of the best Metiers d’Art watches


Classico Schooner America by Ulysse Nardin

With so much focus on super accurate chronometers, waterproof capabilities and creating the best diving watches in the yachting world, it can be easy to forget that sometimes a timepiece is just a beautiful object in its own right. Traditional Métiers d’Art techniques, including engraving, enamelling and Damascening, have been used for centuries to create intricate and precious timepieces that put pure aesthetics before gadgetry and high-tech functionality. Click through to see some of our modern favourites.

Classico Schooner America by Ulysse Nardin

To honour its partnership with Team Artemis Racing for the 35th America's Cup, Swiss fine watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has unveiled a limited edition Métiers d’Art watch dedicated to the cup's namesake, the classic schooner America. Available in 30 pieces each of 18 karat white and rose gold, the dial's intricate enamel cloisonné depicts America's victorious run around the dramatic coastline of the Isle of Wight with each one involving more than 50 hours of painstaking work by Ulysse Nardin's artisans to produce.

Classico Schooner America, €39,800, Ulysse Nardin

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