KERBEDANZ - Florence
KERBEDANZ gave to this piece of jewelry the emblematic name of the famous city of Florence, the capital of the province of Tuscany and cradle of the Renaissance in Italy.
Four Florentine fleurs de lys on the dial, embedded with beautiful rubies, recall the arms of Florence with fleur de lys vermilion florencé, the term “florencé” meaning the fleur de lys includes among its fleuron of the stems the buttons.
Sun guilloche dial recalls the solar lion of the Medici who became rulers of the tiwn in 1434. The representations of this lion, called Marzocco, holding in his right anterior leg a crest stamped with Florentine fleurs de lys, come across in several places in the city. It symbolizes the people’s power of Florentines (Medici lions symbolizing the power and the wealth of the Medici family).
Of this family, Laurent de Medici (1449-1492), called “The Magnificent” because of this great generosity, was undoubtedly the personality who has contributed the most to the reputation of the “city of art” of Florence. Leader of the Florentine Republic until his death, he was one of the most notable characters from this period of the Renaissance. Talented diplomat and politician he has worked with and protected a large number of scholars, poets and artists, among which Verrocchio, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo…
City of art and culture, Florence is one of the Italian cities with the richest in works of art and cultural centers of all kinds, and assembles more then 25% of the works of the Italian artistic heritage: academies, libraries, churches, palaces, gardens, bridges, fountains, museums, exhibition halls and covered markets…
Automatic mechanical KRB-03 caliber, designed, manufactured and decorated by Kerbedanz and Technotime, 120 hours power reserve, 28,800vph, 35 jewels.
18K yellow gold 3N, 43mm. Case and lugs decorated with diamonds. Designed, decorated and manufactured by Kerbedanz. Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment.
Water-resistant 5 atm. The crown dressed with diamonds is situated in the north-east, between 1 and 2 o’clock.
Massive white gold. Sun guilloché dial with 4 Florentine fleurs-de-lys set with rubies and diamonds. Designed, manufactured and hand decorated by Kerbedanz.
Alligator mississippiensis with 18K white gold folding clasp with a special Kerbedanz design.