An Eternal Journey to Love

The story begins under an autumn sky in the most beautiful city in the world. Surrounded by centuries of history, two lovers set off to meet each other.

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Case in white gold set with round diamonds (38 mm)
- Dial using back-lit enamel technique, white gold bridge
- Engraving on the back
- Alligator strap or chequer links, white gold and round diamonds
- Buckle in white gold set with diamonds
- Mechanical movement, Retrograde Minutes and Hours
- Numbered edition.

On a dial of contre-jour enamelling, Le Pont des Amoureux timepiece sets the scene for two lovers who mark the time as their romantic stroll brings them closer and closer, until they finally meet.

This watch belongs to the Poetic Complications Collection, and the “poetic” allure of these jewel comes from its retrograde movement, thanks to which the two lovers walk towards each other to finally meet at midnight on the famous Pont des Arts in Paris. This romantic encounter symbolizes the happiest hours of Love:

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White gold case set with diamonds. Diameter: 38mm, Strap: Alligator, Movement: Swiss mechanical movement based on a Jaeger-LeCoultre 846

 

 

The Le Pont des Amoureux timepiece depicts the story of two lovers, the man impatiently counting the minutes while the woman calmly indicates the hours, both looking forward to their eternal rendez-vous:

Le Pont des Amourex timepiece on display at SIHH 2015.
Le Pont des Amourex timepiece on display at SIHH 2015.

 

An always renewing journey to meet your true love on the most romantic of settings awaits you. CC

 

Post by Claudia Carletti, Jewellery Through Time. Material courtesy of Van Cleef & Arpels’ Press Office.

 

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