Home
Longio

Longio Mi Time Art-Winter

Case material
Steel
Bracelet strap
Leather
Buckle
Pin buckle
Water resistance
50 m
Size
ø 41 mm
Thickness
10.8 mm
Movement
Self-winding mechanical
Power reserve: 42 h, 28800 variations / hours
Functions
Automaton, Hours, Minutes
Reference
LONGIO _ MI TIME ART_WINTER
Year
2015
Collection
Winter / 99-pieces limited series
Price excl.VAT
12'400 CHF
Description

 
LONGIO MI TIME ART - Winter
 
This watch design was inspired from the Chinese flower-and bird. Wintersweet and  bird using fine straws as the material, which has been cut into small pieces as fine as silk, inlaid on the dial to shape up a lifelike relief of the roost bird.
 
"Straw mosaic" is a kind traditional Chinese Art which has two thousand years of history, a unique technique different from other Chinese traditional arts and crafts.
 
After thousands of years of development, China "straw mosaic" crafts combines the techniques of printmaking, paper cutting and artistic expression of Chinese painting. To finish a fine "Straw mosaic" , the craftsman need to go through the process of cutting, bleaching, scraping, grinding, hot stamping, smoked and other detail procedures, and uncountable failures, to finish a small pieces of artwork.
 
"Straw mosaic" completely reflects the perseverance quality of the Chinese artist, and demonstrate the distinctive aesthetic by their micro-craftsman.