Chopard L.U.C Skull One – Vanitas, the interpretation of watches Chopard launched L.U.C Skull One, which is a limited edition of 100 pieces, decorated with a Mexican cascade to commemorate the Day of the Dead. L.U.C Skull One has a black dial, lacquered surface and gold-plated hour markers, a perfect combination of dark colors, and is equipped with a 40mm matte DLC stainless steel case and brown calfskin leather belt. Under this naughty death mask, this is the L.U.C 96.53-L mechanical movement with automatic winding function carefully crafted by Chopard artisans.
Design inspired by ancient traditions
Díalos Muertos (Aztec civilization) was born in the Aztec civilization and integrated with Spanish Catholicism. It is the Day of the Dead for the Spaniards. It is a joyous celebration of the life cycle and reminds people of the possibility of death. In turn, give existence meaning. The holiday is to commemorate the deceased relatives, it is an opportunity to provide gifts, dedication and liberation to the deceased, and maintain the bonds that unite the families on both sides of the final border. It is creepy that this festival, in a way related to imitation, gives Chopard the opportunity to revisit the theme of vanity through the L.U.C Skull One timepiece. The lacquered dial features a Caravela face, a stylized Mexican skull with sun, flowers and hearts, and a sweet toothless smile with a rounded mustache. The thin and harmless appearance, even the friendly skull, the time passes, the hand-drawn Arabic numerals and gilded hour markers are in sharp contrast with the entire black tone.
A hand-stitched brown calfskin leather belt brings an elegant touch to this 100-piece limited edition watch. Purchasing responsibly according to strict ethical codes, this noble leather becomes more beautiful with the light brown patina over time.
An extremely precise beating heart
The case of this new timepiece is equipped with an L.U.C 96.53-L mechanical movement with automatic winding. It has an ultra-thin thickness of only 3.3 mm, but it is still equipped with two barrels based on Chopard Twin technology to ensure a power reserve of 58 hours. Tungsten wire micro-rotor-a high-density alloy that ensures the best winding performance, making it lifelike. The watch bridge of the movement is decorated with exquisite “Côtes de Genève” patterns, which makes the inner and outer surfaces of the LUC Skull One watch the same beautiful, which is why its precious movement can be seen through the black transparent back cover, reflecting the gloomy Aesthetics. This creation.
Chopard’s internal watchmaking method
Chopard is a family-owned brand with a deep-rooted philosophy of independence. The steps of making L.U.C watches are all carried out at Maison’s Geneva and Fleurier production sites. Movement development, finished product design, gold smelting, case stamping and machining, movement components, traditional manual finishing, surface treatment, polishing, assembly, adjustment and quality control: Chopard masters various watch production operations and applies them For every item and all LUC watches. These exquisite craftsmanship are derived from excellent timepieces and satisfy the wishes of modern gentlemen. They spoke to him effortlessly through the subtle fusion of manual skills and emotion.