DB28 Kind of Blue Tourbillon Meteorite
De Bethune decided to create an extraordinary dial with a fragment of meteorite. flamed-blued by hand, the piece of meteorite is then polished and pierced to form a multitude of small holes in which white gold spheres are inlaid to represent the stars in the galaxy. The DB28 Kind of Blue Meteorite is made entirely of blued titanium with the De Bethune tourbillon at 6 o'clock.
Hours, minutes, 30′′ indicator through the ultra-light silicon and titanium. De Bethune tourbillon cage at 6 o’clock. Power reserve on case back.
Hand-polished rose gold hands
Starry sky in blued and hand-polished iron meteorite with white gold stars.
Blued grade 5 polished titanium hours ring with rose gold hour-markers.
Blued grade 5 satin-polished titanium minutes ring. De Bethune 30′′ultra-light tourbillon in silicone and titanium at 6 o’clock–De Bethune Innovation (2008)
Blued grade 5 mirror-polished titanium. Diameter: 42.6mm-Thickness: 9.7mm
Long floating lugs in grade 5 polished and blued titanium–De Bethune Patent (2006)
Sapphire with double anti-reflective coating (1800 Vickers).
Screwed case back in polished rose gold 5N and open on a linear power reserve indicator in rose gold 5N. Sapphire with double anti-reflective coating (1800 Vickers).
Mechanical hand-wound movement
Diameter 30 mm – 276 parts – Decoration on power reserve indicator in grade 5 titanium-“De Bethune” concentric graining and blued by hand-Steel parts beveled and flame-blued by hand.
Self-regulating twin barrel-De Bethune Innovation (2004)
Silicon escape wheel encircled with a white gold ring -De Bethune Patent (2010)
“De Bethune” balance-spring with flat terminal curve-De Bethune Patent (2006)
Silicon escape Wheel.
Ultra-light 30’’ De Bethune Tourbillon in silicon and titanium- De Bethune Innovation (2008)
extra-supple alligator leather, alligator lining