Top 5 Luxury Diamond Watches to Purchase in 2024

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Diamond watches have an enduring allure – combining precision timekeeping with the dazzling beauty of expertly cut gemstones. As both status symbols and heirloom pieces, luxury diamond timepieces command interest from discerning collectors and investors alike.

2024 brings a new slate of limited edition and technically exceptional models from the finest maisons.

1. Harry Winston Premier Diamond Watch

The legendary New York jeweler Harry Winston occupies an elevated position in diamond watches worthy of its reputation in exquisite gems and diamonds on red carpet jewelry. Premier diamond watches incorporate emerald, pear, marquise, and brilliant round cuts in symmetrical designs requiring painstaking precision.

A 42mm 18K white gold case showcases 62 gemstones totaling 52 carats hand-selected for color and clarity. While an anti-reflective sapphire crystal provides clarity of the lacquered silver opaline dial beneath. The automatic movement beats at 28,800 vph with 55 hours of reserve and is visible through the transparent case back. 

Limited to 20 pieces worldwide for 2024, this Harry Winston premiere diamond watch retails around $245,000 but will likely increase in secondary market value over time as a collector’s piece.

2. Chopard Imperiale Watch

Few watch maisons epitomize the blend of Swiss watchmaking with the refinement of jewelry better than Chopard. 2024 sees the release of Chopard’s Imperiale in ethical Fairmined gold, featuring a captivating design with a diamond-set bezel and brilliant-cut diamond hour markers. 

Chopard’s limited edition can be combined with an interchangeable rubber band for Chopard or a leather strap, emphasizing luxury craftsmanship from case to buckle.

The 18K rose gold 39mm case frames a slate gray dial with a sunburst finish. Brilliant round diamonds set into the lugs and bezel impart sparkle from all angles, with approximately 2.6 carats in diamonds overall. 

The self-winding movement powers a 42-hour power reserve, and the sapphire crystal back provides visibility of the decorated movement.

With its name derived from the Imperial Gardens of Guanxu period China, Chopard’s 2024 Imperiale limited edition of 88 pieces combines the height of luxury Swiss excellence with timeless beauty – offered at around $36,000.

3. Graff Diamonds Hallucination Watch

When it comes to diamonds, few names convey more weight than Graff. Their 2024 Hallucination watch stays true to its reputation with a kaleidoscopic array of colored gems in signature Graff-calibrated diamond cuts. 

The patented Graff Luxury color system classifies gems across 24 hues to align color for mesmerizing light effects.

The Graff Hallucination features rare and collectible fancy vivid, intense, and natural yellow and pink diamonds meticulously matched with blue, orange, cognac, purple, and red gems. No fewer than 110 emerald, pear, and marquise diamonds dance across the 41mm case and double buckle folding clasp in a hypnotizing mosaic. 

Hallucination’s hand-wound movement offers 65 hours of power reserve. At a stratospheric $55 million, the gear promises enduring value akin to the rare artworks and artifacts it echoes with prismatic majesty.

4. Bvlgari Octo Finissimo Watch

Record-holding Octo Finissimo leads Bvlgari’s prowess in ultra-thin watches – now integrating pave diamonds into its minimalist modernist design. At just 1.80mm thick, the sandblasted platinum case needs no embellishment yet integrates 291 diamonds (over 2 carats) seamlessly along its angular silhouette. 

Inside the geometric 40mm case, the manual winding BVL138 Finissimo caliber drives hours, minutes, and deadbeat seconds for 65-hour autonomy.

Octo Finissimo Brillante’s open-worked dial subtracts non-essentials for technical beauty framed by a clean bezel. With the crown featuring a triangular diamond and an eight-sided shape echoing on the clasp, Brillante’s geometry aligns in elegant coherence.

Only 10 pieces will be produced in 2024, making ownership of Bvlgari’s brilliant Octo exclusive indeed at its $115,000 retail cost.

5. Cartier Tank Cintrée Skeleton Watch

Cartier returns to one of its iconic watch designs – the Tank – for a 2024 limited edition that bridges bold style with skeletonized sophistication. The curved Tank Cintrée case molded in platinum features elongated Roman numeral indexes studded with brilliant-cut diamonds.

Through the sapphire crystal case back, the Cartier in-house manual wind 9623 MC movement reveals subtle finishing and layers of depth. Skeletonized gold bridges guide the eye through diamond-polished gears towards the balance wheel beating at 21,600 vph with 72 hours reserve. 

Echoing the watchmaking heritage begun by Louis Cartier in 1918, only 100 Tank Cintrée skeletons will be offered at $149,500 through Cartier boutiques in 2024 as emblems of enduring luxury.


Diamond watchmaking represents the pinnacle of horology’s capacity for precision merged with the sparkling allure of diamonds.

As highlighted by these stellar luxury examples offered for 2024, exceptional gems catch the eye while their limited natures impart collectability and investment value for enduring enjoyment through future generations. 

For those seeking to invest in fine watchmaking echoing both beauty and heritage – whether Harry Winston, Chopard, Graff, Bvlgari, or Cartier – diamond watches present prized possessions marking time immutably with tenacious sparkle.

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