Dior Christal

Case material
Bracelet strap

The ultimate marriage of horlogerie and couture


Dior Christal 38mm chronograph, steel, mirror silver grey sapphire crystal bezel set with 48 diamonds,
silver sun-brushed dial, steel bracelet with 3 mirror silver grey sapphire crystal rows.


Like all our watches, the Dior Christal collection features genuine watch-making products certified by the Swiss Made label. Created in our workshops, Les Ateliers Horlogers, in the heart of the Swiss Jura mountains, they are manufactured with the finest watch-making components.




•  Case: 316L stainless steel

•  Bezel: “marquetry-like” / 316L stainless steel set with 23 sapphire inserts and 48 diamonds/ unidirectional and turning with 120 divisions

•  Diamonds: 48 diamonds, Ø 1.00 mm, 0.24 carat, color F.G., clarity S.I.

•  Dial: silver sun-brushed with 12 applique polished indexes and internal ring

•  Crystal: curved sapphire

•  Crown: 316L stainless steel with ‘CD' engraved

•  Push-button: 316L stainless steel with pyramid-cut sapphire crystal on top

•  Hands : polished hands with SuperLuminova

•  Bracelet: 316L stainless steel with 3 pyramid-cut scratch-proof mirror silver grey serigraphied sapphire crystal rows

•  Clasp: 316L stainless steel / unfolding with three-blade

•  Water resistance: 50 m

•  Case-back: screwed-in with series name “Dior Christal”engraved

•  Movement: ETA Swiss Chronograph quartz

•  Case: 316L stainless steel


I) A unique combination of sapphire crystal and steel
•  A renowned and reliable material currently used in traditional watch-making industry reinvented and reinterpreted by Dior watches.
•  A modification of the initial use of sapphire to become the essential decorative element of this watch.
•  A material renowned for its resistance and scratch-proof properties.
•  A unique look and distinctive design.
•  Subtle combination of steel and sapphire on bracelet, bezel, push-buttons and crown.
•  A unique and exclusive sapphire color treatment highlighting the watch personality.
•  A real craftsmanship and know-how on sapphire cutting, shaping (diamond shape links on bracelet) and insertion on every part of the watch.
•  A transparent material creating light effects, bright tones and shiny sensations.

II) A distinctive look, a unique and creative design
•  A smart reinterpretation of sapphire crystal, giving this line its unique and distinctive personality: a meeting of audacity and seriousness.
•  An original diamond shaped sapphire cut on bracelet link and on push-buttons: a touch of fantasy and absolute rigor.
•  Exclusive pattern design on bezel for a very Dior and recognizable touch.
•  Sapphire crystal, a fascinating material reflecting light and creating subtle transparent effects. As small pyramids the facets create a diamond-like sparkling effect.
•  A line made of bright and very Dior feminine colors, possible thanks to sapphire color treatment: Silk pink – Immaculate white – Mirror silver grey .
•  A strong and distinctive Dior identity on dial.

III) The finest luxury combined with high-end craftsmanship
•  A creative brand statement expressing Dior creativity and know-how.
•  Bezel craftsmanship and creative settings embossed with sapphire and diamonds.
•  Work of art for incrustations of sapphire on bezel.
•  An expert knowledge and high-precision for cutting, shaping, engraving, coloring, and fixing the sapphire crystal.
•  Very high-jewelry versions, with full sapphire bracelet, diamond-set bracelet and full diamond-set bezels (under development).

IV) A genuine watch-making product
•  A round and timeless design with integrated horns.
•  Unidirectional turning bezel.
•  A real identity and distinctiveness through a unique dial design.
•  Refined dials with applique indexes, transfer Arabic numbers, minute counter with a frame reusing the outer sapphire color.
•  A wide range of dial colors: white MOP, silver sun brushed, white lacquered.
•  A range available in 2 sizes: 28 mm watch and 38 mm chronograph.
•  Swiss made ETA movements.
•  Water resistance: 50 meters.

V) Bezel identity - 2 types of bezel:
•  Standard bezel – Functional turning bezel
- Sapphire bezel tooled to apply steel indexes every 5 minutes
- Engraved and serigraphied sapphire to display the minutes between the silver applique indexes
- Indication of 40' engraved on the sapphire

•  Jewelry bezel – Aesthetical turning bezel
- “Marquetry-like” bezel set with
- 21 sapphire inserts and 44 diamonds on 28 mm watch version
- 23 sapphire inserts and 48 diamonds on 38 mm chrono version
- Different and progressive incrustations sizes

VI) Bracelet identity - 2 types of bracelets
•  Standard bracelet
- Sapphire cut and fixed on a steel basis
- 1 central pyramid-cut sapphire rank
- 2 lateral steel ranks

•  Full sapphire bracelet
- Sapphire cut and fixed on a steel basis
- 3 pyramid-cut sapphire ranks

VI) Dial identity:
•  Dior transfer branding at 12 h
•  Applique indexes
•  Silver transfer Arabic numbers
•  Internal minute counter with applied or serigraphied frame (depending on dial color)
•  Snailed sun-brushed counters
•  Date on chronograph
•  Ring highlighted with SuperLuminova indications at 3' / 6' / 9' and 12'

VI) Case-back identity:
•  Range name engraving
•  Sapphire engraving
•  Pattern reminding the sapphire shape