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Brilliant Art-deco D-flawless
(RETAIL PRICE: $1,000,000)

STORY

Sparkling.

Jaw-dropping.

Stunning.

These words describe the Brilliant Collection from Jacob & Co. perfectly. Due to these attributes, this is a modern, beautiful watch for all the important moments of a woman's life, a showcase of Jacob & Co.'s high jewelry, gem sourcing, gem-setting and high-watchmaking expertise in a lady's timepiece.

For too long, women who wanted a mechanical timepiece have had to choose from restyled men's watches. Jacob & Co. developed the Brilliant collection for the woman who wants something beautiful to adorn her wrist and appreciates high-watchmaking movements.

The Brilliant Art Deco D-Flawless combines incredible gem-sourcing and gem-setting expertise with this high-watchmaking movement.

GEM-SETTING

Jacob & Co. is one of the few brands that has the legitimacy to create high and fine jewelry, as well as high-end watches.

The diamond and gemstones industry is a closed society, and it is really a relationship business. Sourcing the very best diamonds and gemstones depends on reputation and personal connections, and thankfully Jacob & Co. has solid, decades-long relationships.

As a result, Jacob & Co. has access to the very best sources of diamonds and gemstones from all over the world. Many of the gem-set timepieces, require meticulous care in the choosing of stones for quality, cut, clarity, and matching color. For a piece like this Brilliant Art Deco D-Flawless, this take many months or years, due to the extremely high quality of the diamonds.

Jacob & Co. is also an expert in the setting of these stones, working with the very best gem setters in the industry.

SKELETONIZED FLYING TOURBILLON MOVEMENT

Skeletonizing is an age-old tradition in watchmaking. The challenge is to remove enough material from the movement to make it nearly transparent, without impacting its performance, precision, or robustness.

Jacob & Co.'s watchmakers have been skeletonizing movements for decades, so they understand exactly where and how much to remove, and the result is a nearly see-through movement, set up to maximize the beauty of this little engine on the wrist.

Underlying all this beauty lies the legendary timepiece workmanship for which Jacob & Co. is famous. The tourbillon was originally invented to be a single-axis, rotating cage secured from above as well as below to carry the regulating organ of a mechanical pocket watch for improved timekeeping performance. The version in the Brilliant Art Deco D-Flawless presents this more than 225-year-old invention in a yet more spectacular way.

The one-minute tourbillon features a delicately decorated cage that encapsulates the balance wheel, hairspring, escape wheel and a number of other crucially important components. This open-worked cage not only features an elaborate web-pattern in its architecture, but allows for an unobstructed and full view at the ultimate refinement of its detailing and operation. It is a constellation of superbly finished components that, when assembled and fine-tuned expertly, allows the JCAM05 movement to keep accurate time throughout its 72-hour power reserve.

The movement uses sapphire crystal plates to make the movement even more transparent, and the bridges of this spectacular movement are set with 177 multi-colored brilliant-cut fancy pink diamonds.

CASE AND CRYSTAL

The 47mm 18K white gold case, inner bezel, and crown of the Brilliant Art Deco D-Flawless is invisibly-set with baguette-cut D-Flawless white diamonds (the crown has a rose-cut diamond on the top), while the inner bezel is set with baguette-cut white diamonds. Covering the front and back of the timepieces are anti-reflective sapphire crystals, putting the beautifully skeletonized movements on full display.

DIAL AND HANDS

The beauty of skeletonized watches is that there are no dials - instead the highest quality sapphire crystals expose the details of the movement, including the wheels, gears, balance, bridges, and mainspring barrel. The leaf-shaped hands in the center, indicating the hours and minutes, float over the mechanical splendor.

AT A GLANCE

High Watchmaking and High Jewelry Ladies' timepieces

47mm 18K white gold case

High-watchmaking manual-wind flying tourbillon movement, magnificently skeletonized

Movement bridges set with 177 brilliant-cut Fancy Pink Diamonds

Meticulously sourced multi-colored baguette-cut D-internally flawless white diamonds, matched for cut, clarity, quality, and color.

Impeccable high-jewelry invisible-setting of the white diamonds

Inner bezel set with baguette-cut white diamonds

Technical Specifications

Item Number: BT545.30.BD.RP.A

Movement: Exclusive Jacob & Co. Skeleton Manual Winding Caliber JCAM05; One-minute Flying Tourbillon; Diameter: 14½''' i.e. 32.60mm; Height: 6mm; Components: 172; Power Reserve: 72-Hours; Frequency: 21'600 vib/h (3 Hz); Jewels: 19 Jewels;

System: Anti-shock; Finishing: Open-worked Movement with Sapphires Plates and Finely Diamond Set Bridges: 178 Brilliant-cut Fancy Pink Diamonds (≈ 0.61ct.); Hand-polished Angles.

Functions: Hours and Minutes.

Case: Diameter: 47mm; Thickness: 14.35mm; Material: 18K White Gold; Case Polished and Invisibly Set with 205 Baguette D-IF White Diamonds (≈ 19.95 ct.); Inside Upper Bezel with 48 D-IF Baguette White Diamonds (≈ 1.98 ct.); Crown Set with 14 D-IF Baguette Diamond (≈ 0.82 ct.) and One Rose Cut D-IF White Diamond (≈ 0.44 ct.); Case Back: Sapphire Glass; Crystal: Sapphire with Anti-reflective Treatment; Water resistance: 30m.

Hands: Leaf; Gunned Blue.

Strap & Clasp: Alligator Strap; 18K White Gold Tang Buckle Set with 20 D-IF Baguette Diamonds (≈ 1.43 ct.).

Total Carat Weight: 287 Certified D-Internally Flawless White Diamond Baguettes and One Rose Cut D-IF White Diamond (25 ct.); 178 Brilliant-cut Fancy Pink Diamonds (0.61ct.).

Warranty: 2 Years.

Limited Edition: Piece Unique.

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