The new gold standard.
24K Pure Gold Leaf Dial
Pure Gold. 24 Karat pure gold. Just the promise of it has altered the path of history. What was Columbus really looking for in 1492? Gold. In the last few years there is a new gold rush under way. The precious metal has seen prices soar to over $1200 an ounce. Many Stauer clients are collecting historical gold coins for safety but we thought that you could admire that special gleaming metal everyday just by checking the time on your wrist.
Unencumbered by markings, numerals, or engravings, we have created the spectacular 24 karat gold faced timepiece from Stauer-The Oro. Using a technique that dates to the ancient Egyptians in the 14 century BC, a hammered layer of 24 karat gold-leaf is meticulously placed onto the face of this rare and stunning timepiece with a vintage case and an amazingly accurate Swiss made movement. Fits wrists 6-3/4 to 8-3/4.
Even most gold jewelry and gold coins are only gold alloy with a mixture of up to 40% base metal. But The Oro has a face that is covered in .999 pure gold. Even $20,000 luxury watches are made of only 75% gold. But Stauer loves real gold. The deep shimmering color is mesmerizing. We understand why every major civilization since the beginning of recorded history has valued this rare metal.
Now that foreign governments are buying up record amounts of gold, we cannot be sure that this special Stauer price will last for long. If you think the world economy is in great shape, then gold prices will probably fall...but that would probably put you in the minority.
We finish off this special design with a crocodile embossed deep brown leather band. And at Stauer we know all that glitters is not gold...but the spectacular face of The Oro is.