How can you upgrade a watch that is already a horological masterpiece? Set them with diamonds! This by itself is a form of art, as nothing is so complicated as setting a three dimensional, functional, object like a watch with diamonds. It often takes weeks, if not months, to make them, not only the movement but also to complete the diamond setting. The result is spectacular! Meet the world’s most exclusive and expensive diamond set watches!
Graff MasterGraff GyroGraff World
The Graff MasterGraff GyroGraff World is by any means already a very imposing watch, but with a pave setting of colorless diamonds it reaches a whole new level of wow! What makes it such a powerful piece is the invisible setting of the diamonds, which now highlight the double axis tourbillon and the three-dimensional globe. Even the sides of the case and lugs are pave set, making this watch a true masterpiece of gemsetting.
Hublot Big Bang Tourbillon Power Reserve 5 Days High Jewellery
Hublot is known, among other things, for its superb straps, but also its bracelet are second to none, especially when pave set with diamonds. In fact, this Big Bang Tourbillon Power Reserve 5 Days features 1.574 diamonds with a total carat weight of a 84.90. They are set so well that it seems like a blanket of diamonds, with hardly any metal visible. It can be yours for $ 1.579.000,-
Jacob & Co Billionaire Watch
Jaco & Co has long been a master of diamonds, and nothing shows this off better than the Billionaire watch. It was created together with Flavio Briatore. What makes this watch so special, apart from its skeleton tourbillon movement, is that it is set with 239 baguette cut diamonds. Some of these diamonds are more than 3 carats each, which also explains why the total carat weight of this watch is an impressive 260 carats, and it carries an $18.000.000,- price tag.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon High Jewellery
With a clever combination of diamonds, sapphires, and aventurine Jaeger-LeCoultre knows how to highlight the unique complications of the Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon perfectly. While all its functions remain perfectly legible, there is no confusion about the precious nature of this watch. This is even amplified by the beautiful bracelet, which features a pave setting as well. Just like the watches above is also this Jaeger-LeCoultre a testimony that the clever use of diamonds can futher elevate even the most complicated watch.