Chaumet has reopened, this Monday 4th of December, its boutique on rue François Ier. Redesigned around the emblematic codes of the Maison and dedicated to Chaumet’s jewellery creations, it offers a precious showcase to welcome visitors.
Gone are the traditional hands. Gone also the hours and minutes that endlessly turn round and round in a routine manner. Here, the dial doesn’t just tell the time, it tells a story. The insects are the stars of the show: the pink gold spider represents the hours and the diamond-set bee the minutes, pointing to them with the tip of a wing. The backstage support is provided by an unprecedented mechanism, designed and developed exclusively for Chaumet, the CP12V-XII automatic winding calibre, a pure product of Swiss watchmaking excellence.