When looking for a watch, there are many things that you will want to consider. For many, a diamond watch is at the top of their list because it is classy and timeless. However, a recent diamond watch is being hailed as the most expensive watch to ever be created by its creator and it has the jewelry industry in an uproar.
What is it?
The watch was made by Graff Diamonds and it is named “Hallucination”. It is covered in candy colored diamonds and the price tag on this watch comes in at an astounding $55 million. While women around the world look at this watch with envy, there are a few things to keep in mind:
1. The watch does not appear to be wearable, but rather just for show.
2. It also does not appear to be for sale.
This does not mean that you cannot dream about having a watch like this for your very own. If you are in the market for a new watch. there are a few tips you should keep in mind.
Tips for Watch Shopping
Do not rely solely on the price tag to tell you the value of the watch as some retailers up charge on their items. Rather look at the attributes of the watch to know if you are getting a good deal.
Know what you are looking for before you shop. This will make the process easier and will help you to find something you will truly love. You should have an idea of the attributes you want the watch to have. Some of the things you will want to look for with this are:
Battery style (quartz, mechanical, hand wound)
Analog or digital
High tech features you want with the watch (such as GPS)
Set a budget for yourself so you know the price range you have to work with. This will also make the shopping process easier.
Go for quality over quantity. Sure there are watches out there that are loaded with diamonds but going with a watch with higher quality diamonds, even if there are fewer will make for a better purchase.
Just as you want to look at the quality of the diamonds, it is also important to look at the quality of the watch materials. You want something that will last for many years and still look great. Whether it is leather, gold or other materials, make sure they are high quality.
Use a trusted jeweler. This is one of the first things you should do when you are shopping for any jewelry. You want to make sure you go with a jeweler that is not only known for their quality but also for their service. This will ensure that you will not be taken advantage of. It is also helpful to go with a jeweler that has been in the business for a while.
Looking at these different tips will help you to get the watch that will be just what you are looking for. If you are buying the watch as a gift, then you should go through these tips with the recipient in mind.