When it comes to skeletonized watches, most people think of it at a glance, the beauty of the movement is transparent. At this year’s Geneva watch fair, the brand Parmigiani launched its new men’s and women’s Tonda 1950 Skeleton skeleton series watches, and its women’s watches unexpectedly used a frosted dial with a skeleton movement to produce a Faint hazy beauty. Today, Watch House brings you one of the ladies’ watches in the newly launched Tonda 1950 Skeleton skeleton series.
The production of hollowed-out watches is very difficult. The watchmaker should use the ordinary movement as the basis. First, use a needle to drill the parts that need to be hollowed out into small holes, remove the excess metal, and then use a sculpting knife to modify all edges into a 45 ° bevel And carved the surface of the movement into different patterns. In this extremely aesthetic process, they must also minimize the obstacles to see through the underlying movement.
The Tonda 1950 is the ultra-thin series of Parmigiani. The thickness of the case of this Tonda 1950 series ladies watch is 8.4mm, while Skeleton’s full hollow means that it is necessary to show the amazingly complicated mechanical structure in such a thin case. , And also pay attention to the beauty of the lines. It can be said that it is a superb adherence to craftsmanship, a adherence to the watchmaking tradition, a adherence to the use of simple lines to create immortal beauty.
39 mm white gold case
This watch (model: PFC280-1260100-HA2121) uses a highly polished 18k white gold case with a diameter of 39 mm and a thickness of 8.4 mm. The bezel is set with 84 fine diamonds of 0.646 carats. Compared to the horizontal and vertical design, Parmigiani’s hollow movement is expressed by curved arcs, which is more gentle and soft, and of course it is more difficult to grasp the process. What’s more unexpected is that this Tonda 1950 Skeleton fully skeletonized watch has a dial. The delicate sapphire dial after frosting makes the skeletonized movement perfectly hidden in the look and feel. The dial is only slightly metallized at the bezel. Faint hazy beauty.
Crown top set with a creamy gemstone
The side of the case is polished and polished, with the bezel set with fine diamonds, noble and elegant. The screw-down, serrated rose gold crown is comfortable and has a creamy white gem set on the top.
Hermès crimson alligator strap
The crimson crocodile leather strap is made of top quality crocodile leather from Hermès. (The exclusive partner of Parmigiani straps, Hermès and Parmigiani have been working together for several years. The straps are made of top Epsom calfskin and crocodile leather.) Wear a pin buckle in 18k white gold and wear Simple and prevent accidental falling off.
Tonda 1950 unique drop-shaped lugs
The unique drop-shaped lug design of the Tonda 1950 feels much like the nose pad of glasses. It is exquisite and compact, more suitable for women, and equally comfortable to wear.
The dial design of the big two hands, the triangular scale hour markers and the triangular hour and minute hands, the overall style is simple and neat. As for the Parmigiani logo on the dial, the usual arrangement and mounting position will destroy the harmony and beauty of the openwork movement, so In the form of an inlay on the top of the dial. The meticulous frosted dial is a characteristic of this watch, showing a looming beauty. Such a clever design is more suitable for female wearers, and the edges and corners of the movement are visually blurred, thus showing a soft feeling.
PF 705 self-winding mechanical movement
The built-in PF 705 self-winding mechanical movement has a thickness of only 2.6 millimeters. Its ultra-thin size is due to the eccentric platinum micro-automatic rotor in the movement. Each plate bridge and main splint of the movement are openworked and hollowed out. The extremely fine internal corners can be seen by the naked eye. They are entirely hand-made, then manually chamfered, and finally rhodium-plated. At the same time, each gear has been chamfered, grooved, and double-sided pearl dots polished before being cut, and then gold-plated to finally create a stunning and exquisite skeletonized movement. Power reserve 42 hours.
Summary: The entire watch is exquisite and beautiful, which is very suitable for women. The frosted sapphire dial covers the hollowed-out movement, making the movement feel subtle. This is really a very good idea. The entire watch is like a wonderful woman in a gauze figure. People feel boring and use a poem to describe this watch, ‘everything comes out, still holding the pipa half covered.’