Backes & Strauss

Backes & Strauss is the world’s oldest diamond company founded in 1789. Today, we create bejewelled watches, which are handcrafted in Switzerland and inspired by the elegance of 19th century London.

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A Royal Appointment

The British luxury watch house, Backes & Strauss, is delighted to announce its partnership with His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent.

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Only Watch: A first for Backes & Strauss!

Among the 6 ladies’ watches chosen for the 2013 edition of Only Watch, the world’s most ancient diamond dealer opens his heart with this jewel watch stemming from the Victorian collections of the 1789 honourable English house.