Jacob & Co Astronomia Solar Baguette Dragon and Tiger joined the prestigious, complex and artistic Astronomia family in the Geneva brand.
Solar astronomy French baguette dragon tiger
Since the flying tourbillon movement of the haute horology shows all its complexity in the sapphire crystal and the 18-carat gold case, this beauty stands out mechanically. Although high jewellery elements such as rectangular cut diamonds are invisible inlaid on the case, the lugs and outer ring of the base dial and the 288-faced Jacob-cut central gem are dazzling. Without neglecting the craftsmanship of the miniature sculptures of fighting dragons and tigers, the attention to detail is incredible.
Astronomia is the epitome of high-end timepieces in the 21st century. It is a globally recognized symbol of Jacob & Co.’s watchmaking expertise. It is the newest member of the series and the first time that works of art have been incorporated into Astronomia’s smallest case. Solar energy is the astronomical sun baguette dragon and tiger. In this impressive flying tourbillon watch, the earth is in balance, and hand-painted and carved dragon and tiger statues are vying to dominate the rotating earth. Frozen during the battle, these miniature artworks look upward through the transparent sapphire crystal covering the scene.
The JCAM42 self-made Solar Baguette Dragon and Tiger Astronomy movement is composed of 295 components and presents the innovation of the vertical orientation and multi-axis tourbillon through its four satellites.
The tourbillon was originally invented as a single-axis rotating frame fixed from above and below to carry the adjustment mechanism of a mechanical pocket watch to improve timing performance. The astronomical solar baguette dragon-tiger model presents this 224-year-old model. Invented in a more spectacular way.
The one-minute flying tourbillon of the Astronomy Solar Baguette Dragon and Tiger uses a beautifully decorated frame, which contains the balance wheel, coil, escape wheel and many other vital components. This open working cage not only bears the Jacob & Co. logo on its structure, but also is only fixed from below, so that its details and the finest points of operation can be viewed completely and unimpeded.
This is a set of sophisticated components. After precise assembly and adjustment, JCAM42 can maintain accurate time in its 48-hour power reserve. The earth where dragons and tigers fight is made of magnesium, painted with blue paint, with pink golden continents. The balloon will open on its own within 60 seconds.
In the center of this Discount watch is a 288-faceted 2-carat yellow Jacobian-cut sapphire, while rectangular-cut white diamonds are invisible by hand inlaid on the side of the 18-carat gold case, lugs and strap. Base surface. The simple and powerful lines of the Astronomia Solar Baguette Dragon and Tiger case are further magnified by 144 white rectangular cut diamonds, which outline the unusually complex corners and highlight its hollow structure. The case has a diameter of 47 mm and a thickness of 21 mm, between the highest point of its specially curved front sapphire crystal and the lowest point of the case.
The Roman numerals on the hollow dial are hand-engraved and filled with black lacquer, while the hand-decorated hands are rendered in metallic blue.
Astronomical solar French baguette dragon tiger, technical sheet
Case: 47 x 21 mm 18-carat rose gold set with 144 baguette-cut diamonds; domed sapphire crystal and 18-carat rose gold caseback
Movement: Mechanical manual winding
Caliber: Manufacturing JCAM42 with 295 components
Frequency: 4 Hz, 28,800 a/hour
Power reserve: 48 hours
Functions: hours and minutes; 60-second flying tourbillon
Dial: Titanium, tilted and polished hands, lacquered hour markers; blue globe, rotating for 60 seconds; Jacob cut yellow sapphire (288 facets); handmade 3D dragon and tiger figure
Water resistance: 30 meters
Strap: Alligator leather, gold folding clasp, set with 21 baguette-cut diamonds