Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Vitrail timepiece is a fusion between art and technology

If skull art does not excite you then the Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Skull unveiled at the 2014 Baselworld might not be your choice of design though the timepiece exudes amazing craftsmanship. But worry not; along with it the Swiss watchmaker has also launched new Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Vitrail at the luxury watch and jewelry expo and not only does it set new standards in horology but also come with some new technology. The watch will be available in 4 versions: Red or Blue with a 45mm titanium case, and Red or Blue with 45mm lack ceramic case. But now let me explain to you why the Hublot Vitrail watch is exceptional. The red or the blue color that can be seen in the dial is actually stained glass that is cut with a laser and made to fit into the spaces with extreme precision.

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The glass is painted using a special technology that offers 10 colors of translucent glass, which means there are numerous possible color combination and we can expect Hublot to offer more than just Red and Blue in the future. In fact Hublot is already in process of announcing future editions of this very model. As far as the technical side is concerned, it features a HUB6017 movement, a skeleton tourbillon comprising 251 components, a 5-day power reserve and a contemporary graphic design; there are no fewer than 15 small spaces 15 tiny openings housing a sliver of glass secured with O-rings which grip the glass, ensuring that it does not break through heat expansion. The watch comes with a black alligator strap stitched onto black rubber and secured with deployant buckle in 18-carat red gold or black PDV steel. All four versions of the Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Vitrail are available in a limited number of only 20 watches per model.

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