The festive season is coming celebrations, joyful, and countdown party to the New Year, one thing that indispensable is the ‘Gift’, as we all know, when it comes close to the end of the year, both Christmas and New Year, giving gifts to the special person is to show the appreciation.
For any reason, in terms of prestige or inherent value, gifts that can represent the giver and carry the message to the recipient, watches are one of the gift that is often chosen to deliver to the special person.
However, during the 2022 come to an end, many interesting watches have been launched into the market and many people may don’t have information which model to choose or which one is good for a gift to someone special. We proudly present the five timepieces that are known to be attractive choice and packed with features to be impressive gift for the festival season.
1. Bell & Ross BR-X5 Carbon Orange: A truly unique timepiece with a distinctive and very individual character, the BR-X5 Carbon Orange has been updated and modified to meet the demands of urban dwellers who are looking for a timepiece that clearly reflects the iconic brand identity, also adjusted the personality of the watch that can be wear in everyday life, whether formal or casual. The most importantly, there must be specifications in various fields that is superior to the normal model and all this requirement are included in this watch.
The interesting thing about the watch in terms of specifications is the choice of material used as a component of the 41 mm case. The Bell & Ross choosing the premium materials like carbon fiber and Grade 2 titanium on the Multi-layer construction case. The titanium parts are DLC anodized to blend in with the carbon finish.
To separating the structure there are two carbon fiber plates that rest against a single piece of titanium with a crown guard and DLC coating. On the top is a fixed bezel made from Grade 2 titanium with DLC coating as well. Enhance the color with orange materials in various points and the orange rubber strap that contrasts beautifully with the black of the case.
Another exceptional is the BR-Cal.323 automatic movement, which boasts chronometer accuracy and a power reserve up to 3 days or 72 hours, not need to reset the time if you left the watch unattended during weekend because it has enough power to keep the clock going over. The remaining Power Reserve level in the movement can be seen from the Power Reserve Indicator located at the 9 o’clock position of the dial. Finally, the worldwide limited-edition run of 500 pieces makes the BR-X5 Carbon Orange are impressive gift for someone special.
2. Chopard Happy Sport: In a joyful moment, if you would like to find valuable watch for your loved one or the most important lady in your life. Another option that should be added to the list to consider, a watch that complete in both reputation and history of the brand, design and selection of precious materials to enhance the outstanding appearance when worn on the wrist.
Happy Sport is considered a collection with a unique personality and a perfect combination of precious materials, including the courage to be different that turn back to 1993 Chopard was the first watch brand of that era to choose stainless steel. And 30 years on, this concept has survived and has been updated to keep up with the times. The latest Happy Sport model is watch that combines of rose gold, stainless steel, diamonds and rubies.
The 30mm rose gold and stainless steel case comes with an eye-catching red alligator leather strap and contrasts with the silver dial and guilloche pattern with dancing diamond that roll inside the dial which is considered another uniqueness of the watch and was created under the concept of ‘Happier when they are free’, making the watch look even more spectacular to seeing these diamonds roll around when the wearer moves their wrist or arm.
While the CHOPARD 09.01-C calibre, a self-winding mechanical movement responds to the timing of the drive excellently. It has a power reserve of 42 hours and includes a beautiful polished Côtes de Genève motif and spiral on the movement parts, which you can admire through the glass on the back cover.
The gorgeous design combines many materials perfectly, including the exciting features like the Dancing Diamond are the main reasons that support you to choose this watch as a gift for someone special.
3. Franck Muller Master Banker Collection: Of course, the name of Franck Muller is recognised as a high-class timepiece. In particular, the iconic and well-known Vanguard collection comes with a Tonneau case. Another model that is equally interesting and accepted is the Master Banker Collection, a luxury timepiece that has been meticulously created and customise the Tonneau case to match the era and more comfortable to wear.
Suitable for both business men and women who work around the clock and need a difference in design and timekeeping in two time zones. All of this based on simplicity and convenience by adjusting via a single crown and all stemmed from the efforts of Franck Muller, who would like to develop a high-end timepiece that would be practical for business man who were for business trip or traveling across time zones.
Recommended model is the Ref.7880 MB SC DT II RED D, with a 26mm case in 18k red gold that is handmade polished to a beautiful mirrored finish. The bezel is inlaid with diamonds all around with guilloche dial is finished with 20 layers of clear lacquer to make it stand out and shine in the light. On the dial, is divided into three parts, the main dial and two sub-dial in the 12 and 6 o’clock positions.
Interesting for this set of MVD FM 2800-MBSC automatic movement with a power reserve of 42 hours. In addition to its great function is polishing patterns and parts with the refinement and high level of craftsmanship typical of luxury timepieces it will have either Côtes de Genève or Perlage engraving, matt, polished, sun ray or spiral blasting are applied to the parts that can be seen.
This is pieces of artwork that combines all the finesse from the science of producing high-class timepieces for perfect use.
4. Breguet Reine de Naples 8918: Inspired by the world’s first wristwatch, made in 1812, to create timepieces that are beautiful and perfect for modern use. It is undeniable that Breguet created the Reine de Naples 8918 collection uniquely and combines techniques in the production of luxury timepieces.
Back in 1812, the wristwatches were not yet born but Breguet was ordered by Caroline Murat, the Queen of Naples and sister of Napoleon Bonaparte to produce a watch that can be worn on the wrist and can tell the hour as well as telling the time of day and night that marked the beginning of the development of the first wrist watch.
All of this have been reinterpreted from Breguet’s memo and documents remake timepiece, the Reine de Naples, to represent the great beginnings and make the watch that most commonly worn timepiece of the century. Later, the Reine de Naples 8918 comes in a case made from 18K white gold. The caseback is transparent to allow you to see the beauty of the movement that polished and engraved with beautiful patterns.
The Mother-of-Pearl dial is off-center, towards the bottom of the dial. While the main dial surface is decorated with Arabic numerals playing a beautiful play of scale and style. The sub-dial that holds the hands is engraved with a Petit Tapisserie motif and has a large ruby 0.103 carat in the 6 o’clock position. While on the bezel around the dial is decorated with 135 rubies totaling 1.078 carats and one more ruby 0.27 carat on the crown as well as the strap, which is adorned with 28 rubies.
It’s driven by the 537/3 automatic movement, which is beautifully polished in the tradition of high-end timepieces. Guilloche engraved platinum knurled rotor with silicon escape gear. This makes it stable and durable in work, which affects the accuracy of the clock.
Overall, the Breguet Reine de Naples 8918 is a special gift that is hard to deny.
5. Ballon Bleu De Cartier Watch: We can’t deny the popularity and iconic of Santos, Tank and Pasha. Now we would like to introduce the beautiful and distinctive Cartier watches apart from these 3 models and this is the Ballon Bleu De Cartier Watch.
Compared to the well-known three models, the Ballon Bleu De Cartier Watch may not be familiar to the general public. If you are brand enthusiast its should to know another gorgeous collection, outstandingly unique and rarely discussed broadly. The highlight of the watch is design to extend the case to become a Crown Guard covering the crown, this new model comes with a 40 mm case, made from 18K rose gold, decorated with 52 diamonds brilliant-cut around the case, is suitable for both men’s and women’s wrists.
Reflecting the luxury in every detail on the watch. In addition to the case, Cartier also uses Sapphire to polish and decorate the crown face. The alligator-skin strap comes with a 18K rose gold buckle. The sunray silver dial offers different beauty depending on the angle of light suitable for the blue-steel hour and minute hands, while the automatic movement is powered by the Caliber 1847 MC
It will be an attractive gift choice for Cartier lovers and to feel different from the existing ones.