The most expensive watch in the world is the Hallucination Watch by Graff Diamonds.
With a price tag of $55 million dollars.
Graff Diamonds is a luxury jeweler, and luxury watchmaker. They’re well known for creating stunning diamond masterpieces.
In this article we will explore:
- Why Is Graff Diamonds Hallucination So Expensive?
- Why Are Colored Diamonds So Expensive?
- Movement Of Graff Diamonds Hallucination Watch
- Who Are Graff Diamonds?
- Where Can I Buy Graff Diamonds Hallucination Watch?
Why Is the Graff Diamonds Hallucination Watch So Expensive?
This timepiece is currently the most valuable timepiece on the planet.
The reason being, is that it’s made from 110 carats of extremely rare, fancy colored diamonds.
Why Are Colored Diamonds So Expensive?
Diamonds are most often seen as colorless.
Yet, there is such a thing as colored diamonds. Except they are exceptionally rare jewels.
The rarity of the diamond depends on its color and the vividness of it. The more vivid a rare color is, then the more valuable the diamond is.
Fancy Colored Diamonds
Only 1 in 10,000 diamonds will have a color to them. And certain colored diamonds come from certain parts of the world.
So to make this diamond watch. Graff Diamonds needed to source their diamonds from every corner of the globe. Taking years to acquire such jewels.
The video below will help you understand why Graff Diamonds Hallucination watch comes with a price tag of $55 million.
GIA Colored Diamond Scale
GIA is the organization that grades all diamonds, including fancy colored diamonds.
For fancy colored diamond grading, GIA bases their grading around three main attributes:
|1.||Hue||What color is the diamond?||• Red|
|2.||Tone||What tone is the diamond?||• Light tone|
• Dark tone
|3.||Saturation||Level of saturation||• Faint|
• Very light
• Fancy light
• Dark fancy
• Fancy intense
• Fancy deep
• Fancy vivid
Fancy Colored Diamond Hue Rarity Chart
Here is a simple chart laying out fancy colored diamonds in terms of their rarity.
|Fancy Colored Diamond Hue||How Rare Are They?|
|Red, Orange, Violet||Rarest|
|Blue, Green, Pink||Extremely Rare|
|Brown, Grey, Black||Rare|
Colors Of Graff Diamonds Hallucination Watch
The colors of the diamonds included in the Hallucination timepiece are:
- Fancy Orange
- Fancy Intense Pink
- Fancy Light Pink
- Fancy Intense Blue
- Fancy Light Grey Blue
- Fancy Green
- Fancy Vivid Yellow
Many of these fancy colored diamonds are large in size too. Making this watch astoundingly rare!
This really is a rainbow watch. So rare that it’s almost like a hallucination (get it?).
Cuts Of Graff Diamonds Hallucination Watch
The timepiece’s diamonds are made up of numerous cuts. Including cuts of the following shapes:
This is unusual. As we more often see round and baguette cuts for diamond watches. Rarely do we see such a wide mix of diamond cuts on a timepiece.
Movement Of Hallucination Watch
The dial of the watch is tiny compared to the entire watch. It is just a very small quartz movement, covered and surrounded by rare diamonds.
You’re not going to buy this piece for the movement.
However, the quartz movement is accurate and reliable. The dial is neat and fits in with the whole watch.
Who Are Graff Diamonds?
Laurence Graff is the chairman of Graff Diamonds. He was the brain behind this pricey watch.
The flagship Graff Diamonds store is found on London’s Bond Street. They’re a firm favorite of diamond lovers.
Graff Diamonds are world renowned for creating astounding watches and jewelry. And displaying their masterpieces each year at the Baselworld Watch & Jewelry Convention.
Where Can I Buy the Graff Diamonds Hallucination Watch?
The Hallucination timepiece is currently for sale on the luxury online marketplace; Hush Hush.
Make them an offer if you dare.
The Graff Diamond Hallucination watch truly is the Masterpiece of diamond timepieces.
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