The sight of the stars, the moon and the sky at night always evokes a magical feeling; and humans continue to try create night sky-inspired designs into pieces to give even just a glimpse of that same ethereal feeling. It is rare that brands capture that same emotion, even when it comes to luxury timepieces and jewelry.
Good thing Baume & Mercier came into the picture to sweep us off our feet with the Promesse Moon Phase that is enveloped with much sophistication, grace and elegance fitting for a fine lady. Its recent released intrigued and captivated women all over the world, wanting to have a try on the enticing watch.
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Release Date: 2017
Baume & Mercier aimed to satisfy obsession with moon phases—a common theme for timepieces that wish to test the waters for fancier and more creative looks. The Promesse Moon Phase is the newest addition to its Promesse collection, a range of women’s watches that fully comprehends the needs and wants of female watch-lovers around the world.
- Movement: Swiss-made quartz
- Case Shape: Round
- Case dimensions: Diameter: 34.4 mm; Thickness: 8.73 mm
- Material: Diamond-set steel
- Type Of Crystal: Sapphire, Domed
- Dial: Blue; shading lacquered
- Hands: Rhodium-plated, Dauphine
- Bracelet: Alligator
The Baume & Mercier Promesse Moon Phase is like a dreamscape rolled into a single fabulous timepiece, so you can carry your world of fantasy wherever you go. Since it is exclusively made for women, it instantly matches most of the essentials required by women in their chosen watches. We’re not only talking about the polished stainless steel case of the watch, which usually is fabulous enough for a timepiece, but this one takes us to another level: DIAMONDS.
The case features a row of diamonds in both sides, aligned to form a crescent shape, totaling 15 sparkling diamonds and 0.38 carats on either side. As if that wasn’t enough glamour, brilliant-cut diamonds and six silvered pearls were used to accentuate the indexes and quarter hours, while the minute and hour hands exude classiness as well with their rhodium-plated Dauphine design. To top it all off, a beveled aperture shows a crescent moon silhouette with stars and a moon against its black backdrop.
Aside from the breathtaking gorgeousness of the design, this timepiece carries the precise Ronda 708 quartz movement, and is water resistant up to 165 feet/50 meters.
While we acknowledge the truth behind famous Marilyn Monroe song “Diamonds are a Girl’s Bestfriend,” it is to some extent applicable to just a portion of the women population. Some find the design of this timepiece too tacky or an overkill of sparkle, especially when it’ll be used for less dressy events.
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