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Hublot’s $5m watch sold to a Singaporean firm
2012/03/12
Luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot unveiled at BaselWorld 2012 the most expensive watch it has created. The timepiece was sold to The Hour Glass Singapore.
Luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot unveiled at BaselWorld 2012 the most expensive watch it has created. The timepiece was sold to The Hour Glass Singapore.
 
Carrying a price tag of $5 million, the 18-karat white gold watch encrusted with more than 1,200 diamonds will be showcased in the Hublot boutique in Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, and then in the Hublot corners at The Hour Glass boutiques.

The luxury timepiece features a total of 1,282 diamonds, more than 100 carats of which are baguette diamonds. It also has six square emerald-cut stones, each weighing more than three carats. The timepiece took 14 months to complete, including seven months of work for 12 cutters and five setters, according to a company press release.

The timepiece is the most precious watch created by Hublot and its long-standing partner in Geneva, Atelier Bunter. The diamonds selected by Hublot are all of the highest quality, graded A VVS in clarity and Top Wesselton in colour, the company said.

The Hublot timepiece features 1,282 diamonds and carries a price tag of $5 million 


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