The DBL demonstrates De Bethune's approach to a very contemporary style by combining high jewellery.
Hours, minutes, De Bethune spherical moon phase indication at 12 o’clock.
Hand-polished flamed-blued steel.
Silver-toned hand guilloché. De Bethune spherical moon phase indication at 12 o’clock set with 44 blue sapphires and 44 diamonds. Inner ring with blue minute hours-markers and outer ring set with diamonds with cabochon-cut blue sapphires marking the hours.
White gold baguette-cut diamond set case, diameter:42.6mm-thickness: 12.8mm.
Sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective coating (1800 Vickers).
Horizontally controlled power reserve indicator.
Mechanical hand-wound movement.
Diameter 30mm – 253 components – hand-decorated with circular grained – snailed, chamfered and polished steel parts – Côtes De Bethune.
Self-regulating twin barrel-De Bethune Innovation (2004)
Titanium/platinum balance – De Bethune Patent (2005)
Balance-spring with flat terminal curve – De Bethune Patent (2006)
Triple pare-chute shock-absorbing system – De Bethune Innovation (2005)
Spherical moon phase indication accurate to a degree of one lunar day every 122 years – De Bethune Patent (2004)
Extra-supple alligator leather, alligator lining