Dazzled by the spectacle of the heavens and stars, Van Cleef & Arpels pays homage to the marvels of the universe through its creations. The Maison turns its gaze to the firmament to create pieces that combine the poetry of cosmos, precious stones and métiers d’art.
|With the Lady Arpels™ Planétarium, the magic of the universe comes to life in a precious setting, encapsulated on a women’s wrist. This timepiece illustrates the Sun and the closest planets: Mercury, Venus and finally Earth, along with its natural satellite, the Moon. Each heavenly body moves at its actual speed, orbiting the dial in 88 days for Mercury, 224 days for Venus and 365 days for Earth. In a key innovation for this piece, the Moon itself rotates around the Earth in 29.5 days, performing a visible celestial ballet on the dial, day after day.
White gold, Turquoise, Serpentine, Jasper, Agate, Sugilite, Chloromelanite, Aventurine
Poetic Complications® watches provide a unique vision of time, in which craft skills combine with technical prowess to bring stories to life. Their intricate mechanisms offer precious moments of emotion, marked by the distinctive imagination of Van Cleef & Arpels.
Poetic Complications Collection, Midnight Planétarium Watch. 44 mm white gold case; white gold bezel; aventurine dial, pink gold sun and white gold shooting star, serpentine Mercury, chloromelanite Venus, turquoise Earth, red jasper Mars, blue agate Jupiter, sugilite Saturn. White gold crown with sapphire case back. Matte black alligator strap with white gold folding clasp. Self-winding mechanical movement (Stern Manufacture), equipped with a Christiaan Van der Klaauw module developed exclusively for Van Cleef & Arpels, 48 hour power reserve. Numbered and unlimited edition.
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