Arab Watch Lovers Unite at Saudi’s First Salon Des Grandes Complications

Middle Eastern watch enthusiasts and collectors connect with their favourite brands during Saudi’s Salon des Grandes Complications’s debut.

Salon des Grandes Complications was held for the first time in Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh’s Al Faisaliah Hotel from 8-11 May, featuring some of the world’s most reputable and respected horological brands under one roof. During the fine watchmaking exhibition there was a wide-ranging display of groundbreaking innovations, novelties and unique timepieces from companies like Chopard, Breitling, Bvlgari, Girard-Perregaux, and Vacheron Constantin. And enthusiastic watch aficionados were able to closely inspect what the watchmakers that have crafted some of the most complicated and highly valued timepieces ever had to offer.

SDGC KSA, His Highness Mishaal Al Sudairy

SDGC KSA, H.E. Heinrich Schellenberg, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Salon des Grandes Complications, which has seen work from winners of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève and Middle East Watch of the Year, has been an annual event in the UAE since 2014. The first Saudi edition took place alongside the Kingdom’s most prestigious jewellery exhiibiton, Jewellery Salon.

Salon des Grandes Complications KSA Opening Ceremony

Click ‘Begin Slideshow’ to see some of the highlight pieces that were on show.

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Breitling 'Avenger' Hurricane Military
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Bulgari L ammiraglio del Tempo 102662
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Chopard L.U.C Time Traveler One 1 White 1
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Czapek Geneve Place Vendome Tourbillon Suspendu Ici Et Ailleurs Gold black
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Faberge Duo image Visionnaire I Diamond
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Girard Perregaux Laureato
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Greubel Forsey 'Balancier duo'
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Kerbedanz 'Maximus'
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Lang & Heyne 'Georg' Blue White Platinum Black
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Officine Panerai 'Luminor Marina 1950 Carbotech'
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Rudis Sylva RS16 Harmonious Oscillator
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Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Caliber 2253 2 sides
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Vianney Halter 'Deep Space Tourbillon'
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Voutilainen 'Scintillante' 2016 face prune
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