A new gold and Mother-of-Pearl face for the Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute
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Jaquet Droz enriches the Petite Heure Minute Collection with a new superb version featuring a gold case (with and without gem-set) and white Mother-of-Pearl dial.

The timepiece harks back to its signature off-centre displays with a single circle for the hours and minutes positioned at 12 o’clock. The two soft-tinted midnight blue hands swinging inside match the hand-made rolled-edged alligator leather strap.

White mother-of-pearl fills in the dial with iridescent gray and white reflections that add to the look of the moon’s nocturnal glow. It is the perfect luminescence for the surprisingly thin 35 mm steel case. Finished with a white gold ring, it is an aesthetic expression of the meticulous attention to detail Jaquet Droz lavishes on its creations. The metals shine with slightly different intensities that complement one another to accent the distinctive properties of the mother-of-pearl on the dial.

This latest Petite Heure Minute Mother-of-Pearl exists in two versions with one featuring a bezel studded with 160 diamonds (0.97 carats). As a final touch for the white gold, steel and mother-of-pearl, the diamonds cast flecks of light on the case’s contours for a piece with rare radiance. This sleekly finished studded model is a classy alternative to the gold and steel version that is more modern and streamlined. Both versions are powered by a self-winding mechanical movement with double barrels that provide up to a 68-hour power reserve.

“Some watches tell time. Some tell a story”

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Specifications

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Mother-of-Pearl  Ref. J005000273

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Mother-of-Pearl  Ref. J005000273
Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Mother-of-Pearl  Ref. J005000273

DESCRIPTION
“White mother-of-pearl dial with circular grain motif, 18-karat white gold applied ring.
Stainless steel case.
Self-winding mechanical movement.
Power reserve of 68 hours.
Diameter 35 mm.”

MOVEMENT
Jaquet Droz 2653.P, self-winding mechanical movement, double barrel, heavy metal oscillating weight

INDICATIONS
Off-centred hours and minutes

JEWELLING
28 jewels

POWER RESERVE
68 hours

FREQUENCY
28,800 v.p.h

CASE
Stainless steel case
Diameter Ø 35 mm
Height 10.4 mm
Individual serial number engraved on the case-back

WATER RESISTANCE
To 3 bar (30 meters)

DIAL
White mother-of-pearl dial with circular grain motif
18-karat white gold applied ring

HANDS
Blued steel

STRAP
Rolled-edge hand-made blue alligator

CLASP
Stainless steel ardillon buckle

 

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Mother-of-Pearl  Ref. J005000274

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Mother-of-Pearl  Ref. J005000274
Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Mother-of-Pearl  Ref. J005000274

DESCRIPTION
“White mother-of-pearl dial with circular grain motif, 18-karat white gold applied ring.
Stainless steel case set with 160 diamonds, total of 0.97 carat.
Self-winding mechanical movement.
Power reserve of 68 hours.
Diameter 35 mm.”

MOVEMENT
Jaquet Droz 2653.P, self-winding mechanical movement, double barrel, heavy metal oscillating weight

INDICATIONS
Off-centred hours and minutes

JEWELLING
28 jewels

POWER RESERVE
68 hours

FREQUENCY
28,800 v.p.h

CASE
Stainless steel case set with 160 diamonds, total of 0.98 carat.
Diameter Ø 35 mm
Height 10.4 mm
Individual serial number engraved on the case-back

WATER RESISTANCE
To 3 bar (30 meters)

DIAL
White mother-of-pearl dial with circular grain motif
18-karat white gold applied ring

HANDS
Blued steel

STRAP
Rolled-edge hand-made blue alligator

CLASP
Stainless steel ardillon buckle

TOTAL CARAT WEIGHT / DIAMONDS / COLORED GEMSTONES
IF to VVSI, Full Cut, D to G
Total number of diamonds: 160 diamonds
Total carat weight: 0.97 carats

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