The world of high-end watchmaking is still evolving, with the use of an increasing number of materials applied in the manufacture of topnotch timepieces and the emergence of more and more new design methods. This June, two prominent producers – Jaeger-LeCoultre and Patek Philippe – have introduced their extraordinary novelties distinguished by masterpiece design.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Sonatina Orchid

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Sonatina Orchid Pink

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Three new models from the Rendez-Vous series supplemented the collection of women’s watches offered by Jaeger-LeCoultre. Exquisite novelties reflect the brand designers’ contemplation on the theme of calming nature and multifaceted femininity.

Each of the presented models has a 38.2x5.57 millimeter case produced from gorgeous rose gold with a transparent back cover. Inside the case, there is an automatic caliber Jaeger-LeCoultre 735 with a 40-hour power reserve. It supports the indication of hours, minutes, and seconds, as well as the indication of the time of day. These high-end watches also provide the indication of important meetings’ timing and the alarm function (which is specific for the Rendez-Vous collection only). The latter is placed on the back cover.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Sonatina Orchid Purple

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The dial of these fancy models depicts butterflies fluttering over orchids, which symbolizes different facets of femininity – elegance and tenderness, fragility and strength. The composition executed in the technique of painting on mother-of-pearl features nude-pink, purple, and grayish-green colors. The picture is combined with elegant guilloché waves, which serve as the background for the composition. The dial and bezel are encrusted with 160 shiny diamonds with a total weight of 1.86 karats.

Rendez-Vous Sonatina Orchid models are released in a limited edition of eight copies and are available only in Jaeger-LeCoultre boutiques.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Sonatina Orchid Turquoise

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Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 4899/901G

First introduced in 2017, the Calatrava Ref. 4899 jewelry timepieces are distinguished by feminine decor combining white gold, engraved mother-of-pearl, and incrustation with precious stones. After the debut version of the model, in which the various nuances of pink were shown, Patek Philippe released the high-end watch in different shades of blue.    

Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 4899/901G

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The gently rounded white gold case (35.8 millimeters) is encrusted with diamonds and sapphires of classic cut, conveying several tones of blue. Made of 18-karat gold, the dial features a sophisticated combination of finishes. The lower part is inlaid with diamonds and sapphires executed in the snow-setting technique. The upper part is decorated with pale blue mother-of-pearl, hand-engraved with an intricate pattern of randomly scattered feathers. The pattern on the hour and minute hands produced from white gold is reminiscent of weightless feathers. The screw-down crown and the buckle of this majestic wristwatch are also made of white gold and have a diamond-sapphire decor. In total, 702 precious stones were used in the finishing of this high-end watch, among them 348 diamonds (1.66 karats) and 354 sapphires (2.69 karats). The diamonds in this genteel timekeeping device are qualified as Top Wesselton Pur stones. Sapphires also meet the highest standard of quality and inlay.

Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 4899/901G

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Fixed on the backside of the case, sapphire crystal offers a view of the legendary ultra-thin caliber 240, which starts with the help of the peripheral rotor made of 22-karat gold. This delightful high-end watch is equipped with a matte strap produced from real alligator leather, executed in a delicate lavender color.

Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 4899/901G

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