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Shop These Year Of The Rooster Timepieces By Designer Watch Brands

Could high-end watch collectors be the most superstitious lot around? Judging by the designs inspired by the Chinese zodiac each year, it certainly seems so.

This year’s crop of styles prominently feature the rooster – it’s the animal’s year – that are flamboyant and eye-catching. Among the luxe finishes: Japanese urushi lacquer and engraving filled with gold threads. Here, we round up the novelty pieces.

 

L.U.C. XP Urushi 18K yellow gold watch on alligator skin strap, $30,970, Chopard
Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Relief Rooster 18K white gold watch with diamonds on alligator strap, Timewise by Cortina Watch
Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Rooster 18K red gold watch with diamonds on alligator strap, Timewise by Cortina Watch
Altiplano 18K white gold watch with diamonds on alligator strap, $96,500, Piaget
Metiers d’art The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rooster 18K white gold watch on alligator strap, Vacheron Constantin
Ulysse Nardin Classico Rooster 18K rose gold watch on leather strap, $67,100, The Hour Glass
Tradition Chinese Calendar platinum watch on alligator strap, $121,500, Blancpain
Luminor 1950 Sealand 3 Days Automatic Acciaio steel watch on leather strap, Officine Panerai
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