The Golden Bridge Collection is the featured model of Corum, whose creative inspiration originated from the Golden Gate Bridge over the Golden Gate Strait in San Francisco. Inspired by the famous bridge, Dino Modolo combined fine watchmaking technique with architectural art to achieve the first model in 1980. The rectangle in-house movement goes through a case from 12 O’clock to 6 O’clock, unique in the whole watchmaking field. The unique movement was equipped in a rectangle or tonneau case until 2015. To 2016, the first Golden Bridge Round was unveiled at the Baselworld. Golden Bridge Round with a rectangle movement made a hit in the watchmaking market, popular with female consumer. Corum Golden Bridge Collection expanded the wider market further. At this year’s Baselworld, Corum launched novelties again.
Corum Golden Bridge has had a reputation for 37 years in fine watchmaking. When it comes to it, it always is praised by collectors and watch fans, but, it only shows its tip of the iceberg. From male models to ladies’ models, from manual movement to self winding, from the longitudinal structure to the transversal structure, Corum Golden Bridge equipped with a rectangle movement will create more impossibilities in the future. This year, colored gems and diamonds are added to Corum Golden Bridge Round 39. It is a bold, creative high jewellery watch series for Corum, even modern watchmaking. Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 Diamonds includes 8 models, highlighting the charm of five gems: white diamonds, sapphires, rubies, Tsavorite gemstones and amethyst.
Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 Ref.B113/03652 features white gold case, blue Alligator skin strap and luxury dial with all white diamonds. Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 Ref.B113/03676 features white gold case, blue Alligator skin strap and sapphire luxury dial. Another one with blue Alligator skin strap is reference B113/03788 whose features are white gold case and luxury dial with white diamonds and sapphire. There are two models with red Alligator strap, and they are Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 Ref.B113/03651 and Ref.B113/03675. The former is fitted with white gold case set with white diamonds, while the later case is 5N rose gold and set with rubies. Whether all white diamond dial or all ruby dial, they have their distinctive charm. There are two models with green Alligator strap, Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 Ref.B113/03674 and Ref.B113/03787. The only difference is the luxury dial. The former dial is decorated with all Tsavorite gemstones, while white diamonds and Tsavorite gemstones adorn the later dial. The last one is Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 Ref.B113/03677 which features white case and dial set with amethyst and purple Alligator strap.
To highlight the unique framework and hollow effect, different parts of case and dial are inlaid with different gemstones in different sizes and shapes. The bezel and lugs are set with 76 pieces of round Wesselton diamonds (rubies, sapphire gems or amethyst). 60 pieces of tiny round gems in the inner ring refer to the 60-minute scales. The dial is divided into three parts, two half-moon shape and the central gear train. Every half moon-structured plywood is decorated with 6 pieces of leaf-shaped diamonds, 12 pieces of round diamonds in different sizes and 23 pieces of tiny round diamonds on the long, arc surface. In total, there are 218 pieces of gems on a case and a dial. It took a jeweler approx a week to finish the Jewelcrafting. Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 Diamond is attractive and gorgeous from every angle.