As a watchmaker, Harry Winston continues to push the boundaries of design.
The fully set ladies’ Imperiale Tourbillon blends high watchmaking with high jewelry making – Chopard’s two core specialties. The watch is set with 454 diamonds, totaling 48 carats in round, baguette, briolette and oval shapes. The dial is set using the snow setting technique, which is particularly hard to master because it combines brilliant-cut diamonds of [...]
The highly complicated Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Spherotourbillon is a double-axis tourbillon with several technical innovations. Notable among them is its power source: it is driven by two mainspring barrels and two separate going trains. One powers the tourbillon and the other the time indications and calendar. Another distinction is the stop-seconds flyback function, which, in addition to returning [...]
True to its character, Lange & Söhne did not necessarily set out to create the year’s coolest variation of the tourbillon, but that is certainly the outcome. Technically a regulator/tourbillon, the dial features three intersecting circles, one of which (the hour dial) partly pivots out of sight for six hours at a time so as [...]
Originally created in 1971 as an homage to Sir Edmund Hillary’s 1953 conquest of Mount Everest, the vintage design of the new model is a nod to the original, with its distinctive orange arrow-shaped 24-hour hand.
The Palace is a watch with a high-concept narrative. Inspired by London’s Crystal Palace, built for the Great Exhibition of 1851, it is also a nod to the Eiffel Tower, another of the era’s architectural highlights, and symbolizes the industrial revolution, with its imagery of foundries and steam engines and hard-edged industrialism.
The 5208P is a self-winding chronograph, minute repeater and instantaneous calendar with aperture displays. Reassuringly high-tech supercomponents include Pulsomax escapement, Spiromax balance spring and various silicon-derived materials.