BEST of the BEST 2014 | Style | Women's Watches | Jewelry: Piaget Couture Précieuse Cuff

Proving there is much more to creating a stunning jewelry watch than sheer number of carats, Piaget relies not merely on diamonds but on finely wrought gold and geometric gemstone dials to make its highly limited statement pieces visually compelling. Indeed, the most captivating characteristics of the company’s Couture Précieuse Cuff watches (prices available upon request) are their shapes—a signature look that defined some of the brand’s best work during the 1970s and 1980s. Piaget cuffs from those decades continue to be admired for their variety and flair and remain eminently wearable. The house’s new collections reinterpret some of the best features of those vintage cuffs, particularly their letterbox stone dials. The insouciant elegance of these watch designs enables a woman to wear them virtually anywhere—something that cannot be said of so many other, more formal high-jewelry timepieces. (877.874.2438, www.piaget.com)

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