For over more than 150 years firms like Cartier has gone to the top of the international design of jewel-watches of first quality, many other manufacturers have followed this firm with their proposals in classic and recent designs, always including the mounting of precious stones as diamonds, zephyrs, yellow and white gold, as well as fresh and delicate nacre tones and bracelets in burnished moiré and several finishing’s that contribute to give ultra feminine touches to this kind of pieces.
Of an absolute refinement, the jewel-watches are generally directed to the feminine segment, as they interpret the beauty in an exclusive and sophisticated manner in all their designs, and create the image of an elegant and sophisticated life style. Although at the same time they have integrated complications that were exclusive of the watches for men, now these ones also tend to count with mountings of precious stones.
Despite the center in its design and finishing’s, the jewel watches have known how to integrate the technological advances and now is possible to find pieces with several complications, which does not demerits in taste and presentation of the piece.
The sophistication in the different brands in the market play with a combination of curves and angles, covered with stones, which accentuate more their forms. The mounting of diverse stones and the contrast with the different tones of gold, allow us to find in the market a ample variety in colors and forms for all the tastes.
Designed perfectly to adapt it to the most delicate wrist, the jewel-watches may have from floral motives, to geometrical forms, with paves of diamonds or completel mounted of an enlarged diversity of precious stones. This is what really represents a jewel watch.
Manual function, white gold 18 carats, diamonds (856), nacar half moon zone dial and white gold strap with diamonds.
Haute Joaillerie watch, white gold with 1612 diamonds.
Haute Joaillerie watch white gold with 240 pink sapphire and set of 1060 brilliants, for a total 169 carats.
Marquesa Diamond Drop
Exclusive jewelry piece in platinum with a complete diamonds appearance, diamonds lunette in three pieces and could be used as a necklace detaching the watch part.
Caltrava Travel Time
Manual, double time zone, white gold and diamonds bezel, nacar blue matted dial, white crocodile skin strap.
Diamonds piece in three dimensions, represented in a distinct way, overlapping stones and combining with geometric grace.
Mechanical in white gold 18 carats, seto f diamonds, sapphire cristal, galusha leather strip.
Quartz, white gold case, crown brilliants bezel and diamonds rose carved, nacar dial and white alligator strap.
Automatic, pink gold, bezel set with diamonds, white nacar face, crocodile skin beige strap.
Quartz, pink gold diamonds bezel, black dial, complete diamonds pavé.
Reine de Naples
Automatic, yellow gold, 139 diamonds bezel, briolette diamond crown, oval nacar dial, yellow gold strap.
Mechanical automatic winding, stainless and red gold 18 carats, brown sphere, engraved dial, crocodile leather or black galuchat.
Various versions in gold totally set with white diamonds and ruby, emeralds and white diamonds. Stone couples in “dégradé” that illuminate the match adorn your wrist.
A. Lange & Söhne
Mechanical piece, based in the arcades of the Dresden Palace, sapphire dial, crocodile leather strap, ant precious-metal bucklets in gold and platinum 18 carats.
Automatic, white gold curved brilliant bezel, anthracite guiloché soleil dial, crocodile brown, black strap.
Caltrava Travel Time
Manual, double time zone, pink gold and diamonds bezel, brown dial, brown crocodile skin strap.
Mechanical with automatic winding, pink gold 18 carats and diamonds, with Alligator strap.
White gold case 18 carats, black sapphire bezel, baguette diamonds set, manta ray skin strap and rubber with brilliants.
Reine de Naples
Automatic, yellow gold, 139 diamonds bezel, briolette diamond crown, oval nacar dial, black satin strap.
Quartz movement, with gold 18 carats, case and set with round diamonds, with gold pearl crown decorated with one diamond, effects sphere “Sun Rays” silver and glazed, gender strap with gold, set with a diamond.
Lipstick, in Cylinder or Square versions, with emeralds, sapphires, rubies and diamonds, curved sapphire dial and in two exceptional versions set with diamonds
“baguette” in an “invisible” way.
Text: Rafael Luna Grajeda ± Photo: Cortesía de las marcas