A sophisticated look at the time at an awards event is both easy and stylish, thanks to the latest high-jewelry diamond watches.
Limited to 12 pieces, the J12 Baguette Diamond Star is fully embellished with 906 baguette-cut diamonds totaling 35.67 carats, including the fluctuating weight of the self-winding watch (see through the back panel) sapphire crystal) and is water resistant to a depth of 50 meters. Whitney Peak wears Chanel at the Academy Museum Gala in October; Price on request, at Chanel Fine Jewelry, Beverly Hills and chanel.com
French for “cushion”, the Coussin de Cartier quartz movement watch has a 39.3 x 32 mm case set with 1,011 brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 5.45 carats on 18-carat white gold, all on a navy blue calfskin strap. Gugu Mbatha-Raw wore the brand at a recent launch; $70,500, at Cartier, Beverly Hills and cartier.com
Van Cleef & Arpels
From the Poetic Complications collection comes the Lady Arpels Ballerine Enchantée Or Rose 40mm in rose gold set with 418 diamonds totaling 13.67 carats on an 18-carat rose gold case and strap, while the ballerinas on guillochéd enamel dial crafted in white gold. enameled and round cut diamonds and roses. Catriona Balfe wore the brand during the 2022 awards season; $212,000, at Van Cleef & Arpels, Beverly Hills and vancleefarpels.com
The Polo Date High Jewelry automatic watch is crafted from 1,756 diamonds totaling 8.12 carats, set in rhodium-finished 18-carat white gold; prices on request, at Piaget, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa and piaget.com
Jacob & Co.
Boutique Ashoka-Cut Diamond luxury jewelry watch adorned with 168 Ashoka diamonds totaling more than 51.15 carats, set in 18-carat white gold; $580,000, at Jacob & Co., New York and jacobandco.com
A version of this story first appeared in the November 9 issue of The Hollywood Reporter. Click here to sign up.