News Baselworld 2012

Grande Heure Onyx

Onyx and steel, new trends at Jaquet Droz

The Watch Quote™ - April 9th, 2012



In the purest of watchmaking tradition, the creations bearing the Jaquet Droz signature have always been grounded in excellence and poetic imagination. They spring from a matrix in which history joins forces with innovation and the gleam of metal enhances the rare beauty of mineral dials. In keeping with this exclusive legacy, Jaquet Droz pursues its quest by introducing a new timepiece of unprecedented elegance.




La Grande Heure Onyx

Surprising the eye with its artistic prowess as well as its technical excellence, the Grande Heure Onyx takes a revolutionary step in luxury watchmaking. A disc of onyx, cut with great care by the master dialmakers at Jaquet Droz, brings out all of the magic of monochromatic black. It's as if time had been completely reinvented on a dark night, full of dreams and poetic imaginings. True luxury implies a large measure of freedom: no connoisseur will begrudge the minutes or seconds needed for its appreciation. Actually, the minutes and seconds have vanished from the face of the watch... until all that remains is a majestic hours hand, making its rounds once a day. Completely redesigned to accommodate index markers in the form of Arabic numerals, the dial reflects this new take on the philosophy of time. A visual image whose impact relies on simplicity – black onyx versus bright steel, the balance contributed by its single hand versus the generous curves of the case – the Grande Heure Onyx expresses the purity favored by Jaquet Droz and is certain to delight watch aficionados. For these connoisseurs, there is much more to time than taking the frenzied pulse of everyday life: the mystery of its passing and the magic of its daily rebirth are an endless source of fascination.

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Jaquet Droz Grande Heure Onyx

Description technique


Reference:J025030270
Movement:Jaquet Droz 24JD53
Self-winding mechanical movement
Double barrel, heavy metal oscillating weight
Indications:Centered hours
Jewelling:28 jewels
Power reserve:68 hours
Frequency:28,800 v.p.h
Case :Stainless steel
Diameter :Ø 43 mm
Serial number:Individual engraved on the case-back
Water resistance:To 3 bar (30 meters)
Dial:Black onyx
Hands:With rhodium treatment
Strap:Rolled-edge hand made black alligator leather strap
Buckle:Stainless steel ardillon

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