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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Customized with Genuine Diamonds Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Customized with Genuine Diamonds 26170ST.OO.1000ST.09
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Customized with Genuine Diamonds Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Customized with Genuine Diamonds 25721ST.OO.1000ST.09
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore "Panda" Dial Customized with Genuine Diamonds
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore "Panda" Dial Customized with Genuine Diamonds 26170ST.OO.1000ST
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ladies Watch with Factory Diamond Bezel REF 15451ST
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Miami, FL
Brand: Audemars Piguet Model: Royal Oak Ref: 15451ST Movement: Automatic​​​​​​​ Case Size: 37mm
Category

2010s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Rare Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Vintage 14470sq Diamond Dial Automatic
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Milano, IT
Rare Audemar Piguet Royal Oak ref 14470 ST in steel with unusual original Diamond dial. The watch
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 42mm Diamond Watch 25721ST
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 42mm Stainless Steel Diamond Watch with Black Dial
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

18k Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Full Factory Diamonds Wrist Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Antwerp, BE
EXTREMELY LUXURIOUS AND BEAUTIFUL AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK HAUTE JOAILLERIE FULL FACTORY DIAMONDS
Category

20th Century Swiss Artisan Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Fully Diamond Rose Gold Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Fully Diamond Rose Gold Watch Grey Dial Rubber Band
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Rose Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Fully Iced Out Custom Diamond
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Fully Iced Out Custom Two Tone Rose Watch Blue Camo
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Fully Iced Out Custom Diamond
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Fully Iced Out Custom Two Tone Rose Watch 25721ST.OO
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Rose Gold, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ladies Steel and Diamonds Wrist Watch Ref 6760
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 2004 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, Ladies Reference 67601st Wrist Watch, 33 M.M. Stainless Steel
Category

Early 2000s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak off Shore
Located in New York, NY
stunning AP Royal Oak Off Shore UP FOR SALE -- Amazing life and brilliance! {ALL ORDERS WILL BE SHIPPED
Category

2010s American Art Deco Wrist Watches

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Steel Diamond Mens Watch 15451ST Box Card
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Atlanta, GA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 37mm Steel Diamond Mens Watch 15451ST Box Card. Automatic self-winding
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Steel Diamond Ladies Watch 67651ST Box Papers
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Atlanta, GA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 33mm Steel Diamond Ladies Watch 67651ST Box Papers. Quartz movement
Category

Early 2000s Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Lady 26267FS.ZZ.D002CA.01
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26267FS.ZZ.D002CA.01, 37 mm. The watch has Black
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diamond Rose Gold Ladies Watch 26231OR Unworn
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Atlanta, GA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diamond Rose Gold Ladies Watch 26231OR Unworn. Automatic self
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Rose Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ladies 37 Automatic Diamond Bezel 15451ST.ZZ.1256ST.01
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
A Brand New very Beautiful 37mm Audemars Piguet Royal Oak SelfWinding 15451ST.ZZ.1256ST.01 Black
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 50th anniversary 41mm with box and papers, 2022
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Bilbao, ES
ROYAL OAK SELFWINDING "50TH ANNIVERSARY" Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 18k Rose Gold This 18-carat
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak White Gold Diamond Mens Watch 15452bc Box Papers
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Atlanta, GA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak White Gold Diamond Mens Watch 15452BC Box Papers. Automatic self-winding
Category

Early 2000s Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25721ST.OO.1000ST "Panda" Dial Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25721ST.OO.1000ST "Panda" Dial Stainless Steel Diamond Watch
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Lady 33 Blue Dial Yellow Gold Diamond 67651BA.ZZ.1261B
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Truly NEW Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 33 Blue Dial Yellow Gold Diamond 67651BA.ZZ.1261BA.02 Ladies
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 37m Purple Dial Limited Edition 100
By Audemars Piguet
Located in London, England
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 37m Purple Dial Limited Edition 100 pieces worldwide. Very exclusive
Category

2010s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, Purple Sapphire, 18k Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph 41mm 26331ST.OO.1220ST.02 Stainless Steel
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph 41mm 26331ST.OO.1220ST.02 Stainless Steel Custom Fully Iced
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offsho dial 42 mm watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Surfside, FL
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore in 18k white gold with factory original pave diamond dial, case
Category

