Baselworld 2018 was once again a flurry of excitement for lovers of luxury timepieces. We wish we could share all the gorgeous watches and timepieces exhibited at the show, but we must highlight only a few. We were lucky enough to have Billy Ruvelson on location for this event. While much of the attention on Jacob & Co. was over their new Twin Turbo Furious, we were also taken by the stunning high jewelry pieces. These are our favorites from Jacob and Company from the 2018 Baselworld show.
For more than a quarter of a century, Jacob & Co has created revolutionary timepieces and exquisite jewelry that have captivated celebrities and notables from the watchmaking world and dazzled fashion’s red carpets and cover shoots. With a unique talent for creating designs that are as innovative as they are spectacular, the company has grown into one of the most recognized luxury brands in timepieces and jewelry.
Brilliant Flying Tourbillon
The Brilliant Flying Tourbillon is a masterpiece of world-class gem setting artistry and spectacular high horology. The daring, imaginative and enticingly feminine timepiece features a richly colored dial showcasing the one minute flying tourbillon carriage with a power reserve of 100 hours. The stunning case is invisibly set with 403 baguettes and a beautiful rose-cut of natural gemstones.
The gorgeous full baguette Flying Tourbillon watches by Jacob & Co. put the company’s gorgeous jewel-setting skills on display. The natural gemstones on the watch face gives an effect that is oh so stunning.
Created as a unique piece, The Billionaire truly epitomizes the brand’s passion for breaking boundaries. As the tourbillon caliber brings dynamism to its bejeweled enclosure, or the ballet of light of 260 carats of diamonds illuminates its exquisitely revealed heartbeat. The Billionaire is a dazzling representation of the courageous and rebellious Jacob & Co. spirit.
An upgraded version of Jacob & Co.’s Millionaire watch, the Billionaire is even more lavish. Emerald-cut diamonds surround the watch’s master-class workings.
Brilliant Skeleton Tourbillon
Jacob&Co is Both Watchmaker and Jeweler, It combines these Two Worlds with Effortless Ease as No Other Brand has Done Before Fusion of Time and Light Finds its Fullest Expression. This sumptuous masterpiece has a noble composition of 18 carats gold and diamonds, a treasure chest for the hypnotic mechanical sensual beauty of the hand-finished openwork.
Then you have the precious gemstones that encircle the openwork face of these fabulous watches. This is form and function in complete harmony!
For more from Baselworld insider, Billy Ruvelson, you might also like our recap of the Patek Philippe watches shown this year.