Jacob & Co Launch $6m Yellow Diamond “Millionnaire” Watch

By Paul Joseph

American jewellery house Jacob & Co has unveiled a stunning new timepiece saturated in intense yellow diamonds that give it an eye-popping asking price of $6 million.

The “Millionnaire” Watch boasts a total of 127.45 carats of square Emerald-cut certified yellow diamonds, all sourced over an incredible two-year period, with 54 diamonds on the case and a Rose cut diamond on the crown.

Eleven baguette cut yellow diamonds comprise the indices while the 18-karat gold bracelet is heavy with a huge 210 emerald cut yellow diamonds totalling 95.71 carats.

The watch is also powered by an impressive mechanism – the Jacob & Co. skeletonized manual wind caliber (JCAM23) with tourbillon escapement with 197 components - while there's also a sapphire crystal caseback and front.

“In my mind, the buyer of the Millionnaire is someone who can buy almost any watch or piece of jewelry they want, but are looking for a piece that is daring and unique — yet still timeless,” said company founder Jacob Arabo.

“It’s not the type of watch that someone wears everyday, so I imagine the buyer as a collector, who appreciates the artistry and attention of detail put into the piece.”

Established in 1986, Jacob & Co. has grown to become one of the world’s most renowned jewellers and watchmakers for men and women.

By Paul Joseph