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To Dot or Not to Dot

By Amanda Evans | 4 minute read

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The hour markers or indices that feature on the dial of a timepiece can transform its look in an instant. After all, the face of a timepiece is its window to the world and reflects the chosen personality of the brand, and consequently that of the wearer.

For those watch enthusiasts with a keen eye for detail, the indices will have been recognized and approved in the blink of an eye. Arabic style numerals are often found on dress watches and are sophisticated in style, round hour markers, often seen on sports watches, are renowned for their legibility, batons and sticks range in width according to whether the model has a sporty or refined personality and Roman numerals are recognized on more dressy watch brands. Notably, different luxury watch brands adopt specific indices. For example, Cartier typically uses Roman numerals and Breguet is renowned for its use of Arabic numerals. But if you’re looking for a timepiece that adds that extra subtle sparkle to your wrist, the diamond dot hour marker delivers that elevated sophistication and many brands have embraced this feature.

OMEGA Constellation Quartz 28mm

Harmonising sparkle with an exquisite contemporary finish

Defined by its half-moons, "claws" on the case, and mono-rang bracelet, the OMEGA Constellation collection has been given a contemporary update yet retains its iconic spirit. Harnessing the unrivaled precision and beauty that OMEGA is renowned for, this 28mm 18K Sedna™ gold and stainless-steel model has a stunning diamond-set bezel that enhances the diamond hour markers on the beautiful white mother-of-pearl dial. Powered by the OMEGA Calibre 4061, this feminine timepiece is compact and flawless.

TUDOR 1926

Harmonising sparkle with the spirit of 1926

The TUDOR 1926 collection embodies the essence of the TUDOR brand. The 28mm stainless steel case embraces a unique Silver-tone embossed dial and its timeless elegance is further enhanced by the diamond faceted arrow-shaped hour-markers featuring in place of the odd numbers and Gold-tone applique even-numbered Arabic numerals. Powered by the self-winding mechanical movement, Calibre T201 and waterproof to 100 meters, this confident timepiece combines mechanical excellence with classic elegance.

Ballon Bleu de Cartier 33mm

Harmonising sparkle with a Cartier icon

The Ballon Bleu de Cartier is iconic in its appearance and encapsulates sophistication at every angle. The 33mm stainless steel case with an 18K pink gold bezel, houses a silvered sunray finish guilloché dial set with 11 brilliant-cut diamonds and featuring blued steel sword-shaped hands. The fluted 18K pink gold crown is set with the emblematic synthetic spinel cabochon and the convex curves of the sapphire crystal encapsulate the “Ballon” appearance. Presented on a pink gold and stainless-steel bracelet, this Ballon Bleu de Cartier with its diamond hour markers is elegance refined.

Breitling Chronomat 36mm

Harmonising sparkle with a sleek and sophisticated aesthetic

This elegant 36mm Breitling Chronomat embraces sports luxe. The 36mm stainless-steel case features a rose gold diamond set bezel that frames the demure and uncluttered dial. Diamond set indices with their subtle glimmer at the tip of the rose gold batons add a sophisticated sparkle to the dial which features a date window at 6 o’clock. Presented on Breitling’s iconic “Rouleaux” bracelet, it harnesses comfort with breath-taking elegance. Powered by the Breitling Calibre 10 a COSC-certified chronometer, and water-resistant to 100 meters, this sporty and chic timepiece is versatile enough for any occasion.

Longines Conquest Classic 29.5mm

Harmonising sparkle with femininity

This 29.5mm stainless steel and red PVD coating timepiece is the epitome of elegance with its slender profile, white mother-of-pearl dial and delicate diamond indexes. Delicate pink hands stand out against the mother-of-pearl background and complement the bezel and bi-colored bracelet. Powered by a quartz movement, this elegant timepiece is designed to delight the modern woman of today.

Discover a sparkle to suit you here at Mayors.

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