Piaget unveils world’s thinnest gem-set watch

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Dancer timepiece set with more than 1,200 diamonds weighing 33cts.

Luxury watch and jewellery brand Piaget has unveiled a new timepiece in its Dancer collection which is claims is the thinnest gem-set watch in the world.

The Dancer pièce exceptionnelle has combined jewellery and watchmaking techniques and contains Piaget’s 9P movement, first made in 1957, which established the a new route for the brand in the world of ultra-thin watchmaking.

Designed to blend elegance and accomplishment, Piaget has called the Dancer piece exceptionnelle “a concentrated blend of technical and design feats”.

This watch is crafted in white gold with a case just 7.7mm thick and a fully flexible bracelet. The dial and the screws are hidden by diamonds.

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The timepiece has a hand-wound 2.5 mm thick Calibre 830P, conceived, developed and produced by Piaget, and is equipped with a large balance and a large barrel ensuring a 72-hour power reserve.

It is finished with circular Côtes de Genève, a circular-grained plate, bevelled bridges, an engraved coat of arms and blued screws on bridges.

The Dancer collection was first launched in 1986, and was re-styled in 2006 on its 20th anniversary.

 

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