HEGID X HERVET : CELESTE COLLECTION
As revealed at Watches & Wonders 2022, for the first time since founding in 2015 the luxury French Maison announce its first horological collaboration. Let’s take a closer look at this creative alliance between award winning Hervet Manufacturier, founders, Cédric and Nicolas Hervet representatives of the fifth generation of a Norman family of wood craftsmen and the intergalactic Celeste.
A limited collection of three marvellous models themed on Space-Time: Celeste Steel Carrure, dial with Super-Luminova index: Limited series of 99 numbered pieces. And, Celeste Yellow or White Gold Carrure, dial with ethically-sourced diamond indexes: Limited series of 12 numbered pieces in yellow gold and 12 in white gold. Rarity, responsibly manufacture and the highest rank of multi-disciplined geniuses collide in this mechanical timepiece.
Cédric and Nicolas Hervet
Notably, the grey radial dial features time indicator-revealing hours, minutes and seconds as the hands fly by, Super Luminova, Luminescent hands and indexes for guaranteed optimal legibility. Mysterious, geometric and uncompromising the retro–futuristic Celeste is propelled by an outstanding automatic movement. Watertight to depths of 100 meters - Power reserve of 40 hours this Octagonal beauty most beams mastery of know-how and cutting-edge savoir-faire in France.
Letting the world know what this collaborated timepiece is about, is a sumptuous leather strap. Evoking inter-galactic images of quilted leather seats of spaceships as imagined by the master's of Science fiction of the 60s and 70s, also found in pieces of furniture created by Hervet; it can quickly evolve to suit your space, time and occasion thanks to the patented EVOL dressing complication.
Showcasing the brands accomplishments beautifully, the Celeste collection will be available for pre-order on hegid.com and in stores, including in the common Showroom at 8 rue Volney in Paris later this year.
Like all artisanal Hegid watches, Celeste is composed of three parts and the different modules that compose it (Capsule, Carrure and Strap) can be adapted to the watches of existing collections.
Visit hegid.com to find out more.