Unveiling Kross Studio’s House of the Dragon Collector Sets: A Tribute to Fantasy and Horological Mastery

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Kross Studio Unveils Exquisite House of the Dragon Collector Sets
Kross Studio, celebrated for its exceptional blend of fantasy and haute horlogerie, introduces an extraordinary collection: the House of the Dragon Collector Sets. Timed perfectly with the premiere of the second season of HBO’s “House of the Dragon” on June 16, these exquisite sets offer collectors a unique opportunity to delve into the mythical world of Westeros.

A Tribute to Iconic Dragons

Each set in the collection pays homage to a specific dragon from the “Game of Thrones” saga, capturing their unique essence and formidable presence. The centerpiece of each set is a mesmerizing central floating tourbillon watch, a marvel of horological engineering designed by Kross Studio’s founder, Marco Tedeschi. This timepiece, suspended beneath a sapphire crystal dome, reflects the distinct aesthetic codes of House Targaryen, from its 45mm grade 5 titanium case to its intricate movement.

Dragon Egg Sculptures: A Touch of Fantasy

Complementing the watch is a meticulously crafted dragon egg sculpture. These eggs, made of resin and hand-painted by the renowned French workshop Leblon Delienne, serve as a nest for the watch. Each egg, inspired by the appearance of its corresponding dragon, adds an element of fantasy and intrigue to the collection.

“We are thrilled to unveil these new Collector Sets, which represent a culmination of our passion for horlogerie and our deep admiration for the ‘Game of Thrones’ universe,” said Marco Tedeschi. “Each piece is a testament to our commitment to craftsmanship, innovation, and storytelling, and we are confident that they will resonate with collectors and fans alike.”

The Ultimate Targaryen-Inspired Timepiece

At the heart of the Game of Thrones Central Floating Tourbillon lies the innovative KS 7’005 movement. This manually wound floating central tourbillon is a world-first, a mesmerizing complication that seems to defy gravity as it rotates within the watch. The peripheral hour display mechanism adds a touch of futuristic elegance, with hour markers positioned around the edge of the dial instead of the center. This design, combined with the floating tourbillon, provides a captivating view of the intricate mechanics at play, blurring the lines between technical prowess and artistic expression.

KS 7’005 Caliber

The manual-winding patented floating central tourbillon is designed, crafted, and assembled in Kross Studio’s workshops. With a power reserve of 120 hours, this remarkable complication showcases the pinnacle of horological expertise, brought to life by the master artisans at Kross Studio Manufacture.

The Floating Tourbillon

The cage of the central floating tourbillon is a visual marvel, marking a patented, world-first achievement. Like a dragon gliding across the heavens, the floating central tourbillon’s suspension just below the sapphire crystal dome offers a breathtaking view of the inner workings of the watch. This innovative design feature provides the opportunity to fully admire this horological masterpiece from every angle.

A Peripheral Hour Display Mechanism

The innovation of the KS 7’005 movement lies in its peripheral hour display mechanism, achieved by a planetary gear system mounted on two ball bearings. This design frees the tourbillon from any obstruction, allowing for an unobstructed view of the watch’s inner mechanics.

A Nod to Fantasy

The watch’s design incorporates elements reminiscent of the fantasy series, such as its dial made of Damasteel®. This material, reminiscent of Valyrian steel, features a striated appearance made up of multiple dark and shimmering layers. Fans will recognize its similarity to the HBO series’ swords.

Intricate Engravings and Unique Identifiers

The ergonomic, grade 5 titanium or 18-carat pink gold watch case imitates dragon scales through intricate three-dimensional engraving. The Targaryen House sigil, depicting a three-headed dragon breathing flames, is hand-engraved in the center of the titanium watch case back. Each case back is uniquely identified by the name of the dragon that inspired the set.

The Dance of the Dragons

Kross Studio’s inspiration for the dragon egg sculptures comes from the origins of these fearsome creatures. The Dragon Egg Functional Sculpture, designed by Marco Tedeschi, is produced in collaboration with the French workshop Leblon Delienne. Each resin Dragon Egg is airbrushed and hand-painted to create a unique finish inspired by a specific dragon. The egg opens to serve as a nest for the Game of Thrones Central Floating Tourbillon or any timepiece of choice, supported by two towers inspired by Dragonstone Castle.

An Intersection of Horology and Fantasy in one Collection

Each Game of Thrones Collector Set embodies the essence of Kross Studio, seamlessly blending form and function in a universe that captivates the imagination. These sets offer enthusiasts a unique immersion into the heart of Westeros, making them a must-have for collectors and fans alike.

The Kross Studio Game of Thrones – House of the Dragon Collector Sets are available for individual sale at kross-studio.com or through official partners and select authorized retailers. Priced from CHF 108’000, these collector sets are a testament to the fusion of horological mastery and the fantastical world of “Game of Thrones.”

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