Gathered around the famous Corum Golden Bridge Dragon & Phœnix Replica hand-wound CO 113 movement, the duo embraces the “baguette” movement in an exciting body-to-body. A worthy descendant of the first ever model, introduced by Corum in 1980, this mechanical masterpiece embodies both the impressive expertise of the brand from La Chaux-de-Fonds and its insatiable quest for linearity.
A fantasy creature venerated since the dawn of time, the dragon nurtures the collective imagination of many civilizations. This imperial and majestic figure is often depicted as the guardian of a fabulous treasure. Associated with the Phœnix, commonly called the “king of birds,” they all symbolize the Yang and Yin of Chinese cosmology, wages of vitality, splendor and success.
Visually stunning in each and every detail, it features a red gold mainplate and bridges, including an upper bridge bearing the hand-engraved Corum signature. The remarkably precise Caliber CO 113 beats at the frequency of 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour) and is equipped with a variable-inertia balance ensuring impressive long-term regularity.Built along a vertical axis, it is extended by the crown at 6 o’clock, which is perfectly aligned in order to accentuate this exceptional construction.
Breathtaking engraving craftsmanship
A virtuoso in the domain of horological mechanics, Replica Corum Golden Bridge Dragon watch demonstrates the same degree of skill in exalting the skills of prodigiously gifted artisans. To breathe life into the dragon and phoenix, red gold was first poured into a mold to form an initial rough outline. The fascinating engraving work then began. The harmony exulting from this duo provides a rendering of the most striking – the face-to-face embodying the dial with nobility. It’s all in motion as mythical creatures unfold in turn. The tiny scales in relief covering the dragon are reflected in the delicate contour of the feathers phœnix. After more than two weeks of this extraordinary task performed entirely by hand, the magic conveyed through countless details. Playing with the irregular thickness of the gold plate, the craftsman patiently sculpted the material by meticulously and accurately plying the burin in order to create striking three-dimensional effects.
A supremely transparent stage-setting
The latter is made of 5N 18K red gold and fitted with four sapphire crystals on the front, back and both sides, thus creating a mesmerizing transparency that further enhances the dragon’s three-dimensional perspective effects. 4.15 carats). The hands are colored in anthracite. The precious and refined Corum Golden Bridge Dragon & Phœnix is also interpreted in a jewelry version, where the red gold case is adorned by 396 round-cut diamonds (approx.The fascinating encounter between the mythical creatures and the legendary caliber finds a worthy setting in an elegant tonneau-shaped Corum replica watch case.