Jaeger-LeCoultre adds glamour to 75th Venice International Film Festival with new timepieces.
This year Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates 13 years of partnership with the Venice International Film Festival. The Swiss watchmaker is known across the globe for their close ties with cinema by supporting prominent international film festivals.
To reflect the glamour of the occasion, Jaeger-LeCoultre presents two new models of the Maison’s iconic Calibre 101. This fine watchmaking and high jewellery piece was first created in 1929 combining the refined aesthetics of a jewel and the functionality of a timepiece. Now almost one hundred years after and numerous technical innovations the Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 101 features the smallest mechanical movement in the world encased in only 0.2 cubic centimeters. It contains 98 components meticulously assembled by hand in a process known by a handful of watchmakers and a weight just under a gram. The new models have been created in pink gold and adorned with pavéd diamonds. The first of these, Joaillerie 101 Reine has a linear regal design comprising 110 diamonds of approximately 10 carats, while Joaillerie 101 Fleuille features 167 diamonds of approximately 10.5 carats with a delicate moveable leaf that conceals the dial. The dial is made in silvered opaline with two Baton hands.