30 May '17, 2pm

Read the review of the Les Cabinotiers Celestia unique piece by @HODINKEE on

The Vacheron Constantin Celestia is a watch we covered when it was announced by Vacheron at the 2017 SIHH, but it is, to put it mildly, a watch that rewards repeated exposure, which is what I got a couple of weeks ago when I had an opportunity to photograph it at Vacheron's headquarters in Switzerland. The Celestia is an extremely complex watch, but it's also somewhat unique amongst highly complicated watches – it's the most complicated wristwatch Vacheron Constantin has ever made. The basic idea behind the Celestia was to create a watch that would be a kind of horological exploration of astronomical complications – and which would also embody not just complications as such, but also express the deeper connection between the astronomical cycles that are behind what we see in the sky, and experience on Earth.

Full article: https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/vacheron-constantin-les...

Tweets