An Everlasting Legend: Raymond Weil Limited Edition Freelancer David Bowie Watch October 09, 2017 09:00
In collaboration with the David Bowie Estate, RAYMOND WEIL pays homage to legendary musician – David Bowie.
The Limited Edition freelancer “David Bowie”, is a tribute to the life and musical career of one of the most influential artists of all time.
Created to celebrate what would have been Bowie's 70th birthday, this timepiece is dedicated to a few of the many personas created by David Bowie, an artist with unparalleled creativity, a singular visionary, a man of a thousand faces and voices.
Bowie's boundless talent and fearless innovation shone through his final masterpiece, ★, released last year to some of the best critical notices of his distinguished career and winning five Grammy Awards and two Brit Awards in 2017.
To celebrate the immortal David Bowie, RAYMOND WEIL has chosen its most free-spirited model – freelancer. Its 42 mm diameter case contains a dial resembling a vinyl record clearly featuring some of the most emblematic design cues of the British artist.
Amongst the key design features, the lightning bolt painted across his face that first appeared on the cover of the Aladdin Sane album in 1973.
The instantly distinctive mark universally recognized, the stylized lightning bolt is featured in red at 12 o’clock.
The pop art logo designed by Andy Warhol especially for David Bowie and revealed on the cover of the album Diamond Dogs in 1974 makes its mark on the dial of the David Bowie Limited Edition.
Salera's Jewellmasters now carry this Freelancer watch, which is limited to 3,000 pieces worldwide. It comes in a specially designed box which pays homage to the music icon.