The well-known Swiss modified watch brand Artisans de Geneve (from now on referred to as ADG) released its latest work, “World Traveler.” They accepted a customer’s commission to modify the GMT-Master II 116710BLNR initially owned by the customer. The customer said that because of his work, he must travel worldwide. On the one hand, it is because of the need for work. At the same time, he also likes to travel and discover new things. Therefore, the reason why he bought the 116710BLNR at the beginning was that he wanted the two-time function of the watch. You can also master the time in your hometown synchronously when you are abroad.
As a result, he also wanted to redesign his 116710BLNR so that he could wear the watch to carry his experience of every trip when he continued to travel abroad in the future.
Since the client seems engaged in a cooking-related industry, he would use cooking as a metaphor for refitting a watch. Therefore, when designing ADG, their job is to help the client engrave memories so that every moment, detail, and small story has become an ingredient of a unique recipe. This passage is a metaphor specially made considering the identity of this anonymous customer.
Using blue as the base tone reflects a high sense of contrast so that the moving parts can form a difference between warm and cold tones with the hands, scales, and bezel. In addition, customers who love to travel also request to display the time of 24 time zones around the world on the watch. The critical point is that the representative cities of the time zones should be mainly those he had only visited when he was working. If this design egg is mentioned, it may be challenging to find, but it is of great significance to the fake rolex watch owner itself.
The watch incorporates a 24-hour scale on the scale ring on the dial’s outer ring so that you can quickly read the time worldwide by comparing the city names on the bezel.
The customer himself has a particular liking for the Dauphine Hands, which are often used in antique replica watches, so ADG has also changed the hour and minute hands and the time of the two places into the Dauphine style, of which the former two are blued and the latter Made of rose gold and hollowed out.
outer ring design
The ceramic bezel echoes the blue theme of the Watch the fresh “World Traveler” fake rolex GMT-Master II explosion watch. The blue tone is darker, which looks more like midnight blue. The original 24-hour scale on the bezel is now changed to 24 time zones representing the city names. As mentioned above, the cities engraved above are mainly those the watch owner has visited. At the same time, the modified watch brand also especially filled Geneva, where the watch owner’s hometown is located, with rose gold to highlight it.
The reason why the watch parts and details are made of blue and rose gold is also related to the watch owner. ADG pointed out that the blue color is like the oceans that customers travel through various countries. As for the rose gold, it echoes the watch owner’s cooking profession. The combination of these two colors and the silver-toned metallic primary color of the inner and outer parts of the watch make it a strong contrast, which is very special at first sight.
The back of the watch is changed to a transparent bottom cover while revealing the re-modified 3186 movements.
If you look closely at the watch, you will find that the side of the case is additionally recessed, grained, and then black-plated. These internal and external continuous curves, materials, and textures contain elements related to the life of this anonymous customer. Turning to the back of the watch, it can be seen that even the bottom cover has become a sapphire crystal material, the automatic plate of the 3186 movements inside has also been changed to hollow rose gold, and ADG has also re-polished, chamfered, and sprayed the movement parts by hand. Sand treatment, showing the GMT-Master II after “upgrading the world view” with a more refined appearance.
The surface side is additionally made with concave layers and added black plating and graining treatment; the texture becomes more delicate.
Dial Color: Meteorite Dial
Series: Gmt Master Ii
Band Width: 20mm
Band Length: 18cm
Case Size: 40mm