The new Dream Peacock models of Divas Collection blend the enchanting colors of a peacock with prestigious Swiss watchmaking and decorative arts.
Inspired by the rich feathers and iridescent colors of peacock tails, three new models are joining Divas' Dream collection. Let's talk a little bit about the art known as feather inlay before moving on to models. feather marquetry, a decorative art technique from ancient times, is known for its popular application in Renaissance Italy before it was revived by Bvlgari in the 1970s. After selecting the feathers that show the best color and texture for the performance of the art, the feathers are restored to their natural shine with an antique brass steam engine. The feathers are then cut, glued, and joined together to create the intricate mosaic pattern.
This first model in the new collection comes in a 37mm diameter case made of 18K rose gold. There are 440 diamonds and 25 blue sapphires in the lugs (designed in a fan shape as the trademark of the case), bezel, crown, and dial. In the dial without classic hour/minute hands and decorated with natural peacock feathers, time is displayed by the rotation of two different discs. The new model, which is powered by the Caliber BVL 308 automatic movement that is equipped with this rotating disc system of the brand, is accompanied by a blue alligator strap and a pink gold folding clasp with diamonds. The list price for the model is 55,000 EUR (excluding taxes).
The model, which is one of the unique examples of watchmaking and jewelry, is home to a magnificent peacock figure, hand-painted in 14 different shades of blue and green enamel on its dial. Placed against a white mother-of-pearl background with pink gold diamond stars, the body of the peacock is created using champlevé enamel. In this model, champlevé is used to create miniature golden fan-shaped chambers surrounded by blue enamel or other cells marked with diamonds and filled with green enamel.
Accompanying the 37mm rose gold case, the striking rose gold bracelet consists of articulated fan-shaped pieces set with diamonds. There are a total of 1452 diamonds on the case, bezel, and bracelet. The list price for the model powered by the BVL 191 automatic movement that offers 42 hours of power reserve, is EUR 80,600 (excluding taxes).
Among the newly introduced models, the Peacock Tourbillon Lumière, the most sophisticated and striking model both mechanically and aesthetically, features an impressive skeletonized Tourbillon movement with decorative feather inlay and snow-embellished diamonds. The gold background underneath the dial is decorated with contrasting areas of laser-cut and hand-polished surfaces and sandblasted stripes before fan-shaped cells are applied. The inner area of the fan-shaped pieces framed with diamonds decorated with snow patterns is decorated with peacock feathers. On the upper part of the dial, the stars decorated with small gold diamonds in the empty spaces of the skeletonized dial appear to be floating. Each dial is made by a single craftsman and usually takes six weeks to complete.
The Caliber BVL208, which was designed and produced in-house by Bulgari, powers the magnificent model. The hand-wound movement operates at a frequency of 3Hz (21.00vph) and offers 64 hours of power reserve when fully wound. The Peacock Tourbillon Lumière, presented with a blue alligator strap with pink gold folding buckles with brilliant-cut diamonds, is limited to 10 pieces. The list price for the model is 157,000 EUR (excluding taxes).