Damiani Belle Époque Watch Collection – Belle Epoque 150th Anniversary Limited Edition and Belle Epoque with Rubies or Sapphires

For 2011, the Damiani Belle Epoque Watch Collection presents two precious novelties and a limited edition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Italy’s Unification.

Belle Epoque 150th Anniversary

This limited edition is produced in 150 pieces, as many as the years since the Unification of Italy, with the precious “tricolor flag” created by the combination of emeralds, diamonds and rubies.

The case is in 18 kt white gold set with 25 diamonds (0,35 cts. approximately), 6 emeralds (0,21 cts. approximately) and 6 rubies (0,31 cts. approximately), with external rotating bezel and white gold crown with a diamond set. The dial is in extra thick natural mother-of-pearl and the hands are embellished by 12 diamonds masterly set in spite of the small dimensions (the diameter is less than 1 mm).

Technical details

Belle Époque: limited edition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Italiy’s Unification
Case: 18 kt. white gold (diameter 32 mm, 26 components), internal bezel set with 24 brilliant cut diamonds, 6 emerald and 6 rubies with invisible setting “Belle Époque”, rotating external bezel set with an “extra sized” brilliant cut diamond, white gold crown set with a diamond. Sapphire crystal with extra strong antireflection treatment. 18 kt. White gold back case with special engraving.
Dial: Extra thick natural mother of pearl
Hands: Rhodium plated brass embellished by 12 diamonds
Straps: 1 and 3 rows in technological satin with easy release system, 18 kt. white gold buckle
Movement: Quartz ETA 902.002
Water resistant 3 ATM
Swiss made
Total cts ~ 0.35 cts diamonds (38 diamonds), ~ 0.31 cts rubies (6 rubies) e ~ 0.21 cts emerald (6 emerald)
Limited edition of 150 pieces with the limited edition number engraved on the back case

Belle Epoque with Rubies or Sapphires

In the Belle Epoque watches with rubies or sapphires, as well as in the limited edition version, the case is in 18 kt white gold set with 24 diamonds (0,24 cts. approximately) and 14 rubies or 14 sapphires (0,75 cts. approximately), with external rotating bezel and white gold crown with a ruby or a sapphire set. The watch dial is in extra thick natural mother-of-pearl and the hands are embellished by 12 diamonds masterly set in spite of the small dimensions (the diameter is less than 1 mm).

Belle Époque: light setting rubies

Case: 18 kt. white gold (diameter 32 mm, 26 components), internal bezel set with 24 brilliant cut diamonds and 12 rubies with invisible setting “Belle Époque”, rotating external bezel set with an “extra sized” ruby, white gold crown set with a ruby. Sapphire crystal with extra strong antireflection treatment.

Dial: Extra thick natural mother of pearl
Hands: Rhodium plated brass embellished by 12 diamonds
Straps: 1 and 3 rows in technological satin with easy release system, 18 kt. white gold buckle
Movement: Quartz ETA 902.002
Water resistant 3 ATM
Swiss made
Total cts ~ 0.24 cts diamonds (36 diamonds) and ~ 0.75 cts rubies (14 rubies)

Belle Époque: light setting sapphires

Case: 18 kt. white gold (diameter 32 mm, 26 components), internal bezel set with 24 brilliant cut diamonds and 12 sapphires with invisible setting “Belle Époque”, rotating external bezel set with an “extra sized” sapphire, white gold crown set with a sapphire. Sapphire crystal with extra strong antireflection treatment.

Dial: Extra thick natural mother of pearl
Hands: Rhodium plated brass embellished by 12 diamonds
Straps: 1 and 3 rows in technological satin with easy release system, 18 kt. white gold buckle
Movement: Quartz ETA 902.002
Water resistant 3 ATM
Swiss made
Total cts ~ 0.24 cts diamonds (36 diamonds), ~ 0.75 cts sapphires (14 sapphires)

The three new watches have quartz movement (ETA 902.002), anti-reflective sapphire crystal and are water-resistant to 30 metres. The refined white technological satin bracelet with white gold buckle, offered in the single and triple row versions, gives to the three “jewels” a feminine touch of unmistakable elegance.

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