Piaget unveils world’s thinnest gem-set watch


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”.

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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.

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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