You may have to take a full of breath to say the entire name, but watch connoisseurs will be fascinated by the handcrafted perfection of the design and finest of this Swiss made dazzling timepiece.
The cutting-edge technology of this extravagant masterpiece not only offers a high-quality of elegant watch, but also reveals a perfect striking of exquisitely designed time display that was created by hand with what is known as the most sophisticated and ingenious technique of the art of enameling – cloisonné.
Inspired by the name of the legend hero Hercules, son of Zeus, the designers and watch-making artists of Milus have created the HERIOS TriRetrograde Seconds Skeleton as the symbol of courage, stamina and strength in striking, rectangular case in 18-karat red or white gold decorated with diamonds.
The juxtaposition of the three seconds display sectors in this remarkable watch is eye-catching. The watch’s faceted skeleton hours and minute hands and three blued-steel sectors of 20 seconds are positioned in three separate circle segments at 6, 10 and 2 o’clock, in which they work in ‘flying relay’ clockwise.
Furthermore, the circular graining decoration with the skeleton oscillating weight and the uniquely engraved Milus logo in the centre create an exclusive look for those who appreciate the face of art-deco fashioned numerals adorned in a modern lifestyle.
Having size of 41.7 x 42 mm with dial opening of 30.3 x 30.5 mm, the artistically sophisticated polished stainless-steel, curved sapphire crystal of Milus HERIOS TriRetrograde Seconds comes in four different themes. Kamasutra, Bird of Heaven (in 18K white gold), Four Seasons and Theatre (in 18K red gold).
By Aulia Rachmat Sungkar, published in the 3rd edition of PMR Magazine S’pore, September 2008.