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Jessica Jung Designs $18,000 Watch to Be Released in Paris: See the first Photo

June 12, 2015 at 10:00 pm EDT

Not content with launching her own successful fashion brand, Jessica Jung has turned her hand to the luxury watch market and partnered up with the Marvella Group to announced a major joint venture -- and an $18,000 watch!

Jung's fashion brand Blanc & Eclare -- alongside rumoured beau Tyler Kwon's company  The Coridel Group -- joined forces with the Marvella Group to work on a range of impressive wristpieces.

 

Jessica Jung -- photographed with Marvella Group chairman Michelle Chua -- has helped design an $18,000 diamond watch Credit: The Marvella Group

Jessica Jung -- photographed with Marvella Group chairman Michelle Chua -- has helped design an $18,000 diamond watch
Credit: The Marvella Group

A statement reads, "Marvella Group announces a collaboration with The Coridel Group and its global fashion brand Blanc & Eclare, launching a crossover collection and expanding to various global fashion markets."

The Paris headquartered company added, "Founder and Creative Director of Blanc & Eclare, Jessica Jung, designed a series of watches and jewelry sets to launch in late 2015."

First of the diamond-studded pieces to be revealed is the limited edition "Style J" ladies' watch, priced at approximately $18,000. The timepiece boasts a total of 949 white diamonds around the face and beneath the sapphire glass in the shape of intricate bees and flowers, totalling 4.53 carats. A letter J (presumably for Jessica!) sits in the centre of the face.

Only 100 of the watches -- which has a sky blue alligator leather straps with diamond buckle -- have been made and it uses Swiss-made precision mechanics for perfect time-keeping.

The limited edition "Style J" watch features hundreds of diamonds and an alligator leather strap Credit: The Marvella Group

The limited edition "Style J" watch features hundreds of diamonds and an alligator leather strap
Credit: The Marvella Group

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Jung, 26, says of the project, "I am excited to take another step forward in fashion with this collaboration. I look forward to this opportunity in the luxury watches and jewelry space, designing elegant pieces with Marvella.

Adds Kwon, 35, "I am very pleased with this investment and the opportunity to expand Marvella globally.”

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