The new Best Richard Mille Evil Eye RM 26-02 Tourbillon Replica Watch was designed and brought to life by Olivier Vaucher, a renowned craftsman from Geneva. The new Richard Mille RM 26-02 Tourbillon Evil Eye was just unveiled a few weeks ago at Watches & Wonders 2015 in Hong Kong and now we bring you our hands-on review with tons of live pics for your enjoyment.
Today, we bring you a different type of amulet, one that you can strap on your wrist and protect you as others less fortunate take a quick glimpse at your powerful timepiece. In the same way as Richard Mille did when creating the earlier RM 052 Skull timepiece —recalling the spirit of Richard Mille RM 26-02 Tourbillon Replica Watch, both of these technical masterpieces, born in the Swiss Jura, go far beyond the norm to bring timekeeping to inspirational and intriguing levels of expression.
The concept of the Evil Eye, also known as Ayin Harsha in Arabic countries, Nazar in Turkey or Matiasma in Greece, is a glance believed to have the power to cause harm to those on whom it falls and can come from anyone at any moment. The belief is that the cause can be zealousy, malevolent jealousy or envy. The Richard Mille RM 26-02 Replica Watch knows no boundaries except those imposed on it by various protective talismans, like those popular Turkish or Israeli blown glass blue and white eyes.
Fashioned from 3N red gold, the flames and eye have been hand-carved using chisels made specifically to perfect the tiniest details.It is then finished with several more layers of transparent lacquer which are also fired in the identical manner.
The art of ‘grand feu’ enameling is what gives the eye its striking depth and realism. These multiple layers collectively create an exquisite visual depth impossible to achieve by any other means. To further enhance the realism of this piece, painstaking micro-lacquer work is carried out by hand on the flames.
In grand feu enameling, the motif is painted onto the gold dial using various rare oxides Richard Mille Replica Watch before it is fired at a high temperature between 800°C and 900°C several times under the extremely attentive eye of the enameler in a process that leaves no room for mistakes.