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Art Deco Diamond, Pearl and Sapphire Bracelet Watch
ABOUT THIS WATCH
One glance at this watch and time stands still. An extraordinary masterpiece of design and technology, it is at once a timepiece of breathtaking beauty and an exquisite jewel crafted with some of nature's most captivating offerings. The rectangular case is set with scintillating single cut diamonds--accented with deep blue calibre cut synthetic* sapphires--and wraps around the distinctive curvilinear shape of the watch crystal, while the diamond-set lugs lead to an intricately woven bracelet of natural pearls punctuated by 28 sapphire beads. This alluring work of art is joined together with a clasp decorated with a trio of small flowers. Sublime. Total diamond weight - 1.50 carats, total natural sapphire weight - 2.00 carats. *Original to the piece and to the period, synthetic sapphires were used for their color consistency and flawless clarity. Crafted in platinum. The watch clasp is 14K white gold and the crown is base metal. Watch features a 15-jewel Swiss movement. Measures 7 1/4 inches.