The Octa Divine in 36-mm diameter now has a case and dial set with diamonds. The dial has the recognizable F.P. Journe aesthetic, with the seconds circle in the lower right-hand section, central hour and minutes, and the hour and minutes circles screwed to the dial, a brand specific feature, which has been patented. The watch indicates the power reserve and displays the moon-phases thanks to a metallic sapphire disk that moves one notch forward when the date changes. The bezel is set with brilliant-cut diamonds. The new Octa Divine Automatic Caliber FPJ 1300.3 in rose gold has a five-day power reserve. Available in three versions in platinum or 6N gold with varying diamond settings. As shown, platinum case set with 484 diamonds (2.56 ct.), gold dial set with approx. 0.6 ct. diamonds, and white alligator strap with platinum clasp set with diamonds. Price: $73,600.
The G-MS line of G-Shock watches offers a selection of models for the active woman of today. MSGS200G-4A, shown here, features rose-gold-color metal elements to create a watch with brilliance designed for the world traveler. Metal is also used for the dial rings, band ring and buckle for a gear-like look. Functions include: Dual Dial World Time, which shows the current time in another time zone using a small dial; 31 time zones (48 cities plus coordinated universal time); daylight saving on/off; Home city/ World time city swapping; 1/100th-second stopwatch; countdown timer; elapsed and split time; and LED light (Super Illuminator) Afterglow. Water resistant to 100 meters. Solar powered and shock resistant. Price as shown: $180.
The new PanoMatic Luna has a mother-of-pearl dial with Arabic numerals in different sizes, drawn in a delicate shade of lilac, as forms that radiate to the edge of the dial. The dial was printed from the back, so the color softly shines through. At the center, the numerals form a heart, which is framed by nine rod indexes set with 18 brilliant-cut diamonds. The dial is made in Glashütte Original’s own dial manufactory in Pforzheim, Germany, and is fashioned from the inner layer of sea shells. The moon-phase display features an elaborately crafted moon disk, also made in Pforzheim. The 39.4-mm polished stainless-steel case has a bezel set with 64 brilliant-cut diamonds and a sapphire crystal caseback. Glashütte Original automatic movement 90-12 with duplex swan-neck fine adjustment has a 42-hour power reserve. Purple alligator leather strap with pin buckle. Limited edition of 25 pieces. Price: $18,000.
This Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition timepiece, STGK015, has a mother-of-pearl dial in Grand Seiko blue and diamonds on the dial and bezel for the brand’s diamond anniversary. The dial features 11 diamonds as hour markers and a frame of 45 diamonds on the bezel totaling approx. 0.48 ct. The slim stainless-steel case (11.2 mm) is 27.8 mm in diameter with water resistance to 100 meters and magnetic resistance of 4,800 A/m. Dual curved sapphire crystal and see-through caseback. Automatic Caliber 9S27, especially designed for the women’s collection, delivers precision of +8 to -3 seconds per day and has a 50-hour power reserve. The stainless-steel bracelet has a three-fold clasp with a push-button release. Price: $9,500.
The new Reverso One introduces fresh color and refinement to the collection. With its elongated case, inspired by the very first Reverso Lady model of 1931, and 27 grain-set diamonds (0.3 ct.) that define the gadroons at the case’s upper and lower edges, the Reverso One interprets femininity in a classically refined style. Finely drawn lines define the dial’s four corners and airy Arabic numerals appear to be hand-sketched. This understated composition receives a jolt of color in 2020 with a vivid red-wine dial. Its rich glow is achieved by applying multiple layers of lacquer over a subtle sunray guilloché pattern. The polished steel case is 40 mm by 20 mm. The solid steel caseback is perfect for engraving. Jaeger-LeCoultre quartz Caliber 657. The shiny red-wine alligator strap perfectly matches the dial. Price: $5,300.
The Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Paillonnée features the art of paillonné enameling, an age-old decorative technique that here showcases a Fleur de Vie motif. The blue grand feu pallonné-enameled and white mother-of-pearl dial has an 18k rose-gold appliqué and blued steel hands. The 35-mm-diameter rose-gold case is set with 232 diamonds (1.23 ct.). Automatic movement Jaquet Droz 2653.P with off-centered hours and minutes at 12 o’clock has a silicon balance spring and pallet horns and a 68-hour power reserve. Rolled-edge hand-made blue alligator strap. Limited edition of 8 pieces. Price: $44,600.
The exclusively feminine PrimaLuna collection is inspired by the captivating and mysterious beauty of the sky. Its dials, case and the links that bind its bracelet echo the curves of the full moon. The 34-mm stainless-steel case of the PrimaLuna model shown here has a sapphire crystal above the dial. The white mother-of-pearl dial is set with 11 diamond indexes (0.044 ct.) and has blued steel hands. The L296 quartz movement has a moon-phase display at 6 o’clock and an E.O.L. (end of life) special function. Stainless-steel bracelet with triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism. Variations have two-tone steel-and-rose-gold cases, frosted silver dials and automatic movements. As shown: $1,500.
Almost exactly a year after its launch, the Legacy Machine FlyingT has shed its diamonds and appears as its natural self in two versions: the LM FlyingT Red Gold and Platinum editions, each limited to 18 pieces. Each has a 38.5-mm-diameter case that features a guilloché dial plate, crafted by hand in Kari Voutilainen’s workshops – black for the Red Gold version (Night) and sky blue for the Platinum one (Day) shown here. The inclined dial at 7 o’clock remains, so only the wearer can read the time. On the reverse, the automatic sun-shaped winding rotor of the MB&F in-house movement provides the LM FlyingT with a 100-hour (4 days) power reserve. Affixed at the top of the flying tourbillon that gives the FlyingT its name, a single diamond (0.035 ct.) rotates in time with the underlying mechanism, making one complete turn every 60 seconds. Presented on a calf or alligator leather strap with a pin buckle that matches the case. As shown: $119,000.
The new Montblanc Summit 2+ smartwatch is inspired by the design codes of the Montblanc 1858 collection. With the built-in watch face configurator, more than 1,000 watch face combinations are possible by customizing indicators, backgrounds, hands and complications. The 43.5-mm steel case offers several finishes — black DLC steel, stainless steel, rose-gold colored steel and bronze colored steel — that can be combined with a variety of interchangeable strap options. Each watch is fitted with a rotating crown and two additional programmable pushers. The Summit 2+ is the first luxury cellular watch powered with Wear OS by Google that enables making calls, answering messages and connecting to online services. As shown: $1,170.
Marking the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven in 2020, Nomos has released its Tetra Symphony series. The four models in the collection have dials in four different colors, and each version is named for one of Beethoven’s compositions. The dials come in copper (Divine Spark); olive green (Ode to Joy); turquoise, shown (Immortal Beloved); or dark blue (Fedelio). The classic, square 29.5-mm stainless-steel case has a sapphire crystal above the dial and either a stainless steel or a sapphire glass back. Water resistance to 30 meters. The manual-winding in-house Nomos caliber Alpha has a stop-seconds mechanism and a 43-hour power reserve. Gray velour leather strap. Price as shown, with stainless-steel caseback: $2,080.
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