GPHG 2017: Top 5 Competing Ladies Luxury Watches
It’s not a secret that ladies luxury watches are no longer just beautiful quartz timepieces decorated with gems. For today, many of the women’s models produced by the leading watchmakers are actually in no way inferior to the best watches for men. It is no wonder that the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG) features two exclusive categories dedicated to feminine timepieces only: Ladies’ and Ladies High-Mech. Plus, many of the women’s models can also be found in the Artistic Crafts and Jewellery categories. This year’s edition is not an exception and includes an array of fantastic ladies luxury watches that are flawless in both craftsmanship and design. We have picked the best women’s models competing to win one of the prestigious 2017 GPHG prizes. Enjoy!
1. Urwerk UR-106 Flower Power
The Urwerk UR-106 Flower Power is undoubtedly one of the most eye-catching ladies luxury watches included in the GPHG list of finalists. This futuristic-looking timepiece is distinguished by the moon phase complication and the brand’s signature hour satellites that create horological blooms on the beautiful skeleton dial. Such an original self-winding stainless steel watch decorated with diamonds is competing in the Ladies’ category.
2. Graff Mastergraff Floral Tourbillon Ref. MGF38WGSLDMPP
Combining high jewelry art with fine watchmaking expertise, Graff has created a truly outstanding ladies timepiece that is now competing in the prestigious Ladies’ High-Mech category. The Mastergraff Floral Tourbillon is an 18k white gold diamond watch with a very complex dial composed of enamel-painted white gold flowers that rotate on themselves, not to mention that it is powered by a hand-winding tourbillon movement.
3. Claude Meylan Tortue “Petite Fleur” Ref. 6080 PF
One more luxury watch competing in the Ladies’ High-Mech category is the Claude Meylan Tortue “Petite Fleur.” This stainless steel model is distinguished by its beautiful skeleton dial with off-centered hours and minutes, which allows viewing the new self-winding caliber in action. Decorated with white and blue printing, diamonds, sapphires, and superb finishing of every little detail, the Tortue “Petite Fleur” is definitely a worthy finalist.
4. Chanel Les Eternelles de Chanel Camelia Secret Watch Ref. J62370
Chanel watches are always impressive; however, this one is truly unique. Featuring an elegant pearl chain that can be easily transformed into a bracelet and decorated with numerous diamonds, including a rare Fancy Brown Yellow weighing 10 carats, this quartz 18k white gold Camelia Secret Watch has a good chance to win the GPHG prize in the Jewellery category.
5. Chaumet Frise Divine Ref. W21531-05A
One more stunning piece of ladies luxury watches competing in the Jewellery category is the Chaumet Frise Divine. Adorned with yellow gold, diamonds, sapphires, and sculptured chalcedony, this 18k white gold watch is worthy of a Queen. Moreover, it comes with a matching brooch that transforms this fantastic quartz timepiece into a jewelry cuff bracelet.
As you already know, the winners of the 2017 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve will be announced on November 8, 2017.