Early 2000s Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25721ST Custom Two Tone Rose Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25721ST Custom Two Tone Rose Watch with Baguette Diamonds This
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Boutique Edition Blue Dial 77351ST.ZZ.1261ST.01
By Audemars Piguet
Located in London, GB
stunning unworn 34mm Royal Oak, crafted from stainless steel by Audemars Piguet. Featuring a blue
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Limited 11 Pieces Blue Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Limited 11 Pieces Blue Watch Ocean ografia new unworn miss
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Audemar Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Shaquille O'neal White Gold 26134BC.ZZ.A101CR
By Audemars Piguet
Located in London, GB
A 48mm Royal Oak Offshore Shaquille O'Neal wristwatch by Audemars Piguet, crafted in white gold
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Audemars Piguet 37mm Royal Oak Blue & Steel 15451ST.ZZ.1256ST.03 Complete
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Piguet Royal Oak Automatic Diamond Watch 15451ST.ZZ.1256ST.03.
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Audemars Piguet New AP Royal Oak Stainless Steel Grey Dial 15500ST
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet New AP Royal Oak Stainless Steel Grey Dial 41mm 15500ST new 2022 full set box
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet New AP Royal Oak Stainless Steel Black Dial 15500ST
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet New AP Royal Oak Stainless Steel Black Dial 41mm 15500ST new 2022 full set box
Category

2010s European Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Lady Steel Silver Dial Watch 67651ST.ZZ.1261ST.01
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Aventura, FL
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Quartz Lady watch. with date display. Stainless steel case, silvered dial
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modernist Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal 50th anniversary 2016, 41mm with box and papers
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Bilbao, ES
ROYAL OAK SELFWINDING "50TH ANNIVERSARY" Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 18k Rose Gold This 18-carat
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Gerald Genta Steel Chronograph Sport, Ref CHS-X-10, Automatic & Diamonds
By Gérald Genta
Located in Antwerp, BE
& Papers Collectors Watch from the designer of the Patek Philippe Nautilus & Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Steel, Stainless Steel

1880 ‘Pair of Baccarat Vases, L’ Escalier De Cristal, Japanese Period Gilt Bronz
By Baccarat
Located in Paris, FR
Désarnaud (1775 -1842) opened her shop around 1808 in the galleries of the Palais-Royal garden with her
Category

Antique 1880s French Japonisme Vases

Materials

Crystal, Bronze

Important Cabinet Stamped Beurdeley In Paris
By Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley
Located in BARSAC, FR
) Cabinet forming a small cupboard in the Louis XV style in geometric marquetry composed of diamonds and
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Cabinets

Materials

Bronze

Important Cabinet Stamped Beurdeley In Paris
Important Cabinet Stamped Beurdeley In Paris
H 56.7 in W 38.98 in D 23.63 in
Exceptional Hot Air Balloon Chandelier, Gilt Bronze and Crystal, Period: 19th
Located in CRÉTEIL, FR
bulbs. Its crystal collar cut in the shape of an oak leaf, symbolizing majesty, solidity and power
Category

Antique 19th Century Empire Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Crystal, Bronze

Antique Pair Venetian Walnut and Giltwood Commodes Chests 19th C
Located in London, GB
beautiful walnut, have oak lined drawers and feature exquisite carved giltwood decoration. They shaped
Category

Antique 1890s Italian Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Walnut, Giltwood

Art Deco Portois and Fix Viennese Buffet Sideboard
By Portois & Fix
Located in Dallas, TX
with age to the diamond burl veneer on the front base doors. Lighting installed in the 1948 in Colorado
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Art Deco Sideboards

Materials

Brass

Rare 19th Century English Tunbridgeware Hair Pin or Slide
Located in Dallas, TX
town of Royal Tunbridge Wells in Kent in the 18th and 19th centuries. The decoration typically consists
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English High Victorian Collectible Jewelry

Materials

Satinwood, Walnut

Audemar Piguet Royal Oak 33mm Factory Diamond Dial
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Deland, FL
Oak is Quartz run. The watch feels like silk when wearing it. The Royal Oak is two-tone and comes with
Category

Late 20th Century Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Stainless Steel

