8 Marvels of the World

Taj Mahal

India

The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum built in 1648 by the Muslim Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, which means "Jewel of the Palace" in Persian.

A jewel of Mughal architecture, its style combines Islamic, Iranian, Ottoman and Indian influences.

For its construction, more than 1,000 elephants are said to have used to transport white marble from Rajasthan, jasper from Punjab, turquoise from Tibet ... In total, 28 types of fine and ornamental polychrome stones were used for the stone inlays in the white marble.

LM-80.51.TM
Dial

An elaborate miniature painting graces the white marble dial. It depicted the architectural details of the Taj Mahal, including the slightly bulbous central dome.

The turquoise part evokes the water of one of the garden's canals.

Case

47mm 18K Rose Gold hand-engraved.

Unique Piece, Number 01/01

The grid

A polished and rhodium-plated grid is affixed to the dial. It gives the work a depth effect and is adorned with ornamental motifs reminiscent of the moucharabieh windows found in traditional architecture.

Hand-Engravings

The case is hand-engraved with ornamental representations of the Taj Mahal and Indian mandala patterns, complemented by an engraving of a Mughal motif on the bezel.

Making of

Caliber LM35

High-precision tourbillon movement, awarded First Prize in the International Chronometry Competition.

Manual

21600 VPH (3 Hz)

72 hours

Jewels: 19

18K Gold

Hours, Minutes

Hours, Minutes

30 meters
Alligator
24 mm
Folding Clasp
47 mm
The Blue Mosque
Christ The Redeemer
THe Great Wall
Pyramid Of Khufu
Taj Mahal
45.4 mm
THe Colosseum
Petra
Machu Picchu
Swiss made

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