Happy Lunar New Year 🧧! Wearing the Chopard Jungle and having the pride male lion 🦁 to...

 By: GLau : January 28th, 2020-08:24
scare off the virus !  Hope he is strong 💪 enough for this important task.

FYI, urushi (a Japanese ancestral lacquer technique) dials are made from tree resin that is harvested once a year in small quantities and treated for 3 to 5 years before being applied.  These dials are hand painted by Grand Master Minori Koizumi and originally created by Master Kiichiro Masumaro, who is recognized as "national human treasure" in Japan.   Here are a Chopard link and previous threads to provide more detailed information:  

That’s great !...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 28th, 2020-08:48
I love the craftsmanship. 

yes, it qualifies as a rare handcraft in my book ! [nt]

 By: GLau : January 29th, 2020-02:05
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I completely agree. [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 29th, 2020-02:16
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Always great to see it my friend -- enjoy the New Year! :-) [nt]

 By: FabR : January 28th, 2020-09:52
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Thanks Fab, you must see the ...

 By: GLau : January 29th, 2020-02:06
Chopard Lion, along with his three animal friends, in the metal !

PS I just noticed the description, and never heard of “national human treasures” before...that’s not a bad title to get!😂🥂 [nt]

 By: FabR : January 29th, 2020-03:53
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Hi Fab, please clicks through the links to ...

 By: GLau : January 29th, 2020-04:40
further understand this “art” form !! Well worth reading !

Yep, I’ll have to take a closer look later, excellent reads on a technique I didn’t know about!👍 [nt]

 By: FabR : January 29th, 2020-05:07
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Hi Fab, also imagine what the females will ...

 By: GLau : January 29th, 2020-04:42
scarify to be with a “national human treasure” !! 😇

With that title, you would officially have no competition anymore😂😂😇 [nt]

 By: FabR : January 29th, 2020-05:10
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What competition are you talking about Fab ? [nt]

 By: GLau : January 29th, 2020-05:21
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Any competition, a national treasure is just the number one!😉😂Cheers. [nt]

 By: FabR : January 29th, 2020-05:29
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Great piece. Stay safe. [nt]

 By: rolandc : January 28th, 2020-16:42
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Thanks rolandc ! [nt]

 By: GLau : January 29th, 2020-02:07
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This lion is growing on me Gordon! :-) [nt]

 By: sham1 : January 29th, 2020-00:10
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We need the Chopard lion to grow enough on you so that he...

 By: GLau : January 29th, 2020-02:08
pounces on you !! smile

Hey Gordon!

 By: sham1 : January 29th, 2020-12:33
You do know that I am a Leo don't you so I am not sure who will be doing the pouncing?!!!  smile

Oh sham, I did not know realize that you are a Leo, which means you NEED...

 By: GLau : January 30th, 2020-05:34
this Chopard Jungle watch !!

The word 'need' is not in vocabulary any longer

 By: sham1 : January 30th, 2020-11:20
as I was in Geneva over the last two days and bought something quite unexpectedly!!  (so what's new??!! smile

What did you get sham ?? Please share!! [nt]

 By: GLau : January 31st, 2020-01:31
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I shall! I shall!

 By: sham1 : January 31st, 2020-01:37
I need to get some photos organised. Another ladies watch I am afraid so half my collection is now 'ladies' watches!!  smile

Stay safe my friend

 By: JTCL : January 29th, 2020-05:31
The situation in HK isn't great either sadly

You too my friend , stay healthy and safe ! No ...

 By: GLau : January 29th, 2020-06:20
GTG for a while now 😭😢