There are not many people in the world today who do not know the tragic story of the Titanic. The hundred year old story of the famous luxury liner striking an iceberg and going down in the dark depths of the sea under a starry sky has been talked and read about millions of times and inspired dozens of television and theatrical movies and music, perhaps none more famous than Celine Dion’s iconic song, My Heart Will Go On. Now with the Romain Jerome Titanic DNA Tourbillon, you could be one of a very few people to own an actual piece of the ill-fated Titanic.
The Romain Jerome Titanic DNA watch’s bezel and dial were created using authentic steel and rust and coal dust from the RMS Titanic with modern day ship-building sheet metal from the same shipping yard in Belfast, Ireland, the Harland & Wolf Shipyard, where the Titanic was built over 100 years ago. Each luxury watch was crafted in loving tribute to the Titanic and each comes with a certificate of authenticity from Harland & Wolf Shipyard. And, so you rest easy knowing your watch will never degrade, Romain Jerome a secret process of their own design to halt further oxidation and deterioration of the original Titanic material.
Despite the century old ship the designer watch pays homage to, visually it is a stunning work of very modern appeal, featuring a steel case with steel lugs and paws, black carbon fiber dial with silver numbers and traverses, silver Roman hour markers and hands, Titanic extreme rusted steel fixe bezel, as well as clear case-back you can see into, anti-glare sapphire crystal, black rubber strap with stainless steel tang buckle, and black satin finished steel flanks. The Romain Jerome Titanic DNA has manual-winding mechanical movement, a one minute Tourbillon 6:00 o’clock position without ball-bearing, a 120-hour power reserve, and is water resistant to a depth of 50 meters/165 feet.
There is no denying that if you are looking for a gift to buy someone special, there is definitely go going wrong with the Romain Jerome Titanic DNA. Its ultra-elegant modern style combined with the history of part of its features creates a timepiece that is more than just a watch; it is a symbol of history, destined to become as much a story in his own family as the story of the Titanic is to the world. If you are buying the piece for yourself, it is no less an investment in history as well as pure beauty and flawless design, a watch to be enjoyed through the ages.