Backes and Strauss, founded in 1789 and is the world’s oldest diamond company, and they joined the Only Watch auction 2013 with its new masterpiece, the Victoria Princess Red Heart watch. As part of the Victoria Princess collection, this unique piece has been created exclusively for the Only Watch auction 2013, which aims to aid the fight against muscular dystrophy.
It consisting of two diamond encrusted, linked hearts, with Mother-of-pearl dial with 4 Ideal-Cut diamonds and sword-shaped hands. Watch comes in case of 18-carat white gold with interlocking hearts set with a total of 180 Ideal Cut diamonds (totalling 1.50 carats) and 32 rubies (totalling 0.45 carats). Movement is Quartz movement with interlocking hearts jewellery bracelet set with 322 Ideal Cut diamonds (totalling 2.20 carats) and 66 rubies (totalling 0.60 carats).
This watch is being auctioned in the knowledge that it will be perceived as a symbol of love for the woman who wears it, but also as a representation of hope for those that are being supported by this wonderful cause.