International Time Zone
Watches of all shapes and sizes hail from a host of different countries.
By Roberta Naas
Clockwise, from top left:
Made in Germany, this A. Lange & Söhne Arkade watch ($25,600) is crafted in 18k white gold and houses a proprietary L911.4 movement. It is bedecked with 38 baguette diamonds weighing approximately 1.2 carats. Cellini Jewelers, The Waldorf=Astoria, 301 Park Ave., 212-751-9824; alange-soehne.com
This Citizen Signature Diamond watch ($1,195)—built in Japan—is crafted in stainless steel and hand-set with 61diamonds. It houses the proprietary Eco- Drive light-powered technology, which means it will never need a battery replacement. Diamante Jewelry, 7 W. 42nd St., 212-398-9533; citizenwatch.com
From Ulysse Nardin, this rosegold Caprice ($41,300) is entirely made in Switzerland. It houses a selfwinding movement and is encrusted with a diamond bezel and lugs, as well as diamond markers on the mother-of-pearl dial. Kenjo, 40 W. 57th St., 212-333-7220; ulyssenardin.com
This Montana Watch Company Bridger Field Watch ($8,350) is handcrafted by watchmaker Jeffrey P. Nashan in Living ston, Montana. Sterling silver and 14k gold, it is set with 1.38 carats of diamond pavé and has a blue American alligator strap. Montana Watch Company, 406-222-8899; montanawatch.com
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