Girard-Perregaux Laureato Ceramics Collection – Laureato Skeleton Ceramic, Laureato 42 mm Ceramic and Laureato 38 mm Ceramic

Girard-Perregaux expands its emblematic Laureato line by introducing new ceramic versions of Laureato 42 mm, the Laureato 38 mm and Laureato Skeleton timepieces.

Defined by a polished octagonal bezel fitted on an integrated case with no lugs or loops, the Laureato now comes dressed in an exterior made with ceramic, which is highly scratch proof and non-allergic to skin. The use of ceramic further accentuates the ergonomic qualities of Laureato watch.

In their all-black versions, the Laureato models are given the same finishing as the models in steel or in gold, alternating between polished and satin-brushed surfaces. The new Laureato Ceramic is thus not uniformly dark. It continues to play with light thanks to its varying textures, including that of its Clou de Paris hobnail-patterned dial.

This mastery of lighting continues through to the movement of the exceptional Laureato Skeleton Ceramic iteration. Its skeletonised self-winding calibre is airy yet perfectly robust. It draws its strength from its transparency, which is reinforced by the rotor of the Laureato Skeleton Ceramic. Carved from a block of 18K pink gold, it has been meticulously openworked like the rest of the movement. This component that normally covers what lies beneath it thus allows light to pour through the watch, like a stained glass window.

The curves of this skeleton movement are decorated with chamfering that accentuates their edges, hand-crafted by the qualified artisans of the Manufacture Girard-Perregaux. The remaining surface of the movement is given a black PVD treatment matching the colour of the case and bracelet. It sets the perfect finishing touch to the play on contrasts that enlivens the Laureato Skeleton Ceramic.

This choice of contrast, by which various gold accents reinforce the visual depth of black, has been applied to the cases, since the Laureato 42 mm Ceramic now comes in a new interpretation with a polished pink gold bezel and crown. This colour is further picked up on the dial whose attributes (hands, hour-markers and GP logo) also feature this glowing colour.

The Laureato 38 mm goes even further. It is introduced in a White version with a pristine white ceramic case and bracelet. In the Laureato 38 mm White Ceramic model, steel further heightens the shimmering glow playing across the crown, hour-markers, hands and octagonal bezel.

The latter also sparkles with 56 brilliant-cut diamonds, of which the respective sizes reflect each variation in the thickness of this radiant component.  In this white and steel version, the Laureato 38 mm Ceramic reverses the colour effect, thus creating even more spectacular visual effects.

Technical details
Model: Laureato Skeleton Ceramic
Reference: 81015-32-001-32A

Case and dial
Material: black ceramic
Diameter: 42.00 mm
Height: 11.13 mm
Glass: sapphire crystal, double anti-reflective
Case-back: sapphire crystal
Dial: ring displaying suspended indexes with luminescent material
Hands: ’baton’ type with luminescent material
Water resistance: 100 meters (10 ATM)

Movement
Reference: GP01800-0022, mechanical with automatic winding
Diameter: 29.90 mm (13 ¼’’’)
Height: 4.16 mm
Frequency: 28,800 Vib/h – (4 Hz)
Number of components: 173
Jewels: 25
Power reserve: min. 54 hours
Functions: hours, minutes, small seconds

Bracelet/Strap
Material: black ceramic or rubber
Buckle: triple folding, titanium blades, ceramic cover

Model: Laureato 42 mm Ceramic

References
Black Ceramic 81010-32-631-32A
Black Ceramic pink Gold bezel 18ct: 81010-34-631-32A

Case and dial
Material: black ceramic
Diameter: 42.00 mm
Height: 11.13 mm
Glass: sapphire crystal, double anti-reflective
Case-back: grey-tinted sapphire crystal
Dial: black with ‘Clou de Paris’ pattern
Hands: ’baton’ type with luminescent material
Water resistance: 100 meters (10 ATM)

Movement
Reference: GP01800-0025, mechanical with automatic winding
Diameter: 30.00 mm (13 ¼ ’’’)
Height: 3.97 mm
Frequency: 28,800 Vib/h – (4 Hz)
Number of components: 191
Jewels: 28
Power reserve: min. 54 hours
Functions: hours, minutes, central seconds, date

Bracelet/Strap
Material: black ceramic or rubber
Buckle: triple folding, titanium blades, ceramic cover

Model: Laureato 38 mm Ceramic

References
Black Ceramic on Ceramic 81005-32-631-32A
Black Ceramic on rubber Strap 81005-32-631-FK6A
White Ceramic on white Ceramic 81005D82A732-32A
Ceramic on rubber Strap 81005D82A732-FK7A

Case and dial
Material: black or white ceramic
Gem-setting (for white ceramic & steel version): 56 diamonds, ~0.90 ct
Diameter: 38.00 mm
Height: 10.20 mm
Glass: sapphire crystal, double anti-reflective
Case-back: sapphire crystal or grey-tinted sapphire crystal (for the black ceramic version)
Dial: black or white with ‘Clou de Paris’ pattern
Hands: ’baton’ type with luminescent material
Water resistance: 100 meters (10 ATM)

Movement
Reference: GP03300-0139/0030, mechanical with automatic winding
Diameter: 25.95 mm (11 1/2 ’’’)
Height: 3.36 mm
Frequency: 28,800 Vib/h – (4 Hz)
Number of components: 218
Jewels: 27
Power reserve: min. 46 hours
Functions: hours, minutes, central seconds, date

Bracelet/Strap
Material: black/white ceramic or black/white rubber
Buckle: triple folding, titanium blades, ceramic cover

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