Dior Christal


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