Introduced in 1968, the Rolex Cellini lineup has been home to the brand’s non-Oyster dress watches. Rolex named the collection after the Florentine goldsmith, sculptor, and painter, Benvenuto Cellini, who was known for creating masterpieces during the Renaissance period that are still studied and celebrated today.

Cellini Facts

– Rolex’s dedicated line of dress watches.

– Only crafted from either solid gold or platinum.

– Can be powered by either quartz or mechanical movements.

– Historically has featured non-traditional case shapes.

– Does not use Rolex’s Waterproof Oyster Case.

4 main areas of design. Time, Date, Dual time and Moonphase

Rolex Cellini Timeline

1968 – Rolex introduces Cellini collection

1970s – Cellini Midas

1980s – Cellini Octagon

1990s – Cellini Danaos

1990s – Cellini Cestello

1990s – Ladies’ Cellini Cellissima

2000s – Cellini Cellinium

2005 – Cellini Prince

2014 – Rolex revamps the entire Cellini line and introduces the Cellini Time, Cellini Date, Cellini Dual Time

2017 – Cellini Moonphase

Listed below are a few examples of these beautiful watches

Cellini Time

Cellini date

Cellini dual time

Cellini Moon Phase

Cellini Midas

Cellini Cellinium

Cellini Prince

Cellini Cestell

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