Luxury watches have always been known to be a cut above the rest. Whether it’s the quality of materials, the techniques applied by the master craftsmen, or even the limited availability, there’s just something about luxury watches that will catch an aficionado’s eye in a second. The same can also be said for luxury skeleton watches, which have been steadily growing in popularity over the years.

Skeleton watches offer a different perspective than its usual covered caseback counterparts. For the most part, skeleton watches give us a glimpse of its inner workings, which call for a deeper appreciation towards the master craftsmen who are responsible for putting the gears into motion.

This intricate piece of watchmaking brings the art into a whole new light while also blending the very best of fashion and functionality. Skeleton watches are the pinnacle of luxury watchmaking, especially for wearers who are into the aesthetics of a stylish watch yet still appreciate the craftsmanship of a classic timepiece.

If you’re looking for a watch that has been stripped down to its bare essentials yet still revealing a more intimate side of itself, we have got you sorted with these five timepieces — each carries a significant skeletonised design to its body, allowing you to appreciate the fine inner workings to see what makes the watch tick.