The Most Expensive Watch Brands in 2022-23

Written by Carley D

When it comes to watches, especially high end ones there are all kinds of glamorous designs and fits to enjoy and indulge in. They have always been considered a cherished accessory to show off an individual's style and aesthetic.

But like most luxury items there's always going to be something more glamorous, more pricey, more unobtainable and left only for the elite. If you are someone with a lot of digits in your bank account and want to flaunt your wealth to the world then there are several jaw droppingly beautiful watches that are not only a cut above the rest and one of a kind but also the highest priced watches in the world.

These jewel and diamond studded beauties have been crafted with nothing but chic, elegance and class in mind. Each one of them is a work of art like no other. So let’s dive in and take a look into the most expensive watches for sale in 2022-23.

1. Jacob & Co - The Billionaire Watch -$18 million

Jacob & Co - The Billionaire Watch -$18 million

Starting off our list is the Jacob and Co watch called The Billionaire Watch and it is definitely a piece to marvel at. The body of the watch is set with 260 carats of beautiful emerald cut diamonds, and the skeleton face is composed of 167 different elements and 18 jewels making it exude nothing but opulence and glamor.

The head turning watch was first introduced in 2015 and designed by Mr. Jacob Arabo who collaborated with Flavio Briatore’s Billionaire fashion label.

Besides the high quantity of sparkling diamonds, the detailed skeleton face is probably the most eye-catching feature of this watch. From the stunning blue skeleton hands that point to the diamond hour markers to the web-like structure behind it.

With this watch showing off nothing but elegance, perfection and 260 carats of emerald cut diamonds it of course brings along a hefty price tag with the total cost to take this stunner home to an astounding $18 million.

2. Chopard 201 - Carat Watch - $25 Million

Chopard 201 - Carat Watch - $25 Million

Next on our list is this colorful and completely handmade beauty, the Chopard 201. The total number of carats in this watch not only explains the price tag but the name as well. It is made from an astounding 874 diamonds which totals to 201 carats. The uniqueness of this watch definitely comes from its array of complimenting colors from a 12 carat blue diamond, a 15 carat pink diamond, and a 11 carat white diamond that sit in the middle surrounded by yellow and white diamonds to bring everything together.

With all those colors and all those carats it brings the price of this stunning wrist accessory to $25 million.

3. The Grandmaster Chime - $31 Million

The Grandmaster Chime - $31 million

Auctioned off at Christie’s Only Watch charity auction in Geneva for a hair raising $31 million is the third watch on our list, the one of a kind stainless steel Grandmaster Chime.

This timeless and complicated watch was created to celebrate Patek Philippe’s 175th anniversary in 2014 and contains such stunning detail and a total of 20 extremely impressive complications. It took 7 years and over 100,000 hours to create and craft the watch and once completed Patek Phillippe he had created a watch with a unique repertoire of acoustic functions like you’ve never seen before. It contains a Grand and Petite Sonnerie, a minute repeat, date repeater and an alarm.

With all that in mind it's no surprise that it took 7 years and a staggering 100,000 hours to create and craft this intricate wristwatch.

4. The Fascination - $40 Million

The Fascination - $40 Million

The runner up on our list is The Fascination. This watch that was made by the British Graff Diamonds company is not only one of the most expensive watches in the world but it is also extremely unique, it is a convertible watch where the centerpiece can be detached and worn as a ring too!

The timeless beauty has been crafted with 152.96 carat white diamonds with a rare pear shaped centerpiece of fancy-cut diamonds totalling to a whopping 38.13 carats. This is of course the part of the watch that can detach and be worn as a ring. When chairman of Graff Diamonds, Laurance Graff asked why it was added to the creation he explained that they “Wanted to add a touch of magic to the watch” which I’m sure you can agree they succeeded in doing.

The sparkling watch and ring combination that will surely be a statement on anyone's wrist comes in at a jaw dropping $40 million.

5. Hallucination By Graff Diamonds - $55 Million

Hallucination By Graff Diamonds - $55 Million

Last but certainly not least is the beautiful showstopper, the watch that beats them all, the one and only, Hallucination by Graff Diamonds. This eye-catching masterpiece which was thought up by Laurance Graff is easy to forget that it’s actually a working timepiece. With the band of the watch composed of platinum and adorned with 110 carats of diamonds in various complimenting colors, it is hard not to just sit and stare at this work of art and get lost in its beauty for ages.

The watch was first displayed in 2014 and if you are wanting the world’s most expensive, elegant and glamorous timepiece in your possession it will set you back a hair raising $55 million!

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