Woman’s watch is not like any other accessory. Of course, the main function of watches is to display the time, but watches are there for much more than just showing what time it is. Watches are pieces of jewellery, which can complement a woman’s outfit, show her unique style and add elegance and luxurious appearance. Every woman can find the perfect watch, which will make her feel more beautiful and feminine. It doesn’t matter if you choose a simple, classic watch or a large decorated one. Either way, your watch will make you more fashionable and unique. So without further ado, let’s take a look at 5 famous women’s watch brands.
Tiffany & co.
Tiffany & Co. is an American luxury jewellery manufacturer. This company focuses mainly on jewellery, watches and some other accessories. Tiffany is world-known for its use of diamond and sterling silver and luxurious goods.
Tiffany & Co was founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Brooklyn. This company was a “stationery and fancy goods emporium” in the beginning and was named Tiffany, Young and Ellis. Later on, the name was shortened to Tiffany & Company, when Charles Tiffany took control of the whole company. This brand was back then known for purposely showing their big prizes and only accepting cash payments. Tiffany & Co. became famous in the 20th century under the control of Charles’s son, Louis Comfort Tiffany. Tiffany & Co now owns more than 326 stores over the world in the United States, Canada, Japan, Asia and Europe.
There are many attractive watches from Tiffany made in collaboration with Patek Philippe. Among other models, the Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Filigree Mesh Watch shines the brightest. As said in the name of this luxurious piece, this watch has its roots in the Art Deco era. This stunning piece is decorated with old cut diamonds and the bracelet is made of platinum, both giving it the Art Doce vibe.
Patek Philippe is the last family-owned Swiss luxury watch manufacturer located in Canton of Geneva and the Vallée de Joux. This brand is full of creative, unique and luxurious designs of watches for both men and women. Patek Philippe is focused on the tradition of innovation and has been crowded by more than a hundred patents.
Patek, Czapek & Cie was founded in 1839 by Polish watchmaker Antoine Norbert de Patek and his Czech-born Polish partner François Czapek. The founders separated after some time and the company was liquidated. On May 1, 1845, Czapek & Cie was founded with Czapek’s new partner, Juliusz Gruzewski. Patek was joined by watchmaker Adrien Philippe who was the inventor of the keyless winding mechanism. Together they founded Patek & Cie, which was soon changed to Patek, Philippe & Cie. In 1851, Queen Victoria acquired the world’s first keyless watch at the Great Exhibition in London. In 1868, the first Swiss wristwatch was created for Countess Koscowicz of Hungary. Patek Philippe is now considered to be one of the most prestigious watch manufacturers in the world.
The Ladies’ Calatrava line defines the company’s sense of luxury and elegance combined with the sophistication and tradition. This line has been the symbol of Patek Philippe since the 1930s and still is the most favourite line for ladies. The Calatrava line is also one of the finest lines of Patek Philippe. Every watch in this line will charm you with its elegance and timeless design.
Patek Philippe 4897G – Calatrava Source: patek.com
Rolex is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer also based in Geneva. This brand is known for its appearance in world-known movies and associations with James Bond.
Wilsdorf and Davis was a company founded in London in 1905 by Alfred Davis and his brother-in-law Hans Wilsdorf. This company was focusing on wristwatches, which weren’t worn at that time. In 1908, Wilsdorf registered the new brand trademark “Rolex” and opened an office in Switzerland. Rolex was in 1914 awarded a Class A precision certificate, which was normally granted to marine chronometers. The company’s name changed in 1920 to Rolex S.A. In 1926, Rolex created the first waterproof and dustproof watch. This type was named “Oyster”. Rolex is these days considered to be the world’s most widely recognized watch brand.
The most timeless and popular line is the Lady-Datejust line. This series of watches offer the best pieces, which are eye-catching not only because of their elegance but also because of their timeless designs. If you are looking for a more decorated and luxurious watch than the Pearlmaster is for you. This watch is decorated with diamonds and equipped with the Rolex caliber 2235.
Rolex Datejust 31 Oystersteel, white gold and diamonds Source: rolex.com
Bvlgari, also called Bulgari is an Italian luxury brand producing jewellery, watches, fragrances and other accessories. The letter “v” in the brand’s name is the Latin “u”. So the brand’s name is pronounced “Bulgari”.
Bvlgari was founded in Rome in 1884 by Greek silversmith Sotirio Bulgari, who came from a family of craftsmen and mastered his craft. The first shop was located in the Eternal City and manufactured only jewellery. Later on, this Italian brand became famous for its colourful gemstones, symmetrical shapes and quality. Bvlgari is not a world-known luxury brand, which combines the symbols of ancient Eternal City with symbols of nature, love and luxury.
Since 1940’, Bvlgari has used the mythical symbol of strength and wisdom in its jewellery. The symbol of a snake is presented in their necklaces, bracelets and watches. The Serpenti Incantati is the first to show the snake winding around the dial. The look of symmetrical shapes, colourful gemstones and a serpent on your watch is the true definition of eye-catching
Vacheron Constantine is a Swiss luxury watch and clock brand. It was founded in 1755 and since 1996, it has been a subsidiary of Richemont Group. It is one of the oldest watches manufactured in the world. The company is named after its founder, Jean-Marc Vacheron, who was an independent watchmaker in Geneva. Jean-Marc Vacheron was interested in philosophy and science and was a close friend of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Voltaire. Company’s pocket watches No. 402833 ranks one of the most expensive watches sold in an auction and was owned by King Fuad I of Egypt.
The Vacheron Constantine’s Overseas line is a symbol of sporty elegance. It features 84 round diamonds and the blue colour combined with stainless steel brings out its elegance and minimalistic, but luxurious design.