Badollet Crystalball Bamboo Tiger Unique Piece

The Crystalball Bamboo Tiger by Swiss luxury watch brand Badollet is a one of kind horology art piece that feature a delicate open working of the main plate and bridges, inspired by Asian bamboo scaffolding.

A 3mm, 18 carat gold plain disk has been carved to create this piece of art: “a tiger in a bamboo forest jumping over the tourbillon”.

Badollet Crystalball Bamboo Tiger Unique Piece

It took more than 250 hours of painstaking work by an expert engraver. This sculpture is then applied on a malachite plate. The 18 carat rose gold case houses a mechanical hand wound flying tourbillon movement which beats at the rate of 21,600 beats per hour.

The flying tourbillon at 6’o clock is guarded by a rose gold roaring tiger and the elegant blue hands look after the time reading functions.

Technical details

Model: Badollet Crystalball Bamboo Tiger Unique Piece

Calibre BAD5600
Mechanical hand-wound, flying tourbillon, 21,600 v/h, 19 jewels, 120-hour power reserve, mainplate and bridges in aluminium and lithium

Ø 44 mm, case in 18 K rose gold
Middle part of the case in Malachite
Glare proofed sapphire crystal and case back
Water-resistant to 30 meters

Malachite base, 18K rose gold engraved tiger and Bamboo

Matt or glossy hand-sewn green alligator leather with 18K white gold folding clasp

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