Take 600 Gems, and Cut Them Into Triangles


Original article found in New York Times, click here.

Roger Dubuis said it broke a lot of stones to make the Excalibur Superbia.

By Jane A. Peterson

WENGEN, Switzerland — The Swiss watchmaker Roger Dubuis calls the Excalibur Superbia, its latest design, “the epitome of extravagance” — but then the one-of-a-kind timepiece has 600 triangular-cut diamonds and blue sapphires set invisibly on a curved surface, and a double flying tourbillon movement.

Top Image: New York Times © Kaz Shirane created a mirrored observation deck for the Tokyo Tower in 2018. It inspired the Excalibur Superbia by Roger Dubuis. Credit: Tokyo Tower

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