The famous Swiss watchmaker celebrates with its new masterpiece the Chinese Zodiac, and the Year of the Horse that will begin in February 2014 by replacing the snake sign. The Metiers d'Art extension is available in two limited editions, one each of pink gold and platinum. Mido Replica Boutiques will exclusively offer the new Legends of the Chinese Zodiac-Year of the Horse models, which feature valuable engraving and enameling on the stunning hands-free dial.
The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac, an exclusive collection of artistic timepieces based on the 12 year cycle. The series is limited to 12 pieces. The Year of the Horse is coming up in the next year. This was a new inspiration for the craftsmen and artisans of the brand to create these beautiful creations. mido replica decorated their dials using principles from the Chinese art of Jianzhi, or paper-cutting. The dials feature the classic Chinese leaf motif, engraved directly on the gold. The brand's engravers achieved a depth effect by applying a series of reliefs to the base in varying degrees. Threads that represent bamboo stalks appear to float on the surface. It is the horse's figure that has the most detailed work. The Swiss watchmaker then applied the very rare Grand Feu enamelling method, which enhanced the intensity of the dial.
The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac is a unique timepiece that displays date and time in an innovative way. This is thanks to the high-end Calibre G4 watch. This great timepiece does not use hands but instead uses four apertures around the central motif to reveal discs which show the hours, minutes and day. The self-winding mechanism is visible through the sapphire caseback. It includes a 22-karat gold oscillating weight, decorated with dynamic geometrical patterns based on the Maltese Cross. The mechanism is operated at 28,800 vibrations an hour, and provides around 40 hours power reserve.Richard Mille Replica