By Harleen Johal
Maurice Lacroix a brand with a clear objective, including the tradition of Swiss watchmaking by meeting its standards as well as creating its own movement developments, contemporary design and a heightened passion for detail and perfection.
The Masterpiece Gravity is clear example of Maurice Lacroix’s ability to be an innovator. A very unique looking timepiece with two editions available the Classical model and the Contemporary model. Moving away from the normal dial design of most watches, the watches dedicates a lot of there dial to showing its internal movement. Both pieces are part of the brands Masterpiece collection which happens to include some of the most exclusive pieces, displaying a series of watches with unusual complications.
The Masterpiece Gravity is and will always probably be known for the use of silicon used to construct this watch. The silicon is featured on different elements of the piece including the double roller of the balance wheel, pallet form and escape wheel. Some of the features on the watch include 43mm steel case on the Classical model and a PVD case on the contemporary model. Each piece has calibre that oscillates at a frequency of 18,000 bph (2.5Hz).
The Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity will be sure to have gained some great attention amongst visitors at Baselworld 2014. For more info, please visit mauricelacroix.com
Harleen Johal – Contributing Writer
Harleen Johal is an online contributor to The Watch Hut and The Watch Gallery. She quotes ‘The great thing about blogging for a watch retailer is that I get to write about my love for watches as well as brands.’ Her favourite watch brand is 88 Rue Du Rhone.