Superb preview of surprises that Girard-Perregaux prepares for its 225th anniversary, the sparkling “Cat’s Eye Water Lily” paved by diamonds, explores the theme of waterlily flowers to impose itself as the ultimate feminine timepiece of the famous manufacture.
While preparing to celebrate its 225th anniversary, Girard-Perregaux is delighted to unveil its ultimate feminine timepiece, Cat’s Eye Water Lily. The Cat’s Eye Water Lily is a seductive addition to the iconic Cat’s Eye collection whose perfect oval beats at the rhythm of the fine manufactured mechanical movements GP03300-0101.
The new model featuring an exceptional dial set with 412 brilliant-cut diamonds and two opening petals made of 6 marquise-cut made of pink sapphires or emeralds for the green version, is a new sparkling version of the iconic Cat’s Eye collection entirely dedicated to women. Diamonds around the flowers are specially set in order to bring to mind waves movements as the design recalls a pond of water-lilies, and the grain-setting technique was used to obtain a perfect shine.
The scientific name of this flower is “Nymphaea” which comes from a Greek word ‘nymph’, meaning a feminine spirit that inhabited water bodies. Colorful & fresh, the new Cat’s Eye is packed with romantic symbols…The pink highlights the gentle loving energy while the green version represents the heart chakra In Hindu belief. Both colors contrast very well with the diamonds shinning at the back and recall the colors of this water lily flower.
Cat’s Eye has been a hallmark for Girard-Perregaux for more than 10 years, combining its unique case shape with refined technical movements. A unique blend of subtle design, jewelry and watchmaking expertise.
The in-house manufactured movement is really thin and adapted to the Cat’s Eye Jewellery case. The finishes of the movement are outstanding: the mainplate and bridges are straight-grained, chamfered, circular-grained and decorated with a “Côtes de Genève” motif while the pink gold oscillating weight is adorned with a “GP” tapestry pattern.