In 2012, Piaget captured the essence of the Lunar New Year with a mesmerizing capsule collection, commemorating the Year of the Dragon with a range of exceptional timepieces. Fast forward to the present day, as the 12-year cycle resets, the luxury watches and jewelry maker once again embraces the spirit of daring creativity and remarkable sophistication with a new capsule collection dedicated to the dynamic energies of the Dragon and Phoenix.
The Dragon, symbolizing power, strength, and prosperity, holds a revered place in Chinese culture. Piaget’s 2012 commemorative collection featured an array of meticulously crafted watches, paying homage to this iconic creature. Over the years, the Maison continued this tradition, producing exquisite timepieces that reflected the zodiac sign of each passing year.
Now, as a new 12-year cycle begins, Piaget unveils a breathtaking collection that celebrates the harmonious union of the Dragon and Phoenix – representing masculinity and femininity, strength and power, hope and rebirth. Comprising 10 daring designs of exceptional watches and High Jewelry pieces, this collection epitomizes the Maison’s commitment to craftsmanship and creativity.
At the heart of this collection are two 38mm Altiplano Zodiac references, meticulously crafted by enamelling master Anita Porchet. With their vibrant colors and intricate detailing, these watches capture the essence of the Dragon and Phoenix, bringing these mythical creatures to life in stunning fashion. Limited to just 38 pieces each, these timepieces are destined to become coveted collector’s items.
Continuing the theme of opulence and artistry, Piaget introduces four new High Jewelry watches, each exquisitely adorned with the imagery of the Dragon. From the fine paillonné enamelwork to the intricate gold engraving, every detail speaks to the Maison’s dedication to luxury and refinement. Limited to just eight numbered editions, these watches represent the pinnacle of Piaget’s craftsmanship.
The collection also features a mesmerizing Emperador watch, showcasing a gold-engraved Dragon that winds its way around the case and dial. With its snow-set sapphires and diamonds evoking a starry blue sky, this watch is a true testament to Piaget’s mastery of both watchmaking and jewelry design.
For those drawn to the allure of the Phoenix, Piaget presents two High Jewelry watches that embody grace and elegance. Adorned with a dazzling array of diamonds and precious gemstones, these watches capture the beauty and majesty of this mythical bird, offering a feminine interpretation of the collection’s theme.
In addition to watches, the capsule collection includes high jewelry creations, including a unique Dragon brooch and ring, as well as two Phoenix earcuffs. Each piece is a testament to Piaget’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of creativity and innovation.
Finally, the collection culminates in two made-to-order High Jewelry cuff watches, each a masterpiece of design and craftsmanship. From the audacious Dragon cuff adorned with diamonds and black opals to the engraved gold Phoenix cuff embellished with rubies and spinels, these cuffs are a testament to Piaget’s ability to create truly extraordinary pieces.
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