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For Christmas, Corum covers its Golden Bridges in snow

The brand launches four editions of its famous Golden Bridge, decorated entirely with snow-set diamonds

The Watch Quote™ - December 13th, 2018



Christmas is in the air: just in time for the festive season, Corum is releasing two new versions of its Golden Bridge with a new “snow” setting. Made exclusively of diamonds, the snow setting involves arranging a random number of diamonds of all sizes in such a way that together, they cover up the entirety of the metal. It is a high-level jewellery practice for two reasons.



Firstly, the meticulous choice of the placement of each diamond. Though each one is different, they must still be as close to one another as possible, interlocking to the micron so the edges are almost touching. There is thus no consistency in this task, one which breaks away from the mechanics of brilliant and baguette cuts where all the diamonds are interchangeable. In a snow setting, it is the setter’s own experience and daring which are at play. Each diamond is individually chosen and placed. The final composition is similar to a fresco or an expressionist painting, featuring many diamonds set individually and creating, together, the coherent image of a whole.



Next, there is the setting itself. As each diamond has a unique size, so too must each claw used for setting. It is a task requiring extreme precision which prevents the setting from being standardised, as each claw is individually worked to set its diamond and it alone.



“Ultimately, each snow-set Golden Bridge is completely unique”, explains Jérôme Biard, CEO of Corum. “They are at once true Fine Watchmaking and Fine Jewellery pieces, and we will never make two which are identical. This covering reflects Corum’s philosophy of thinking outside the box, of breaking with convention, to offer our collectors a calibre that is completely unique, our baguette movement, and a highly exclusive setting that had almost never been used in Corum’s history”.




Two models will be available in the snow setting: the Golden Bridge (with a 34 x 51 mm barrel- shaped case) and the Miss Golden Bridge (21 x 43 mm). Each case is fully set, including the crown, giving a unique glimmer to the baguette movement which stretches up and down the case and is entirely visible through the anti-reflective double sapphire crystal.



Each piece will be released in white gold and pink gold, meaning there are four models in total, for a total of 314 diamonds for the Golden Bridge and 245 diamonds for the Miss Golden Bridge, representing 2.68 ct and 1.28 ct respectively.

Corum Bridges Golden Bridge

Technical description


References :B113/03853 - 113.358.85/0F02 0000 - Rose gold
B113/03854 - 113.358.69/0F01 0000 - White gold
Movement:CO 113
Manual winding system
Functions:Hour & minute
Power reserve:40 hours
Frequency:4 Hz, 28'800 vph
Dimension:14 ¾''' x 5'''
Rubies:19
Movement finishes:Bridges and plate in 18kt gold
CORUM logo engraved on the bridge
Case:5N 18kt rose gold or 18kt white gold - Tonneau-shape
Snow setting finish with different sizes of diamonds
314 Diamonds ~ 2.68ct
Dimension:34.00 x 51.00 mm
Thickness:11.35 mm
Crystal:Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment
Case back:Screwed in open back cover in 5N 18kt rose gold or 18kt white gold with glare proof sapphire crystal
Water-resistance::30 meters / 3 ATM
Hands:Hour and minute: leaf, skeleton, black varnish
Bracelet:Brown or black alligator leather
Interhorn / Buckle:19/18 mm
Buckle:Triple folding clasp in 5N 18kt rose gold or 18kt white gold

Corum Bridges Golden Bridge Miss

Technical description


References :B113/03845 - 113.249.85/0001 0000 - Rose gold
B113/03844 - 113.249.69/0001 0000 - White gold
Movement:CO 113
Manual winding system
Functions:Hour & minute
Power reserve:40 hours
Frequency:4 Hz, 28'800 vph
Dimension:14 ¾''' x 5'''
Rubies:19
Movement finishes:Bridges and plate in 18kt gold
CORUM logo engraved on the bridge
Case:5N 18kt rose gold or 18kt white gold - Tonneau-shape
Snow setting finish with different sizes of diamonds
245 Diamonds ~ 1.28ct
Dimension:21.00 x 43.00 mm
Thickness:11.9 mm
Crystal:Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment
Case back:Screwed in open back cover in 5N 18kt rose gold or 18kt white gold with glare proof sapphire crystal
Water-resistance::30 meters / 3 ATM
Hands:Hour and minute: leaf, skeleton, black varnish
Bracelet:Black alligator leather
Interhorn / Buckle:15/1 mm
Buckle:Tongue buckle in 5N 18kt rose gold or 18kt white gold

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