Welcome to the realm of jewellery watches that go beyond the conventional use of timekeeping, doubling up as exquisite jewellery pieces. These treasures on your wrist, depending on the design, can be very versatile and suitable for various occasions, from formal events to everyday wear (maybe dial down on the diamonds if you’re wearing them every day). This versatility can make it a practical choice for those who want a timepiece that complements different styles.
From intricately designed dials embellished with diamonds to sleek, interchangeable straps crafted from the finest materials, these jewellery watches redefine the notion of accessorising. These are our picks for the month.
It’s the iconic Kelly, now on your wrist! Hermès rethinks the original 1975 timepiece into a fresh, chic design without removing the shape of the Kelly bag, first establlished by Robert Dumas in the 1930s. Here’s what’s special: you can wear this piece in multiple ways. Have the padlock watch dangle freely, lock it in place or detach it from the bracelet and wear it on a Hermès leather cord, making it a sautoir necklace. Available in either steel or rose gold and with or without diamonds.
This timepiece here surely does hide itself really well. This presents an entirely daring and innovative approach to showcasing the Serpenti. The Serpenti Misteriosi Romani watch, driven by a quartz movement, features an 18 kt rose gold handcuff adorned with coral elements and round brilliant-cut diamonds. The snake’s body, crafted in 18 kt rose gold is decorated with round brilliant-cut diamonds and two pear-shaped emeralds.
The Code Coco watch is known for its unique and modern design, featuring a distinctive quilted pattern reminiscent of Chanel’s iconic handbags. The rectangular case with a hinged cover resembles the clasp on Chanel’s classic 2.55 handbag. Yes, please!
The Torsade de Chaumet timepiece pays homage to the iconic and prestigious address 12 Place Vendôme. Drawing inspiration from the rhythmic motion of the Vendôme column, this masterful creation reinterprets the spiral motif with contemporary flair and vitality. It stands as a testament to the Maison’s enduring legacy of transforming timepieces into exquisite jewellery.
This Cartier watch features an iconic design inspired by the panther, which has been a symbol of Cartier since the early 20th century. The sleek, feline-inspired aesthetics of the watch make it a distinctive and doubles up as a recognisable piece of jewelry. Also available in gold or rose gold, with and without diamonds.
Here’s a special High Jewellery Limelight Gala. The case and bracelet in 18K rose gold set with brilliant-cut diamonds, marquise-cut rubies and marquise-cut spessartites is sure to be the star of the night! And you’ll still be able to tell time.
The perfect piece to show duality. It’s tough yet feminine, bold yet refined. Handcrafted in Switzerland, there’s a hidden clasp that helps to create a streamlined design. the sapphire-glass crystal is cut to bring out the unique shape of a Tiffany Diamond.
When it comes to secret watches, Van Cleef & Arpels do it best. Widely recognised for its mastery in creating exceptional secret watches, the brand has consistently demonstrated ingenuity and artistic prowess in integrating timekeeping mechanisms into exquisite jewelry pieces. Their secret watches always reimagine ways to elevate the concept of wearable art.
Enchantée. The Mimosa collection is inspired by the flower of the same name. Wearing a piece of high jewellery watch is like wearing a masterpiece on your wrist, each delicate detail and precious gem capturing the essence of refined elegance.