Blancpain Introduces a New Addition to the Villeret Collection

Blancpain’s classically inspired Villeret collection—named after the manufacture’s hometown in Switzerland—recently welcomed a new addition, the 2014 Villeret 8 Jours (from $28,900), which features an elegantly understated grand feu dial. Used by watchmakers for centuries, grand feu enameling involves adding successive layers of enamel and firing at very high temperatures between each application. Unlike traditional enamel, which can become brittle over time, grand feu enamel is especially resistant to crackin…

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