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Isolde

Isolde

$89.00
Man's gold-plated case, dustproof construction, 1.25" (33mm)
Japanese quartz movement, 3 year battery, stainless steel back. Green lizard style leather band. Mirror finished Etched dial - a pair of interlaced swans symbolising the tragic love story of Isolde and Tristan.
Isolde
An Irish princess, Isolde fell in love with Tristan on her way to marry King Mark of Cornwall. To meet Tristan in secret, Isolde's faithful maid replaced her in the royal bed. However the King later discovered them sleeping together but mercifully all he did was exchange his sword for Tristan's. Tristan left for Brittany where he married unhappily. Later, in reponse to his plea to help heal his battle wounds, she sailed to Brittany but his jealous wife convinced him that Isolde did not come so he killed himself. Isolde died of a broken heart



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