Audemar Piguet Royal Oak 33mm Factory Diamond Dial
Audemar Piguet Royal Oak 33mm Factory Diamond Dial
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Audemars Piguet pink gold Diamond Royal Oak Offshore self winding Wristwatch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in MELBOURNE, AU
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Lady Quartz 37mm 18-carat pink gold case, glareproofed sapphire
Category

2010s Australian Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 18KYG Watch w/ Rare Diamond & Sapphire Dial
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK 18K YG WATCH W/RARE DIAMOND&SAPPHIRE DIAL ITEM DESCRIPTION: With Swiss
Category

Late 20th Century Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Audemars Piguet Rose Gold Diamond Royal Oak Skeleton Openworked Wristwatch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in MELBOURNE, AU
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Rose Gold Double Balance Skeleton All diamonds are genuine earth mined
Category

2010s Wrist Watches

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Lady Alinghi Original Diamond Bezel SS Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Lady Alinghi Limited Edition Watch, 67611ST.ZZ.D012CR.01. Quartz battery
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Ladies Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond Quartz Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Brand Audemars Model Royal Oak Gender Ladies Condition Pre-owned Movement Swiss Quartz Case
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Audemars Piguet Yellow Gold Royal Oak Chronograph Self-Winding Wristwatch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in MELBOURNE, AU
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Self-winding Chronograph. An age-old symbol of wealth and power meets a
Category

2010s Australian Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch-26282SK.ZZ.D101CR.01 37mm x 48mm x
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch-26231ST.ZZ.D069CA.01 37 mm
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch-26231ST.ZZ.D027CA.01 37 mm
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch-26231ST.ZZ.D002CA.01 37mm
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel Ladies Watch-67540SK.ZZ.A010C
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
applied hour-markers and royal oak hands with luminescent coating, Caliber 2714 quartz movement with hours
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Audemars Piguet Ladies Royal Oak 18 Karat Rose Gold/SS Watch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Audemars Piguet Ladies Royal Oak 18K Rose gold/stainless steel watch, Ref: 67651SR.ZZ.1261SR.01
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Pink Gold Ladies Watch-26231OR.ZZ.D003CA.01
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating, Calibre 2385 selfwinding movement with chronograph, hours
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold

Audemars Piguet Ladies 18k YG & Diamond Wristwatch
By Audemars Piguet
Located in New York, NY
DIAMONDS ITEM DESCRIPTION: With Swiss construction and Audemars-Piguet distinction, this Royal Oak 18K
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Diagonal II
By Larry Zox
Located in Brooklyn, NY
1981 - Hokin Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida 1979 - Allen Rubiner Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan
Category

1960s Color-Field Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic Polymer

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Custom Diamond Wristwatch Full Set
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Viana do Castelo, PT
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 26170ST.OO.1000ST.09 with a Custom diamond dial watch in 42mm
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Volcano Custom Diamond Dial Full Set
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Viana do Castelo, PT
This Audemars Piguet Diamond Watch features Custom large round cut diamonds set in the brilliant
Category

Early 2000s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chrono in Stainless Steel with Diamonds
By Audemars Piguet
Located in Lucerne, CH
Oak hands with luminescent coating. The bezel is set with 32 brilliant-cut diamonds totalling 1.25 ct
Category

2010s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Stainless Steel

Audemars Piguet Diamond Set Royal Oak Ring
By Audemars Piguet
Located in London, GB
A sparkly 18k white gold Audemars Piguet diamond set ring Royal Oak Offshore collection. The ring
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Fashion Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

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Royal Oak With Diamond For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate royal oak with diamond for your needs in our varied inventory. Every item for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using gold, 18k gold and stainless steel. Find an antique version now, or shop for 23 vintage or 146 modern creation for a more contemporary example of these cherished accessories. Making the right choice when shopping for a royal oak with diamond may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 20th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century, both of which have proven very popular over the years. A royal oak with diamond can make for a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 91 diamond versions can add an especially stylish touch. A round cut version of this piece has appeal, but there are also brilliant cut and baguette cut versions for sale. If you’re browsing our inventory for a royal oak with diamond, you’ll find that many are available today for women, but there are still pieces to choose from for unisex and men.

How Much is a Royal Oak With Diamond?

