During the Venice Film Festival 2012, the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop in Ru Valley, Switzerland, welcomed an elegant woman from the East, Miss Zhao Wei, a close friend of the Jaeger-LeCoultre brand. Accompanied by Mr. Janek Deleskiewicz, Global Design and Art Director of Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Miklos Merczel, the master of enamel, Zhao Wei walked between Jaeger-LeCoultre Workshop and the watch museum, witnessing Jaeger-LeCoultre’s top watchmaking craftsmanship while exploring Jaeger-LeCoultre women The immortal legend of a watch. Zhao Wei visits Jaeger-LeCoultre Swiss workshop ‘guest’ watchmaker
Strolling in the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop and getting close to the production process of the wristband, Zhao Wei was shocked by the imagination and superb craftsmanship of the master watchmaker of Jaeger-LeCoultre. The extreme professional division of labor guarantees that Jaeger-LeCoultre’s perfect craftsmanship can penetrate every detail of the timepiece works. The workshop of the workshop is based on sterility, which reflects the meticulous meticulousness and delicateness of Jaeger-LeCoultre for watchmaking. During the visit, Zhao Wei even more “guest” watchmakers with great interest. Her devoted expression and professional actions were enough to “truth the truth”.
Since 179, it has been in this rolling Jurassic Mountains that 1231 calibres with different styles, nearly 400 registered patents and nearly 40 top craftsmen have been bred. The designers and artisans of Jaeger-LeCoultre are determined to innovate, using the four major technologies of watchmaking, enamel, carving and jewelry inlay to create countless classics that have shocked the watch altar. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s timepieces are everything from practical watches to complex functions to jewellery watches. If the exquisite workshop showcases Jaeger-LeCoultre’s top watchmaking craftsmanship, then the Jaeger-LeCoultre watch museum quietly tells the quiet but long-standing history behind these splendors. After reluctantly reluctant to experience the ‘watchmaking’ in the workshop, Zhao Wei carefully visited the watch museum located at the core of the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop. The Watch Museum, completed in 2007, displays more than 500 pieces of Jaeger-LeCoultre watches and clocks, as well as more than 300 historic mechanical movements developed by Jaeger-LeCoultre. Here, Zhao Wei appreciates the unique charm of the fine watches and clocks that have been nurtured by Jaeger-LeCoultre for nearly 180 years. Among them, those women’s watches carefully displayed in the gorgeous display window are even more memorable. Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Night & Day
Since 1880, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been working to create more beautiful and accurate timepieces for women. In the 1920s, women’s watches were all the rage for their small size. However, the delicate size would lead to a reduction in reliability and accuracy. In order to take into account the technical connotation and elegant appearance, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duoplan series watch with special double-layer movement configuration components came into being. In 1929, Calibre 101, the smallest movement in the series, shook the world with a rock-shattering posture. With a length of 14 mm, a width of 4.8 mm, a thickness of 3.4 mm, and a total weight of less than 1 gram, it still sits firmly on the throne of the smallest mechanical movement in history. In 1953, Queen Elizabeth II wore a jewellery watch equipped with the Jaeger-LeCoultre 101 movement on the coronation day. Its small size and exquisiteness seemed to stagnate even time, becoming an eternal classic in the history of watches and clocks. To this day, the compactness of the 101 movement is still ‘unprecedented.’
Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin
In 1931, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s most legendary Reverso flip watch series came out. The iconic double-sided flip structure explained the ever-changing and multifaceted style of women’s charm, blended the traditional elegant style, and was a loyal art deco style watch. successor. Among them, the Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin has a perfect proportion. The pure geometric line design is inspired by the Art Deco style, which makes the women’s wrists glamorous.
Today, Jaeger-LeCoultre in the 21st century can be described as infinitely creative and fruitful. It has perfectly blended excellent complex functions with the luxury of women’s watches. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous dating series women’s watch, with gorgeous design and exquisite craftsmanship, annotates women’s romantic dating with time, shows the free and individual personality charm of modern women, and brings more surprises to women through free combination . The date series watch is equipped with a smart day and night alternation, or with dazzling enamel painting, or a tourbillon to show the transcendence and eternity of female charm. The dazzling light of the diamond and the tender luster of the mother-of-pearl make the entire dial either dazzling or gentle and charming. Among them, the Rendez-Vous Night & Day date series shows the mysterious day and night changes at six o’clock, a delicately crafted dial, surrounded by a clear digital scale, showing a pure watchmaking style. Rather than a watch, this is a date with time. It is like the player of simultaneous light, grasping every moment with enthusiasm. It is accompanied by charming self-confidence and calmness every day.
During the Venice International Film Festival 2012, Zhao Wei and Jaeger-LeCoultre met in the glamorous water city, the red carpet of Yixiang’s film festival. In addition, the Jaeger-LeCoultre watchmaking workshop, with the quiet scenery of Ru Valley, blending superb watchmaking craftsmanship and nearly 180 years of historical heritage, invites Zhao Wei to take a different time journey.