Ladies Rolex Watches Ultimate Buying Guide
Rolex has earned its top spot in the world of luxury watches for both men and women. Rolex uses top-quality materials and luxury designs to create watches that last a lifetime. If you’re ready to purchase a ladies' Rolex watch, you’ll need to know about the price, models, and features you can choose from to help you decide.
The Cost of Rolex Watch Women
You can purchase a Rolex watch for women New or Pre-Owned. New ladies' Rolex watches start at a retail value of around $5,300, and pre-owned watches can be as low as $3,000.
The most affordable ladies' Rolex watch we offer is the Rolex Ladies Date 26mm Stainless Steel White Roman Doorstop Datejust Dial Watch #69160. It is a Datejust model steel oyster bracelet with a sapphire crystal. Because it doesn’t have diamond accents, it is one of the most affordable models you can choose.
The Rolex Ladies Pearlmaster Rose Gold 34mm Chocolate Roman Diamond 6 Dial Watch #81315 is a pre-owned ladies Rolex that costs around $47,500.
These two watches are just the bookends of price ranges for ladies Rolex watches, which brings us to our next point: the different models of ladies Rolex watches.
Understanding the Different Models of Ladies Rolex Watches
There are seven different models of ladies' Rolex watches to choose from, and each model has characteristics and features that make them unique and desirable.
1. Lady Datejust Models
Rolex Lady Datejust models can be both simple and luxurious. The simple designs, which are also the most affordable, have a stainless steel case with a stainless steel, white gold, yellow gold, or rose gold combinations of two-tone (Rolesor) or full gold. The more luxurious designs have diamond accents.
2. Date Models
Rolex Date models have a 34mm case with an oyster bracelet. Date models are available in fully stainless steel or stainless steel with an 18k white gold bezel.
3. Oyster Perpetual Models
Rolex Oyster Perpetual models are the most classic of the Rolex watch models. They have a time-only dial and a self-winding automatic movement that keeps the watch wound. They are made from stainless steel and have dials in different colors ranging from Blue, Yellow, and even Pink.
4. Yacht-Master Models
Rolex Yacht-Master models were previously designed with oyster bracelets available in yellow gold, yellow gold, and stainless steel, or stainless steel and platinum. Some original Yacht-Master models were available with gem-set dials, including rubies, sapphires, and diamonds. Today, Yacht-Master models are available in either rose gold or stainless steel and platinum.
5. Pearlmaster Models
The Rolex Pearlmaster model was unveiled in 1992. It was considered a jewelry watch collection because they are made of 18k gold or platinum and always have diamonds included in the design.
Pearlmaster watches have Datejust printed on the watch face because that’s the type of date window it uses in the design. It is considered a Pearlmaster model because of the bracelet and luxurious jewelry design.
6. Day Date Models
The Rolex Day Date model was the first watch to include both the date and the day on its watch face. They were designed in 1956 and have been a best-seller ever since. The Day Date model began as a watch for men, but it has been revamped to include more feminine designs to appeal to women. They have colorful dials and include various types of gemstones on the bezel. Because of this, the Day Date model has become one of the most popular ladies' Rolex watches.
7. Rolex Daytona Models
The Rolex Daytona is now becoming one of the most popular Rolex models for women. It has colorful dials to choose from and leather straps. The bright colors symbolize Daytona beach to give women a fun yet luxurious watch to enjoy. More women tend to gravitate towards this model due to its sleek design that makes it look smaller than its actual 40mm case size.
The Key Features of Ladies Rolex Watches
Now is when we take a look at the key features of ladies' Rolex watches to help you decide which Rolex watch women you should choose.
In this key features section, we will look at the materials, bracelets, dials, and movements that go into making the different luxury watch models Rolex offers for women.
As you’ve seen on our list of ladies' Rolex models, each model is made using a specific metal or combination of metals. The following are the materials that can be found in the different models of ladies' Rolex watches:
- Oystersteel (904L Stainless Steel)
- 18k Everose Gold (Rolex Rose Gold)
- 18k White Gold
- 18k Yellow Gold
- Yellow Gold and Platinum combination
- White Gold and Platinum combination
- Rose Gold and Stainless Steel combination
- Platinum and Stainless Steel combination
All ladies' Rolex watches have smaller bracelets to fit women’s wrists. These are the types of bracelets that Rolex offers for its line of ladies' Rolex watches, with a description of each bracelet:
- The Oyster bracelet is made up of three flat links that are connected to create the band
- The Jubilee bracelet is made up of five flat links that are connected to create the band
- The President bracelet is made up of three pieces of semi-circular links that are only available in gold or platinum to create the band
- The Pearlmaster bracelet has five rounded links that are only available in gold or platinum
- The Oysterflex bracelet is a basic bracelet with a metal inside with a black rubber exterior
The dial is the face of the watch and has diamonds, gemstones, and different colored faces for you to choose the exact style you want your Rolex to have. The bezel of the dial will be gold, platinum, or stainless steel, depending on the model Rolex you choose.
Ladies' Rolex watches can keep time the same way as men's Rolex watches because they both use automatic movements that can keep time accurately no matter how big or small the watch is. Rolex designs each watch with a Certified Swiss Chronometer to ensure the watch automatically self-winds and is up to time keeping standards
So, Which Ladies Rolex Should You Choose?
When choosing a ladies' Rolex watch, you have to decide which one is right for you. As you can see in this ultimate buying guide, ladies' Rolex watches come at various prices and can be as simple or as luxurious as you want.
It’s up to you to decide how much money you want to spend and what type of material you want the watch to be made out of. We recommend setting your budget first so that you can narrow down your selection to the watches that fit your budget.