Brushing the gold dust over the wet lacquer. Brushing the gold dust over the wet lacquer. A lacquer expert gets to grip with the detailed maki-e surface of the dial. Sketches of the design. The maki-e lacquer is applied to a circular dial which surrounds a central space where the skeleton calibre can be seen. A close-up of the back of the Yukimi watch, with the rope and bamboo structures that protected trees during snowfall. A close-up of the Hanami watch, with cherry blossom details.