Date, day of the week, and moon phases are commonly used functions in daily life. They appear even earlier than the minute hand in the timepiece that can be carried around. These displays remind people that horological craftsmanship originated from astronomical calendars. In addition to being practical, watchmakers have not forgotten to reproduce the beauty of celestial bodies, creating poetic moods and spirituality, which are fascinating. Let’s look up at the moonlit sky, share the gorgeous charm of the moon phase, and taste the flow of time.
The moon phase is the astronomical term for the part of the moon seen on Earth illuminated by the sun. The so-called moon phase watch has a small curved (semi-circular) window on the dial, which is mostly set at twelve or six o’clock. Through this small window, the new moon, upper, full, and lower phases of the moon are displayed. Variety. The average moon phase watch is usually calculated on the 29th of a month, and simple mechanical devices are sufficient. The moon phase device of the complex function watch counts a month as 12 hours and 45 minutes on the 29th, which is only 57 seconds compared with the average time of the actual revolution of the moon, and the difference is less than 12 minutes in a year.
Breguet Classic 8788BR / 29 / 986DDOO
In 1775, Abraham LouisBreguet (Abraham Louis Breguet) founded the Breguet brand. This world-renowned classic in the history of watches and clocks first developed the brand in Paris, and then to Switzerland, for many years has been the most important synonym for Swiss watches and clocks.
Watch Reviews: The Breguet Moon Phase watch moon-star display window is curved in the shape of a half moon, a round, golden moon face is displayed in the middle, dotted with two glittering stars next to it. The moon itself does not have emotions, but the designer has given its human agility and appearance, vividly showing eyebrows, eyes, nose, mouth on the moon, and two playful beards. This watch has minute scales made of tiny stars, with a stylish iris decoration every five minutes. The power reserve scale is decorated with small arrows. In addition, it is paired with blue-steel fisheye hands, Breguet’s hidden signature, and coin pattern on the case.
Model: 8788BR / 29 / 986DDOO
Series: Classic Series
Style: Automatic, 39 mm
Material: 18k rose gold with diamonds
RMB: ¥ 234,700
For more watch details, please click: Audemars Piguet Audemars 26385OR.OO.A088CR.01 watch
Audemars Piguet, one of the world’s top three watchmaking brands, was founded in the village of LeBrassus in the Swiss Jura Valley in 1875. It is a local independent family business and one of the world’s most famous watch factories. One. Audemars Piguet inherits and promotes the essence of traditional Swiss watchmaking, and always adheres to the brand concept of “driving the tradition and creating innovation”. Each Audemars Piguet product condenses the century-old superb skills in it.
Review of the watch: ‘The moon is cloudy and sunny’, so is the trajectory of life, and continue to gain growth and wisdom under the passage of time. The Audemars Piguet Moon Date Moon Phase Watch features an 18K rose gold round case. The moon phase and calendar display on the dial are clear and natural, and the spaciousness of the surface gives a visually relaxed and cheerful feeling. The finely-crafted silver dial is matte-polished, and the edges of the date, day display, and moon phase display windows are polished and polished to reflect the snail-shaped thread decoration on the surface. Simple and generous bar-shaped hour markers and the overall design of the dial are integrated into one, showing everyone’s style.
Brand: Audemars Piguet
Style: Automatic, 39 mm
Material: 18k rose gold
RMB: ¥ 480,000
For more watch details, please click: Glashütte PanoMaticlunar series 90-02-42-32-05 watch
As one of the world’s leading high-end mechanical watch brands with 100% self-made movements of its entire series of watches, the blood of Glashütte Original originates from the German watchmaking town Gera, which has 165 years of watchmaking history. Suti. After years of ups and downs, Glashütte continues the long tradition of German watchmaking and continues to write the legend of German fine watchmaking.
Review of the watch: Glashütte perfectly cuts the dial space by using the various functions of the watch. The hour and minute hands and the small seconds dial occupy the third of the dial. In the second space, the moon phase display is located at the upper right, with a dark blue background, and the white moon shows the change of the moon phase through the movement of the movement, either curved or round. The calendar display is at the bottom right, with a simple and elegant shape. At the same time, the watch is equipped with a cal. 90-02 self-winding mechanical movement. The movement is as beautiful as the dial. It is decorated with a three-quarter plywood of Glashütte classic thread and a 21k gold hollow rudder. , Blue steel screws, hand-carved balance wheel plywood and double gooseneck trimming.
Style: Automatic, 40 mm, men
Material: Stainless steel
RMB: ¥ 101,000
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Summary: The above moon phase watches have their own advantages: Breguet’s moon phase watch pays more attention to the poetic and artistic details, Audemars Piguet reflects the memory of time, and Glashütte is simple and capable, no matter what style is an excellent watch masterpiece. When night fell, the deep night sky was dotted with crooked moons and stars, sitting on a window seat, quietly brewing a pot of tea, enjoying a moment of quiet time with the bright moonlight. Let the body and mind settle down after a busy day of work, silently recalling every bit of fun in life, and let the watch on your wrist go to sleep with you. (Picture / text watch home Li Shuai)