Rings binding relationships symbolically is common…and the same holds true for watches as well! HOT curates some dazzling and timeless watches for Valentine’s day gifting. Read on and make your pick.
The Panthere de Cartier by Cartier
The iconic panther motif is expressed in a stunning watch. The brilliant cut diamonds and the bold black enamel spots on the white gold case point to the painstaking efforts that go into making a masterpiece!
The 1815 Annual Calendar by A. Lange & Söhne
The watch comes with a manually wound movement, analogue date, day and month indications as well as a moon-phase display. Indeed, it is the classic interpretation of a complication that is both attractive and useful. Stark legibility coupled with utmost elegance and perfect finishing makes this a timeless buy!
Rendez-Vous Night & Day Large by Jaeger-LeCoultre
The icon comes in a new larger size and enables women to change their watch straps or buckles as they wish, without the need for tools to do so. The tender femininity of the rose gold version set with brilliant cut diamonds and the supremely delicate guilloché dial watch dial that reflects the light, makes this understated and refined piece a perfect example of the fine art of watchmaking.
Luminor Submersible 1950 by Officine Panerai
Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo comes with a refreshing new appeal. The 47 mm case is in bronze, used for the first time with a blue dial. As well as being structurally very strong, this material preserves its warm original tones, while acquiring an agreeably worn look from the characteristic patina which forms over time. It is a Special Edition limited to 1,000 units.
Altiplano by Piaget
Colour and light have always been at the very heart of Piaget’s creative signature characteristics. The art of colour thus radiates in this beautiful 34 mm pink dial. The diamonds encircling the bezel add an element of understated elegance. Indeed, it exudes an original and refreshing mood entirely attuned to the codes of contemporary elegance!
Royal Oak Chronograph by Audemars Piguet
An iconic design is reinterpreted once more. The fresh two-tone dial design has subtle details and immaculate finishing. Pink gold is a warm and elegant choice for the case and the blue alligator strap with the blue ‘Grande Tapisserie’ dial, completes the look.
Charms Extraordinaire Fée Sakura by Van Cleef & Arpels
Inspired by cherry trees in bloom, this beautiful limited edition of 100 pieces is a wonder to behold! Against a deep pink backdrop, the dial employs several traditional skills to depict enchanting nature. There is mother-of-pearl, sculpted and painted by hand which traces delicate flowers, while the corollas in the foreground are adorned with cabochonné enamel, which gives the petals an opalescent relief effect. Precious stones and diamonds add to the magic!
Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 by Vacheron Constantin
Welcome a shining new addition to the watchmaking galaxy. This one model has taken five years of development from scratch by one dedicated master-watchmaker. It boasts of worthwhile astronomical functions, 23 horological complications and a new integrated movement. It also has a tropical gear train for solar time and running equation of time. The tourbillon has three-week power reserve. This is indeed the best it can get!
These watches for Valentine’s day are sure to make a timeless mark. Watches have always been a great gifting choice for marking important occasions and milestones in life and relationships. Invest in a watch to mark the beautiful journey of your relationship!