Watches are great for telling time but these top 10 watches are more than just for utility. Each one of these watches is a masterpiece in itself and is an art piece for the wearer’s wrist. 
 

10. CHOPARD HAPPY SPORT DIAMANTISSIMO – $1,580,000.

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The 20th anniversary of the Happy Sport watches line, with Diamantissimo. This watch took over 4,500 hours of labor and is made out of 18 carat white gold with 2,936 diamonds equaling to 65 carats.

9. PATEK PHILIPPE 2499 – $2,280,000.

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This is a Patek Philippe pink gold watch that includes a perpetual calender chronograph and was sold at Christie’s in May of 2007. This watch also includes a hand that tells the wearer what phase the moon is currently in.

8. PARMIGIANI FLEURIER FIBONACCI POCKET WATCH – $2,400,000.

 

This Fibonacci pocket watch has mother-of-pearl counters and a dial of white gold. Its case is detailed with the enameling of a lotus flower that mimics Fibonacci’s Golden Rule, seen in nature as a snail shape. The watch has a minute repeater with cathedral chimes and perpetual calendar. The process of making this watch can take all the way up to two years.

7. FRANCK MULLER AETERNITAS MEGA 4 GRANDE SONNERIE WESTMINSTER CARILLON – $2,700,000.

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The Frank Muller Aeternitas Mega 4 Grande Sonnerie Westminster Carillon is the most complicated watch in the world. It has 36 different complications and is made of 1,483 individual components. The title of most complicated watch was previously held by the Patek Philippe Caliber 89.

6. CARTIER SECRET WATCH WITH PHOENIX DECOR – $2,755,000. 

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The only of its kind, Cartier Secret watch with phoenix decor is a unique watch shaped as a phoenix and made up of 18 carat, rhodium-plated white gold. The phoenix has emerald eyes and a diamond for a beak that weighs in at 3.53 carats. The piece is totally covered in 3,010 diamonds totaling 80.13 carats.

5. PIAGET EMPERADOR TEMPLE – $3,300,000.

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This watch, named the Piaget Emperador Temple features 481 brilliant-cut diamonds, 207 baguette-cut diamonds and an emerald cut diamond on the first part of the case. On the second part of the case there is another watch with a tourbillon and a dial of Polynesian mother-0f-pearl with 162 brilliant-cut diamonds and 11 baguette-cut diamonds. The bracelet of the watch has 350 baguette-cut diamonds on it.

4. PATEK PHILIPPE 5004T – $3,985,000.

Patek Philippe 5004T

The Patek Philippe 5004T is the world’s only titanium model of the 5004 watch collection. Patek Philippe was going for a sportier look with the 5004 watch in order to say goodbye to this conservative collection.

3. LOUIS MOINET METEORIS WATCH – $4,600,000.

 

Any watch aficionado will recognize that the Louis Moinet Meteoris comes as a set of four tourbillon watches. Each watch in this set is made from materials from outer space including: a meteorite from Mars, the moon, an asteroid, and an ancient meteorite named “Rosetta Stone.” If you buy the set you get it with a planetarium depicting our solar system.

2. PATEK PHILIPPE CALIBRE 89 – $6,000,000.

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This Patek Philippe was made in 1989 in order to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary. This watch, when it was released, was the world’s most complicated watch. The watch has 1,728 components and took the Patek Philippe company five years to research and four years to engineer. This watch can also tell you what temperature it is.

1. THE 201 CARAT CHOPARD – $25,000,000. 

 

This is the world’s most expensive watch at twenty-five million dollars. It’s made out of 15-carat pink diamond, a 12-carat blue diamond and an 11-carat white diamond. The watch includes white gold and yellow gold as well with 163 carats of smaller diamonds, resulting in the watch having a grand total of 201 carats.

What are some of your favorite rare watches? 

 

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