Timeless Tokens of Love: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Luxury Watches and Jewellery

As Valentine’s Day approaches, this curated selection could help you choose the right spoil for the one you love.

By Debbie Hathway

Breguet’s limited edition Reine de Naples for Valentine’s Day elegantly incorporates romantic elements. The mother-of-pearl dial features eye-catching red accents, hand-set rubies and diamonds, and discreet heart markers for the hours.

Meanwhile, the Ladybird Colours line inspires Blancpain’s exceptional Valentine’s Day timepiece. This one boasts a vibrant red dial with Roman numerals, accented by a heart-shaped diamond ring and Cupid’s arrow as the seconds hand.

Blancpain Ladybird Colors

The elegant Breitling Navitimer 36 and 32 models have exquisite mother-of-pearl dials, sustainable lab-grown diamonds, and luxurious 18k red gold accents, transforming the original pilot’s tool watch into a sophisticated piece with jewellery-like allure and charm.

Omega introduces its latest Mini Trésor timepieces with five models in distinct colours, luxurious materials, and incorporating captivating patterns on their straps. With their slender size, diamond pavé, and signature Roman numerals, these watches offer an elevated appearance especially when complemented by matching bracelets from the brand’s fine jewellery collection.

OMEGA new Mini Trésor timepieces

The Montblanc Bohème Day & Night 30mm watch dial showcases mother-of-pearl clouds and a day and night disc depicting time transitions through varying shades of blue sky and light rays. It is adorned with rose gold-coated floral and diamond indexes.

Meaningful expressions of love

The Montblanc 1858 Iced Sea Automatic Grey watch dial is inspired by the Mer de Glace glacier and crafted using the gratté-boisé technique for a unique depth effect. This 41mm diving watch, meeting ISO 6425 standards, offers water resistance up to around 300m and features an engraved caseback.

Louis Vuitton’s Tambour watch, launched in 2023 and named for its drum-like shape, is a slimmer version than its predecessor, 8.3mm thick and 40mm wide for comfort. It features an integrated bracelet, a first for the brand, and comes in two steel versions: one with a silver-grey dial and another with a deep blue dial. The sandblasted bezel showcases the Maison’s name in raised and polished letters, aligned with hour markers.

According to Nomination Italy, love is the best accessory. Buy a composable bracelet and develop your special message or add links to an existing one. #OneForMeOneForYou. That’s how it works.

Nomination Italy composable bracelets

Les Gastons Vuitton Fine Jewellery pieces epitomise Gaston-Louis Vuitton’s imaginative spirit and the Maison’s commitment to innovation. They feature dynamic creations like the Les Gastons Vuitton Blue titanium pieces and interactive puzzle rings. These unique jewels reinterpret the Maison’s iconic monogram motifs using cutting-edge techniques, portraying an audacious attitude and offering versatile styling options for self-expression.

The iconic 7mm Miami Cuban link chain by Liry’s Jewellery is a bestseller, meticulously handcrafted in 10kt, 14kt, and 18kt gold options. While diamonds traditionally symbolise femininity, the allure of diamond-adorned Miami Cuban links has also captured the attention of men seeking to exude sophistication. The chain is perfectly complemented by the brand’s Jay ring.

Fred’s Pretty Woman collection redefines love with the motto ‘Your Way Your Love’, embodying various facets of modern romance through its distinctive aesthetic of ‘The Heart Within a Heart’ and a mindset rooted in joie de vivre and freedom. With pieces designed for everyday wear and the freedom to mix and match, these jewels reflect Fred’s innovative spirit, blending expertise with intuition for current trends and infusing passion into each design, such as the vibrant rubellite stones adorning the ‘Heart Within a Heart’.

— Pieces from the Pretty Woman collection by Fred

Nungu Diamond’s ‘Eternity of Love’ wedding band in rose gold is a timeless symbol of everlasting devotion and romance. Its endless circle represents an unbreakable bond and speaks volumes about the enduring nature of love. The ring is set with round brilliant-cut white diamonds totalling 1.5 carats.

BEN&Co Designs’ innovative luxury jewellery creations are drawn from South Africa’s rich resources of platinum, gold, diamonds, and gemstones, among others. Their latest masterpiece, the Topaz Double Halo ring with a split shank, exemplifies their renowned precision craftsmanship and unique designs, establishing them as trendsetters in the field.

Ben&Co aquamarine ring

Louis Vuitton’s latest additions to the Blossom jewellery collection draw inspiration from the Maison’s iconic monogram flower. These openwork designs offer versatility and self-expression with bold volumes and sizes. The collection comprises 11 pink or white gold pieces, including delicate stackable rings and pendants, audacious hoop earrings, and oversized diamond-studded pieces for a bold and edgy statement.

Louis Vuitton Blossom XL oversize hoops in pink gold
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