Louis Vuitton marks a decade of Tambour
In 2011, the luxury LVMH group acquired La Fabrique du Temps, a specialized watchmaker that works in creating fine-movements. For 2012, the decade spanning Tambour series will see the 2012 Tambour series equipped with new innovations that comes with grand complications, taking advantage of the new acquisition of fine horologie making. In particular, the Tambour series will see secret watches that are perfectly blended with diamonds, mother of pearls and rose gold with the trademarked Monogram straps.
When it comes to the art of grand complications, Louis Vuitton for 2012 have pushed the boundaries and in collaboration with La Fabrique du Temps have created the new Tambour Minute Repeater that works by telling time using a chiming movement to indicate the hours and minutes. The new masterpiece also allows a second time zone that can be easily adjusted at the crown with a 100 hour power reserve and 21,600 oscillations per hour encrusted with 34 jewels.
Another signature creation, the Tambour Spin Time allows the time to be read in a fun and delightful way through jumping hours that are shown through small rotating cubes engraved with the hour and an unmistakable ‘V’. Louis Vuitton has come a long way through the past decade in celebrating the art of creating fine luxury watches that are synonymous with the brand. With a collection of more than 12 Tambour pieces, Louis Vuitton sure is celebrating its watch making history and craftsmanship that has continuously sealed the brand as one of the sought after timepieces over the past decade.