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29 Mar 2023 |
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Unrivaled aesthetic grace and Haute Horlogerie pedigree are synonymous with the Laurent Ferrier Micro-Rotor models. These timepieces are classically gorgeous and exhibit the summit of high finishing standards where attention to detail isn’t spared for even the tiniest of components.

Laurent Ferrier fosters a perpetual commitment to creating timepieces that are both modern yet timelessly classic, with a seductive combination of mechanical excellence, unhindered utility, and refined aesthetics. At the Watches and Wonders 2023, Laurent Ferrier has launched two timepieces in its Micro-Rotor model line: the Square Micro-Rotor Evergreen and the Classic Micro-Rotor Evergreen. These latest versions exhibit the brand’s contemporary vision of elegance and sophistication while yielding a modern take on one of the finest time-only watches in the world.

Laurent Ferrier Introduces Renditions Of Micro-Rotor Watches In ‘Evergreen’
Laurent Ferrier Square Micro-Rotor & Classic Micro-Rotor 'Evergreen'

Two Evergreen Dials For The Laurent Ferrier Micro-Rotor

As much as the casework, immaculate dial-making techniques, and high-end movement architecture express Laurent Ferrier’s artistic genius, the latest evergreen dial variations for the mason’s timelessly exotic micro-rotor models evoke an enduring spirit. These latest interpretations of the micro-rotor launched at Watches and Wonders embody an everlasting essence of ‘Evergreen’, which brings a sense of harmony.

Laurent Ferrier Introduces Renditions Of Micro-Rotor Watches In ‘Evergreen’
Laurent Ferrier has introduced its Micro-Rotor watches in an everlasting essence of ‘Evergreen’

The two iterations of the timepiece are available as a cushion-shaped square stainless steel case model and an opulent 18-carat gold Classic round case variant. Both versions feature an immaculate delicate deep green dial, with a vertical satin-brushed finish. Maintaining optimum legibility of timekeeping are the indices that occur in 18-carat white gold and red gold for the square and round case models respectively.

Laurent Ferrier Introduces Renditions Of Micro-Rotor Watches In ‘Evergreen’
18-carat red gold indexes on the Classic Micro-Rotor model

These watches showcase the pinnacle realization of the much-desirable notion of purity, and minimalism and embody an ageless elegance while being suitable for everyday wear as well as more formal occasions.

A Visually Appealing Case Work Proven With The Times

The tapered profile of both the square and round cases carry the Laurent Ferrier signature and give the world a desirable expression of the ‘high art of watchmaking

The perfectly smooth and classic case is round, made out of 18-carat red gold with a diameter of 40mm. Finished to appear without any sharp angle, this design is inspired by the elegant, understated pocket watches of the 19th century, and boasts Laurent Ferrier’s refined aesthetic codes.

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Another of Maison’s icons launched at Watches and Wonders 2023 in an Evergreen dial is the square case, which at 41mm x 41mm provides a more assertive presence on the wrist thanks to its comfy cushion shape. With its aerodynamic curves, symmetry, and elaborate lines, it exudes sophistication.

Both cases are equipped with a ball-shaped winding crown, allowing for smooth handling. The hooked case back presented with a sapphire crystal allows the wearer to appreciate the micro-rotor movement with its natural escapement and seductively chamfered bridges without distraction. Ingeniously, only the Laurent Ferrier watchmakers can access the caliber via the olivette, located at the bottom of the back bezel. Both the Square and the Classic cases are water resistant up to 30 meters.

A Visually Appealing Architectural Movement With An Inventive Spirit

These two unique timepieces launched at Watches and Wonders harmoniously combine the traditional ethos of high watchmaking while following the latest technological advances. Each case variation is equipped with a three-day power reserve FBN 229.01 caliber, an in-house Laurent Ferrier movement. This self-winding caliber is equipped with a gorgeously finished micro-rotor.

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This exclusive Laurent Ferrier movement is equipped with a silicon escapement with a double direct impulse to the balance wheel: an innovation that allows the balance to be restarted twice per oscillation, requiring two escapement wheels and a pallet lever with adjusted geometry. The combination of this modern composition with the use of cutting-edge materials maximizes energy efficiency. In turn, this escapement’s excellent efficiency ensures a high amplitude balance wheel. Since less mechanical force is needed for winding the barrel spring, the movement’s winding mechanism is optimized.

Laurent Ferrier has once again showcased its true horological mastery while demonstrating its ability to create exceptional, meticulously crafted, timeless pieces with the purest of aesthetics.

Laurent Ferrier Introduces Renditions Of Micro-Rotor Watches In ‘Evergreen’

• Self-winding FBN 229.01 calibre
• Natural escapement
• Ratchet-type unidirectional micro-rotor
• Silicon escapement with dual impulse direct to the balance wheel
• Indicators: central hours and minutes. Small seconds at 6 o’clock
• Diameter: Ø 31.60 mm (14’’’)
• Thickness: 4.35 mm
• Frequency: 3Hz (21,600 vibrations/hour)
• Power reserve: 72 hours
• Number of parts: 186
• Number of jewels: 35
• Stainless steel or 18k red gold 5N 750
• Size: 41 x 41mm / Diameter: 40mm
• Height: 11.10 mm
• Water resistant to 30 metres
• Crown: 'ball'-shaped in stainless steel or 18k red gold 5N 750
• Deep Green with vertical satin-brush finish
• Drop-shaped or 18k white gold indexes 210 Pd 750, or 18k red gold 5N 750
• Matte white decal logo
• Small seconds at 6 o'clock, finely snailed with matte white markers
• 18k white gold 210 Pd 750 or 18k red gold 5N 750
• Hour and minute: spear-shaped
• Second: 'baton'-type
• Brown calf leather strap, hand-stitched, with matching Alcantara lining
• Stainless steel or 18k red gold buckle 5N 750