Harry Winston launches Premier Diamond Second Automatic 36mm


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The House if Harry Winston has released a new exceptional timepiece – the Premier Diamond Second Automatic 36mm. Decorated with diamonds and mesmerizing two-tone mother of pearl, the watch comes in two versions: rose gold (ref. PRNASS36RR001) and white gold (ref. PRNASS36WW001). The new timepiece is now available at the brand’s boutiques and authorized retailers. The American brand has not yet announced the pricing.

The beautiful two-tone mother of pearl dials showcase an extraordinary level of depth and volume. The blue dial of the rose gold model is a reference to the color that has for long played a significant role in the company’s history. In 1949, Mr. Harry Winston acquired one of the most iconic jewels in the world – the legendary 45.52-carat blue Hope Diamond. An homage to the diamond’s unique quality and rich tones, the shades of the dark blue dial change depending on the light conditions. Contrasting the deep blue background is a white mother-of-pearl crescent around the ex-centered hours and minutes counter. On the other hand, the white gold model features a mother of pearl dial with white background and burgundy crescent.

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The two-tone dials showcase an extraordinary level of depth and volume

 

Another is important feature of the new Harry Winston Premier Diamond Second Automatic 36mm is the delightful small seconds counter. Positioned at 6 o’clock, it recall one of the brand’s most iconic design – the Winston Cluster. A revolutionary design created by Mr. Winston himself, the Winston Cluster features marquise, pear and round brilliant diamonds placed at different angles to create sculptural, three-dimensional designs that capture the light from all directions. The seconds counter is encircled with 39 brilliant cut diamonds and features three white gold or rose gold hands that are adorned with three pink sapphires or three white diamonds respectively. Rotating to the beat of the seconds, the hands bring a beautiful display of motion to the dial.

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The small seconds counter recalls the iconic Winston Cluster

 

Both rose gold and white gold models have 30-meter water resistant cases with 57 round brilliant diamonds on the bezel and lugs. The latter represent a replication of the shape of the arched entrance to Harry Winston’s Fifth Avenue flagship salon. Underneath the double AR-coated sapphire crystal, the two-tone mother of pearl dial displays hours, minutes and seconds. On the off-centered hours and minutes counter, the 12 o’clock hour marker is represented by a an emerald-cut diamond – an homage to Mr. Winston’s favorite cut.

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The 12 o’clock hour marker is represented by a an emerald-cut diamond – an homage to Harry Winston’s favorite cut

 

The latest Harry Winston Premier Diamond Second Automatic 36mm is powered by the caliber HW2201 with 30 jewels. Visible through the transparent sapphire caseback, this high-end Swiss automatic movement features flat silicon balance spring. The movement also features a high level of finishing, including circular Geneva waves, rhodium plating and circular graining. Beating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, the caliber HW2201 offers a power reserve of approximately 72 hours. Completing the Harry Winston Premier Diamond Second Automatic 36mm is a stylish alligator leather strap – blue for the rose gold model and burgundy for the white gold version.

 

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