• Time and Life: The Most Intricate Métiers d'Art Watches

    18 days ago - By Elite Traveler

    Watchmakers have been enamored with creating Métiers d'Art watch dials for centuries. Early clocks and pocket watches often showcased jewels and miniature paintings. Now, however, artisans take this work to all-new levels as brands work with marquetry, gold, gemstones and all sorts of paintings to bring nature seemingly to life, as they become more conscious than ever of Earth's many riches.
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