Harrods Princess Luxury Watch by Backes & Strauss
Established in 1789 and the world’s oldest diamond company, Backes & Strauss has introduced the stunning the Harrods Princess luxury watch.
To celebrate Harrods’ Biennale des Antiquaires, the new diamond and emerald watch is a result of a partnership with Gemfields. The new watch will be unveiled in the Fine Watch Room at Harrods for the luxury retail company’s Biennale des Antiquaires exhibition.
The Harrods Princess will be sold exclusively at Harrods luxury department store. The luxury watch is hand-set with 80 beautiful Gemfields Zambian emeralds and 241 stunning natural diamonds for a grand total of 23.5 carats.
The fine watch was created in Switzerland. Each of the gorgeous emeralds from Gemfields were meticulously chosen and cut specifically for the Harrods Princess luxury watch. The beautiful emeralds are the perfect pairing along with the signature diamonds from Backes & Strauss.
Backes & Strauss CEO Vartkess Knadjian was quoted, “We are absolutely delighted to be collaborating with Gemfields. Backes & Strauss uses only the finest natural conflict free diamonds and it was of the utmost importance for us to find an equally discerning partner. Their Zambian emeralds are among the finest responsibly sourced coloured gemstones and the perfect complement to create the Harrods Princess. This ‘pièce unique’ underlines our credentials as bespoke craftsmen ready to rise to the challenges of our most demanding clients.”
The white gold case of the Harrods Princess watch is set with Ideal Cut diamonds that match up with the watch dial. The watch’s immaculate bracelet was created with hand-crafted links decorated with an additional 136 diamonds and emeralds. It’s incredibly exquisite and the combined weight of the just the bracelet is an eye popping 18.6 carats.