Hublot’s High Jewellery Collection bring diamonds to the forefront of its newest watch series. Diamond-encrusted timepieces are nothing new to the market. Still, this collection of three watches marries mechanical brilliance with subtle execution to bring more than 300 baguette-cut, hand-placed diamonds to each timepiece. These three new Hublot models showcase the expertise of master watchmakers at Hublot, all while highlighting the sophisticated beauty of these spectacular diamonds.
Staying true to decades of traditions of the Hublot brand and driving innovation for the future was vital in these watches. Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, went on to explain that setting the stones is a “discipline is both a science of absolute precision and an art form.”
Classic Fusion High Jewellery – 427 baguette-cut diamonds – 20.8 carats
This timepiece has a staggering 427 baguette-cut diamonds, amounting to 20.8 carats, producing a hypnotic shimmering effect. This elegant timepiece might be more of a fashion statement than the rest in the collection, but it is a technical wonder powered by its HUB1710 self-winding movement. A composition of 391 rectangular and trapeze-cut diamonds (18.6 carats) encrust the elegant face, while the strap is also set with 36 diamonds (2.2 carats).
Big Bang Unico High Jewellery – 334 baguette-cut diamonds – 12.5 carats
On an 18-karat white gold background and powered by the brand’s HUB1280 caliber movement, this eye-catching timepiece has a total of 334 baguette-cut diamonds, for a total of 12.5 carats. 243 diamonds (8.6 carats) adorn the 42 mm case and the bezel, while 61 stones (1.3 carats) complement the dial and its alligator strap features a deployant buckle set with 30 diamonds (2.6 carats).
Spirit of Big Bang High Jewellery – 346 baguette-cut diamonds – 13.1 carats
Finally, this watch is powered by the highly regarded HUB4700 movement, considered by some to be one of the finest Swiss chronographs ever created. Directly inspired by the Big Bang, the timepiece is home to 346 baguette-cut diamonds, equaling out 13.1 carats. 178 diamonds (8.1 carats) adorn the silhouette, while 113 more (2.1 carats) are set around the edges, and its elegant alligator leather is sewn strap is adorned with 55 baguette-cut diamonds (2.9 carats).
The Spirit of Big Bang High Jewellery and the Classic Fusion High Jewellery will each sell for $369,000, while The Big Bang Unico High Jewellery will sell for $316,000,