January 28, 2023

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With the long-lasting Cape Cod celebrating its thirtieth anniversary final 12 months, the time has come to unveil the brand new Cape Cod Crépuscule for Watches & Surprise 2022. Working along with an distinctive Swiss micro technical centre, the fragile timepiece options a formidable summary motif designed by Vietnamese artist Thanh-Phong Lê.

The main points are finest appreciated up shut, due to the gorgeous dial created utilizing silicon wafer by the Neuchâtel-based Swiss Heart for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM). A single 0.5 mm plate is coated with a skinny movie of silicon nitride to create an intense blue hue, earlier than it’s uncovered to blue mild to recreate the gorgeous Crépuscule (twilight/nightfall) print on the silicon wafer.

Ending touches embody the gold-coating stage together with the elimination of pointless supplies to present it a pristine look. The plate is then formed to suit completely throughout the Cape Cod watch, earlier than it’s despatched to the Hermès Horloger studios the place the navy blue calfskin strap (out there as a single or double tour) is mounted onto the anchor chain half-links on each side of the timepiece.

The Cape Cod is given a complete new look due to the Crépuscule dial, radiating fantastically within the 29 mm ‘sq. in a rectangle’ metal case. Different technical points embody the anti-reflective sapphire crystal glass, and the beautiful timepiece is powered by quartz motion for an correct show.

For extra data, kindly go to HERMES.com 

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