The metal of the moment? In the watch world, it’s undoubtedly rose gold. At Watches and Wonders Geneva earlier this month, the hoopla over steel seemed to have subsided, as watchmakers introduced some of their most significant novelties encased in precious metals.

Platinum, as in Rolex’s icy new 1908 watch, made a strong appearance, but the warm, vintage-inspired look of rose (or pink) gold — especially when combined with a contrasting color such as black or grey — was a clear favorite, as the new models highlighted below make clear.