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Nov 28

Chopard Elton John Collection

        Chopard is a prestigious luxury goods manufacturer headquartered in the Swiss Jura Mountains, in Sonvilier, created in 1960s by Louis-Ulysse Chopard, an enthusiast entrepreneur the brand acquired international notoriety for the high-class accessories, jewelry, and above all distinguished watches which merge aesthetical perfection and immaculate precision.

        Through the years the brand provided, in its Chopard L.U.C. movements exceptional technological expertise and high-end development, engineering and assemblage, creating thus highly innovative timepieces defined by authenticity, originality and watch-making stellar artisanship, cherished values for all the members of Fine Watchmaking powerhouses worldwide.

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        Being the spokesman of a long heirloom of master watchmakers, the brand received, in 1997 the “Watch of the year” award, and recently became a partner of the prestigious Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie and actively participated in various social and cultural events ensuring its valuable contribution and expertise in promoting Fine Watchmaking.

        Chopard brought an important contribution to Elton John’s efforts of raising awareness in the AIDS matter, and the latest Chopard Elton John Watch Collection, designed by Chopard’s Co-President and Artistic Director, Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele is intended to raise funds for Elton John AIDS Foundation.

        This elegant collection, which will be presented at Baselworld 2009 features luxurious unique models signed by the famous artist, the models manufactured in white or rose gold will feature precious stones embellishments like baguette-cut diamonds in various colors: in yellow, pink, black or chocolate hues, rubies, emeralds or sapphires all coupled with stylish crocodile leather straps in a matching vivid color (pink, black or brown).

         Animated by a quartz chronograph movement, the watches will display an eye-catching delicate design, featuring a refined dial that matches the hues of the precious stones which embellish the timepiece.

        Created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of a fruitful intertwinement between the prestigious watchmaker and Elton John’s anti-AIDS Foundation, the Chopard Elton John Watch Collection will be limited to only 2000 timepieces, featuring the artist’s signature engraved on their case-backs, and although their price tag will probably be extremely exclusive as well, no price is too high, knowing that a generous part of the profit will be donated for a worthy cause.

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