The Chinese have a different understanding of the dragon from the West. In China, the dragon is a symbol of auspiciousness. Especially in the feudal era, the dragon is a symbol of the emperor. Only with the control of the imperial power can the dragon pattern be used. Therefore, the decorative works of dragon pattern can always be loved by Chinese consumers. With the improvement of China’s consumption power, more and more watch brands will launch watches for the Chinese market. This watch introduced in this article is the dragon specially launched by Glashütte in 2012 to welcome the Year of the Dragon. Year-limited watch, although Glashütte is a German-owned watch brand, but this watch has a strong Chinese flavor, the golden dragon on the dial, with the meaning of joy and peace, is an auspicious meaning Watch.
This tourbillon year limited edition watch has a 40mm rose gold case, with precision watchmaking technology, sophisticated design, classic classics. Quite the traditional blue hour and minute hands, elegantly across the golden dragon coiled ceramic dial, and quietly counting the passage of time, one can not help wondering if there really is a dragon in this world, lying on the clouds overlooking the world.
The dial of the watch is made by Mason Porcelain Factory. On the white porcelain plate as white as jade, it is decorated with hand-drawn exquisite dragon-shaped pattern and painted with ceramic pigment containing pure gold powder. After high temperature treatment, the pigment adheres to the surface and appears golden matte; the highly skilled artist then uses the agate pen as the golden dragon to make it clear and dazzling.
At 6 o’clock on the dial, Glashütte’s extraordinary floating tourbillon. The floating tourbillon was created by Alfred Helwig, the legendary German watchmaker, when he was a tutor at a German watchmaking school in Glashütte in 1920, showing the essence of watchmaking art. The miniature second hand display is attached to the floating tourbillon bracket, and the carefully polished gold scale makes the display clearer.
Containing extraordinary wisdom, the floating tourbillon rotates on the dial and merges with the dial pattern, like a golden ball playing under the golden dragon claws, presenting a vivid scene of golden dragon play beads.
From the side, the watch has a certain thickness, and the rose gold case is polished carefully, which makes the watch exude a moist and charming light, and the luxury contains a noble temperament.
The watch is paired with a Louisiana alligator leather strap and a rose gold folding clasp. It is closely connected to the case with a delicate flange, which is very comfortable to wear.
The words ‘1/1’ are engraved on the back of the rose gold case, showing that each of these eight watches is unique.
The Mason Tourbillon Year Limited Watch is driven by a carefully modified automatic movement No. 94-11. Through the anti-reflective sapphire case back of the rose gold case, you can enjoy the movement of the movement. The 48-hour power reserve is convenient and practical, and fully meets modern needs.
Summary: This Glasutti limited edition of the Year of the Dragon watch has reached a peak in both watchmaking technology and artistic value. Behind the exquisiteness and exquisiteness there must be high prices. The price is 1.23 million yuan, and it is limited to 8 pieces. Because the dial is hand-painted, each model will be different and unique. This watch can be said to be specially designed for the Chinese rich, and the catering means is very obvious. I don’t know who will collect it in the end.