Blue is the perennial favourite but 2018's dials are equally happy to dress in green. Forest, malachite, empire or bottle, nature's elegant hues add sophistication to any watch.
Piaget Altiplano tourbillon en marqueterie de pierre
This blends mastery of fine watchmaking with expertise in applied arts, the malachite highlighting the tourbillon between 12 and 3 o'clock.
H. Moser & Cie Pioneer Centre Seconds Cosmic Green
The Pioneer collection designed for everyday wear adds a "cosmic" green dial evoking the Aurora Borealis, in a steel case on a black fabric strap.
Dior Gem Dior
Victoire de Castellane channels the unusual shapes of uncut stones for her graphic new asymmetrical 30mm case. The bezel is of highly polished gold and the dial of malachite.
Glashütte Original Sixties Panorama Date
Celebrating the Swinging Sixties, this watch sports a vintage dial in graduated green, palest in the centre to darker on the domed edges.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31
The COSC-certified chronometer in yellow gold flaunts a malachite dial with the Roman numerals VI and IX in gem-set yellow golden and a bezel set with 46 brilliant-cut diamonds.