Ulysse Nardin once again surprises with technological innovations and bold designs by introducing the new Explosion-Free Wheel Set, introducing silicon as a material that is not only super technical but also highly artistic . Paying tribute to the iconic Freak movement, the first watch to incorporate silicon in 2001, the UN-176 Manufacture movement also reveals on the dial its wheels, flying tourbillon with Ulysse Anchor Constant Escapement , which was awarded the Tourbillon Award at the 2015 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, the barrel and the 7-day power reserve display all seem to fly past this impressive mosaic masterpiece with no apparent attachments .

While Ulysse Nardin has introduced several limited edition Freak Blast. 103 radiant blue pieces adorn the dial of this masterpiece, transforming it into a captivating work of art.

Due to the variation of polished and matte surfaces with micron precision and the use of two different thicknesses (0.30 and 0.35 mm), their reflection and contrast vary highlight three-dimensional space in a mesmerizing way.

It goes without saying that assembling the tiny silicon panels to decorate a single dial consumes many hours of work by artisans, who must demonstrate incredible dexterity to avoid breakage or marks. for these extremely fragile pieces of jewelry. Furthermore, the back of the Blast Free Wheel Marquetry is adorned with a blue silicone panel for the first time, proving that the use of this premium material has been taken to a new level.

Achieving yet another achievement, the beauty of this unique watch is demonstrated by the 45mm white gold Blast case with intricate laser-designed recessed bezels. Renowned for its groundbreaking aesthetic and ergonomic features, this case once again demonstrates the independent Manufacturer’s cutting-edge know-how. Perfectly reflecting the mosaic pattern, its geometric lines feature a super glass case that offers an open view of the mysterious movement, also visible through the edges.

The price of the Blast Free Wheel Marquetry is marked at $137,200 (excluding taxes).

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