The Shakudo is a new masterpiece from the Villaret luxury watchmaker in Switzerland. Baselworld 2015 will feature this unique novelty.
rotonde de cartier replica les Metiers d'Art Villaret Shakudo was produced by an atelier that is skilled in watchmaking craftsmanship. Engravers and enamelists from the manufacturer have demonstrated their skills in shakudo. Shakudo,Omega Replica Watches a special alloy of copper and golden that acquires a dark patina between black and blue depending on its composition and texture, is an unusual alloy. It is a Japanese alloy that was originally used to decorate katana fittings, and other ornaments.
The Shakudo alloy looks almost bronze due to its high copper content. However, after undergoing a special heating and patination process, it develops a distinctive dark blue-violet patina that resembles lacquer.Audemars Royal Oak Offshore Replica Copper acetate (green grey) is the solution used to patinate. It is called rokusho. It turns indigo black when it is used with an alloy of copper, gold.
rotonde de cartier replica Shakudo is being presented in at least four versions. According to the manufacturer, each one will be unique as it reflects the handcrafts of the artisan in engraving and rokusho patina.
The dial of the Shakudo's first watch shows the image of Ganesh,Rolex Replica which can be easily identified from his elephants head. Ganesh, the God of victory and transformation is a Hindu concept. Ganesh is also the God who inspires wisdom, intelligence and prudence. This illustration shows Ganesh with a hand-engraved gold throne that is located in the middle of the Hindu patterns.
These ornaments are exquisitely detailed and were made in Damascene. This involves creating troughs on the dial surface, into which fine gold threads are carefully and painstakingly hammered. They were then hand-engraved.
This new product combines the hand wound caliber15B with a rotonde de cartier replica Villeret-style box. Double-stepped cases measure 45mm in diameter. This size allows for the craftsmen to be creative.rotonde de cartier replica Reverse side of watch shows the beauty of the internal mechanism, which is made in-house with hand applied Cotes de Geneve.
As I mentioned above, the model depicting a hindu god was the first to be produced using shakudo engraving. There are three more timepieces in the pipeline, so keep checking back.