Rolex 18K Yellow Gold Day-Date “Lapis Dial” Ref 18238
This Rolex 18K Yellow Gold Day-Date “Lapis Dial” Ref:18238 is rated 8 out of 10. It comes with tag, booklet, box and undated paper.
For centuries, the art of producing blue paint involved grinding down lapis lazuli, a gemstone revered for its exquisite hue. Renaissance and Baroque painters, captivated by its beauty and rarity, exclusively adorned the robes of the Virgin Mary with this regal gem. Today, the tradition continues in horology, where the flawless lapis lazuli dial of this ref. 18238 Rolex Day-Date takes center stage.
Stone dials, celebrated for their natural variations, often bear the scars of time. However, this dial stands apart in faultless condition, showcasing the most desirable variation of lapis lazuli. Free from calcite deposits, it features evenly spaced golden pyrite flecks, enhancing its allure with a mesmerizing ultramarine and gold hue.
This classic Day-Date timepiece, housed in a 36mm 18k yellow-gold Oyster case with a fluted bezel, exudes opulence. The matching 18k yellow-gold President bracelet, with a concealed clasp, completes the ensemble. Elevate your wrist with the enchanting fusion of artistry and craftsmanship embodied in this exceptional Rolex Day-Date.
Model: 18238 Day-Date
Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Dial: Lapis Dial
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Water Resistance: 100 Meters (10 ATM)
Functions: Date, Hours, Minutes and Seconds