Watches with a little – or a lot of – bling could do all of those, and more. They fuse fun and functionality, glamour and practicality. Lest you think it’s all glitter and no substance, many jewelled watches are fitted with incredibly complex movements.
Cue Audemars Piguet which ecently released three new Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra Thin decorated with more than 1,000 diamonds on its bezel and bracelet. It also boasts the impressive Calibre 2121 with a hand-finished 22K gold oscillating weight with impressive Clous de Paris details.
Here are some pieces which can make you, in the immortal words of Rihanna, shine bright like a diamond.