F.P. Journe founded his watch company in 1999. He always wanted his watches to be made in gold which successfully happened in 2004 five years after the birth of his company. FP Journe today are practically the only watch brand whose movements are made out of 18k rose gold.
Keeping in the theme of producing his watches in gold. F.P. Journe has decided to perfect the art of making his dials in 18k gold with embossed mirror numbers integrated into the dial on select models.
The process is done after a very careful preparation of the dial, including a refined sanding for the base to be perfect, a specific F.P.Journe silver layer is applied. The numbers are then surfaced with a diamond tool making them appear like mirrors on the dial. The final step is the print transfer for the time indications and the F.P.Journe logo which requires up to 5 successive layers for a perfect bombé shape.
The 18k gold dials are available on Chronomètre Souverain, the Octa Réserve and the Octa Lune models, and they are available exclusively at any of the ten F.P.Journe boutiques worldwide.