Bvlgari Lvcea

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Bvlgari Lvcea
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For 2021, Bvlgari LVCEA captures the light anew, leveraging the world’s most prestigious decorative arts to create sublime pieces that blur the line between jewel and watch. Animating the whole collection with fresh excitement, energy and genuine artistry, the new LVCEA Intarsio Marquetry timepieces reflect Bvlgari Watches identity as the Roman Jeweller of Time.

Deepening the brand’s exploration of Estetica della Meccanica, the industrial-design influenced aesthetic that has long been a hallmark of Bvlgari style, the new LVCEA Skeleton interpretation further confirms Bvlgari’s commitment to feminine watches with the only skeletonized watch on the market made expressly for women.

Bvlgari Lvcea

Since its debut in 2014, the LVCEA watch has become a symbol of radiant yet modern femininity. Elegant but approachable, it is the essence of the daily round watch — a timeless timepiece to complement the moments of a contemporary woman’s life. These are timepieces for everyday; accessible but captivating, joyful and chic, with a round dial to reflect the light that inspires its name.

Bvlgari Lvcea

Furthering a classic métiers d’art technique applied to the mother-of-pearl, the new LVCEA Intarsio Marquetry timepiece infuses the Maison’s signature daily round watch with an additional jeweller’s touch. Each interpretation features a grey mother-of-pearl dial that allows the light to pass through it, recalling the Roman sky in its blue and white pearlescence.

Bvlgari Lvcea

Rather than flat, the dial is three dimensional, constructed with mother-of-pearl pieces that are individually worked and faceted, then assembled one by one to create the effect of volume and evoke the rays of the sun. Inspired by “intarsia” – marquetry’s ancestor – a technique that dates back to antiquity and had its heyday in the 14th century when Italy revolutionised its use by applying it to furniture.

Bvlgari Lvcea

Building on these powerful origins, Bvlgari has employed this Renaissance art since the 1970s, using this ornamental motif to adorn its jewellery. The Jeweller transposes it into its watchmaking universe by inlaying its dials with materials such as mother-of-pearl and stone. Playing with alternating shapes is what brings life to the motifs in its new Intarsio dials.

Bvlgari Lvcea

The pieces are delicately applied and assembled, like a mosaic, with the iridescent reflections of the mother-of-pearl adjusted by the skilled hand of the marquetry expert.

Bvlgari Lvcea

Coming in two different sizes — a 28 mm quartz movement model or a 33 mm automatic movement model — and featuring a steel case combined with a black or grey alligator strap, the three new editions are magnificent — and yet they remain completely approachable, each piece beautifully suited to daily wear.

Bvlgari Lvcea

With its skeletonized dial, the new 33mm Bvlgari LVCEA Skeleton is a further refined expression of the Estetica della Meccanica, wherein the machinations of the timepiece are put on display, becoming part of the overall aesthetic.

Bvlgari Lvcea

A fascinating window into the art of watchmaking, it pays homage to the dazzling and delicate complexity of mechanical timepieces, a virtuosic display of Haute Horlogerie that reveals the hidden depths of the LVCEA. Like a glimpse of the timepiece’s beating heart, the model showcases the exquisitely complicated automatic winding BVL 191 skeleton movement, crafted in-house in Bvlgari’s Manufacture in Switzerland.

Bvlgari Lvcea

And, in a twist of irreverent glamour that is unmistakably Bvlgari, the letters of the watchmaker’s logo are the essence of the skeleton design. Set with 140 diamonds, its dial is an ingenious fusion of form and function. Featuring a steel case with gold bezel, the watch face is further finished with a single pink cabochon-cut stone on the crown, and comes on a blue alligator strap with ardillon buckle.

Bvlgari Lvcea

Perfectly complementing the 2021 LVCEA novelties, a new version in steel featuring a refined black lacquered dial represents another design choice that speaks to Bvlgari’s boldness and aesthetic daring. The 33 mm watch comes with an automatic movement and on a black varnished calf strap. Together, the dark lacquered dial and varnished strap feel audaciously modern.

LVCEA INTARSIO 103367
102951 LU28WSS/12.T
LVCEA

Bvlgari Lvcea Technical Specifications

LVCEA INTARSIO 103367

Case, dial and strap

  • 28mm round steel case;
  • steel crown set with a cabochon-cut rubellite and a diamond;
  • grey mother-of-pearl dial decorated using marquetry technique and set with 12 diamond hour-markers;
  • water-resistant to 30m;
  • grey alligator strap with steel lugs set with brilliant-cut diamonds and ardillon buckle;

Movement

  • quartz B046 movement.

Total 33 diamonds (0,42ct).

LVCEA INTARSIO 103478

LVCEA INTARSIO 103478

Case, dial and strap

  • 33mm round steel case;
  • steel crown set with a cabochon-cut rubellite and a diamond;
  • grey mother-of-pearl dial decorated using marquetry technique and set with 11 diamond hour-markers;
  • water-resistant to 30m;
  • black alligator strap with steel lugs and ardillon buckle;

Movement

  • calibre B77,
  • mechanical self-winding movement,
  • indicating the hours, minutes and seconds,
  • date window at 3 o’clock,
  • 42-hour power reserve.

Total 12 diamonds (0,21ct).

LVCEA INTARSIO 103476

LVCEA INTARSIO 103476

Case, dial and strap

  • 33mm round steel case and bezel set with brilliant-cut diamonds;
  • steel crown set with a   cabochon-cut rubellite and a diamond;
  • grey mother-of-pearl dial decorated using marquetry technique and set with 11 diamond hour-markers;
  • water-resistant to 30m;
  • black alligator strap with steel lugs and ardillon buckle;

Movement

  • calibre B77,
  • mechanical self-winding movement,
  • indicating the hours, minutes and seconds,
  • date window at 3 o’clock,
  • 42-hour power reserve.

Total of 55 diamonds (1,4 ct).

LVCEA SKELETON 103502
102879 LU33SKSL
Lvcea

LVCEA SKELETON 103502

Case, dial and strap

  • 33mm steel case;
  • steel crown set with a cabochon-cut rubellite and a brilliant-cut diamond;
  • 18kt rose gold bezel;
  • 18kt rose gold open work dial featuring the BVLGARI logo with rose gold plated letters set with diamonds;
  • water-resistant to 30m.
  • Blue alligator strap with 18kt rose gold ardillon buckle and lugs set with brilliant-cut diamonds.

Movement

  • In-house mechanical movement Calibre BVL 191SK with automatic winding and skeleton execution.
  • Indication of the hours, minutes and seconds,
  • 28,800 VpH,
  • 42-hour power reserve.

Total 140 diamonds (0,54ct).

LVCEA STEEL BLACK LACQUERED DIAL 103503

LVCEA STEEL BLACK LACQUERED DIAL 103503

Case, dial and strap

  • 33mm round steel case;
  • steel crown set with a cabochon-cut rubellite and a brilliant-cut diamond;
  • black lacquered dial, set with 11 diamond hour-markers;
  • water-resistant to 50m;
  • black varnished calf strap with steel lugs and ardillon buckle;

Movement

  • calibre B77,
  • mechanical self-winding movement,
  • indicating the hours, minutes and seconds,
  • date window at 3 o’clock,
  • 42-hour power reserve.

Total 12 diamonds (0,19ct).

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