In May In 2011 the famous watchmaker Angular Momentum has released a new collection of Falcon Collection, consisting of unique models of watches, the reverse side of the sapphire crystal, which is decorated with miniature images of falcons in the style Verre Eglomise.
Style Verre Eglomise involves the use of art applying cold painting and gilding on the inside of the glass. Glass can be decorated with miniature gold, silver or steel ornament that is attached to the crystal gelatin. Finally, the surface is polished to a mirror surface and can be decorated with engraved or treated with a special chemical composition to produce specific effects in the design.
The roots of this technique goes to the ancient Roman era, but has received wide popularity in the 18 century by the French decorator Jean-Baptizu Glomi. Since 2004, the watchmaker Angular Momentum uses this unique technology in models of his watch and is the only brand in the world, applying it is a rare art.
Shell models are made of 18 carat white gold. Watches are designed on the basis of historical self-winding mechanism of Manufacturers, issued in 50-60th years of last century. Decorated with cabochon crown set with a black cabochon. Body size varies from 38 mm to 42 mm.
The idea of creating an exclusive collection of Falcon Collection was inspired by the motifs on falconry, which is its essence is associated with nobility and luxury. Falconry was a favorite type of hunting and the Sultans of Iranian Arab sheikhs. French King Frederick II was fascinated falconry and became her devoted fan. Subsequently, he became the author of the book “The Art of Falconry.”
All models are collections of handmade and unique.