Five pearly dials of your luxury watch dreams

When horological technique meets jewellery craftsmanship, here are the masterpieces of refined artistry

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 12 April, 2017, 2:39pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 12 October, 2017, 10:26am


The Roman empire-inspired Imperiale watch features delicately engraved motifs of the embroidered cushions on which the monarch’s insignia is placed

Representing the constellations of the northern hemisphere, the Rendez-Vous Moon watch features a mother-of-pearl moonphase display.

Roger Dubuis

The Velvet Ribbon wrist-worn timepiece is the ultimate feminine accessory with its bow motifs, and 385 gemstones totalling 8.67ct.

A. Lange & Söhne

The new Saxonia model pairs the iridescent mother-of-pearl dial with slender hour-markers and a white alligator leather strap.

Van Cleef & Arpels

The Lady Arpels Papillon Automate wristwatch depicts a garden of gemstones, with a fluttering butterfly driven by the automaton.