Van Cleef & Arpels from the Poetic Complications collection comes this intriguing Midnight Nuit Lumineuse watch that contains a strip of ceramic which, when caused to vibrate by the movement, mechanically generates electrical energy that can be used to back-light the diamonds on the aventurine dial that outline the miniature painting of the Unicorn constellation. The 42mm case is made of white gold and houses a mechanical movement.Jaeger-LeCoultre This Reverso One Duetto Moon, powered by a single mechanical movement, has two faces. On one side it shows a silver-toned dial with sunburst guilloché motif and Arabic numerals, while the other side has a paillonné blue dial featuring a moon phase display surrounded by circles and radiant beams indicating the hours. The 20mm x 40mm steel case of the Reverso One Duetto Moon is set with 28 diamonds.
DeWitt The dial of this Moon Abstraction by DeWitt is crafted from powdered diamond, platinum, gold, pearl, lapis lazuli and other gemstones. This delicate celestial motif is fitted in a 40mm rose gold case featuring a bezel set with 60 brilliant-cut diamonds. A mechanical movement houses inside this Moon Abstraction watch.
Boucheron The Indian city of Jodhpur in the heart of Rajasthan is well known for its old city with vibrant blue houses. Inspired by this Blue City is this version of Boucheron’s Reflet watch with blue aventurine dial, set with a diamond, and polished steel case featuring a gadroons motif and a crown set with a blue sapphire cabochon. The Reflet is driven by a quartz movement.
By Ruud Van Slooten