The white queen: Ulysse Nardin’s Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl
Reflecting the most exquisite shimmer and radiating an inimitable glow, a jewelled perfection makes its debut in haute horlogerie: The Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl. Like the most stunning of treasures, this luxurious wristwatch is a culmination of lavish adornments and finely worked details.
A strikingly transparent piece that exhibits the evolution of high jewellery watches, the Pearl is a labyrinthine marvel of inner workings graced with fluidity and light. A mother-of-pearl embellishment casts a soft glow over the skeletonised tourbillon while a wealth of diamonds glitter upon the dial, bridges, bezel, horns and crown. Sitting in the centre of this exquisite lustre is the calibre UN-170 Manufacture, each of its individual movements coming together for a mesmerising vision.
Measured at 44mm, the Pearl is crafted with the bare minimum of components to ensure the feel and appearance of weightlessness, allowing light to shine through. The tourbillon —visible from the back — comprises of a silicium spring balance and an anchor and escapement wheel to assure the utmost accuracy, durability and longevity. An immaculate symphony of cutting-edge technology and gleaming opulence, rubies in-laid on the bridges are equal serve an aesthetic function as well as being friction reducing pivots. Perched at the 12 o'clock mark, the barrel is similarly adorned, printed with a patterned shell motif inlay that complements the mother-of-pearl tourbillon cage.
A regal, feminine timepiece that embodies Ulysse Nardin's horology sophistication with the craft of fine jewellery, the Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl is the collector's watch that beseeches all to bow before her captivating majesty.
The 8-piece limited edition Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl is available at The Hour Glass.