As watch lovers and collectors alike, wait with bated breath for the Baselworld 2012, we bring to you some of the finest timepieces that you can feast your eyes on at this grand event. Among the new entrants at Baselworld but in the world of timepieces is de Grisogono ’s exquisitely crafted diamond-studded Tondo Tourbillon Gioiello watch collection for women. Marking the brand’s entry into the world of tourbillion complications, this timepiece collection is all about luxury, opulence, and elegance. The collection boasts of an in-house assembled de Grisogono mechanical movement, fitted with an off-centered tourbillon at 8 o’clock. The collection boasts three versions of the timepiece, models set with black, brown, or white diamonds.
The oval-shaped Tondo XL case is a perfect match for the Calibre 32. The main plate covered with brown, white, or black mother-of-pearl acts as a bejeweled dial. The brand signature and its coat-of-arms are engraved on the barrel ratchet-wheel at 12 o’clock while the famous Côtes de Genève motif is present on the underside caliber. The white gold case is drenched with more than 8 carats of diamonds set using the unique “four grain” gem-setting technique. 33 larger-sized diamonds adorn the bezel, while the brand’s trademark black diamonds embellish the crown.
The timepiece is water-resistant up to 30 meters and boasts a 72-hour power reserve. The hands are in white or pink gold, while the galuchat strap comes in white, brown, or black, depending on the versions.
A limited-edition collection, only 10 pieces of each version will be available for sale.