The pocket watch’s chain is a classic in the Ottoman art of jewelry. The typical chain model is connected to the watch itself by a key, and ends with a number of gold pompoms which protrude from the gusset. Other valuable and precious relics can be added to the chain, which transforms it into somewhat of a Swiss knife of memory. Sélim Mouzannar converts this patrimonial jewel, a symbol of the successes of all Lebanese ancestors, into a moving and emotive necklace, joyfully animated by pendants, including the winder’s key decorated with a diamond.

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