Rolex is a private company that has been designing, manufacturing and distributing wristwatches since 1905. The company was founded by both Alfred Davis and Hans Wilsdorf in London, England, but the founders moved the company’s base of operations after that from England to be headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and this was in 1919. Three years after the company’s foundation, Wilsdorf and his partner got the company as a registered trademark in the world of watches. Rolex is widely renowned for being one of the most luxurious and powerful brands not just in Switzerland, but also in the whole world making this magnificent brand highly sought after by many people all over the world. Rolex produces around 2000 watches every single day making it the world’s largest single luxury watch brand. The company is considered as number one producer of wristwatches in the world and this is why its products top the list of the world’s most expensive watches. Let’s discover more about the most expensive and luxurious Rolex watches in the world through taking a look at the top 10 most expensive Rolex diamond watches that are presented to you here.
10 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Lady Datejust Pearlmaster White Gold Watch – $70,900
It is one of the most dazzling watches that you can ever find for its unique and breathtaking design that is really impressive. This watch including the band and the case is made of 18k white gold. The watch’s case is 29 millimeters in diameter and the bezel is encrusted with 32 diamonds. The watch features a Pearlmaster bracelet, automatic movement with seconds, minutes, hours and date functions, Cyclops magnifying lens and a breathtaking dial with diamond hour markers.
9 Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II Watch – $71,766
This amazing watch is made of 18K white gold and its case which measures 40 millimeters in diameter is encrusted with 76 diamonds, while the bezel is inlaid with 23 diamonds, 18 rubies and 18 sapphires. The watch features black dial with date, 12 hour hand, 24 hour hand and Oyster Fliplock bracelet.
8 Rolex Watches Day Date Special Edition Platinum Masterpiece – 18946 DKMD – $78,988
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date Special Edition Watch features a dark mother of pearl dial, Oyster 20 mm bracelet, platinum case that measures 39 millimeters in diameter, diamond bezel that is encrusted with 40 diamonds and diamond hour markers with 2 baguette and 8 round diamonds.
7 Rolex Watches GMT Master II Gold – 116758SA Pave – $87,710
Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II Watch is made of 18K yellow gold and its case measures 40 millimeters in diameter. The case is encrusted with 76 diamonds while the bezel comes with 29 diamonds and 30 sapphires. The watch features a pave diamond dial with date, 12 hour hand, 24 hour hand and gold Oyster Fliplock bracelet.
6 Rolex Watches Day Date President Platinum DIA Bezel President 118366 Glarp – $93,521
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date Watch features a fascinating glacier blue dial, President bracelet, Roman numerals, platinum case that measures 36 millimeters in diameter and amazing bezel that is encrusted with 24 baguette diamonds.
5 Rolex Watches-Daytona White Gold-Diamond Bezel – 116599TBR – $103,084
It is one of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Watches. The watch features an 18K white gold case that measures 40 millimeters in diameter, end-pieces which are encrusted with 48 diamonds, bezel with 36 baguette diamonds, enamel Arabic numerals, pave diamond dial, black strap and 18K white gold clasp.
4 Rolex Datejust Ladies Yellow Gold Diamond Pave Watch – $105,950
This watch is ranked as the 4th most expensive diamond watch made by Rolex; however it is the most expensive watch to be made of yellow gold. The watch is made of 18k yellow gold and features pave diamond dial, automatic movement, hours, seconds, minutes and date functions. The watch’s case measures 26 millimeters in diameter and is encrusted with 150 diamonds. The bracelet is also inlaid with diamonds making the watch cost $105,950.
3 Rolex Datejust Ladies White Gold Diamond Pave Watch – $109,350
This fabulous watch is made of 18k white gold and is pave diamond since it is completely covered with diamonds especially the dial. It features automatic movement, hours, seconds, minutes and date functions. The watch’s case is 26 millimeters in diameter and is encrusted with 150 diamonds. All of these features increase the price of the watch to cost $109,350 making it the most expensive diamond watch for women made by Rolex.
2 Rolex Platinum Pearlmaster 18956 – $276,000
Rolex Platinum Pearlmaster 18956 was released in 2011 and is available as a special edition watch. Its case measures 39 millimeters in diameter and the features that it has include a unique diamond meteorite dial, baguette diamond bracelet, bezel with 40 diamonds, amazing double-quick set that is made of sapphire crystal, hidden clasp for more elegance, Oyster 20 mm bracelet, platinum case and in addition to all of these features you will also get Rolex books, tags and leather wallet for more luxury.
1 Rolex GMT 116769TBR – $485,350
Here is the most expensive Rolex diamond watch in the world. The price of this watch is chiefly responsible for making it highly ranked at the top of the list as the most expensive diamond watch ever made by Rolex. This magnificent and stunning watch costs $485,350 thanks to the dazzling features that can be found in it. Rolex GMT 116769TBR is an automatic or self-winding watch that has a wave diamond dial, luminous hands, luminous hour markers and Oyster Fliplock clasp.
The whole watch, even the sides, case and locks, is encrusted with diamonds and the bracelet is made of 18K white gold. The number of diamonds that are used for adorning the watch is large as the locks and case only are inlaid with 76 round diamonds. This watch is not only expensive and luxurious, but it is also functional since you can wear it while going down to 100 meters of water resistance.