Luxury watch bracelets are often considered to be an afterthought for consumers as more discernible features such as, the case, the dial, and the bezel subsequently take precedence. However, a bracelet has a very important part to play on how a watch can be perceived by those in the industry. Above all, it is imperative that they provide comfort on the wrist while completing the aesthetics of the timepiece. This blog will therefore be examining our three favourite luxury watch bracelets of all time.
Firstly, the Rolex Jubilee is considered by many luxury watch experts to be one of the best watch bracelets in the world.
Similar to the Oyster bracelet, the Jubilee now sports the Easylink system and that allows for small adjustments to be made to the strap, however we feel the Jubilee just looks that little bit more appealing.
Former iterations of the Jubilee also featured small holes in the clasp that allowed the bracelet to be adjusted with a toothpick, and while this worked perfectly well, the Easylink system has certainly helped elevate this bracelet in to legendary status.
The Rolex Oyster bracelet is undeniably one of the most iconic watch accessories on the market and you can trace its roots back to the 1930s. It could be said that the Oyster bracelet is emblematic of the Swiss brand’s entire watchmaking philosophy, as it displays a practical and understated design that performs its function with minimal fuss.
Most importantly, the Oyster bracelet is renowned for its unparalleled comfort on the wrist, which subsequently allows the other facets of the timepiece to shine and take centre stage. In most cases, the bracelet is presented with three brushed links and an adjustable clasp, also referred to as the Easylink system, which allows the bracelet to be shortened and extended with ease.
There is ultimately, a reason why this is possibly the most copied bracelet design in the world, and as a result it takes up position number 3 on our list.
The Rolex President bracelet is only available in precious metals including platinum, white gold, yellow gold, and Everose gold, ensuring that the end result is above all, an elegant yet masculine strap for Rolex’s most prestigious collection, the Day-Date.
Consisting of three semi-circular links per row and a concealed clasp that is finished with the iconic Rolex crown, the President Bracelet has taken the top spot on our list for its compelling combination of comfort on the wrist and opulent aesthetics.
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