Paraphrasing Magritte’s caption of his painting of a pipe, Czapek
introduces the Quai des Bergues Sapphire Blue S standing out with its distinctive blue. With its
‘flinqué’ enamel dial, this elegant 38.5mm steel watch demonstrates Czapek’s openness to new
artisanal techniques, to positive contamination by other industries and to collaborative creativity.
100-piece limited edition
Calibre SXH1: Haute Horlogerie proprietary mechanical hand-wound movement. Power-reserve > 168 hours (7 days) on 2 barrelsprings. Frequency: 3 Hz – 21,600 VpH
Hours, Minutes & Seconds. Small second at 7h30. Power reserve indication with weekdays at 4h30.
Pin buckle in stainless steel
Czapek had its partner Metalem recreate its own Ricochet® design - a motif inspired by the ripples of a
stone skipped on a lake - on a stamping tool. Once the décor is stamped on a silver plate, an intense
‘moiré’ blue enamel is applied by another Czapek partner, Donzé Cadran. It is fired in a kiln to harden the
enamel. The process is repeated several times until the right hue is achieved.
This sapphire blue is not just another blue. It was created after months of research, countless iterations
and following the advice of a panel of Czapek shareholders and collectors.