Bell & Ross BR 05 Artline Dragon Wristwatch

Get ready for the Year of the Dragon according to Chinese astrology, the Bell & Ross way. If you’re born under this zodiac sign, you’re known for being active, strong-willed, confident, and lucky – which is quite the package only match by Bell & Ross’ new BR 05 Artline Dragon watch.

Bell & Ross BR 05 Artline Dragon Wristwatch

This is a timepiece that demands attention. The entire watch, from the band to the case to the dial is decorated with an exclusive laser engraving reminiscent of a tattoo. It is a sight to behold and when worn, looks like an intricate tattoo on your wrist, except that it is on metal.

This watch is all about embracing the dragon’s power and cultural significance. It’s not just a mythical creature; it’s a symbol of balance in the world, bringing rain for crops and good luck. Bell & Ross has incorporated natural elements like the sun, moon, and even a swallow motif into the design. So, you’re not just wearing a watch; you’re carrying a piece of Asian mythology and good fortune with you.

The BR 05 Artline Dragon’s dial and bracelet are finely engraved using a technique that’s been around for over a thousand years in China. It’s like turning a timepiece into a work of art. Each link in the bracelet is individually engraved with laser precision, ensuring the pattern flows seamlessly from one component to the next. It’s a true testament to the artistry and dedication of watchmaking.

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Bell & Ross BR 05 Artline Dragon Wristwatch

The new Bell & Ross BR 05 Artline Dragon is powered by Calibre BR-CAL.321 Automatic mechanical movement that offers a 54-hour power reserve, and features hours, minutes, seconds, as well as date functions. It comes presented in a 40 mm wide case and is laser-engraved in satin-finished and polished steel. 

Other notables include water resistance to 100 meters (about 330 feet), engraved crown guard, sapphire case-back with 360° oscillating weight, sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating, and a dial with dragon engraved in the center with satin-finished rhodium-plated skeletonized hour and minute hands, filled with black lacquer, along with satin-finished rhodium-plated sweep seconds, and finally engraved upper bezel.

So, in 2024, embrace your inner dragon with the BR 05 Artline Dragon watch – a perfect blend of style, culture, and craftsmanship! Well, that is if you have US$7,900 to drop. 🐉⌚

Bell & Ross BR 05 Artline Dragon Wristwatch

The new Bell & Ross BR 05 Artline Dragon timepiece has a limited run of just 99 pieces, and it is currently available for pre-order for the aforementioned 7,900 USD, with delivery in mid-January. It is a Bell & Ross Boutiques and e-Boutiques exclusive.

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