This mechanical watch collection from Claude Meylan celebrates Mexican culture by staging «calaveras».
In Mexico, «El dia de los muertos» was established in the 1920s by the nationalist governments that emerged from the 1910 revolution. A blend of Aztec tradition and All Saints’ Day, a Christian holiday brought by the Spanish conquistadors, the Day of the Dead is strongly symbolized by these «Calaveras».
The LAC SKULLS timepieces feature 42mm diameter stainless steel cases. The fine cuts of the skulls are colored and are superimposed on a manual-wound ETA 6497 movement, which is entirely skeletonized and decorated.
The skulls on the dial side reflect a «Rebel attitude» which, mixed with the festive colors invite us to a joyful and playful celebration.
The cases and bezels match and put forward the force of the colors or the depth of the black. The white skeleton hands dress up the whole while the black bracelet in natural rubber or printed natural leather encircles the wrist.
Calibre Unitas 6497
16 1⁄2 manual winding
Autonomy; 40 hours
Decoration: Refined engraved « skeleton » Blackened by Ruthenium treatment
Stainless steel 316L, see through back, sapphire crystals
Dimension 42 mm diameter
Waterproof 30 m
Printed leather or rubber strap
Buckle: Stainless steel 316L