Hermès Arceau Marqueterie de Paille Watch

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We return to the Hermès Arceau collection. Two additional models, these feature the rare technique  of straw ‘Marquetry’, the application of strips of veneer to form patterns. It’s an ancient art so don’t go trying it at home. French rye Straw is taken through a series of processes with incredible precision by folk who’ve been practising for years. The result are these patterns, representing two classic Hermès tie designs.

A lot of work has gone into these so if you grab yourself one don’t forget to give a shout out to the artisans that nearly lost a finger to create your fine timepiece. More at Perpetuelle

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