Dinosaur bones housed in Louis Moinet Jurassic Tourbillon watch
In the world of luxury timepieces, mixing two unrelated things in one does not always bring out pleasing results, but sometimes, though, they are masterpieces that you just can’t help but love. That’s exactly how I feel about the Louis Moinet Jurassic Tourbillon to be featured at Basel in Switzerland this month. The Jurassic Tourbillon contains fragments of authentic fossilized dinosaur bones around 130 million years old. While most of the rare fossils find a house in a public setting where they can be properly admired, Louis Moinet has innovatively housed these fossils for a unique admirer. The hand-wound watch features an 18K white gold case with 56 Top Wesselton VVS baguette diamonds (3.46 cts) on the bezel, a tourbillon cage at 6 o’clock and an indicator for the 72-hour power reserve at 12 o’clock. The timepiece is water-resistant to 30 m and also features genuine galuchat with 18K gold folding clasp.