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Diamonds are a girls (and guys!) best friend, and this holiday season if you’ve been nice (or maybe just a bit
naughty) Santa might leave one of these glitzy timepieces in your stocking.
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The big date chronograph on this Dubois Et Fils piece is dripping with a
72-diamond bezel and features an anti-reflective sapphire crystal and a
MOP guilloche dial with an astonishing 49 jewels. What’s more, the watch
is powered by an automatic movement and has a 44-hour power reserve. In
case you’re not familiar, DuBois is the oldest watch factory in Switzerland,
dating back to 1785, and the brand is known for both precision and
elegance; $17,990; DuboisFils.ch.
Perfect for the adventurous man, the Christophe Colomb from Zenith was
inspired by the legendary marine chronometer instrument. Its El Primero
8804 manual movement uses a unique gyroscopic system that ensures
perfect horizontal positioning of the regulating organ. The movement
features 45 jewels and the dial is gold and set with diamonds and unusual
blue steel hands. The case is available in 18 kt. white or rose gold. This is a
limited-edition of just 25; $254,000; Kings1912.com.