Piaget divulges new versions of its ladies’ Limelight Gala, a model with polished bends, awry carries and a pearl set bezel that look back to Piaget’s prime of adornments watches during the 1960s and 1970s. Orchestrated around four subjects – The Art of Movement, The Art of Gold, The Art of Color and The Art of Light – the new Limelight Gala is the embodiment of the super slender gems watch with an awesome gemstone twist.
Piaget made its initial raid into adornments watches during the 1960s. Driving women of the day, including Sophia Loren, Jackie Kennedy and Mireille Mathieu, were all fanatics of the brand that figured out how to catch the zeitgeist of the 1960s and 1970s with its erotic manifestations frequently decorated with stone dials in hallucinogenic tones. The Limelight Gala was roused by an oval-formed model of 1973 with the unmistakable clearing diamond set carries that describe the collection today.
As an expert of super slender developments, Piaget’s gems watches were astonishing as well as flawlessly thin. Practically all the models – aside from the High Jewelry ones – highlight a wrap of valuable gemstones on the bezel set with the serti descendu method. Referred to in English as a cut-down setting or openwork, the serti descendu technique includes cutting gold away from the hooks and depressions that grasp the stone to permit light to enter the stone from the sides – not simply from the top.
The Art of Gold
As well as super thin developments, Piaget bacome famous with its wonderfully graceful carefully assembled gold arm bands. Enhanced with plans roused commonly, the arm bands swell with hand-engraved themes: from sea waves to ice and from foliage to wind scales. Indeed, even today, Piaget’s chainsmiths join the small scale connections and bind every single one of them by hand.
The Limelight Gala Precious Sapphire Gradient model (Ref. G0A45163) highlights a hand-engraved white gold arm band with Palace Décor style, a famous theme at Piaget. The dial is additionally made of white gold and engraved with a similar theme, enlivened by a similar etcher to guarantee expressive progression. Clear blue grand feu finish set on top of the white gold dial underscores the engraving.
Like all Limelight Gala models, the bezel broadens well past the limits of the circle to wrap the sides of the case. This model highlights an angle gemstone setting going from cold white jewels to an unpretentious blue slope reproduced with sapphires. The stones likewise differ in size, bigger around the dial and slowly diminishing as they wrap the sides of the wristband. An extraordinary, numbered release, there is additionally another 88-piece form with a mother-of-pearl dial.
Quick facts: Piaget Limelight Gala Precious Sapphire Gradient Ref. G0A45163 – 32mm measurement – 18k white gold – bezel set with 20 splendid cut jewels and 22 blue sapphires – 18k white gold engraved dial with grand feu blue veneer – Piaget fabricate quartz development (690P) for hours and minutes – incorporated 18k white gold wristband – numbered edition
Piaget Limelight Gala Precious Sapphire Gradient Ref. G0A45363 – 32mm distance across – 18k white gold – bezel set with 20 splendid cut jewels and 22 blue sapphires – white mother of pearl dial – Piaget make quartz development (690P) for quite a long time – dim blue crocodile tie with 18k white gold ardillon clasp set with 15 splendid cut precious stones – restricted version of 88 pieces
The Art of Light
Five new models are assembled in the Art of Light topic. The first is a rose gold model with a characteristic luminous white mother-of-pearl dial and a setting of 42 splendid cut precious stones on the bezel utilizing the serti descendu technique.
Four high gems Limelight Gala models with oval cases additionally structure part of this topical collection. Three of them include shocking snow-set jewel dials and marquise-cut gemstones on the bezel, carries and bracelet.
The generally brilliant and extraordinary model is the Black Opal with a searing dial produced using uncommon dark Australian opal accompanied by a powerful setting of yellow, orange, red and blue gemstones enhancing the bezel, hauls and wristband. An extraordinary piece, Piaget saved the valuable opal for a very long time prior to concluding how to praise its chameleonic excellence in a watch.
Quick facts: Limelight Gala Precious Rose Gold Ref. G0A45161–18k rose gold – 32mm measurement – bezel set with 42 splendid cut jewels – white mother-of-pearl dial – Piaget make quartz development (690P) for quite a long time – burgundy croc strap
Limelight Gala High Jewelry Ref. G0A45168 – 18k white gold – 23 x 28mm case – snow-set jewel dial (190 precious stones) and 32 marquise-cut precious stones on bezel and hauls – Piaget fabricate quartz development (56P) – blue glossy silk strap
Limelight Gala High Jewelry Ref. G0A45170 – 18k white gold – 23 x 28mm case – snow-set jewel dial – bezel, carries and wristband set with 83 marquise-cut precious stones and 91 splendid cut precious stones – Piaget produce quartz development (56P)
Limelight Gala High Jewelry Ref. G0A45171 – 18k white gold – 23 x 28mm case – snow-set precious stones dial – bezel, hauls and arm band set with 83 marquise-cut blue sapphires and 91 splendid cut jewels – Piaget fabricate quartz development (56P)
Limelight Gala High Jewelry Black Opal G0A45007 – 18k white gold – 23 x 28mm – dark Australian opal dial – bezel, drags and wristband set with 58 yellow to orange marquise-cut sapphires, 14 marquise-cut pink rubies and a line of 86 splendid cut blue sapphires – Piaget make quartz development (56P) – extraordinary piece
The Art of Colour
Perhaps the most reasonable looks for regular wear of this 2020 collection are the Aventurine Glass Limelight Gala models, which come in two case sizes of 32 or 26mm. Acquired by adding copper oxide to glass, aventurine glass is prestigious for its otherworldly shimmer that brings out a brilliant night sky. Utilized on every one of the three dials of the most recent models, the rich blue aventurine sets off the white jewels outlining the dial and the broad lugs.
Quick facts: Limelight Gala Aventurine Glass Ref. G0A45152 and Ref. G0A45162 – 26mm or 32mm – 18k white gold – blue aventurine glass dial – bezel set with splendid cut jewels – Piaget fabricate quartz development (59P or 690P) – blue crocodile tie – restricted to 300 pieces in each size
Limelight Gala Precious Aventurine Glass Ref. G0A45180 – 32mm – 18k white gold – blue aventurine glass dial – bezel and hauls set with 57 jewels utilizing the serti descendu method – Piaget produce quartz development (690P) – blue gator tie – restricted release of 200 pieces
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