Chanel : Star-gazing

Mademoiselle Privé, décor Plume enchantée

Movement : mechanical self-winding, 42h power reserve Case : white gold set with diamonds and pink sapphires Dial : grand feu enamel dial set with diamonds and pink sapphires Diameter: 37.5mm Functions : hours, minutes Water resistance : 30m  Strap : black alligator leather


Mademoiselle Privé, décor Facettes

Movement : mechanical self-winding, 42h power reserve Case : white gold set with diamonds and Dial : facetted motif sculpted from translucent grand feu enamel Diameter : 37.5mm Functions : hours, minutes Water resistance : 30m Strap : black alligator leather

Ah, the beauty of artistic crafts ! A definite trend among watch brands which are more than ever engaged in exploring all facets of this fascinating field. In these models, Chanel focuses on engraving, enamelling and gem-setting – a range of skills highlighted by the Maison through the highly original jewellery watches in the Mademoiselle Privé collection. The facetted décor model is lit up by a constellation of 47 diamonds grain-set against the translucent grand feu enamel base and framed by a case studded with 547 snow-set diamonds ; while the feather décor variation features a black grand feu enamel dial adorned with a feather motif composed of 63 diamonds and 26 pink sapphires. Elegantly draped in a sparkling snow-setting comprising 316 diamonds and 216 pink sapphires, this lyrically beautiful watch beats to the rhythm of a mechanical self-winding movement. A fine encounter between mechanical art and artistic crafts.


Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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