Close Up: Two New Timepieces From Hermès

Today we’re taking a close up look at two new creations from one of our favorite luxury houses, Hermès. Le Pendentif Boule and La Pendulette 8 Jours are not your typical timepieces. Take a look:

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Le Pendentif Boule
This is a necklace that bears a 21.6mm-diameter spherical white gold case, housing a quartz movement crafted in Switzerland. The boule is set with 420 diamonds on its middle and 63 diamonds on its crown, while the back is covered with matte indigo-blue alligator. The mother-of-pearl dial features rhodium-plated pearl-shaped hour markers. The chain of the necklace is white gold.

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La Pendulette 8 Jours
This unique timepiece is a stationary clock that begins with an 85mm-diameter white gold case, housing the mechanical hand-wound Vaucher Manufacture H1950. The Swiss-made movement boasts a 200-hour power reserve is wound and set by rotating the bezel. The mainplate and bridges of the movement are hand-bevelled, circular-grained and satin-brushed. The dial features engraved blue-lacquered numbers, as well as blued hands. The stand is also white gold.

Prices are available upon request at Hermès boutiques nationwide. Photos courtesy Hermès.

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