LIGNE 2 Golden/black Finishing
LIGNE 2 Golden/black Finishing
1972
LIGNE 2 Golden/black Finishing
Story

The Ligne 2, launched in 1972, has become the iconic S.T.Dupont lighter. The “Cling” sound produced by its opening is a true sign of recognition among insiders. Each lighter needs 600 operations, 300 controls, 70 parts and 100 hours of work to be made.

Know-How

Alternation of lacquer and metal rules that creates a decorative effect. Approxiamately 5 coats of Chinese lacquer per pen/ lighter. Guillochage is a goldsmithing technique that consists of engraving straight, wavy, parallel or intertwined lines symmetrically on an object using a specifically shaped tool either made of tungsten carbide or a real diamond.

ref: RS150LI103

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