Our Masterpieces

The Berkeley Imperial

As Masters of Diamonds since 1789, Backes & Strauss possess exceptional expertise to create bespoke pieces. These master creations feature custom cut diamonds of unique shapes, polished and set to perfection.

The outstanding skills of our craftsmen and master polishers offer endless possibilities to creating the Ultimate Diamond Watch.

Specifications

Size

40 mm

Case

18k White Gold case set with 44 custom cut diamonds - 10.81 carats

Dial

Dial set with 48 fancy lime colour diamonds - 6.89 carats and 48 white diamonds - 7.17 carats

Hands

Sword-shaped Hands with superwhite Luminova

Crown

One fancy lime colour Ideal Cut diamond “The Jewel in the Crown” - 0.34 carat

Movement

FM200 Mechanical movement with automatic wiring
Open sapphire back with hand engraved decorated movement

Display

Hours, Minutes and Seconds

Bracelet

Black Alligator leather strap

Buckle

18k White Gold deployment buckle
30 meters

Total carats

141 diamonds - 25.21 carats

Reference

Berkeley.Imperial.40

Backes & Strauss
Custom Cut Diamonds

With over two hundred years of experience, Backes & Strauss knows diamonds better than anyone else. Our watches set with Custom Cut diamonds are a clear testament to this fact.

It can take many years to collect and match the diamonds on these exceptional timepieces, each an exceptional Unique Piece in every sense of the word: every individual diamond is carefully selected and hand-set by our master craftsman over a countless hours.