Piaget revealed a number of recent Limelight Gala timepieces in celebration of the amazing creations that dates over half a century back. Each timepiece highlights Piaget four pillars of excellence” The Art of Movement, the Art of Colour, the Art of Gold, and The Art of Light.
The highlight of the collection is the Gala Limelight High Jewellery black Opal, the amazing one-of-a type high jewelry creation that specs a dial garnished with a precious and rare black opal. Black opals are amazing as they reflect a myriad of bright shades when they catch the light, such as blue, green, yellow, and red. The colors depend on the stone structure, and also the angle and brightness of the light, frequently replacing before our eyes.
Only found in Ethiopia and Australia, black opals are mainly rare. Australian black opals were first found in the nineteen century, where Ethiopian stones were just discovered around fifteen years ago. In the present case from Australia, Piaget kept this amazing and rare opal for 5 years and waited for the best creation to host it.
The Gala High Limelight Jewellery black opal is embellished with eighty-six amazing cut blue sapphires and a colorful range of marquise-cut colored gemstones that begin with fifty-eight sapphires, first yellowed followed with orange and fourteen pink rubies in a progressive granite of colors to make a jewel that celebrate the best of the planet treasures.
The art of colour
Perhaps the most perfect watches for everyday wear of this 2020 collection are the Aventurine Glass Limelight Gala models, which appear in 2 cases of 32 or 26mm. obtained by including copper oxide to glass, aventurine glass is renowned for its magical sparkle that evokes a starry night sky. Used on all 3 dials of the new models, the rich blue aventurine sets off the white diamond framing the dial and the sweeping lugs.