Watchmaker Richard Mille and jewelry maker Boucheron have teamed up to combine meteorite fragments and rare earth rocks to create the RM-018 Tourbillion wristwatch. It's worth a cool $1 million, and only 30 have been made.
The movement wheels are made of chondrite meteorite, which comes from an asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars. According to Richard Mille spokeswoman Laura Hughes, 90 percent of these stones broke at the factory, and the breakage cost is just one reason the watch carries a $1 million price tag.
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"It had to have elements of high jewelry to be Boucheron, but Richard [Mille] is all about engineering and pushing boundaries," she said. "Richard wanted to twist it, turn it on its head, so he used beautiful stones, precious jewels. … on the inside."