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  • Photo by Jaime Ocampo
    Charles Oudin Paris Full Amazone Curves Photo by Jaime Ocampo

    Tsavorites arranged in the form of creepers, blue sapphires shaped like leaves, and pink sapphires representing flowers adorn the 18-karat-white-gold case and band of the $215,000 Charles Oudin Paris Full Amazone Curvex (www.charlesoudin.com). The gemstones are set among pavé diamonds in this timepiece from the Parisian watchmaker whose namesake and founder, an associate of Abraham-Louis Breguet at the end of the 18th century, was one of the pioneers of modern French horology.

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