some arabesques for the week end

a beautifully engraved Mate Tourbillon movement made by special request for the Turkish market (20 pieces). The arabesques are inspired by those found in Saint Soophie basilica.

some arabesques for the week end

some arabesques for the week end

Thanks Alex...
10/20/2007 - 23:40

Splendid engraving work!

But, to be honest, I don't like at all...

PS: Are you sure that the crusader's cross will be well welcomed with the arabesques? LoooooooL

...I am not ont he forum any more!

I don't know up to what point this is true, but supposedly in certain
10/21/2007 - 12:12

countries (ie: Saudi Arabia) VC has been asked to take away the Maltese Cross from its dials (same with Patek with the Calatrava cross)

Oki, thanks for your answer ;) (nt)
10/21/2007 - 13:11


Don't know what to say, just fantastisc :-) (nt )
10/21/2007 - 13:07


Nice engraving, thanks (nt)
10/21/2007 - 21:48


Very Nice
10/22/2007 - 01:20


10/22/2007 - 22:42

This is a real piece of art! I love all the details - THIS is how to decorate a movement...

Very nice. Another reason to go visit Istanbul.
10/23/2007 - 02:01

I've always been fascinated by the history of Constantinople & the Byzantine Empire.