At Harrods Christmas starts earlier and earlier, this year it started in July. In light of that, I think it’s not too early for you to do your Christmas shopping in November, and Harrods is ready. If you are in London and saunter along to Knightsbridge for Christmas shopping we have the 5 most expensive gifts Harrods recommend that you give this season to your precious loved ones.
1. The Dalmore Patterson Collection – £987,500 (approx. $1.6 million)
Twelve unique whiskeys from Dalmore make the Paterson Collection. A masterpiece of a lifetime, the collection arrives in style housed in a magnificent bespoke cabinet, along with handcrafted crystal decanters. Each decanter is decorated with a sterling silver collar and stag. The Paterson Collection, named after master distiller at the Dalmore Richard Paterson, accompanies a handwritten ledger note from him offering a rare insight into his trade. The perfect gift for a whiskey connoisseur.
2. Jack Row Jaali Gold And Petrol Blue Diamond Pen – £29,000 (approx. $ 46,400)
You may not have a JK Rowling or an EL James as a loved one, but as they say – love is blind and a form of madness. Show your love by giving this diamond encrusted sterling silver pen. The Jaali pen from Jack Row is crafted in 18 karat hand polished yellow and white gold and studded with 1.8 karat brilliant cut petrol blue diamonds. It also features an 18 karat yellow gold nib. Inspired by Islamic art and “Jaali” Mughal Indian architecture, the pen arrives in a stunning solid oak presentation case and desk display stand.
A limited edition writing instrument, only 88 pieces will be crafted. Befitting such an item, the pen comes with an international guarantee, limited edition certificate, ink refills, cleaning cloth, use and maintenance guide and cotton inspection gloves.
3. Omega De Ville Ladymatic Watch – £24,440 (approx. $39,000)
For the fashionista in your life, an elegant rose gold watch from Omega. The mother of pearl guilloche dial of the Omega De Ville Ladymatic Watch is encrusted with diamond indexes. Also set with diamonds are its bezel and the crown. Powered by Swiss automatic movement, watch features a transparent case back, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal face and a smooth rose gold bracelet. A great gift to adorn a slender wrist.
4. Armenta Lapis Lazuli And Diamond Link Bracelet – £12,495 (approx. $20,000)
This is for the girl who loves everything in bright colors. Designed with techniques borrowed from the old world, Armenta Jewelry has presented a wonderful bracelet for this year’s Harrods Ultimate Gift Guide. The bracelet in deep blue lapis lazuli sits on 18 karat gold-plated sterling silver links and set with sweeping diamonds and sapphire set fleur-de-lis. The bracelet is presented in an Armenta pouch. Harrods recommend wearing this against a backdrop of an all-white ensemble.
5. Tag Heuer Carrera Automatic Chronograph Watch – £12,050 (approx. $19,000)
Harrods also has on its most expensive top 5 gifts, a gent’s timepiece from Tag Heuer. The Tag Heuer Carrera built as a tribute to the Carrera Panamericana Mexico Race back in the 60’s. The 18 karat solid rose gold case and bezel watch is powered by Swiss automatic movement and boasts 3 chronograph functions. Its black dial features a date window at 6 o’clock, stick indexes and gold plated hour and minute hands. The stylish watch boasts a transparent case back and comes fitted with an alligator strap with 18 karat rose gold pin buckle closure.