Nicest Watches in the world
Luxury watches is an unchanging attribute of luxury lifestyle along with exclusive jewelry and unique cars. It’s noteworthy that the cost of some luxury watches exceeds cost of unique cars. And it’s not surprising – these watches are truly a masterpiece, museum exhibits of extraordinary beauty. There are many companies and small workshops around the world that are producing luxury watches. Some luxury watches are unique – they exist only in single copies or issued strictly in limited editions. Unique luxury watches can be designed for specific individuals by order or devoted to some significant event, for example – anniversary of a watch company. We’ve gathered a small collection of the most beautiful and spectacular luxury watches in the world. Price of featured watches is from $5, 000 to $1, 5 million.
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Arena Metasonic Luxury Watch
Brand Gerlad Genta is famous by their collections of super-stylish watches. New Arena Metasonic is an ultra complex watch that continues the brand’s obsession of watches with a musical twist. Its officially debut in 1994 and has been continuously improved ever since. This luxury timepieces starts with a 46mm wide case made of titanium and other special metal alloys designed to enhance the sound coming from within. Limited to only 10 units, the Gerald Genta Arena Metasonic just might be one of the most expensive watches ever made, at $900, 000.
Bvlgari Serpenti Luxury Watch
The company Bvlgari began producing expensive watches and luxury jewelry in the late 19-th century. Model of luxury watches Bvlgari Serpenti Watch became a continuation of collection devoted to 125 anniversary of the company. A distinctive feature of the collection Serpenti is twisted bracelet Tubogas in the form of a serpent, created by the masters of Bvlgari in the middle of last century. The total length of the "flakes" of the bracelet made of pink gold is 5 meters. Cast and polished watch case is covered with a layer of 18 carat gold and adorned with 38 diamonds totaling 0.29 carats. The watch is equipped with gold-finished indicators and Roman numerals.
Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti 370
Inspired by Bugatti Veyron new luxury watch Bugatti Type 370 Centenaire from Parmigiani Fleurier tempts by its unusual design. The cylindrical design of this unusual watches allows drivers to view the time without the need to take their hand off the steering wheel. There 2 models available – from 18K gold and platinum 950. Master engraver Philip Bodenmannu had to spend about 300 hours on the final work with these models. Strap watch is made of calfskin from Hermès. Only 150 of these luxury watches are made each year.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Just Lady
This beautiful collection from Rolex called "Oyster Perpetual Date Just Lady" was presented in BaselWorld 2010. Framing a dials of different colors from gray to chocolate is fluted or domed bezel encrusted with 24 or 46 scintillating brilliants. At 6 o’clock is the gem-set Roman numeral hour marker. Fresh, refined and extremely elegant, these new Rolex ladies’ luxury models eloquently demonstrate the gracefully feminine style pursued by all ladies’ timepieces.
New Artisan Timepiece Collection
Swiss luxury watch maker Angular Momentum has released its new Artisan Timepiece Collection with "Verre Èglomisé" miniature paintings on the reverse of glass dials, called Allegory & Mythology. Miniatures painted after the works of the Dutch Baroque painters. These luxury watches have glass dial stainless steel case with mirror polished rounded bezel, and polished "boulle" corns at 12 and 6 o’clock, mechanical self-winding movements, plume hands. All timepieces are unique luxury pieces.
Chanel J12 Marine Diver
Fashion house Chanel have presented at Baselworld 2010 a new luxury timepiece – the Chanel J12 Marine Diver. It is made from a high-tech ceramic and the crystal is an AR-coated sapphire and is specially created for a professional divers with the water resistance up to 300 meters. The watch movement is using a Swiss automatic caliber and its bracelet also using a high-tech ceramic and it has an extra caoutchouc rubber strap. There are two color variants available for selection: black and white. This luxury watches will probably be available for an approximate price tag around $5, 000.
Cartier Santos Triple 100
New from Cartier – men’s jewelers watches Cartier Santos Triple 100 – the most serious statement in the class of jewelry watches. The case crafted in 18K white gold is entirely set with precious stones. Total number of diamonds is 861, and their weight – 7, 6 carats. However, the main feature of the Cartier Santos Triple 100 is a movable dial, designed on the principle of blinds: turn winding crown driving a triangular segments. As a result, same watches have three different dial faces: the first face is covered with diamonds and black sapphires, the second face engraved with a tiger’s head, and the third is a classic face completed with 12 Roman numerals. These luxury watches will be available in limited edition of only 20 copies. The price is around $340, 000.
Harry Winston Opus X Luxury Watch
In honor of 10th anniversary of Opus model watch brand Harry Winston introduced new commemorative version of Opus X. Inspired by the idea of planetary movements and space-time continuum, Opus X fixes the time by a synchronous rotation of round indicators, placed in a rotating "frame". In turn, indicators and "frame" rotate in different directions, creating a stunning effect of continuous rotation. Thus, the principle of indication of the time in the new model resembles the solar system, where the indicators of minutes, hours and seconds are orbiting around the central disk. Each "circle" is located at an angle so will not obstruct the movement of the rest.
RSW Wonderland Ladies Watch
Swiss watch company RSW has represented unique luxury watch for women – Ladies Wonderland Watch. RSW has created an organic pattern over the dial and pushed the watch face it self in the corner. The case is in steel and can be decorated with diamonds (9 on the case, and 104 on the bezel). Also there are availiable different dial colors including gray, black or white mother-of-pearl.
Quadruple Tourbillon by Greubel Forsey lays between art and technological innovation. The four tourbillons of this stunning composition contribute independently to its exceptional time-keeping performance. Case is from 18K red gold with asymmetrical convex sapphire crystal.