Ulysse Nardin the new Jade

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The Ulysse Nardin Manufacture Caliber Essentially for Ladies.

Jade is the flagship timepiece in the Ulysse Nardin collection for ladies and marks a first in Ulysse Nardin history. Never before has Ulysse Nardin designed and produced an in-house movement exclusively for a ladies collection, demonstrating the manufacturer’s commitment to its female clientele.  

Unique in its concept, it is designed and built in such a way that it does not call for pushing or pulling of the crown to set the date and time, meaning no more damage to the ladies' manicure.   

Chai Schnyder, Chairwoman of Ulysse Nardin, requested such a movement from her late husband Rolf Schnyder (then President and CEO of Ulysse Nardin) 12 years ago. Chairwoman Schnyder feels that ladies would cheer such a development, as manicures take a long time to be properly done, and it is an annoyance if even a small part of the beautiful set of a manicure is chipped or broken while trying to pull out the crown.   

With Caliber UN-310, there is a pusher at the four o’clock position on the watch case which is designed to change the function of the crown: winding (Position 1); setting the date forwards and backwards (Position 2); and setting the time (Position 3). Each manipulation is then simply made by turning the crown forwards or backwards without any need to pull it out. There is also no more fiddling to get to the right position for adjusting the date or time.  

Stunningly simple but superbly practical, Jade reflects a timeless elegance. The 18ct rose gold case is adorned with four ceramic horns and a magnificent ring of diamonds in the subtly and supremely fineness snowsetting. The white mother-of-pearl dial with diamonds, further enhances the exquisite style of the timepiece.    

Drawing on the inventive spirit of Ulysse Nardin, silicium technology is used in the development of the base caliber, escapement wheels and Swiss anchor. A technologically advanced material, silicium was first brought to the forefront of haute horology by Ulysse Nardin with the unveiling of the revolutionary Freak. Unlike conventional materials, Silicium is not affected by close proximity to magnetism which is widespread these days such as when the watch is placed close to mobile phones, making it a modern-day necessity.  

This collection forges the Ulysse Nardin guideline and confirms the brand affinity for delicate and sensual creations. 

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Ref.   3106-125BC/991  18 ct  rose gold   

  • Movement
    • Caliber UN-310  
    • Escapement in silicium  
    • 41 jewels
    • Power-Reserve Approximatively 48 hours
    • Winding Mechanical self- winding
  • Functions
    • Hours, minutes, small seconds
    • Date in a register at 6 o’clock, quick setting forwards and backwards
    • Simplified selection of winding, adjusting the date and time setting via a pusher  at 4 o’clock
  • Dimension 36 mm x 39 mm
  • Diamonds total: 413 diamonds, 1.7290 ct
  • Dial  White mother-of-pearl, set with diamonds
  • Bezel Set with diamonds
  • Horns  Ceramic, set with diamonds
  • Crown Set with diamonds
  • Pusher 18 ct rose gold  
  • Water-resistance  30 m
  • Crystal Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Case -back Sapphire crystal
  • Bracelet  Satin with an 18 ct gold folding buckle   

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