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Del­i­cate se­cret watches, which were in vogue in the 1920s, are mak­ing a come­back. Char­lene Co in­tro­duces a few of the most ex­quis­ite new ex­am­ples avail­able to­day

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Those del­i­cate se­cret watches that were in vogue in the 1920s are mak­ing a big come­back

HARRY WIN­STON UL­TI­MATE EMER­ALD SIG­NA­TURE This piece is set en­tirely with di­a­monds and can be worn as a brooch, pen­dant or wrist watch

DIOR CAPTIVANTE OPAL TIME­PIECE This high jew­ellery piece fea­tures an amaz­ing ar­ray of stones, in­clud­ing opals, di­a­monds, gar­nets, sap­phires, emer­ald and tour­ma­lines

DOLCE & GAB­BANA ALTA OROLOGERIA A watch in­spired by the Verdi opera Don Carlo, its case and cover is crafted en­tirely in gold. When opened, a dial carved from a sin­gle block of jade is re­vealed

CHANEL GRENAT SE­CRET This unique watch cuff is set with a 39.9-carat gar­net, 91 yel­low sap­phires, 79 or­ange sap­phires, 87 spes­sar­tite gar­nets and 1,171 di­a­monds

CHOPARD IMPERIALE SE­CRET WATCH Crafted in Fairmined gold, its lid is set with di­a­monds and turquoise in a mo­saic in­spired by the art of the In­cas

VAN CLEEF & AR­PELS HEURE MARINE WATCH From the Seven Seas col­lec­tion, this piece fea­tures two ex­quis­ite sug­ar­loaf­cut sap­phires sur­rounded by black onyx, sap­phires and di­a­monds

BUL­GARI SERPENTI SEDUTTORI The watch is crafted in white gold set with baguet­te­cut and bril­liant­cut di­a­monds, a cabo­chon sap­phire and two pear-shaped ru­bies

JAEGERLECOULTRE REN­DEZ-VOUS SE­CRET This jew­ellery watch fea­tures a mother-of-pearl dial and is set with 108 pink sap­phires and 196 di­a­monds

CARTIER PANTHÉRE ARCTIQUE The di­a­mon­den­crusted piece is set with a 39-carat aqua­ma­rine, emer­alds as eyes, and sap­phires and onyx as em­bel­lish­ments

GRAFF PRINCESS BUT­TER­FLY WATCH This del­i­cate but­ter­fly time­piece fea­tures wings of pavé blue sap­phires which, when opened, re­veal a 17mm mother-of-pearl dial

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