Saint Honore Tour Eiffel

by · June 27, 2016

Tour Eiffel is the much anticipated luxury watch that was unveiled last spring to commemorate Saint Honore’s 130th anniversary. Now, the prestigious watchmaker has released a version for ladies which exudes the same charming Parisian style perfected by using eye-catching details and precious materials.

The most fascinating and admired part of the watch is the bezel which exquisitely imitates the metallic theme of the famous Tour Eiffel. The bezel is constructed from a pale brown color and echoes the metal girders motif on various parts of the timepiece such as the winding crown, dial, gold clasp and on the oscillating weight in the movement.

Also known as “la Dame de Paris”(“Parisian Lady”), “la Grande Dame”(“Big Lady”) and “la Dame de fer”(“Iron Lady”), the Eiffel Tower has been turn by Saint Honore into a majestic presence on the luxury women watches niche. The reinterpretation of the famous Parisian monument is the reason why this timepiece is such an incredibly sought after model. It’s the most creative way of wearing on your wrist both Gustave Eiffel’s technological genius and a symbol of France.

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The Saint Honore Tour Eiffel 38 mm automatic was manufactured in a limited edition of 500 pieces and it combines an exquisite ingenuity in terms of curves and shapes. It is a very stylish and enchanting model that resonates with the glamorous spirit of the age and its historical provenance.

The Tour Eiffel Lady comes with a polished warm rose round gold case, an “Éclair effect™” dial that impresses with the shine of diamond paving and an elegant brown crocodile leather strap with brown stitching on the edges. The brand also offers it in a polished steel case, white dial and a white leather strap version.

This watch is as feminine and sophisticated as it gets. The model was created to appeal to enthusiasts of chic aesthetics and fine mechanisms. The stunning 38 mm 18 k rose gold plated case was built to protect one of the most spectacular modern automatic calibers- Sellita SW 200. This mechanical self-winding mechanism offers amazing precision, high durability and the utility of a large date window.

Simply said, the Saint Honore Tour Eiffel Lady is a piece of history on your wrist. Not only the bezel is exquisitely carved from a piece of the Eiffel Tower decorated with decor “croisillons”, but the watch also has a stunning silver opened “Éclair Effect TM” dial that resonates the splendid architecture of the Eiffel Tower. The hour markers are nicely integrated in the complex dial layout by using 12 black lines graduations. Also, the minutes, hours and seconds markers are gold color and feature luminescent material for increased night legibility. The design of the dial is completed by the addition of a wide date window positioned at 6 o’clock.

Other important highlights of this precious watch are the scratch-proof sapphire crystal that shines beautifully over the dial, the “TOUR EIFFEL” embossing located on the lower part of the brown matte bezel, the brown crocodile leather strap with an “Eiffel Tower” pin buckle, 50 meters water resistance and the certificate of authenticity signed by the Eiffel Tower Committee (SETE).

Tour Eiffel Lady signed by Saint Honore is an elegant and stylish timepiece that has a unique horological character. Its distinctive design, fine choice of materials and extravagant details are a charismatic combination that defines an utterly attractive contemporary watch.

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