By Annie Darling May 27, 2019
When it comes to choosing a timepiece, personalisation makes all the difference
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Whether you’re getting your own initials inscribed or a loving message written as part of a romantic gesture, personalisation is now a must-have when purchasing that latest timepiece.
The long-time tradition is becoming increasingly popular, and these are the luxury maisons that are offering numerous services, from engravable case backs to customisable dials.
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Photo: Courtesy of Glashütte Original
The Pavonina ladies’ collection by Glashütte Original comes with calfskin leather straps in various colours. Switch between them to easily transform your watch’s appearance.
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Photo: Courtesy of Armin Strom
An online configurator by Armin Strom allows collectors to customise their Mirrored Force Resonance by choosing the piece’s case material, straps and hands.
Photo: Courtesy of Girard-Perregaux
Girard-Perregaux’s clients are encouraged to add their own personal touch to the Planetarium Tri-Axial Tourbillon’s globe by having the hand-painted depiction of their home country enlarged.
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Photo: Courtesy of Bovet
Timepieces from Bovet, known for its use of the decorative arts, often feature hand-engraving, as seen on the Amadeo Fleurier 39 (above left) and the Fleurier 0 Léman Lake (above right).
Photo: Courtesy of Buccellati
The Italian fine jeweller Buccellati uses rigato and ornato engraving techniques on its Macri Classica collection as part of the line’s personalisation service.
Photo: Courtesy of Tiffany & Co
The women’s 2-Hand timepiece by Tiffany & Co in stainless steel set with diamonds is the latest addition to the engravable Atlas collection.
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