Buying Guides Gifts for Mother’s Day

Depending on where you are around the world, Mother’s Day may have already happened. For many of the world, Mother’s Day is celebrated the second Sunday of May, making it Sunday May 14th.

Give Mom The Gift Of Time

We’re putting together some of our favorite models for Mom to enjoy, whether she’s new to watches or has her own collection. What are you getting Mom this year?

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding

Mom will feel both sporty and elegant when she wears this 37mm Royal Oak from Audemars Piguet. First, it starts with the classic Royal Oak case shape with eight sides and bolted bezel on top of the hand-finished bracelet. Moving inwards, the black dial is surrounded by 40 diamonds.

The case is also quite thin at just 9.8mm, making it an easy wear. The watch features a 50m water resistance and 60 hour power reserve, making it perfect for daily wear.

Bulgari Serpenti

If you’re looking to get Mom a unique and more formal watch, the Bulgari Serpenti Tubogas fits those qualifications. Inspired by the ancient Greek and Roman mythology of the serpent being an undeniable temptation of a woman’s sensuality, the watch wraps around her wrist.

The violet lacquered dial gives this stainless steel watch a pop of color that complements almost every color on the spectrum, making it easy to wear. The spiral bracelet effortlessly wraps around and hugs the wrist. No sizing is needed and the watch stays in place.

Cartier Panthère de Cartier

Introduced in the 1980s, and re-released this year, the Panthere de Cartier is a style icon. The square shape instantly makes this watch recognizable. The Roman numerals around the dial are strategically laid out to make the watch both easy to read and elegant.

The bright white dial is accented with the classic blue steel sword shaped hands. The 27mm x 37mm case with a thickness of just 6mm makes this watch versatile and a perfect fit for any woman’s wrist.

IWC Da Vinci Automatic Moon Phase

Another timepiece Mom will love is the 36mm IWC Da Vinci Moonphase. The 36mm case size gives this watch a modern spin, perfect for the modern woman. The stainless steel case accents the bright silver-plated dial and blue Santoni strap.

A true standout on the dial is the beautiful moonphase, often referred to as one of the most romantic complications. The classic moonphase makes this an attractive eye-catcher. On this stainless steel model, the moon and stars are in shimmering silver, a pop against the night sky.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Night & Day

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Night & Day, is perfect for both night and day. The 38mm case size flatters any wrist and the navy blue strap complements any outfit. The moonphase is inspired by a clear blue sky and is found in a style  not often seen.

At 6 o’clock when you look at the day or night indicator, you’ll see the blue shapes cut out against the white sub dial. Another dazzling element of this watch is the use of diamond hour markers outside of the Arabic numerals.

NOMOS Glashütte Club Neomatik

A new addition to the Nomos Glashutte line up, and a perfect watch for both women starting to collect and those building their collections the Club Neomatik makes a great addition. The watch features the slim case and modern dial design Nomos Glashutte is known for.

The 37mm watch is quite robust and features a 200m water resistance. The dial has a bright palette of bright blue and neon orange, making it modern and sophisticated.

Omega Aqua Terra 150M Co-Axial Master Chronometer

For a Mom who wants something slightly less sporty, the Omega Aqua Terra 15-m fits the bill. The mother of pearl dial catches the light from many different angles. Also reflecting the light are 11 diamond hour markers and beautiful diamond bezel. Completing the watch is a combination stainless steel and Sedna gold case.

This is one of the most recently released models from Omega and speaks to a looking for classic elegance with a modern 38mm size and 150m water resistance.

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Haute Joaillerie; Ref. 5072R-001

In 2017 the Patek Philippe Aquanaut collection is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary and they did not let down with the release of the Luce Haute Joaillerie 5072R-001. The dial is an engraved mother-of-pearl, showing off the classic Aquanaut dial in an extraordinary way.

Complementing this beautiful dial are diamond hour markers in addition to the Arabic numerals. Surrounding the dial are 40 baguette cut diamonds on the bezel and an 18k rose gold case. Patek Philippe also set the clasp with 10 baguette cut diamonds. To finish off the watch, it is rated to 120m water resistance so there is no worry if it gets wet!

Rolex Yacht-Master 37

For a truly sport watch and a Mom who enjoys being on the open water, Rolex created the 37mm Yacht-Master. The sporty Oysterfelx bracelet isn’t fully rubber yet it isn’t a metal bracelet. It combines a flexible metal inside overmoulded with a high-performance elastomer providing both comfort and durability.

To make this watch a perfect addition to any wrist, Rolex paired the black dial, bezel and bracelet against their custom Everose gold. On the dial, the hands and hour markers also feature the Everose gold bringing together a cohesive and versatile look.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Small Model

Vacheron Constantin added six new additions to their Overseas collection including the 37mm stainless steel and rosy dial model. The Overseas is perfect for the Mom who wants something sporty yet with a touch of femininity. The stainless steel case doesn’t weigh down the wrist like a precious metal would.

The Overseas, even with the rosy dial, are designed to be suitable for any circumstance. The watch is incredibly versatile as it comes with a total of three straps, all easily interchangeable. You’ll see it with the stainless steel bracelet, an alligator strap to dress it up and a rubber strap to tune into the sportiness even more.

No matter your preference on the style or size of the watch, Mom will truly enjoy wearing any one of these beautiful timepieces on her wrist. What’s your favorite watch to get for Mom?

About Emily Smith
Emily loves the history of watches and loves learning how they work. She prefers Rolex and Omega watches but is learning the history behind other brands. She is excited to learn about new models and build her collection.

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