This year Blancpain has created a limited edition series of 99 steel watches adorned by 44 precision cut and set diamonds on the bezel. The white dial is decorated in the classic Valentines heart motif with five of which four heart shaped rubies and nine diamonds. As befits a gift of everlasting love, each of the precious stones is of the highest quality, with VVS graded diamonds Even if it is the exterior decoration that wins her heart, the decoration and finishing of the interior has received no less attention. The calibre 953 automatic movement, like all Blancpain movements, has its 175 components painstakingly hand finished and decorated following Vallée de Joux tradition. The final finishing touch is a white crocodile bracelet.
Each of Blancpain’s special Valentine’s watches has been much sought after once appearing on the market. The 2006 Edition promises the same.