There is an old wisdom saying, “Time and tide stay for no man”. As humans, we understand the unmovable importance of time and time-keeping in our lives. When we manage our time, we can achieve things effectively.
Time isn’t just important, time can be also the most expensive commodity in the world. Peter Henlein, who understood the importance of time, created the first clock in 1504 and since then, time keeping integrated in our everyday lives and it dictates our modern society.
We went on to create watches with attractive designs and opulent setting, studded with expensive and rare diamonds. Here, we will feature the top 10 most expensive watches in the world.
#10. Brequet Pocket Watch 1970 BA/12 – Cost: €622,000.
Brequet Pocket watch sits at number 10. The elegant time piece is made of 18 karats of yellow gold. This manually engraved watch with silver facial feature represents the work of exquisite workmanship.
#9. Blancpain 1735 Grande Complication – Cost: €720,000
Blancpain 1735 Grande Complication is a wonderful watch to wear. Its structure and frame is made of platinum and the straps are made from crocodile skin. All the 740 pieces inside have been meticulously hand crafted which makes the 1735 Grande, one of the most complex wrist watches in the world – because of the fine accuracy in handicrafts made.
#8 Louis Moinet Magistralis – Cost: €780,000.
This piece of art is unique with its magnificent complex beauty. It is a watch for men which elegantly contains a fragment of a real meteorite from the surface of the moon, yes… the moon! This watch is regarded as the sexiest and rarest wrist watch in the world.
#7 Hublot Black Caviar Bang – Cost: €920,000
Made in 2005, the Hublot Black Caviar boasts an opulent design that’s made with high accuracy. It’s composed of 18 carats of white gold and is littered with 501 baguette cut black diamonds. It’s considered as a classical hand clock.
#6 Chopard Super Ice Cube – Cost: €1 million.
This elegant wrist watch boasts 60 carats diamonds which accurately cut into cubes. It serves as a watch and an opulent bracelet in the same time. its design is mesmerizing, it is a water proof up to 100 feet and is also resident to scratches.
#5 Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon – Cost €1.1 million.
Coming in at number 5 of our top 10 most expensive watches in the world list is the phenomenal Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon. Often considered as one of the most complex watches that was manufactured by Patek Philippe. The Sky Moon Tourbillon has a double face. One of the face draws you into the form of the night sky and the front is also epitomic and consists of the time, date and moon phases. This gives fantastic views for the luxury wrist watch and makes it a unique piece of art.
#4 Vacheron Constatin Tour de I’lle – Cost: €1.2 million.
Tour de I’lle is perhaps the most complex wristwatch in the world. Built by the manufacturer, Swiss Vacheron Constantin in 2005. it is made of white and yellow gold and decorated with blue sapphire. The watch is characterized by the presence of non-reflective glass, as seen from both sides.
#3 Patek Philippe Platinum World Time – Cost: €3.5 million.
The Patek Philippe Platinum World Time was designed by the clock master himself and was sold at auction for €3.5 million in 2002. It was the most expensive wristwatch in the world at the time. The wrist watch offers a phenomenal variety of finishes to choose from: rose, white, yellow gold and platinum.
#2 Patek Philippe Super Complication – Cost: €10 million.
Another world class wristwatch made by Patek Philippe. This time, it was hand crafted and custom made for the banking giant, Henry Graves Jr. in 1933. it is made of 18 karat gold. It has taken Patek more than 5 years of work to hand craft this unique clock. It has many features such as mechanical timekeeping until after the basic.
#1 Chopard 210 karat – Cost €25 million.
And finally, at number 1 of our top 10 most expensive watches in the world is the wonderful Chopard 210 karat timepiece. It consists of immaculate and unique multi coloured rare diamonds. It looks like the bracelet encrusted in precious metals. The jewellery in this piece of art make it seem like flowers encrusted themselves around it. This watch is so artistic, that it is considered timeless.
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