Piaget’s Creative Director Talks Watches

Stéphanie Sivrière, who joined the Swiss watchmaker in 2002, now is its creative director of jewelry and watches.

From 1972 to 1977, the Swiss watchmaker Piaget produced a limited series of white and yellow gold wristwatches that epitomized the brand’s reputation as an emblem of the jet set.

Iterations of the Black Tie design featured dials made of ornamental stones such as tiger’s-eye and onyx framed by three rows of textured grooves known as gadroons, and chic, cushion-shape cases measuring 45 millimeters by 43 millimeters (1.8 inches by 1.7 inches), large enough to accommodate the bulky Beta 21 quartz movements. So distinct was the collection’s style, the brand said, that Andy

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