Celebrations abound at Harry Winston in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the Ocean Collection. The Ocean 20th Anniversary Biretrograde Automatic 36mm is a highly exquisite timepiece and just one that is targeted at the female population. The other timepieces that the brand has dazzled the globe with include the Ultimate Marble Marquetry, Marble Marquetry and also two Ocean Biretrograde Automatic 36mm models.
For anyone who appreciates the exquisite art of watchmaking you will certainly be impressed with the powerful design, sophisticated style, and unique indications the Avenue Dual Time Automatic Watch crafted by Harry Winston. Capturing the essence of the brand, this masculine timepiece showcases horological brilliance. The design of geometric lines, perfectly sized proportions, and throwing traditional principles out the window brings this timepiece to the front of the line. With features like the off-center dial for local time, and a second time zone highlighted with a retrograde indication it certainly helps one to see the level of excellence the brand brings to their work.
Back in 2009 the first Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon was created and now one of the finest pieces within the collection, the 5, has made it debut. Each piece built upon the next release for technical challenges and the brilliance of the movement, as well as the complication and design. While the 4 certainly took things to an entirely new level on both precision and performance, this latest release reveals the truly exceptional mechanism behind this movement.
The brand wanted to really keep the focus on this mechanism, and the execution, so they had to take a new approach and that direction is how this miniature mechanical magnificence was born. The movement had to be completely reorganized, creating levels for the movement, bridges that were laid just below the surfacen and the tri-axial then overseeing it all. Comprised of 381 components, 57 jewels and 21,600 vibrations per hour, this manual winding mechanical masterpiece also has a 50 hour power reserve.
Building on the legacy of the brand founder whose name continues to propel it forward, the name portrays impeccable quality, exquisite jewelry, namely the diamond collections, and also some amazing watches. One of the latest and extremely creative pieces is the Harry Winston Midnight Moonphase Automatic Timepiece. Taking the classic credentials of an amazing watch, this collection takes the delicate balance of distinct elements used in amazing pieces and couples that with iconic arches that celebrate the unmistakable heritage the brand evokes.
This amazing piece is crafted in 18k white or rose gold and has been created in a case measuring 42.5 mm x 10.6 mm. The elegant design features double sapphire crystals, is water resistant up to 30 meters and encases the remarkable HW3202 Swiss in house caliber, with 28 jewels, 28,800 vph beats and power reserves up to 48 hours. Certainly another amazing aspect of this piece is the flat silicon balance spring, the 18k white gold skeleton rotor, and of course the beveled bridges, circular graining and totally beautiful Cotes de Geneve finishing.
While the name is instantly recognized for flawless perfection in exquisite fine jewelry crafting, the most recent addition to this brand was purchased not manufactured. The auction house, Christie’s announced the purchase of a $26.7 million diamond bought by Harry Winston.
The flawless 101.73 carat pear shaped diamond was purchased in Geneva and the brand is the first ever to purchase the diamond. Recently acquired by the Swatch group, the brand also had the explicit privilege of naming the flawless purchase.
Harry Winston has developed a reputation for being able to integrate the beauty of fine watch making with the science of telling time. His fascination with Copernican theory and Copernican methods of telling time have allowed him to develop timepieces that go well beyond watches that tell the hour, minute and second. With Opus 12 watch, Harry Winston has again integrated the theory of time with the beauty of craftsmanship and has created something truly special. When you look at this watch, you get the feeling that it is reserved for serious watch collectors only. That is just one of the hallmarks of a Harry Winston design.