Filed under: Timepieces / Watches
Backes & Strauss, famous as the the oldest diamond trader in the world, is launching a diamond watch line in London. The esteemed diamond cutters have entered into a partnership with Asprey and Harrods and the watches will be showcased in both stores. The watches come in three styles inspired by London architecture: the Berkeley which is inspired by Berkeley Square, The Piccadily is a circular watch that is inspired by the Piccadilly Circus and the Regent, shown here, draws on the architecture of John Nash who was commissioned by the Prince Regent in 1811 to develop Regent Street, Regent's Park and St James's Park. The watches are available in 18K white or rose gold. All of the watches feature the "crown jewel" a diamond set in the crown in an invisible setting.