Vacheron Constantin unveils a new gem-set Vacheron Constantin Malte diamonds replica model dedicated to women.
The Malte collection, which has thus become a watchmaking icon now exclusively composed of tonneau shaped watches, is enriching its history with a new Haute Joaillerie creation intended for women. Its exquisitely slender curves appear entirely dedicated to celebrating femininity. The pure, refined lines –supremely classic in spirit yet imbued with a genuinely modern touch – acquire a delightfully sensual aura suffused with the scintillating sparkle of diamonds.
Eager to make a clean break with the rounded shape of diamonds fake Vacheron Constantin Malte pocket watches, and driven by the avant-garde spirit inherent in an era of major progress, Vacheron Constantin became one of the first Manufactures to adopt tonneau-shaped cases in 1912.
The Malte high jewellery small model is a vibrant tribute to the artistic crafts sublimely embodied in this creation. Its translucent cloak of 260 baguette-cut diamonds totalling around 10.40 carats, skilfully adorned with hand-crafted invisible setting, illuminates the indications of time with stunning brilliance. It also bears the prestigious Hallmark of Geneva.This shape became strongly emblematic right from its first appearance. Appealing to both men and women, it would be associated throughout the century with the most prestigious horological complications, notably interpreted in the Malte collection. Crafted in 18K white gold, this model is adorned with 260 baguette-cut diamonds for a total weight of approx. 10.4 carats.
This new Malte high jewellery small model features a curved 29.30 x 38.59 mm case perfectly moulding even the daintiest wrist and housing a mechanical hand-wound movement, Calibre 1400, entirely developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin and visible through a tonneau-shaped transparent back reflecting the shape of the case itself. A black satin strap accentuates the femininity of this model, extending right the way through to the pin buckle set with 12 baguette-cut diamonds.
Invisible setting represents a feat involving techniques currently mastered by a rare breed of artisans. Gold entirely vanishes beneath the diamonds, which are supported by a rail and form a luminous backdrop exempt from any trace of fastening and thus revealing their maximum radiance. Vacheron Constantin has chosen to take up this challenge on a shaped watch which, despite its curved profile, is distinguished by crisp edges, sharp angles and taut lines that add to the complexity of the task. Such an endeavour calls upon the members of each profession – from designer to gem-setter and from Vacheron Constantin copy watchmaker to jeweller – to pool their talents and work in perfect harmony towards reaching their shared goal of true excellence.