LUXGEAR: 6 LUXURIOUS WOMEN’S WATCHES
Last week we did a post on 6 Luxurious Men's Watches. This week we will do the counterpart, sharing with you luxurious women's watches! As far accessories go, watches may not always be the top choice for some women, but others will note its ability to display one's social status.
Women's watches are often beautifully designed and crafted to be more than just a functional instrument, most of these wearable works of art also double as eye catching pieces of jewelry. These are 6 luxurious women's watches.
1. Patek Philippe Ladies Complicated Watch
We start with a Patek Philippe, as we did on the men's list as well. This model by the luxury brand is the Ladies Complicated Watch. The watch features a case made from 18 karat rose gold and has a manual winding movement.
The center of the watch has a silvery white opaline that also features gold applied hour marketers. The bezel is set with 68 diamonds and the prong buckle is set with 27 diamonds. The back is interchangeable with a full back and sapphire-crystal case. Furthermore, the watch is water-resistant up to 30 meters for good measure and comes with a gorgeous hand-stitched, mink grey, square scale alligator strap.
There is also a black dial version should you want something a little less brazen. Yes, of course you would like to know the price, the Patek Philippe Ladies Complicated Watch is approximately $98,000 USD.
2. TAG Heuer Carrera Cara Delevingne
Listed as one of the top 15 women's watches on Forbes from BaselWolrd 2015, this edgy wrist-wear was created especially for Tag Huer's world famous ambassador Cara Delevinge.
The watch has a bezel that is set with either white or black diamonds, a charcoal grey dial with complementary rose gold hands and hour markers. Housed in a 41mm black titanium carbide-treated 316L steel case, this Tag Heuer model also has the model's signature in rose gold as well as a lion's head symbol that is similar to the one Ms. Delevingne has on her finger. The best part is that this edgy and stylish timepiece is only $2,250.00 USD.
3. Cartier Tank Francaise Small Model Watch
Stylish, simple and elegant, is the name of the game when it comes to the Cartier Tank Francaise Small Model Watch. Made with a case of white gold that weights 18 karats, this watch has round cut diamonds on both the case and the bracelet.
It features a quartz as well as hours and minutes functions, this elegant watch also has a octagon shaped crown that is set with a diamond as well. Roman numerals mark the hours in a silver grained dial. If you were to look closely you will realize that the hands, that are made from blue steel are shaped like little swords. This Cartier watch will set you back about $105,000 USD should you choose to buy it, and just a note, the watch is water-resistant up to 30 meters.
4. Louis Vuitton Tambour Monogram Sun Tourbillon
This time piece was also on the Forbes list. Louis Vuitton has been growing in the watch industry for some time now, their watch making facility is La Fabrique Du Temps Louis Vuitton in Geneva. This watch is one of the latest to come out of the brand's Swiss manufacturer.
The watch is feminine, eye catching and beautiful. It has a Tambour Monogram Sun Tourbillon that highlights Louis Vuittons haute couture heritage. The watch is powered by an in-house developed and produced movement, LV80 Caliber. House in a rose gold case, the dial has snow-set diamonds and rose gold hands. The brand's iconic monogram flower is in the center of the watch. This Louis Vuitton Tambour Monogram Sun Tourbillon cost about €83000 Euros (approximately $90210 UDS). The watch also comes complete with a white alligator leather strap.
5. Bulgari (Bvlgari) Serpenti Jewellery-Watch
This uniquely shaped watch is Bulgari's latest addition to its Serpenti collection. The design has an animalistic shape that resembles a coiled-up snake. The shape only shows off the remarkable craftsmanship.
The watch does look more like a piece of jewelry than a watch (hence the name), that hugs around the wrist thanks to its well designed snake-like body. Hand-set pink gold scales that are decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds make up the body of the Serpenti Jewellery watch. The watch itself is located at the snake's head, which is a 26mm black lacquered dial with twelve diamond indexes. Powered by a Caliber B033, a Swiss quartz movement and hours and minutes that are indicated by rose gold hands. This watch costs approximately €37900 Euros (about $41300 UDS) here.
6. Richard Mille Caliber RM 019 Celtic Knot Tourbillon Watch
The Celtic Knot Tourbillion watch by Richard Mille is a beautiful piece of engineering art that you can wear on your wrist. The watch has a case that is made from 18 karats of white gold, and features a skeleton dial, manual movement and power reserve indicator.
The center of the watch is where you will see the diamond studded attention grabbing knot, which was also the inspiration for the name of the piece. The base plate is made from black onyx and features a Celtic triquetra knot engraved, endstone bridge on the side.
The watch was created by Richard Mille after numerous request for a tourbillon watch for women. It costs about $465,000 USD and comes with a black alligator band