Bell & Ross just launched its BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire, a robust watch cut from nine blocks of sapphire.

The “making of” video is strangely hypnotic (we particularly like 0:50-0:53 when the case does the Ice Bucket Challenge and comes out looking pristine and gorgeous).

If, like us, you marvel at stunning tourbillons, you’ll enjoy a peek at the four others we fell in love with this year.

Cartier’s lovely Tourbillon Mysterieux Azure pendant watch:

The world’s first 3D-printed tourbillon by Christoph Laimer:

Richard Mille’s aero-tech-inspired RM50-02 created in collaboration with AirBus Corporate Jet:

The Flying Tourbillon Poincon de Geneve – Louis Vuitton’s first timepiece with the Seal of Geneva:

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