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August 16 2003 at 8:41 AM

PeterCDE  (Login pc01)


Response to Cerclee series including Cerclee minerale rutile quartz

 

This Grande Seconde Cerclee has a slate-grey and opaline silver dial, applied metal ring,
bevelled, drawn out with a file and secured by blued-steel screws, beautifully highlights the
hour-minute and the large seconds subdial:


(The Grande Seconde Cerclee)

The Grande Seconde Cerclee Minerale Rutile Quartz dial is made from rock crystal from Brazil
featuring needle-shaped golden rutile inclusions. The stone is extremely hard to craft and must
be meticulously selected to achieve a surface with a sufficiently large concentration of rutile to
make a dial, while nonetheless being very fine.


(The Cerclee Minerale Rutile Quartz, each is unique)

In addition, The cerclee minerale include a number of unique pieces with different mineral dials:


(Grande Seconde Cerclee Minerale Obsidian, piece unique)

obsidian is found in Mexico, this one-of-a-ind dial features an extremely special material which is
a variety of natural volcanic glass.


(Grande Seconde Cerclee Mineral Slate, piece unique)

Slate from the Kandertal region of Switzerland. This soft, foliated stone is a clay schist that is
extremely hard to work since it is very crumbly.

 
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