Some of the Most Bad-Ass Watches Featuring Skulls

SKULL ON THE DIAL. Forget about smartwatches and say hello to one of the hottest themes for timepieces, a skull!

The Unconventional One

Bomberg Bolt-68 Automatic Skull Rider “Hellgold”

Bomberg Bolt-68 Automatic Skull Rider “Hellgold”

As a truly innovative and unconventional brand,Bomberg has successfully emerged into the watch and jewelry industry thanks to its unique and exciting pieces. Bomberg has released the Bolt-68 Automatic Skull Rider Hellgold—featuring a combination of soft gold hues combined with dark black—as an interpretation of the devil/angel duality. Equipped with silicon straps and nails, this revolutionary watch makes a bold statement and fits nicely with the brand’s DNA—as well as its dedication to the freedom felt in the “biker world.” This watch stands out not only with its design and materials, but also with its futuristic craftsmanship and surprising suitability for any life occasion.

Case Size 47mm
Case Material Black Pvd
Dial Black with flying tourbillon and retrogade hours
Strap Black leather with black Silicone
Movement ETA2671, Automatic

Viva La Vida!

HYT Skull Vida

HYT Skull Vida

As the only hydro-mechanical watchmaker in the world, HYT’s lab of geniuses continues its quest for the absolute hybrid development with the Skull Vida. Limited to only five unique pieces, the watch’s dial is shaped like a skull and is crafted from the ivory of a Siberian mammoth that lived many a millennia ago. Each dial is completely unique and offers different textures, variations and designs, as each watch is designed to highlight the properties of the mammoth’s ivory as much as possible. Combining life and the unique flow of time with their fluid technology and a dial made from a unique material, this new watch is proof that HYT is going even further than before.

Case Size 51mm
Case Material Black DLC titanium
Dial Handmade engraved skull made from mammoth ivory
Strap Beige embroidered fabric
Movement Exclusive HYT Caliber, Manual
Power Reserve 65 hours
Water Resistance 50m

Fatally Attractive

Christophe Claret X-TREM-1 StingHD

Christophe Claret X-TREM-1 StingHD

Five years after unveiling the X-TREM-1 timepiece, Christophe Claret joins forces with StingHd to launch a daring mechanical “memento mori.” Equipped with a skull on the tourbillon carriage and either stingray leather or a personalized strap, this new X-TREM-1 StingHd asserts anti-conformism as a deliberate lifestyle choice. Technical strength remains a key asset of this watch, which combines an inclined flying tourbillon with a retrograde hours and minutes display system based on a magnetic fields. Still, its aesthetics has evolved with a sapphire crystal that reveals a skull motif when breathed upon.

Case Size 40.8 x 56.8mm
Case Material Black PVD-treated grade 5 titanium
Dial Black with flying tourbillon and retrogade hours
Strap Black stingray leather
Movement FLY11, Manual
Power Reserve 50 hours
Water Resistance 30m

Intricate Design

Fiona Krüger Petit Skull Celebration Enigma

Fiona Krüger Petit Skull Celebration Enigma

Fiona Krüger started her brand in 2013 with a skull-shaped watch called the Petit Skull Celebration, which has since become her signature theme. Inspired by Dia de Los Muertos—a Mexican festival honoring the dead—Krüger instils each of her watches with its own distinct character using the technique of hand-painting with lacquer. As for the latest addition to this lineup, dubbed the Enigma, the symbolic outline of the skull is decorated with SuperLuminova and is punctuated by luminous dots to mark the hours. through the eyes, the moving balance wheel and delicate mainspring of the movement can be seen, which, when wound up, bring the watch to life.

Case Size 48 x 34.5mm
Case Material Stainless steel 316N
Dial Brass
Strap Leather
Movement Skeletonized automatic
Water Resistance 30m