Ahead of SIHH 2019, Luxury Swiss watchmaker Piaget introduced its newest watch design, and it’s out of this world.
Piaget’s Altiplano line now features a watch with incredibly rare dial: one crafted from colored meteorite. The cosmic traveler is composed mostly of nickel and iron, and naturally gray in color. In their more daring entry, the watchmaker chose to color the unique material a deep blue.
The Swiss marque moves away from its more traditional designs with the cobalt-toned meteorite face; the contrast of the striking accidental figuring with gold print markings and a diamond bezel makes for a remarkable look. The 41mm, 18-karat pink gold case adds a decidedly formal finish to the wristwatch. The hand-wound Caliber 670P movement features a flying tourbillon regulator; it’s just 4.6mm thick, so the watch is comfortably svelte.
Piaget also introduced a more affordable choice with a meteorite dial in gray-brown and an 18k pink gold case. This option boasts an automatic wound Caliber 1203P movement with a 44-hour power reserve.
Limited to just 28 examples, the Altiplano Tourbillon with the blue meteorite dial is available for $110,992. Produced in a limited run of 300, the gray-brown dial option is priced at $24,662.