Audemars Piguet makes a dazzling debut: two fully gem-set models of the ROYAL OAK series “Jumbo” ultra-thin watch make a stunning debut

Brassus, October 2023 – Audemars Piguet, the leader of the Swiss watchmaking industry, grandly launched two fantastic new gem-set limited editions this autumn as its much-anticipated Royal A precious derivative of the Oak Royal Oak series “Jumbo” ultra-thin watch. One of them makes a stunning debut, made of exquisite 18K white gold and sparklingly set with 1528 brilliant-cut diamonds, which is extremely luxurious; while the other one is made of 18K gold and set with brilliant-cut yellow diamonds. Sapphire is like the stars in the starry sky, with a gorgeous and elegant charm. Both new works are equipped with Audemars Piguet’s newly developed Caliber 7121 self-winding ultra-thin movement. This precision-designed movement will debut in 2022 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Royal Oak series.

The two new Royal Oak series “Jumbo” ultra-thin watches are carefully crafted in 18K white gold and yellow gold respectively. They are inlaid with 1528 brilliant-cut diamonds or yellow sapphires. The unique design shines with brilliance.

Full of gems, dazzling

These two new Royal Oak series “Jumbo” ultra-thin watches inherit the classic style that debuted in 2018 and present it in a new attitude. Among them, the case, bezel, dial and bracelet of the 18K white gold watch are all set with 1528 brilliant-cut diamonds totaling approximately 8.3 carats. The 18K gold watch also uses this gorgeous inlay process, and is fully inlaid with yellow sapphires totaling approximately 10.4 carats. These two watches are carefully crafted by Audemars Piguet‘s master craftsmen, and selected brilliant-cut gemstones to ensure that the two present a harmonious and unified beauty. The dazzling gems seem to form a sparkling river, flowing smoothly throughout the entire watch body, perfectly demonstrating the brand’s outstanding skills in the field of high-end jewelry. Each gemstone is carefully selected and cut with exquisite craftsmanship to meet Audemars Piguet’s strict standards for gem clarity, cut and color. Each link of the bezel, case and bracelet is mirror-polished, subtly reflecting the dazzling light of diamonds and yellow sapphires, complementing each other and intoxicating.

Exquisite and sparkling dial

The two gold dials interpret subtle color aesthetics in their own unique ways. 422 gems are cleverly set on the dial. Against the backdrop of the gold or platinum bezel, hour markers and hands, they shine with dazzling light, making the hour and minute hands more clear and easy to read. The exquisite “AUDEMARS PIGUET” logo and AP letter logo are carefully printed on the sapphire crystal glass. The color behind the date window at 3 o’clock has been specially processed to complement the platinum or yellow color of the watch. This continuity of design continues throughout the watch.

In addition, the 22K rose gold oscillating weight is rhodium-coated or gold-plated and is clearly visible through the bottom of the watch, injecting more exquisite craftsmanship into the entire watch. This design not only highlights the unique mechanical beauty of the watch, but also demonstrates the ultimate attention to detail. The operation of the CALIBER 7121 ultra-thin movement injects excellent mechanical power into these two watches, becoming one of their eye-catching essences.

CALIBER 7121 ultra-thin movement

These two new watches are equipped with Caliber 7121 movement, which has precise display functions of hours, minutes and date. Designed specifically for the ultra-thin case of the “Jumbo” model, this self-winding movement was independently developed by Audemars Piguet engineers and watchmakers over a period of five years. Its thickness is only 3.2 mm, cleverly maintaining the thickness of the watch. slim appearance. Compared with the previous generation Caliber 2121 movement, the new Caliber 7121 movement has a completely new structure. The enlarged spring box provides more energy for the watch, thereby ensuring a more accurate and smooth time. Adhering to the tradition of fine watchmaking, Caliber 7121 movement uses a variety of iconic processes, including Côtes de Genève, brushed polishing and circular satin polishing. These detailed decorations are clearly visible against the sapphire crystal glass bottom.

These two new gem-set Royal Oak “Jumbo” ultra-thin watches will be sold exclusively in Audemars Piguet boutiques, providing a unique opportunity for watch collectors.

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