A series of watches from Parmigiani Fleurier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Jaquet Droz… have dials made from aventurine stone, similar to the night sky, enhancing femininity on women’s wrists.

Aventurine (also known as Goldstone) is a form of glass formed in a low oxygen environment, containing shiny crystals inside. In Italian, “aventurine” means “by chance”. According to Worldtempus, in the 18th century, at the Miottis family’s glass factory in Venice (Italy), a worker accidentally dropped copper pieces into a molten glass jar. This mixture hardened into a mass, with bright streaks inside, becoming a new material and named aventurine.

Worldtempus said there is much debate about the true origin of the stone. On a Persian talisman dating to the 12th century, archaeologists discovered that the inside contained aventurine-like material. Another hypothesis is that the ancient Egyptians were the pioneers in making this type of artificial stone. However, only the Miottis family was granted exclusive license to use it by the Venetian government, which is the only authentic evidence of the stone’s origin. By the 19th century, the Miottis family stopped producing aventurine. The manufacturing formula is marketed and applied in the watch industry. To date, this material has become popular, creating dials that resemble the night sky.
Worldtempus site introduces 6 “time machines” with aventurine dials, bringing miniature galaxy scenes to women’s wrists.

The two models of Parmigiani Fleurier’s Tonda line imitate the starry sky thanks to their deep blue aventurine dials. The Tonda Métropolitaine has the function of telling hours, minutes, and small seconds, while the Tonda Sélène version is equipped with a moon phase feature. The manufacturer enhances the light effect with a pure diamond frame. The product comes with a dark blue crocodile leather strap, completing the luxurious look of the accessory.

The Longines Conquest Chronograph once accompanied skiing champion Mikaela Shiffrin in many activities. The sparkling blue dial highlights the luminous hands, helping the wearer easily read the time in low light conditions. Covering the outside is a stainless steel case, size 36 mm. The accessory is also equipped with a quartz movement, with a stopwatch function, suitable for women who like to exercise.

Purple-red aventurine creates a magical night sky for the dial of the Rendez-vous Celestial watch. Manufacturer Jaeger-LeCoultre also created a star chart on a sapphire disc that rotates according to the earth’s rotation. The complex leap year mechanism is applied by the company to reduce errors in calculating the solar calendar. The wearer can also set the star position, marking the day’s appointments through a separate crown.

The Jaquet Droz Lady 8 Sunstone watch radiates a warm energy with its red gold case and orange-brown aventurine dial. The Lady line’s signature figure eight design symbolizes infinity. The small circle above places a rolling marble, creating interesting interactions as the wearer explores the watch dial.

The two Bovet Amadeo Fleurier watches evoke the night in the deep forest thanks to their green aventurine dials. The device has a complex structure with expensive features such as: tourbillon, two time zones indicating day and night. The machine is inspired by nature, suitable for girls who like outdoor activities and love to explore nature.

Bulgari’s Giardino Notturno watch model is considered by collectors to be a miniature work of art. The dial is divided into two parts, the upper half is a dark purple aventurine stone, serving as the background for the clock hands to tell the story of time. On the bottom half, the manufacturer embossed flower petals on mother-of-pearl material, enhancing the splendor with diamonds attached to the pistil. According to the manufacturer, the dial recreates the scene of a garden under the moonlight at night. This masterpiece has a power reserve of 42 hours, powered by a self-winding movement.

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