Christophe Claret

For this charmingly romantic piece, Christophe Claret invents  two new types of setting. With the “flake” setting, one hundred variously sized diamonds appear to be randomly sprinkled, while the “champagne” setting also features a hundred diamonds of different sizes, resembling sparkling bubbles.

One press on the pusher at 2 o’clock makes the numbers disappear to reveal the phrase: “Il m’aime passionnément” (He loves me passionately). This message can be personalized via the configurator. The watch can display any message requested by the owner, in the desired language, with a limited number of characters. Releasing the pusher makes the hour display reappear instantly.

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Marguerite

At the heart of this new watchmaking fable, two graceful butterflies flit around a daisy to give the time. The darker one, symbolizing the female, is perched on a daisy petal that rotates every hour. The lighter one, embodying the male, sits lightly atop a stem attached to the pistil, indicates the minutes.

In addition to the Arabic numerals at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock, the dial presents a second display. One press on the pusher at 2 o’clock makes the numbers disappear to reveal the phrase: “Il m’aime passionnément” (He loves me passionately). This message can be personalized via the configurator. The watch can display any message requested by the owner, in the desired language, with a limited number of characters. Releasing the pusher makes the hour display reappear instantly.

Personalize the secret message

On the back, the owner can indulge in the “He loves me, he loves me not” game, the simplified English version of daisy petals, invented in the 18th century. In order to play, the watch must be placed in a horizontal position and accompanied by one or two undulating movements. The oscillating weight then turns for a few seconds prior to standing still. The ruby closest to the red-lacquered heart provides the response – “yes” or “no” in the center.

More than ever, the Marguerite establishes itself as a vivid symbol of the romantic game of love and chance.

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Reference : MTR.MT115.120-150

  • Movement

    Caliber: MT115, self-winding

    Dimensions:
    - Diameter: 35.70 mm
    - Thickness: 9.67 mm (with hands)

    Number of components: 245
    Number of jewels: 36
    Barrels: Two barrels
    Power reserve: 72 hours

    Escapement:
    - Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)
    - Swiss lever

  • Functions

    - Hours and minutes are indicated by two butterflies flying around the dial
    - Dual display dial: time or "Il m’aime passionnément" (He loves me passionately)
    - "He loves me. He loves me not" game incorporated into the self-winding rotor visible through the display back.

  • Case

    Diameter: 42.50 mm
    Height: 12.07 mm
    Water resistance: 3 ATM / 30 m / 100 ft

  • Material

    Case:
    Flake-set rose gold case (total of 100 diamonds)

    Dial:
    Dial with double indications: the time with 3, 6, 9 visible around the dial, or text that reads, "Il m’aime passionnément" (He loves me passionately).
    The change between the two displays is done via a pusher at 2 o’clock, which rotates the metallized transparent sapphire upper disk bearing a mosaic of transparent squares across a 1.5° angle over a fixed white mother-of-pearl lower disk overlaid with a pad-printed blue varnish.
    When the pusher is released, the dial automatically returns to the initial display (time).

    Time display:
    Hours are indicated by a butterfly, colored with grey anthracite PVD and dark blue Super-LumiNova, perched on a rotating marguerite daisy.
    Minutes are indicated by a butterfly, colored with grey anthracite PVD and light blue Super-LumiNova, perched on a stem. This stem is attached to the central red pistil and the pistil, stem and butterfly rotate together to display the minutes.
    The pistil (centre) of the marguerite flower is blue sapphire.
    12 petals in 4N pink gold that has been painted with white lacquer.

    Back:
    “He loves me. He loves me not” game: when the winding rotor stops, the ruby that is nearest to the red heart indicates the answer (“yes” or “no” indication in the centre).

    Crown:
    5N red gold with 4N pink gold cabochon set with a blue sapphire.

    Strap:
    Blue alligator with blue stitching and 4N pink gold screws.

    Clasp:
    5N red gold

30-piece limited series

Personalize the secret message

What could be more romantic than gifting a watch with a personalized message? Personalize your secret message and make your Marguerite a unique timepiece (additional cost of approximately 3,000 Swiss francs)

 

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