Beautiful Casino Inspired Watches and How You Can Make One
Casinos have long been associated with glamor, excitement, and a touch of luxury. It's no wonder that watchmakers have drawn inspiration from the world of gambling to create timepieces that exude the same captivating vibe.
In this article, we will explore some of the most beautiful casino-inspired watches that have captured the essence of the casino atmosphere. From Hublot to Jacob & Co., these watches showcase exquisite craftsmanship and design. Plus – learn how you can create your very own casino-inspired watch using one single part change.
Get ready to roll the dice and embark on a horological journey that combines the worlds of casinos and watches!
Hublot Big Bang Las Vegas
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In 2017, Hublot celebrated the opening of their new boutique in Las Vegas with the Hublot Big Bang Las Vegas Edition timepieces. These watches, available in four different references, showcase the iconic Big Bang Chronograph design with variations in case materials and diamond configurations.
Powered by the automatic caliber HUB4100 movement offering 42 hours of power reserve, these timepieces cater to those seeking a bold and flashy aesthetic. The dial features black applied markers with luminescent paint, while the case is crafted from black ceramic or a combination of ceramic and anodized aluminum.
With a very limited production, it offers a luxurious option for watch enthusiasts.
Bell & Ross BR01-92 Casino
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Bell & Ross has a knack for creating watches that embrace unique themes, and their BR01-92 Casino is a prime example. Inspired by the excitement of roulette, this timepiece uses a roulette wheel design to tell the time.
The dial features three discs, with the outer ring indicating minutes, the middle ring displaying hours, and a smaller inner ring for seconds. While reading the time may not be the simplest task, it perfectly captures the essence of the roulette wheel.
Limited to just 100 pieces, the Bell & Ross BR01-92 Casino is a one-of-a-kind lifestyle watch that will appeal to casino enthusiasts.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Las Vegas Strip
Audemars Piguet, known for their design prowess and commitment to innovation since 1875, presents the exquisite Royal Oak Offshore Vegas Strip Edition. Limited to only 400 pieces, this remarkable timepiece captures the essence of the vibrant city of Las Vegas.
With its striking black and red color scheme, the chronograph showcases a tapisserie patterned dial and alligator strap with red stitching. The 42mm stainless steel and black PVD case provides a comfortable and stylish fit.
The watch comes with enticing extras, including a case featuring a royal flush design and two decks of limited AP playing cards. Wear this to your next poker game and your opponents may just forget to look for your tells because they’re too busy ogling your watch.
Jacob & Co. Casino Tourbillon
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You were waiting for this one weren't you?
Jacob & Co. is known for its extravagant timepieces, and the latest release, the Jacob & Co. Casino Tourbillon revealed during Watches and Wonders 2023, is no exception. Crafted from 18k rose gold, this watch combines a fully functional roulette wheel with a flying tourbillon, creating a gambling-themed timepiece that captures the imagination of high-rollers and casino enthusiasts.
The 44mm case features a domed sapphire crystal and a unique pusher at 8 o'clock to operate the roulette wheel game complication. The black onyx dial is elevated from the spinning roulette wheel section, allowing the white ceramic ball to move freely. Powering the watch is the Cal. JCAM51 manual-wind movement, offering a 72-hour power reserve and a one-minute flying tourbillon.
Limited to 101 pieces, the Jacob & Co. Casino Tourbillon is priced at $280,000 USD, offering a more affordable option compared to the Astronomia Casino (which sits at more than double this price) while still delivering an exceptional roulette playing experience.
Creating Your Own Casino-Inspired Watch
If you're feeling inspired by the world of casino-themed watches, you can embark on a watch modding journey to create your very own casino-inspired timepiece. What’s best: it only takes one part swap, making for a subtle upgrade that only the most observant poker players will catch, or someone who likes to obsess over each aspect of a watch.
Enter our Roulette Date Wheel Disc for the NH35 and NH36. This is a plug and play date wheel that you can just swap out for that on the two mentioned movements. Featuring alternating black and red numerals and suits for the last 4 days of the month, it’s a fun detail that may also double as a lucky charm for your next session at the table!
If you already know your way around an NH movement but just are not sure how to swap out the date wheel, here’s a handy guide for you.
Putting the Casino Vibe on Your Wrist
Wearing a casino-inspired watch is not just about telling time; it's about making a bold statement and embracing the spirit of excitement and luxury. The timepieces on this list serve as a reminder of the thrill and glamor that casinos are notorious for.
With a casino-inspired watch on your wrist, you can carry a piece of the casino experience with you wherever you go. Let the striking designs, vibrant colors, and intricate details transport you to the world of high-stakes gambling and endless entertainment.
So, whether you're a high roller or simply appreciate the aesthetics of casino-inspired timepieces, we hope you discovered something new in this short read. Ready to give your watch a revamp? It’s not just a casino vibe that you can emulate with Seiko mods, we’ve got hundreds of parts for endless combinations for you to make a totally unique watch. Visit our store now!