French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels brings a real treat for their women fans. In 2008 the Charms watch was born with its lucky charm spinning merrily around the dial, an his year it brings new line with four exceptional limited editions. The Maison most precious craft-skills was necessary for these new tales of luck on these Charms Extraordinaire watches’ dials – precise sculpting and enameling techniques, flawless engraving, and miniature painting. The inside materials include gold, mother-of-pearl, enamel and diamonds.
Each of these four Charms Extraordinaire watches represents a symbol of nature: the swallow (Charms Extraordinaire Hirodelles), the dandelion (Charms Extraordinaire Féérie Dandelion), the lotus flower (Charm Extraordinaire Lotus), and the lily (Charms Extraordinaire Muguet).
The Van Cleef & Arpels Charms Extraordinaire Féérie Dandelion watch depicts a butterfly-winged fairy blowing the feathers of a dandelion to make a wish come true. White gold case, 38 mm diameter, bezel set with diamonds and sapphires.
The Van Cleef & Arpels Charms Extraordinaire Muguet watch brings together various poetic motifs: the fairy is depicted accompanied by a butterfly, amid radiant sprigs of lily-of-the-valley. This lucky plant is offered as a token of affection and can make the most precious wish come true. Pink gold case, 38 mm diameter, bezel set with diamonds and yellow sapphires.
The Van Cleef & Arpels Charms Extraordinaire Lotus watch depicts the lotus flower evoking self-fulfillment, enlightenment and purity. The lucky charm takes on the stylized outline of the flower to become a precious talisman invoking inner peace. White gold case, 32 mm diameter, bezel set with diamonds, sapphires and Paraíba tourmalines.
This Van Cleef & Arpels Charms Extraordinaire Hirondelles watch portrays a pair of brisk and graceful swallows, together symbolizing the coming of spring. A cloudshaped lucky charm spins airily about the dial. Pink gold case, 32 mm diameter, diamonds, bezel set with pink and violet sapphires.