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€2 Million Hublot Diamond Big Bang

In commerce. on April 20, 2011 at 11:38 am

It took 12 months to creat the two million euro Hublot Big Bang. The whole producing was kept the secret. In 2011 Basel Watch Fair, this precious treasure didn’t let us dowm and amazed everyone. This watch is studded with 637 square diamonds and a cutting diamonds in the crown. Equipped with Vendome tourbillon movement, it became the world-renowned master’s work of top jewelry.

The research and development of Hublot €2 Million Big Bang is a mysterious project. The design inspiration is from a piece of hand-painted design that Jean-Calaude Biver drew in the office of Basel Watch Fair last year.

This watch spent 12 months from framing up to finish. It took up to 13,000 hours to cut the diamonds and another 2,000 hours to set them. 45 craftsmen continued to work a month.

Watch Information:

Unique piece – 638 baguette diamonds, total weight over 140 karats.

Serial Number: 305.WX.0099.WX.9904

Movement: HUB 6003, Tourbillon manual winding movement.

Case: 18K white gold set with 72 baguette diamonds, 20.85 karats.

Bezel: 18K white gold set with 72 baguette diamonds, 11.14 karats.

Glass Face: Sapphire crystal, anti-reflective treatment inside.

Caseback: 18K white gold set with sapphire crystal glass face, anti-reflective inside.

Crown: 18K white gold set with 24 baguette diamonds and one rose cut diamond, 1.02 karats.

Dial: 18K white gold, Palladium 150, set with 116 baguette diamonds, 8.87 karats

Bracelet: 18K white gold set with 353 baguette diamonds, 102.62 karats

Clasp: 18K white gold deployant buckle.

Size: 30 mm

Thickness: 7.10mm

Power Reserve: 120 hours

Via Watchreporting.com

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