Jaquet Droz has once again pushed the boundaries of horological artistry with its participation in the highly anticipated 2023 edition of Only Watch. This prestigious event brings together the world’s top watch manufacturers to create one-of-a-kind timepieces to support research for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. For this occasion, Jaquet Droz has crafted an extraordinary timepiece that captures the vibrant essence of childhood and pays homage to the legendary rock band, the Rolling Stones. The Rolling Stones Automaton – Only Watch 2023 timepiece seamlessly blends mechanical ingenuity with artistic brilliance, showcasing the brand’s commitment to pushing the limits of creativity.
At first glance, the Rolling Stones Automaton – Only Watch 2023 timepiece immediately captures the imagination with its colorful world of children. Inspired by the joy and wonder experienced during childhood, Jaquet Droz has masterfully combined mechanical precision with artistic expression. Positioned at twelve o’clock, an offset hours and minutes display introduces a captivating scene featuring the Rolling Stones’ instruments crafted from exquisite gold blocks. Each instrument is meticulously painted and set on a black vinyl-colored disc, evoking a sense of nostalgia for the golden era of rock ‘n’ roll.
The magic of the Rolling Stones Automaton – Only Watch 2023 truly comes to life with the touch of a button. A second disc within the timepiece animates, bringing the iconic Rolling Stones tongue logo into motion. The tongue rises and falls, gracefully moving from left to right, paying tribute to the band’s iconic symbol. This dynamic element adds an element of playfulness and excitement to the timepiece, reminiscent of a child’s delight when witnessing their favorite toys come alive.
Jaquet Droz has ingeniously incorporated an optical illusion within the Rolling Stones Automaton – Only Watch 2023 timepiece. Positioned at nine o’clock, a cam replicating the tonearm and stylus of a traditional record turntable displays the power reserve. As the cam rotates, a brightly-colored spiral is created, mesmerizing the viewer with an enchanting play of colors. This spectacle evokes the nostalgia of childhood, much like a child’s spinning top, where vibrant colors blend together to create a magical experience. Every color on the spiral has been meticulously hand-painted to match the Only Watch 2023 palette, showcasing the brand’s commitment to artisanal craftsmanship and the use of natural pigments.
In the heart of the Rolling Stones Automaton – Only Watch 2023 timepiece, a special surprise awaits. The Rolling Stones tongue, an enduring symbol of the band, glows in the dark, reminiscent of a comforting nightlight in a child’s bedroom. This subtle yet captivating feature adds an element of intrigue and wonder to the timepiece, inviting the wearer to immerse themselves in the magical world of childhood dreams.
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