Our white gloved friend from Angular Momentum returns grasping their latest – ‘Three Little Feathers’.
[Press Release] Angular Momentum has created and manufactured a timepiece with a dial completely made of “Urushi” Japan lacquer with three little feathers on black lacquer ground.Base dial in black high quality Japanese “Roiro Kuro Urushi” lacquer.
The process of making the base lacquer dial contains 12 layers of different lacquer qualities.
Every layer is applied with a brush and after a hardening process of 24 hours in the “furô”, a cabinet with constant temperature of 27°C and humidity of 68%, flattened by grinding.
The final coating is ground and mirror polished in various painstaking working steps.
The three feathers made in “takamaki” relief black Urushi and engraved,
After polishing a layer of transparent Urushi is rubbed into the engraved lines and cleaned with a special Japan paper, then dusted – as in the “chinkin” technique – one with yellow, one with red gold and one with platinum powder and again cleaned off with “washi” paper.
Finally a diamond is set in each little feather.
Two-body 1.4435NcU Staybrite case
Mirror polished, sapphire crystal
Hand-winding crown with cabochon onyx
Historical mechanical hand-winding movement caliber AS 1911, 11,5‘‘‘, 17 Jewels, 21‘600 A/h, power reserve 48h.
Case caliber 41.20 mm