off.
Dial densely set with yellow sapphire and golden yellow manganese aluminum garnet
The dial is densely set with yellow sapphire and golden yellow manganese aluminum garnet. The 4 scales are set with fine diamonds. The black hour and minute hands are clear at a glance. The quartz movement is precise and stable.
To sum up: Koi is the legend of love in the legend. At the same time, Koi, which has a strong temperament against the tide, is also a symbol of courage and strength. This watch embellishes the tranquil scenery of the Zen-style courtyard with colorful colors, bringing a touch of vitality to the tranquility. In line with Van Cleef & Arpels’s purpose of taking beauty and love as the core of the brand, using fish, nature and other elements, it is perfectly interpreted through exquisite gems and superb craftsmanship. This watch can be called a masterpiece.