Dior Christal | Amethyst
TIME IS A JEWEL
For the ultimate jewel
And the ultimate in innovation this season
the unique Dior Christal “Amethyst” will defy expectations.
Limited-to twenty-five pieces being produced worldwide
this is the true connoisseurs timepiece.
For the first time the sapphire crystal, signature
Of the Dior Christal collection,
is combined with a sumptuous pave of baguette amethysts
A jewel of exception.
The fi rst watch fully paved with amethyst’s precious stone
192 baguette-cut amethysts.
The darker color of stone: the darker the rarer.
Four baguettes need to be cut, to get one of the right dark color.
“Real luxury demands the fi nest material and the fi nest craftsmanship.”
The fi nest material
192 grams of white gold.
Natural and untreated amethyst from Brazil.
60 pink baguette sapphires on dial (0.53 carat).
30 diamonds on dial (0.075 carat).
Grey mother-of-pearl marquetry dial.
Automatic ETA 2824 movement.
Limited edition of 25 pieces.
The fi nest craftsmanship
Experts’ techniques to cut the baguette amethyst considering
the amethyst hardness (7 on Mohs’ scale); the baguettes can easily break while being cut.
Unequaled skill to work on the mother-of-pearl marquetry dial; more than 20 steps:
a work of art, a work of incrustation.
To manufacture this timepiece, Dior is working with the Swiss company Bunter,
expert in gemology and stone setting.
A Swiss Made jewelry timepiece
A genuine ETA 2824 automatic movement with Dior’s creative touch,
A white lacquered oscillating weight.
25 pieces Limited Edition
38 mm white gold
Horns set with 12 baguette-cut amethysts (0.75 carat)
White gold, unidirectional and turning with 120 divisions
full set with 72 baguette-cut amethysts (2.43 carats)
White gold set with 1 rose-cut amethyst (0.15 carat)
Screwed-in sapphire crystal
Limited Edition number engraved
Curved sapphire crystal
Marquetry mother-of pearl dial, made of 12 inserts of grey mother-of-pearl
Central ring set with 30 brilliant diamonds ( 0.80 mm, 0.075 carat, FG, V.S.)
Central ring outlined with black lacquer
Internal ring set with 60 pink baguette sapphires (0.53 carat)
Polished with SuperLuminova
White lacquered seconds hand
White gold, 2 external rows set with 108 baguette-cut amethysts (13.5 carats)
And a central row set with amethyst colored pyramid-cut scratch–proof sapphire crystal
White gold, three blade unfolding
ETA 2824 Automatic Swiss-42 hour power reserve – 28 800 vibrations per hour
White lacquered oscillating weight
Total precious stones
193 amethysts – 30 diamonds – 60 pink sapphires
18 karat white gold
Weight: 192 grams