Jon Bon Jovi Marks Four Decades of Hits With Custom Jaquet Droz Timepiece

Jon Bon Jovi Marks Four Decades of Hits With Custom Jaquet Droz Timepiece

Published: May 25, 2024 | By: American Luxury Staff

Amid the glittering jewels of stardom, music legend Jon Bon Jovi yearned for a timepiece reflecting his creative spirit. His quest led from his native New Jersey to the Swiss watchmaking haven of La Chaux-de-Fonds, where Jaquet Droz welcomed him into their philosophical fold. As with all their singular clients, they co-created a one-of-a-kind design to resonate with his artistic essence.

Behold the Tourbillon Skelet Red Gold, as lean and edgy as Jon’s soaring vocals. Devoid of a dial, the movement floats freely within angular bridges, secured by intricate geometry. The tourbillon escapes gravity’s pull at 12 o’clock, its precise twirl juxtaposed by a solid gold applique of symbolic significance to this anniversary milestone. Hand-engraved wings envelope a dagger plunging into a heart engraved “40”, commemorating four decades of Bon Jovi’s hitmaking legacy.

The intricate logo required meticulous hand-finishing of each separate component. Satin, polished and grained textures interplay beneath the engraved wings, contrasting the stark angles with fluid artistry. Jon’s name tops this custom medallion in the band’s signature font, angled just so.

The man himself scrutinized each detail; his artistic spirit breathes through the timepiece. An 8-day power reserve echoes the enduring heartbeat of his creative genius.

When CEO Alain Delamuraz recently presented Jon with this watch near his Palm Beach abode, the rocker spent hours immersed in Jaquet Droz’s disruptive vision. Once again, horological history transpired not in a boutique, but on a hotel rooftop rendezvous, continuing Jaquet Droz’s tradition of dedicated client care.

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