Rolex Datejust Zebra Pave Diamond Dial 116185 / Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Dial 16233 / Day-Date Rose Gold Eisenkiesel Stone Diamond 128345
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Dial 16233
Rolex President Day-Date White Gold Pink Opal Diamond Dial 128239 /
Rolex Day-Date President Tridor White Rose Yellow Gold Diamond 18139
Rolex Daytona Rose Gold Everose Diamond Dial 116515
|Rolex typically uses this type of precious stone as hour markers on the dial, or on the bezel, where larger jewels may be more suited. The baguettes are painstakingly aligned with the other elements of the dial or case using the expertise of a gem-setter, then firmly fixed in its gold or platinum setting.|
Overall, baguette-cut diamonds are more expensive than round-cut counterparts because of their larger form.
Rolex Submariner Steel Yellow Gold Diamond
|In Rolex collecting circles, however, a Serti dial usually refers to Submariners with sapphire and diamond dials, GMT-Masters with ruby and diamond dials, and Yacht-Master models, which often pair these gems with mother of pearl dials. All of them are sports models with a luxury twist.|
The dials of Submariner Serti watches have three sapphire hour markers at 6, 9, and 12 o’clock and eight diamond hour markers. Rolex did create gem-set dials for ceramic Submariners for a brief period (white gold, yellow gold, and two-tone models), but these only had diamond indices and no sapphires.
Rolex Yachtmaster Midsize 18K Yellow Gold MOP Diamond Dial 68628
|The GMT-Master Serti is similar in style to the Submariner Serti. They feature diamond hour markers with ruby indices at 6, 9, and 12 o’clock instead of sapphires.|
While the Submariner and GMT-Master Sertis are the most popular, Rolex also equipped several Yacht-Master models with Serti dials. As previously mentioned, these generally have a mother-of-pearl finish, making them more opulent. Interestingly, there are Yacht-Masters with Serti dials that either blend diamond and sapphire indices or have all of the indices set in rubies.
Rolex Yachtmaster 40mm Rose Gold Diamond Pave Dial Oysterflex 116655
|Gem-setters are the artisans who skillfully install each precious stone onto the watch by hand, ensuring perfection to hundredths of a millimeter. Such strict standards, which may be repeated many hundreds of times, ensure that each stone sparkles brilliantly and is properly aligned with those around it. They also guarantee that each Rolex gem-set watch created glows with extraordinary intensity and matches the brand’s degree of quality.|
Rolex Datejust Yellow Gold String Diamond Ruby, Emerald, and Sapphire 69178
|Combining various gems with already opulent solid gold, this rare diamond configuration was designed to be lavish and extravagant.|
Rolex Day-Date President Yellow Gold Pleiades Champagne Diamond Dial 18348 /
|In Greek mythology, Pleiades were the seven daughters of the Titan Atlas, who turned his daughters into stars to protect them from the hunter Orion. This explains why the Pleiades dial resembles a sky with brilliant stars all over it. All in all, such a watch face design is made in small numbers only and is one of the rarest Rolex dials ever made.|
Rolex Datejust White Gold Myriad Diamond Dial 69179 /
Rolex Datejust Zebra Pave Diamond Dial Rose Gold Mens Watch 116185
|Its black lacquer-finished dial has zebra-like rose gold stripes with pavé diamonds, ten brilliant cut diamonds with surrounds at the hour markers, and a rose gold Rolex coronet at 12. Even the watch’s strap is unique and is made with black and brown Galuchat rubber with a rose gold buckle.|