Perrelet Diamond Flower Amytis

Perrelet Diamond Flower Amytis

The Diamond Flower Amytis by Perrelet is a rare thing, a women’s watch that is not just a reduced-size version of a men’s watch, but has its own feminine essence, provided by the ever-changing patterns formed on the dial. In addition, it has the prestige of an in-house mechanical movement. The dial-side rotating weight, hallmark…

Perrelet Lab

Perrelet Lab

  Sometimes you see a watch and you think, wow! Now that is really something special. That’s what I thought when I first saw the Perrelet Lab, a new watch that will reach boutiques in November 2016. What’s so special about Lab? Well, Perrelet have taken their hallmark motif, the dial-side rotor, and made it…

Perrelet First Class Double Rotor

Perrelet First Class Double Rotor

Perrelet’s hallmark is the dial-side rotor, connected to the oscillating weight on the movement side. It highlights part of the movement that is generally left on the sidelines, the rotor that powers the automatic winding system. This is not surprising, because Abraham-Louis Perrelet completed his first self-winding movement in 1777. The First Class Double Rotor…

Perrelet Diamond Flower Amytis

About 15% of Perrelet’s watches are models for women, and the Diamond Flower line, first presented in 2008, now comprises this model, Diamond Flower Amytis, named after the wife of Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar (famous for the hanging gardens). The watch is commendable for its in-house movement, at a relatively low price, starting from €5,450 for…

Perrelet First Class Double Rotor Skeleton

Perrelet introduced its double rotor watches in 1995, and this year it is presenting the First Class Double Rotor Skeleton for its 20th anniversary. The dial-side rotor is connected to the oscillating weight on the caseback side; it has a practical function because the total mass of the rotors is higher and so increases the…

Perrelet

Company profile: Perrelet places the date 1777 below the brand name on the watches it makes. This is based on a date in the history of founder Abraham-Louis Perrelet: the year in which he completed the first self-winding movement, with a rotor that moved with every movement of the wearer and transferred energy to the…