Consdon Sponsors Global Charity Foundation London Charity Dinner

On November 30, 2015, the Global Gift Foundation London Charity Gala was held at Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane. Guests attended the event.
   Global Gifts Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Maria Bravo and Alina Peralta, dedicated to global charity activities. Charity gala held last year in Paris, Cannes, Marbella, London and Dubai raised a total of $ 1,418,528. The Foundation hopes to use this money to improve the lives of women and children around the world.
   Since 2008, Frederique Constant has pledged support for charities such as the World Heart Federatio and Variety Power of Women. To fulfill its firm commitment to charity, Frederique Constant also donated two beautiful timepieces for auction. A total of £ 330,000 was raised that night for the Eva Longoria Foundation, the Diana Award and the Global Gifts Foundation.
   The Eva Longoria Foundation will use the funds to support Latin American women’s entrepreneurship programs and provide them with small loans. The Diana Princess Award was created to honor the Princess of Wales and to pay tribute to her belief that “Young people have the power to change the world”. The foundation is supported by two princes, inherits the mother’s legacy, and encourages and recognizes the social activities of young people. In the charity project developed by the foundation, the Princess Diana Award focuses especially on preventing children from being bullied. Today, more than 1,500 ambassadors in more than 3,000 schools in the UK train young people through workshops and seminars.
   Maria Bravo announced that funds from the Global Gifts Foundation will be used for ongoing projects to establish the La Casa Global Gift multi-purpose center in Marbella. The centre will help children with special needs and their families, including counselling, medical care and treatment of rare diseases.

Chopin L.U.C Quattro Watch The Iconic Masterpiece Of Contemporary Gentleman

Chopard reinterprets the iconic L.U.CQuattro of the L.U.C series. This watch is equipped with the L.U.C98.01-L movement, has a power reserve function of up to 9 days, and is certified by the Swiss Official Observatory Precision Timepiece, which is a model of contemporary elegance. The new silver dial has the delicate effect of vertical satin sanding, combined with the elegant and noble 18K rose gold case and the newly created calfskin strap, it presents a new extreme style as a whole. In the simple and elegant style, the new watch contains subtle details designed with ingenuity, creating an advanced, sophisticated and unique timepiece masterpiece.

   The L.U.CQuattro watch is an important model of the L.U.C series. Chopard’s watchmaking workshops in this category are equipped with a high-level movement, with a 9-day power reserve and the level of sophistication unique to this class. In addition to its outstanding horological functions, the new L.U.CQuattro watch also has elegant and luxurious features specially designed for highly sophisticated contemporary gentlemen. The well-designed new dial and strap show the modern spirit, combined with the reliable guarantee of the Geneva mark, make this watch an observatory that is not only stylish but also appreciated.

A fusion of simplicity and elegance

   Chopard’s new designs of L.U.CXP and XPS series launched in 2017 have achieved great succession one after another. Following this achievement, Chopard intends to extend this popular aesthetic concept to one of the brand’s flagship models: the L.U.CQuattro watch. Today, the watch presents a new dial with a very contemporary design and simple style. The entire dial is polished with a vertical silver satin-finished silver dial and cleverly contrasted with blue hands.
   The new watch has a sub-dial at 6 o’clock and follows the signature features of the L.U.CQuattro watch. This small dial is equipped with a small second hand and a date display function indicated by hands. The scale design is more detailed and simplified. At 12 o’clock, the power reserve display is subdivided into 9 scales, which echoes up and down symmetrically with the sub-dial. The power reserve display is also the unique design of the L.U.CQuattro watch, with a 180-degree fan-shaped design. The minute scale circle is equipped with large Arabic numerals ‘3’ and ‘9’ at the 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock positions, combined with the blue three-dimensional applied hour markers. The shape of the hour markers follows the design of the most distinctive rocket-like pointer of the L.U.C series. The hands are covered with a SuperLumiNova luminous coating.

Exquisite material

   The case of the L.U.CQuattro watch has a total diameter of 43 mm and is crafted in exquisite 18K rose gold. The middle layer of the case is delicately modified with satin texture. The bezel is polished and the caseback is hand-engraved. Its meticulous carving has obtained the strict Geneva mark certification. The exquisite case with a blue calfskin strap with a woven pattern effect is lined with crocodile leather, and its design is unprecedented in the L.U.C series.

Outstanding mechanical masterpiece

   Inside the L.U.CQuattro watch is an innovative movement made by Chopard watchmaking workshop: 98.01-L movement. The mechanism is characterized by the patented Quattro four barrel technology. Two sets of double barrels stacked in series can drive the movement continuously for 216 hours, giving this certified astronomical watch a power reserve of up to 9 days. The movement with a thickness of only 3.7 mm will not be occupied Too much space reveals the thin characteristics of LUCQuattro watches, making it show unparalleled elegance.

Chopard homemade timepieces

   Chopard is a family-owned company with an independent watchmaking philosophy. Each production step of the L.U.C series is completely completed at the Meyrin and Fleurier production sites within the group. From movement development, finished product design, gold casting, stamping, finishing of the case and movement components, handmade traditional Seiko decoration, surface treatment, polishing, assembly, adjustment to quality control, Chopard is fully capable of internally Skilled in mastering all watchmaking processes and applied to every LUC series watch.

