Elegant Accessories: The Gucci Time Box by Scatola del Tempo Written byMark BernardoMay 10, 2012 Gucci has teamed up with Scatola del Tempo, an Italian manufacturer specializing in watch winders and boxes, to produce the Gucci Time Box, a luxuriously appointed watch winder that bears the design influence of Gucci’s renowned creative director, Frida Giannini. Like other models in Scatola del Tempo’s Rotor collection, the Gucci Time Box is made entirely by hand and is designed to isolate the watch in a compartment made of flexible polyurethane resin and covered with silk fabric that is free of oxidizing agents. The compartment is designed to accommodate both round and shaped watches, up to a diameter of 48 mm and thickness of 16 mm. The back of the watch case rests against two padded cushions and the strap fits into a recessed groove between them. The user can select multiple rotation programs, which determine how many hours the watch rotates in each 24-hour period. The winder’s battery status is indicated by with red and green LED indicator lights in the front or via a push-button indicator in the battery compartment. The case is in chocolate brown and is available in both signature Guccissima leather and exotic crocodile. There is also a version in black leather that features Gucci’s signature Diamante pattern.The box has a lock closure and other small details made of light gold metal, including keys with brand’s iconic “G” logo. The Gucci Time Box is available at select Gucci boutiques worldwide, priced at $4,200 each for the black leather diamante version and $7,900 for the version in brown crocodile. Receive all the news, features and reviews from WatchTime for free! Sign up to our free weekly newsletter and get all the news delivered to your inbox.