Columnists,Ninuri Asalya,Main Slider,Top Story l by Ninuri Asalya l 23 Dec 2019     - 863

Top 5 Luxurious Gift Ideas This Festive Season

2019, a year that undoubtedly took us all on a rollercoaster ride, is nearing its end. While 2020 steadily approaches with promises of new beginnings and resolutions for eager aspirations, we all seem to wonder about one thing.

Where did all that time go?

The silent ticks of precious time seem to have plunged through an entire decade and, soon, into a new one. Hours turned into days, and days into weeks and months. Inevitably, you find yourself perched on a seat, wondering how on earth you managed to accomplish all that you did in such little time.

As a child, one of many mantras etched into our minds was “Time is precious, so make the most of it”. But when time jumps aboard the joyride train and speeds to the fast-forward button, how can you be expected to keep track of time?

Well, that’s what watches are for.

The last Christmas of the decade has bestowed you with an opportunity to help your loved ones thrive and achieve their ultimate goals by managing their time with precision.

Chatham Luxury, Sri Lanka’s first multi-brand luxury watch boutique, offers you the leisure of gifting them with valuable timepieces that derive from globally trusted brands that are well-known for their worth and recognition. They are an authorised retailer of the brands Rolex, Omega, Cartier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Chopard and Tudor, and further presents customers with the ability to place orders for any timepiece offered by their ranges. Additionally, Chatham Luxury offers a wide range of watch repair options that is authorized by the brands that they represent.

While Chatham Luxury’s flagship boutique resides at Galle Face Court in Colombo,they have expanded to The One Galle Face Mall where they have boutiques set up specially for Rolex and Omega. Their staff at all their locations have been extensively trained to handle each timepiece with ultimate precision and expertise.

Presenting Chatham Luxury’s selection from their vast collections, for your loved ones this Christmas..

1. Cartier - Tortue Watch

Caliber: 430 MC.
Case Material: 18K Rose Gold set with brilliant-cut diamonds
Case dimensions: 39 mm x 31 mm. Case thickness: 8.6 mm.
Dial: Silvered sunray effect flinqué dial.
Hands: Sword-shaped hands in blued steel.
Strap: Shiny Bordeaux alligator skin, adjustable folding buckle in 18K rose gold.
Water-resistant: To 3 bar (approx. 30 metres/100 feet).

2. Jaeger-LeCoultre - Master Ultra Thin Moon Pink Gold Watch

Calibre: 925/1
Height: 4.90 mm
Diameter: 39 mm
Case Material: Pink Gold
Water-resistance: 5 bar
Feautures: Date, Hour - Minute, Moon phases, Seconds
Hands: Recto Hands Dauphines
Movement: Automatic, self-winding
Jewels: 30
Dial : Eggshell beige, Gilt hour-markers
Strap: Leather

3. Omega - Trésor

Strap: Leather
Case: Sedna gold
Case diameter: 36 mm
Dial colour: Silver
Crystal: Domed, scratch‑resistant sapphire crystal with anti‑reflective treatment inside
Water resistance: 3 bar (30 metres/100 feet)
Calibre: Omega 4061
Movement: Quartz movement with Long Life feature
Battery life: 48 months
Type: Quartz

4. Iwc - The Pilot’s Watch Automatic Top Gun

Case: Ceramic
Diameter: 41.0 mm
Height: 11.4 mm
Water Resistant: 6 bar
Calibre: 32110
Movement: Automatic, self-winding
Power Reserve: 72 hours
Jewels: 21
Features: Date display; soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields; glass secured against displacement by drop in air pressure.
Glass: Sapphire glass, convex, anti-reflective coating on both sides
Dial: Black dial with luminescence
Strap: Black textile strap Strap
width: 20 mm

5. Rolex - Datejust 36

Model Case: Oyster, 36 mm, Oystersteel and Everose gold
Oyster Architecture: Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown
Diameter: 36 mm
Material: Everose Rolesor - combination of Oystersteel and 18 ct Everose gold
Winding crown: Screw-down, Twinlock double waterproofness system
Crystal: Scratch-resistant sapphire, Cyclops lens over the date
Waterproof: To 100 metres/330 feet
Movement: Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding
Calibre: 3235, Manufacture Rolex
Functions: Centre hour, minute and seconds hands. Instantaneous date with rapid setting. Stop-seconds for precise time setting
Winding: Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor
Power Reserve: Approximately 70 hours
Strap: Jubilee, five-piece links
Strap material: Everose Rolesor - combination of Oystersteel and 18 ct Everose gold
Dial: Dark rhodium set with diamonds
Jewels: Roman VI and IX in 18 ct gold, set with 24 diamonds

So there it is - top 5 luxurious gift ideas that are guaranteed to add value to your loved ones’ aspirations. Prepare to kick “late” out of your vocabulary as these gorgeous timepieces transform your life.

With Chatham Luxury, figure out where all that time went.


Ninuri Asalya

Marketeer by day and writer by night, Ninuri would juggle her two passions on a routine basis. The universe's best gift to her was when she was bestowed with the opportunity to do both, simultaneously, for HI!!. Now, she writes reviews of companies, brands and persons as a means of marketing their unique characteristics and values, hence "living the life" by remaining faithful to her passions.


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