Vacheron Constantin Limited edition Métiers d’Art dresses up with Japanese art

When two dynamic minds come together, it’s bound to be historic. And the watch collectors and manufacturers have something to rejoice, that to the Métiers d’Art – Les Masques collection created by Vacheron Constantin and Geneva’s Barbier-Mueller Museum. Said to be kept under tight wraps, the watch is created with the traditional ancestral Japanese maki-e polish. Each of the three versions of this watch will see a limited release of 20 pieces per year.

The watch features the manual-wind Vacheron in-house caliber 1003 SQ movement. It is made with 14carat gold, which is treated in ruthenium, and has been finally stamped with a Geneva Hallmark. The internals have been studded with 18 jewels and has a 30-hour power reserve. The case is available in 18carat rose or white gold, which is coated with Japanese maki-e lacquer. It is 40mm in diameter and has a water resistance of 30 meters.

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