A new model of women’s watches from Richard Mille RM 051 Phoenix-Michelle Yeoh, was released in August of 2011, designed by the fair sex, which is more important than luxury and the technical equipment of hours.
Union of three masters in their field, hopelessly in love with the art of watchmaking – Jean Todt, Richard Mille and the world-famous actress Michelle Yeoh and gave the expected result. As a result of their collaboration at the professional level in the watch market a unique model of women’s watches RM 051 Phoenix-Michelle Yeoh – a perfect example of watchmaking.
Richard Mille was fascinated by the artistic talent of Michelle Yeoh, her knowledge and understanding of women’s tastes and natural sense of luxury. The actress enthusiastically participated in the project, which lasted a year. In the design helped her Melanie Tretawn-Monseyron, artistic director of the watch company Richard Mille.
The design was inspired by hours of oriental motifs; in particular diamonds on the dial is laid out a silhouette of the legendary phoenix bird, which embodies a symbol of grace and feminine beauty. Five body parts of birds represent the five human qualities in nature: the head of a bird – a virtue, wings – the responsibility of the spin – justice, chest – purity and abdomen – reliability. Complex model wristwatch from Richard Mille with his flawless swing mechanism with a tourbillon is the same timeless dimension, like the mythical bird on his face, every time a resurgent from its own ashes.
Another highlight of the clock RM 051 has base plate made of black onyx. This amazing beauty of the stone is known for its ability to absorb negative energy and stabilize the high emotional level in man.
Barrel-shaped watch case is made in several versions – 18K white or rose gold and titanium, adorned with precious stones. Hours worked on the basis of high-caliber RM051, sophisticated hand-wound tourbillon, minute and hour indication, power reserve of 48 hours. Bridges are made of titanium and coated with PVD-coated. The back cover and face are protected with a sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating.
Watches were issued in a limited quantity of 18 copies, which is a favorite number Michelle Yeoh.