Ulysse Nardin launched Jade in 2013 as a tribute to a revered gemstone that the royal court in China considered “crystallized magic” – the link between heaven and earth. Now, five years later, five new Jade ladies timepieces pay homage to an even more precious stone: the diamond.
These exquisite Jades have a new round case shape and a new home in the Classic Collection. Graced with classic hour, minute and second hands powered by the collection’s dedicated caliber, the self-winding and ever-reliable UN-815, the flagship editions fuse Haute Joaillerie techniques, time-honored craftsmanship and captivating feminine allure.
The new look will take your breath away. Ten diamonds in a delicate leaf-like wave motif adorn the lower left quadrant of the round mother-of-pearl dials; 76 more sparkle on the stunning bezel in stainless steel.
The very feminine color options – blue leather strap and oversized blue Arabic indexes, white leather strap with grey numerals, or garnet red leather strap with red numerals – perfectly match the mother-of-pearl’s sumptuous tones and the diamonds’ incandescent fire. The blue and grey editions are also available with more discreet bezels in unadorned stainless steel.
Five years, five proud new queens, each a noble incarnation of timeless femininity. Competitively priced and accessible, gorgeous day or night, with jeans or at a red carpet gala, they are new contemporary classics, perfect companions for every situation today’s woman faces.
Founded by Mr. Ulysse Nardin in 1846 and a proud member of the global luxury group Kering since November 2014, Ulysse Nardin has written some of the finest chapters in the history of Haute Horlogerie. The company’s earliest renown came from its links to the nautical world: its marine chronometers are among the most reliable ever made, still sought by collectors around the world. A pioneer of cutting-edge technologies and the innovative use of materials like silicium, the brand is one of the few with the in-house expertise to produce its own high-precision components and movements. This exceptional level of watchmaking excellence has earned Ulysse Nardin membership in the most exclusive circle of Swiss watchmaking, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie. Today, from its sites in Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland, the brand’s continuing quest for horological perfection centers around five collections: the Marine, the Diver, the Classic, the Executive and the Freak.