Florentine Finish

A 14 karat tricolor gold textured disc is the focal point of this Bulova watch. The Florentine finish spirals toward the center to a silver dial with Arabic and baton markers.
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A Florentine finish is a textured surface decoration on metal composed of intersecting sets of parallel lines. A flat graver that cuts a series of lines is used for this technique.