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WatchPro Ladies Watches of the Year Highly Commended: Longines Elegance Aishwarya Rai

Longines Elegance

This year, Longines paid tribute to Indian actress and model Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, ambassador of the brand since 1999, with an exclusive limited-edition watch produced in five pieces.

The rectangular case, inspired by a model from the 1920s, combines rose gold with diamonds to luxurious effect.

Yet it is the exquisite turquoise dial overlaid with a design representing an Indian mandala finely engraved in white mother of pearl complete with diamond indexes that makes this limited-edition timepiece truly remarkable.

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The level of detail is nothing short of breath-taking and provides a fitting celebration of this enduring partnership.

Worn on a leather strap in matching turquoise, this miniature artwork for the wrist is powered by a quartz movement.

Numbered and limited to five pieces, the number 1 watch is kept at the brand’s Museum in Saint-Imier, while the watch bearing the number 5 adorns Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s wrist.

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