Moon phase timepieces for him and her

Celestial complication


By Su Fen Tan

Moon phase timepieces for him and her

Not just a pretty feature, moon phase displays indicate the current phase of the moon as we see it in the sky, delicately shifting from ‘new moon’ to ‘full moon’ on the dials of these timepieces. Here, we’ve selected some of our favourite moon phase watches for him and her:


For him

Girard-Perregaux Planetarium Tri-Axial

Besides a moon phase display and a rotating hand-painted globe, this exquisite timepiece features a tourbillon with three independent axes of rotation. Both the escapement and the globe are encased in three-dimensional bubbles in the sapphire crystal.


Drive de Cartier Moon Phases

This timepiece is yet another elegant addition to the Drive de Cartier collection. Like the rest of the range, it is slim, refined and sophisticated with a classic aesthetic that will stand the test of time.


A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Moon Phase

A. Lange & Söhne has updated the Lange 1 Moon Phase, giving it a new hybrid moon phase and day/night indicator. It also boasts the new caliber L 121.3, equipped with a 72-hour power reserve.


For her

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Moon Medium

Available in steel or pink gold, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous is a sight to behold. A testament of the brand’s fine craftsmanship, an intricate geometric guilloché motif on both the dial and the moon disc.


IWC Schaffhausen Da Vinci Automatic Moon Phase 36

Minimal, classic and elegant, the Da Vinci Automatic Moon Phase 36 is perfect for the woman who appreciates understated luxury. The Flower of Life is engraved on the case back, a tribute to Leonardo da Vinci’s tireless search for mathematical rules for beauty and proportions.


Baume & Mercier Promesse Moon Phase

A refined timepiece apt for both everyday wear and evening occasions, the Promesse Moon Phase sparkles with an rounded oval-shaped bezel set with diamonds. A lacquered dial of midnight blue paints a beautiful backdrop for the moon phase display. 


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