Grand Complication: Piaget, Audemars, Breguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre Featured

Luxos discovers the craft and technology behind some of the world's most coveted timepieces.
by 06 October 2009

Piaget Secret Watch
Close to a thousand diamonds combine in this white gold heirloom piece – an exquisite homage to plant life plays through the entwined leaves in a model that called upon 1275 hours of development and 675 hours of gem setting.

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Piaget boutiques worldwide

Audemars Piguet Millenary Chronograph
With its signature two-zone design, self-winding Calibre 2385, 40 hour power reserve and exclusive hand-finishing, this luxurious pink gold model is waterproof to twenty metres and features a chronograph with 30-minute and 12-hour counters.

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Audemars Piguet boutiques worldwide

Breguet Classique 1808 Grande Complication
This carved pink gold model, with its base plate entirely carved by hand, is a work of horological genius paying reverence to the legendary tourbillon regulator patented in 1801, which comes hidden behind a dazzling precious cover encompassing 706 diamonds.

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Breguet boutiques worldwide

Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX2 DBS Transponder
Not just a pretty face, James Bond would certainly have approved of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s AMVOX2 DBS Transponder, available exclusively to Aston Martin owners, which controls entry to the car itself - simply press the glass of the watch and the vehicle’s doors invitingly spring open.

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Jaeger-LeCoultre boutiques worldwide