Jewelry watches artfully mingle watchmaking and jewelry expertise. Whether entirely or partially set with gems, or featuring gold meticulously crafted like lacework, these sublimely elegant timepieces are often look more like jewelry creations than ordinary watches. An opportunity for artisans to give free rein to their creativity and display the full scope of their art.
Snowfall (black satin strap and et diamond-set dial)
Snowfall © Graff
This dainty model from the eponymous collection lives up to its name with a flurry of snowflakes represented by brilliant or triangular-cut diamonds (5.31cts) sprinkled over the bezel and the black surface of the satin strap whose color echoes that of the dial.
Price : CHF 155,000
For You Watch
For You © Chopard
Crafted in white gold and entirely set with pear-cut diamonds (8.1cts) and brilliant-cut diamonds (4.3cts), this delightful floral watch belongs to the For You collection which celebrates cherry blossoms through a variety of jewelry models matching the timepiece.
Price : CHF 184,990
Tiffany & Co.
Dragonfly High Jewellery watch
Montre Haute Joaillerie Dragonfly © TIffyna & Co.
Part of the fauna and florathemed Blue Book 2017, this one-of-a-kind creation set with 729 brilliant-cut diamonds and 290 light blue sapphires totaling 12.49 carats features a snow-set Grand Feu enamel dragonfly.
Price : CHF 150,500
Altiplano Double Jeu Dentelle sur or (38 mm)
Altiplano Double Jeu Dentelle sur or, 38mm © Piaget
This resplendent creation set with 52 brilliant-cut diamonds (2.30cts) has been revisited by the artisan Sara Bran, who has adorned the upper module of this limited-edition watch with a gold lacework motif incorporating 12 marquisecut diamonds (1.60cts).
Price : CHF 131,000
Diamond Outrage © Audemars Piguet
The latest member of the Haute Horlogerie trilogy, this standout creation resembling an explosion of stalactites is snow-set with 9,923 brilliant-cut diamonds (50.06cts) and 354 baguettecut diamonds (15.85cts).
Price: CHF 1,238,000
Luna S10 (pink gold)
Luna S10 © de Grisogono
This dreamy timepiece glows with a pink gold case adorned with 162 diamonds (7.50cts), a dial entirely covered with 157 snow-set diamonds (3.85cts), as well as a gemset folding clasp (3.60cts).
Price on request
Serpenti Seduttori © Bulgari
Depicting a serpent with pear-cut ruby eyes and topped by a cabochon-cut sapphire, this fascinating watch is set with baguettecut and brilliant-cut diamonds embellishing the case, the bracelet, as well as the dial nestling inside the precious reptile’s fangs.
Price: CHF 403,000
Mr. Hayek senior began the Swatch Group in the 1980s, and is frequently credited with “saving” the Swiss watch industry throughout the quartz catastrophe. Hayek has been known to be absolutely obsessed with Breguet Watch Kirill Replica and often referred to his favourite new as the “Jewel of the Swatch Group.” His passion lives on today, as his grandson, Marc Hayek, is the CEO of this company.Hayek senior allegedly despised the fact that the whereabouts of this 160 Marie Antoinette pocket watch were unknown. Then he chose to produce a replica of the first entirely based on written descriptions and drawings made through the pocket watch’s design and structure. Reproducing the 160 pocket view into what became the Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette using just written and visual aids is one of the most talked achievements in contemporary watchmaking. Bear in Mind the romance of the original? It was commissioned by a fan of Marie Antoinette for her, back in 1783. It is merely a few months after the 160 made headlines after being discovered again in late 2007. The wooden box made for it was a marvel, even using timber from a special tree made famous by Marie Antoinette that Breguet allegedly purchased for something like 7 million Euros. If I remember correctly, the tree fell over obviously, but the condition upon which Versailles would promote the tree to Breguet was if it “donated” money for its recovery of the famed French palace.At 63mm broad in 18k gold, the Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette attempted to replicate the initial 160 in every way possible from the complications to the crystal made of pure rock crystal. In addition to the time and featuring automatic winding, the Breguet 1160 Marie Antoinette pocket watch features a perpetual calendar, chronograph, minute repeater, thermometer, power reserve indicator and much more special technical features which even today stay impressive; all using a skeletonized, dial-free design.
Perles Impériales Haute Joaillerie
Perles Impériales © Breguet
Like so many additional Breguet Alarm Watch Replica watches, the 7787 balances its smaller diameter using some unnervingly straight lugs that are just the ideal length — the designer managed to not make the lugs a compensatory component, something that generally still occurs too frequently on otherwise fine looking instances. As such, the 7787 is a comparatively little view by 21st century watch standards, but it nevertheless has sufficient presence to seem elegant — rather than apologetic. Most brands tend to fight greatly either when it comes to making these designs look great extended to above forty wide — which is merely the character of proportions — or using timid-looking, miniature watches instead. This Breguet is neither stretched, nor timid. It’s only about right.Breguet hands fulfill Breguet numerals on the dial and that alone is a solid recipe for success. Just these two elements are similar to the signature or a fingerprint of a genius. It’s something which has been created hundreds of years ago and has been functioning in excellent harmony since. Kudos into Breguet for not butchering the hands but keeping them the proper length — public service announcement: palms should at all times reach their individual monitors, not stage at them!Things get cluttered when another three indications enter the image — these are the moments hand, the next phase of the moon display, and the power reserve indication. Strangely, I don’t mind this unorthodox design for a dress watch. Dress watches, and especially the ones which follow the apparel watch code as strictly as this one attempts, are more often than not worn on dull long days where everyone is wearing the same sort of clothes and shoes and ties and watches and talking exactly the same type of talk to one another. I know today somehow it is trendy to wear derby sneakers with coaching shoe bottoms (a vomit-inducing disgrace, in my opinion), so if you’re to perform with the “business attire” rule publication, you may as well opt for something that stays classy but also puts a grin on your face every once in a while.
A tribute to Empress Josephine, this exquisite model is graced with a case embellished by brilliant-cut diamonds, diamond hourmarkers and a briolette-cut diamond on the crown (totaling approx. 6cts), as well as an Akoya pearl at 6 o’clock.
Price: CHF 111,000