Cristophe Claret is one of the hottest names in the current watchmaking industry. The Swiss watchmaker and designer has revolutionized a field which was considered by many to be quite rigid in terms of its products and has basically created a new trend which focuses on creating interactive watches that give their owners more than just a time piece.
The casino theme of the latest Cristophe Claret collection is definitely noticeable in the design of the watches, however, the elegant and discrete functions as well as the beautiful overall shape transforms them into instant classics which are bound to become quite an investment opportunity thanks to the limited numbers of the collection.
The Cristophe Claret BalckJack model is one of the best of the casino themed collection and when you catch a glimpse of it is no surprise. Besides incorporating numerous functions and clever design features this beautiful watch includes three casino game classics; blackjack, roulette and dice. This makes the watch an extremely versatile accessory which you can easily wear with formal outfits to just about any occasion, regardless of its theme. The casino theme also gives this watch a relaxed vibe which, along with the design makes it perfect for more casual outfits as well, just as long as you include a jacket or a shirt in there.
The BlackJack model has a mechanical movement with a self-winding mechanism which allows you to basically just wear your watch without having to worry too much about winding it. The movement’s dimensions are 38 .6 mm in diameter with 9.34 mm in thickness. The watch has 501 components with 40 jewels as well as double barrels. The power reserve of this Cristophe Claret model is somewhere around 72 hours, sufficient independence to not make winding your watch a hassle. The escapement is a 4 Hz Swiss lever type.
The watch also has 3 major functions; the hours and minutes one, the blackjack, dice and roulette games and the cathedral gong.
The case has a diameter of 45 mm with a thickness of 15.92 mm, making it a balanced watch, ideal for just about any size of writs, from large ones to small and medium ones. It has a water resistance that can go up to 3 ATM or 30 meters.
The case is made from red gold and PVD-treated grade 5 titanium while the dial is also PVD treated. The production of the watch is limited to 21 pieces.