When Time Costs A Bomb: Five Of The Most Expensive Watches

This article talks about the most expensive watches in the world. Watches are very much a style-statement accessory in the league of gold jewelry. If you have a fetish for good watches, you are not alone. There are plenty of people who are ready to buy these expensive watches that even cost more than some of the most expensive cars.

201-Carat Chopard

Out of the most expensive watches in the world, this one is the most expensive. Costing upwards of twenty five million dollars, the 201-Carat Chopard is made of rare pink diamond, blue diamond, and white diamond.

Apart from the diamonds, some white gold is used to accentuate the appearance (and of course the cost). Apart from the main diamonds, there are 163 carats worth of smaller diamonds used. Collectively the diamonds total to 201 carat, and make this watch the most expensive. Watches of Chopard are for targeted at the rich, famous, and elite.

Patek Philippe Supercomplication

One of the most expensive watches, Patek Phillipe Supercomplication is known to be a high-networth collectible. The watch has the distinction of fetching millions at auctions. It is a collector’s pride. Costing upwards of eleven million dollars, the watch is made of yellow gold. Small enough to a pocket watch, the watch has a history behind it.

Patek Phillippe holds the distinction of being a very complicated watch. Apart from being one of the world’s most expensive watches, the Patek Phillippe Supercomplication is clearly in a league of its own.

Patek Philippe Calibre 89

It’s Patek Philippe once again, but this time with Calibre 89. Patek Philippe is a venerable watching making company. Some of the most expensive watches are manufactured by this company. The Patek Philippe Calibre 89 was originally made to celebrate the watch company’s dedication to watch manufacturing for 150 years.

At that time, when it was made, it was not a simple watch. It held the distinction of being the world’s most complicated watch. With more than one thousand five hundred components, you can imagine the complexity this watch has. Weighing more than two pounds, and costing upwards of six million dollars, the watch is a product of more than five years of research.

Louis Moinet Meteoris

This is actually a collection of tourbillon watches, but sold as a single entity. The watch looks unique and out-of-this-world. Each watch features dials that indicate time. The dials are positioned in a very interesting way.  At the outset, the watch looks like an alien spacecraft. But on closer inspection, it is only a creative way of creating a watch.

Costing upwards of four million dollars, the watch depicts time in a cosmic fashion. That’s why you get a complimentary planetarium when you buy this watch set.

Piaget Emperador Temple

This is one of most expensive watches that look like its cut of ice. Fully diamond-studded, the watch is made of more than 600 diamonds. The dial is made of mother-of-pearl and radiates with the richness of diamond. It’s all diamonds and more diamonds. Together, they create a consistent contradiction to existing watch designs. With three million dollars and a little more, you bring home this diamond delight.

Watches essay the need of society for sophistication and artistry. When it comes to the most expensive watches, it does not matter how much they cost; but how they make you feel.