Technical specifications
Chopard L.U.C Quattro watch

Case:
18K Rose Gold
43 mm overall diameter
Height 8.84 mm
Water resistance 50 meters
18K Rose Gold Crown with L.U.C Logo 6.50mm
Case middle polished vertical satin sanding
Anti-glare sapphire crystal
The bezel and case are polished and hand-engraved.
Anti-glare sapphire crystal case back

Movement:
Manually wound mechanical movement L.U.C98.01-L
Number of parts 223
Diameter 28.60 mm
Thickness 3.70 mm
Number of gems 39
Vibration frequency: 28800 times per hour (4Hz)
Power reserve about 216 hours (9 days)
Four barrels-patented Quattro technology
Bridge decoration Geneva ripple
Gooseneck trimmer
Designed with a Phillip curve at the end of the hairspring
Official Swiss Observatory Accurate Timepiece Certification (COSC)
Mark of Geneva (Poinçonde Geneva)

Dial and hands:
Vertical satin-brushed silver dial
Blue time scale
Blue hour and minute hands coated with SuperLuminova
Blue Button-type small seconds, gold-plated Button-type date hands and power reserve indicator hands

Function and display:
Hours and minutes
Small seconds at 6 o’clock and date display
Power reserve display at 12 o’clock

Strap and buckle:
Blue calf leather strap lined with brown alligator leather; or distressed brown calfskin NATO strap with gold-plated buckle
18K Rose Gold Polished Pin Buckle

Model: 161926-5004-18K rose gold style with silver dial
Limited edition of 50 pieces
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51 Diamonds Shining Brightly

Another new masterpiece of the Swiss Mido classic series, Belem Selich’s long kinetic energy mother-of-pearl real diamond ladies watch is full of feminine elegance. Twenty-five white mother-of-pearl was spliced ​​to the center of the silver-toned dial by exquisite craftsmanship under the ingenuity of the master watchmakers of Mido, shining with 51 dazzling diamonds. At the same time, the polished stainless steel strap adds a touch of splendor to this extraordinary watch. In addition to marveling at the exquisite craftsmanship, it is also equipped with Caliber 80 fully automatic mechanical movement, which can store up to 80 hours of long kinetic energy.

   An important landmark in the opera world, Rennes Opera House is famous for its unique circular structure. Rounded lines and delicate curved surfaces make this outstanding neoclassical building. And the new Belem Selich long kinetic pearl mother-of-pearl real diamond watch is a subtle reference to its smooth curve design to pay tribute to this prestigious building. This is a collection that showcases the superb watchmaking skills of the Mido brand, as a commemoration of more than 40 years of development since Belem Celli was founded.
   The new Belém Sécelico long kinetic pearl mother-of-pearl real diamond watch is a timepiece that combines beautiful feminine charm with traditional and modern design. At the same time, traditional jewellery ideas are reinterpreted from the perspective of contemporary design concepts to create an elegant 33 mm round stainless steel case. Twenty-five pieces of white mother-of-pearl were hand-stitched in the center of the silver-plated dial with superb craftsmanship by the masters of Mido Watchmaking, shining brightly with a cluster of 51 dazzling diamonds (0.117 carats). The polished stainless steel strap adds a touch of splendor to this extraordinary watch. Not only that, the exquisite detail design is revealed under the double-faced anti-glare sapphire mirror dial, such as the double-sided hour and minute hands (sandblasted on one side and diamond-cut on the other), and the seconds hand with round diamond-cut. The date window is at 6 o’clock. The round dial is an ingenious reference and tribute to the French Rennes Opera House, the source of its design inspiration.

   In addition to marveling at the exquisite craftsmanship, the Belem Sécoletti long kinetic mother-of-pearl real diamond ladies watch is also equipped with Caliber 80 automatic mechanical movement, which can store up to 80 hours of long kinetic energy. The exquisite fully automatic mechanical movement will undoubtedly attract the attention of many female watchmaking enthusiasts. The transparent back is protected by a sapphire mirror. It can clearly observe its finely carved automatic mechanical movement with blue screws. And an automatic rotor with the Geneva ripples and the MIDO logo. Water-resistant to 50 meters, with stainless steel folding clasp.
   The watch will also have a new model with a PVD rose gold-plated case and a black leather strap.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Movement Mido Caliber 80 fully automatic movement (based on ETA C07.611), 11½ ” ‘, diameter 25.60 mm, thickness 4.74 mm, 25 diamonds, 21,600 swings / hour, NIVAFLEX NM mainspring, ELINCHRON II hairspring. The meticulously crafted movement is fitted with blue screws, and the automatic oscillating weight carefully sculpts the Geneva ripples and the MIDO logo. Hours, minutes, seconds, date display. 3 directions to adjust its travel time accuracy. , Up to 80 hours of kinetic energy storage.
Case 316L stainless steel case, 33 mm in diameter, consists of 3 parts, double-sided anti-glare sapphire mirror; transparent back can observe the engraved movement, engraved serial number, waterproof depth of 50 meters.
Strap 316L stainless steel strap and folding clasp.
Dial 25 pieces of white mother-of-pearl are set by hand in the center of the silver-toned dial, surrounded by 51 diamonds (0.117 carats), polished hands and date window at 6 o’clock.
Hands Double-sided hour and minute hands (sandblasted on one side and diamond-cut on the other), and the second hand on a round diamond.