After weeks of assessment, the Argyle Violet was polished down to a 2.83 carat, oval-shaped diamond. After that, private trade viewings of the diamond will commence in June before it travels to Copenhagen, Hong Kong and New York. Experts expect it to sell anywhere between $2.5-5 million.
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It was just a bit over a year ago that Rolex launched a new website under Rolex.org, dedicated to perpetuating the Founding Spirit of Rolex, as inherited from the man behind the Crown.
When craftsmanship and exclusive material come together, that is when timeless beauty really starts to impress.
It is exceedingly rare for a Rolex watch to combine a largely steel exterior with the lavish use of diamonds: this Lady-Datejust 28 ranks among those select few, very special pieces.
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