With an illustrious history of watchmaking, these watchmakers have produced some of the finest timepieces to adorn your wrist. Each watch has a uniqueness and history attached to them, right from Panerai Luminor introduced by Panerai watches that became the official Italian Navy watch or the Omega Speedmaster Professional which was worn by Ed White during the Gemini 4 Space Mission. The brand legacy, history and features of the watches make them drool worthy and sought after. Wristwatches are very personal to one style, so there is no best watch in the world that one can simply own but there are a few that one should aspire to add to their collection:
First introduced in 1954, this watch is one of the most recognizable luxury watches. The very idea of a black dial – stainless steel watch was popularized by the Submariner. This watch was the first timepiece available commercially that could be submerged into 100 metres of water. As on today these watches can go up to 300 metres under water. With a unidirectional rotatable bezel, a diver can monitor dive time & decompression stops with accuracy and safety. The Rolex Submariner is the most popular diving watch which has been seen on the wrists of celebrities globally.
The Bvlgari Serpenti
The watch is equipped with a high precision quartz movement and is contained in a 35 mm steel curved case set adorned with brilliant-cut diamonds. One of the most recognizable watches from Bvlgari’s Serpenti Collection, the Serpenti Tubogas has a silver opaline dial with guilloché soleil treatment and hand-applied indexes. This single spiral stainless-steel bracelet brings together the bendiness of the snake with the modern-day tubogas soul. Bringing out a woman’s sensual curves and a snake’s fluid shape, this jewellery watch radiates glamour, style and chicness. This distinctive piece is a must have to compliment your LBD.
The Cartier Tank
Cartier’s famous rectangular tank watch is a merger of modern elegance and creativity. A designer’s dream this watch is pure precision – right from perfect proportions, pure lines, precious details, precise shapes this was takes inspiration from a combat vehicle – the tanks on WW1 battlefield. The Cartier Tank trails the specific graphic principle: the brancards act as the tracks and the case as the turret. A new functional fundamental was derived from this combination – the design of the case attachments was aligned with the strap and was in tandem with the pattern rhythm. The understated elegance and modern design of this classic timepiece have enthralled the world’s most intelligent minds. The Tank is constantly being reinvented since the original Tank Louis Cartier
Popular for its refined appeal, Rolex’s classic women’s watch, the Lady-Datejust, exudes style and is known for its brilliant technical performance. This is today’s version of the 1945 emblematic Datejust which was revealed in 1957. This timeless timepiece radiates sophistication and comes in a petite 26 mm size equipped with calibre 2235, a self-winding mechanical movement which is a label reserved for high precision watches. Hans Wilsdorf the founder of Rolex was known to be ahead of his times, and when watches were meant to be just jewellery pieces for women, he decided to add reliability and accuracy to their wrist watches so they could continue with their active multi-faceted lives.
Ballon Bleu De Cartier
Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch, with a 42 mm dial and 13 mm thickness is water resistant upto 100 feet. Its steel case with a fluted crown holds a silvered guilloche pattern dial making the watch look rich and lustrous. At the heart of this timepiece is an automatic winding mechanical movement. Launched in 2007 the Ballon Bleu de Cartier defies gravity with its ethereal beauty. The watch has been given a magnifying effect using a sapphire crystal which tends to arouse one’s curiosity, and further add to the watch’s irresistible character. This watch a is a perfect hybrid of the past, present, and future.
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