“When the founder of the classic meter” Blancpain Blancpain in 2016 Basel Watch Fair opening day glory released three new timepieces pay tribute tribute to the world’s most watched event in the watch and the general watch fans.
Lessons from the blue volume surge waves rhythm of inspiration, Blancpain Blancpain “maestro” studio for the first time new and appropriate Mexican silver obsidian, while incorporating revered and is the industry’s top award, “Geneva Watch Award” for sure Blancpain’s unique technology – EGL rokushō green-gray solution passivation step. On the dial, the platinum carved serpented patina color, its appearance carving places Japanese painter Hokusai woodcut was created by “Grand Wave de Kanagawa” as inspiration. In nirvana processing Blancpain “metal sculpture” Master, the sense of power and dynamism of the United States represented by the ash Obsidian surging waves of pure harmony in stark contrast.
Silver obsidian, known for its soothing qualities, is a semi-transparent volcanic rock. Its mysterious color speckled with puffy, silvery clouds infuses it with the elegant charm sought by the designers of the new Métiers d’Art timepiece. This gem serves as a base for “The Great Wave” applique in white gold. The technique used by Blancpain to create this applique involves several phases. It is first fixed to a Shakudō* base before being coated with a unique patina achieved by immersing it into a bath of rokushō salts. Once the patina has been applied, the Shakudō is removed. Certain parts of the wave roller are polished in order to intensify the impression of a huge billowing wave. Finally, the engraving is affixed to the Mexican silver obsidian. This succession of steps gives the model a shimmering appearance playing on the mysteriously changing tones of the dial.
The new Villeret series when the two calendar watch with stainless steel case, Blancpain is the first product range with stainless steel material to build two calendar watch. Watch with sapphire crystal back through, and the case material in stark contrast clearly show the interior is equipped with gold chain placed wheel and a surface dressed in the traditional manual design. Cold hands and hour markers of color, texture and harmony with the case of the steel one. Dial layout, adhere to the continuation of the brand and good grace, clear, balanced design, greatly enhance the visibility reading calendar, day, date and month to eleven other information clearly presented.