By Rebecca Doulton in Madrid
It's been a prodigiously generous year for high jewellery
watches and we couldn't be happier. With New Year's Eve and a host
of parties on the horizon, it's time to dig out that little black
dress and add some serious sparkle to the wrist.
As the world's oldest diamond company, Backes & Strauss watches knows a thing or
two about the stone and is constantly on the hunt for the best
diamonds and cuts the planet can offer. William Goldberg, the
famous Manhattan diamantaire, pioneered the Ashoka cut, an
elongated, antique cushion cut with 62 displayed facets and rounded
corners. Designed to disperse the light with a fiery brilliance,
Backes & Strauss has incorporated 92 Ashoka diamonds on the
bracelet of this dazzling Royal Ashoka Empress watch.
The watch case and bezel of the Backes & Strauss Royal
Ashoka Empress watch is adorned with 130...