The price for a royal oak with diamond starts at $360 and tops out at $450,000 with these watches, on average, selling for $31,893.

Audemars Piguet for sale on 1stDibs

The story of celebrated family-owned manufacturer Audemars Piguet and its universally acclaimed, widely coveted luxury watches begins deep in the Jura Mountains in western Switzerland.

The Vallée de Joux has been a haven of watchmaking since the late 18th century, when the residents of farming communities began creating timepieces during the winter months.

Jules Louis Audemars (1851–1918) and Edward Auguste Piguet (1853–1919), both natives of the region, were already deeply entrenched in the world of watchmaking when they joined forces to form a new house of horology near the end of the 19th century, an alliance that would be the start of a multigenerational family company. With complementary specialties within the field, Audemars and Piguet made the perfect pair in 1875: Audemars, the more technically minded of the two, oversaw production, while Piguet specialized in quality control and led the business and marketing parts of the outfit.

Audemars Piguet’s first major milestone came in 1892, when it created the world’s first minute-repeating movement for a wristwatch. (It was sold to Omega, whose origins date to 1848.) That was soon followed in 1899 with the Universelle pocket watch, a masterpiece of horology that boasted a perpetual calendar, minute repeater, alarm and chronograph with jumping seconds. It is still said to be the most complicated timepiece that Audemars Piguet has ever designed.

Between 1918 and 1919, both founders of Audemars Piguet had died and were replaced by their respective sons, incidentally both named Paul. Under the leadership of ​​Paul Louis Audemars and Paul Edward Piguet, the watchmaker continued to innovate. It retained an ever-evolving technical focus and found new praise for its efforts, producing the world’s thinnest pocket-watch caliber in 1925, the first skeletonized pocket watch in 1934 and the world’s thinnest wristwatch in 1946.

When the quartz crisis of the 1970s left many watchmakers in the lurch, Audemars and Piguet found a creative solution, tapping the Geneva-born Gérald Genta to conceive the first-ever luxury watch in stainless steel. Launched at what would become the Baselworld watch and jewelry fair in 1972, the Royal Oak, with its octagonal face and integrated bracelet, would come to define the look of Audemars Piguet and revolutionize the luxury wristwatch industry, setting a standard that continues to this day.

Find a collection of vintage Audemars Piguet wristwatches and pocket watches on 1stDibs.

Finding the Right wrist-watches for You

Antique, new and vintage wristwatches have captured the hearts and minds of all manner of watch collectors as well as the watchmakers themselves — it's time you found your own.

Certain vintage watches for men and iconic watch designs for women are sought after not only because of their graceful proportions or innovative materials but also because of the illustrious histories of the houses that created them, histories that they stylishly embody.

Bvlgari’s legendary Serpenti watch was on everyone’s list after the collection’s bold bracelet, which technically debuted after the timepiece, graced the wrist of actress Elizabeth Taylor. If anything, elaborately crafted timepieces — the unmistakably boxy silhouette of Cartier Tank watches, the elegant and minimal Calatrava designed by legendary Swiss house Patek Philippe — are even more effective than the shape we associate with traditional wristwatches.

Form watches — the all-encompassing moniker bestowed upon non-round watches — are making headlines and completing contemporary fashionable ensembles the world over. At the same time, both casual fans and careful collectors are drawn to the unbeatable charm of vintage styles, such as the icons designed by Omega that even James Bond can’t resist.

In the early days of watchmaking, watches were fragile enough that they necessitated protection from the elements. Now, wristwatches made of gold and steel can withstand the harshest climates — even 100 meters underwater, in the case of Rolex’s Submariner. Designer Gérald Genta, whose range of clients included Rolex, created for Audemars Piguet the first luxury sports timepiece to be made from stainless steel. First introduced in 1972, the Royal Oak was a perfect choice for blending the form and function that are now synonymous with sports watches.

Are you shopping for a wristwatch? It’s good to keep your needs as well as your specific personal style in mind: A smaller, subtle timepiece is a good fit for small wrists. When will you be wearing your new accessory? There’s a versatile model out there for everyday wear, while a rugged, feature-heavy watch is a safe bet if you’re prone to embarking on all-weather activities in the great outdoors.

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