The ladies’ Rendez-Vous assortment of Jaeger-LeCoultre watches was initially introduced this year, with models varying from practical everyday buddies to complications and bejeweled watches. The most recent member, the Rendez-Vous Ivy Secret, continues the Swiss manufacturer’s tradition of miniaturization having a high jewelry masterpiece full of 304 diamonds, which magical allure that just secret watches can transmit.
Because the 1840s, Jaeger-LeCoultre has perfected the skill of miniaturizing actions – an art particularly appreciated in the development of feminine watches, leading to probably the most refined watches for ladies privately hidden inside pendants and rings.
The domed cover from the Rendez-Vous Ivy Secret watch is placed with brilliant, baguette and marquise-cut diamonds arranged inside a floral design. By lifting the coverage, the key dial is revealed, decorated having a hands-engraved and colored ivy leaf on the mother-of-gem background, having a double row of chatons creating the bracelet.
Run by a miniature manual-winding movement – a successor to Jaeger’s famous 1929 calibre 101 weighing only one gram, and also the same movement used within the watch Elizabeth II used to her coronation in 1953 – these exceptional new Jaeger-LeCoultre watches would be the belle from the Rendez-Vous ball.
This past year, Jaeger-LeCoultre revealed the Rendez-Vous Ivy Minute Repeater – a wrist watch made solely for ladies, needing the introduction of a brand new calibre in the manufacture to chime time when needed inside a 39mm situation. Not just made it happen seem beautiful, however the blue dial decorated with gemstone-encrusted ivy leaves lured the sight.
The 2010 Rendez-Vous Ivy Minute Repeater watches for ladies have exchanged the moment repeater for any magical whirling tourbillon, and also the background from the dial is really a wealthy plum colour decorated having a guilloché pattern. Coming in the gemstone-ornamented tourbillon at 6 o’clock, the ivy leaves slip over the cover from the dial inside a slightly lighter shade of translucent engraved enamel, permitting a peek at the amounts 3, 9 and 12. The 39mm white gold or platinum situation can also be set with diamonds and houses Jaeger-LeCoultre’s automatic calibre 978, and it is connected to the wrist having a satin strap.