Swiss watch maker Frederique Constant has announced their latest watch model, which becomes part of their respected Classics collection. The Classics Art of Porcelain watch is a beautiful and luxurious timepiece.
Although it is part of the Classics collection, you’ll quickly notice this fine watch stands alone as a stylish watch. It features a timeless elegance and will definitely make heads turn. It will add a look of sophistication to any wrist its worn on.
The Classics Art of Porcelain watch is centered the gorgeous porcelain dial. It’s hand made and offers a stunning look. The dial’s black roman numerals are accentuated for a distinctive look. Unlike other mass produced watch’s, each porcelain dial from this watch collection is skillfully made by craftsmen at Zsolnay Porcelain Manufacture. Their top notch techniques will ensure that the porcelain dial’s color will last for many decades to come.
Miklós Zsolnay was the founder of the iconic Zsolnay factory in Pecs, Hungary. He lived from 1800 to 1880. The factory started producing ceramics in 1853. Ten years later, Miklós’ son Vilmos Zsolnay became part of the company. His role was both director and manager. Vilmos worked hard to promote the company and demonstrated its high-end products at international exhibitions and world fairs. One of the acclaimed events was a showing at the 1873 World Fair in Vienna, Switzerland.
During the 1878 World Fair in Paris, France, Zsolnay was awarded a Grand Prix. They showcased how porcelain is made. Porcelain is a result of heating ceramic material between 1,200 and 1,400 °C or 2,200 and 2,600 °F in a kiln.
The Classics Art of Porcelain watch case is made from 3-parts stainless steel. The steel is highly polished for an attractive look. The watch case measures 40mm and makes a strong, fashion statement. The watch’s mechanics utilize the FC-302 automatic calibre.
On the watch dial, you can see the phrase “Swiss Made” on the porcelain face at the 6 o’clock position. Swiss watches have garnered the ultimate respect in the watch industry. To give the watch a classic look, the hour markers are represented by Roman numeral indexes. The watch also included both hours and minutes functions.
The new watch from Frederique Constant features 25 stunning jewels that adds to its elegance. It also provides a 42-hour power reserve,in addition to being water-resistant up to 3 ATM. To see the FC-302 automatic calibre actually working, the watch was designed with a sapphire crystal case back. The watch also comes with a black leather strap.
The Classics Art of Porcelain watch is a limited edition collection. Only 188 total pieces will be manufactured.
With a refined design, the Classics Art of Porcelain watch can be worn in almost social setting. Whether for a night on the town, an important business function or a fun-filled social event, this luxury watch will impress. The result is a strong and translucence porcelain that provides a distinguished look.
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