The Harry Winston Premier Lotus made its debut in 2019 and returns this year in a larger format of 36mm. Once again, the beauty of the lotus flower is celebrated on the dial, which features a romantic pastel color palette.
The beauty of the lotus flower is an enduring source of inspiration at Harry Winston, where there is a fine jewelry collection, Lotus Cluster, dedicated to its form. Harry Winston timepieces for women share a strong connection to the House’s signature fine jewelry language. On the dial of the Premier Lotus, Mr. Winston’s pioneering design technique comes to life, as different diamond cuts and unique mother-of-pearl petals are grouped and set at varying angles to create three-dimensional floral sculptures.
With a dynamic arrangement of petals in contrasting colors, textures and shapes, the two lotus flowers on the dial seemingly rise from pearly waters. Crafted in 18-karat gold, the individual petals feature white and pink mother-of-pearl, 153 brilliant-cut diamonds, hammered white gold, and 10 striking marquise-cut diamonds. By playing with asymmetry, angles and colors, Winston designers bring a wonderful sense of naturalism to the scene.
To create the illusion of rippling water, fine lines were sculpted into the fragile mother-of-pearl background. The lines begin under the hour and minute hands and grow in size as they reach the outer limits of the pond. At 12 o’clock, a large emerald- cut diamond crowns the excentered hours and minutes, a tribute to Mr. Winston’s preferred diamond cut.
Measuring 36 mm in diameter, the white gold case of the Premier Lotus is set with 57 brilliant-cut diamonds, including the hallmark truncated diamond in the crown and four truncated diamonds on either end of the strap attachments.
On the reverse side, a sapphire crystal reveals the Swiss-made mechanical automatic movement. Fitted with a flat silicon balance spring to ensure lasting precision, the movement offers a robust power reserve of 68 hours. The movement is beautifully finished with a rose gold skeletonized rotor, circular Côtes de Genève decoration on the bridges, rhodium-plated parts, and circular graining on the base plate.
The Premier Lotus Automatic 36mm watch is fitted with a matching pearly pink alligator leather strap with an ardillon buckle is set with 17 brilliant-cut diamonds. The watch is water-resistant up to 30 meters.
Model: Harry Winston Premier Lotus Automatic 36mm
Caliber HW2014 Mechanical, automatic winding
Diameter: 26.2 mm
Thickness: 4.47 mm
Number of components: 205
Number of jewels: 28
Frequency: 28 800 vibrations/hour (4 Hz)
Balance spring: Flat silicon balance spring
Finishes: 18K rose gold skeletonized rotor, circular Côtes de Genève, rhodium plating, circular graining
Power reserve: 68 hours
Excentered hours and minutes
18K white gold
Diameter: 36 mm
Height: 9.3 mm
Crystal: Sapphire with anti-reflective coating on both sides
Case back: Open, sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: 3 bar (30 meters)
Gem-setting on the case: 57 brilliant-cut diamonds
18K gold lotus flower, white and pink beaded mother-of-pearl, martelé 18K gold
153 brilliant-cut diamonds
10 marquise-cut diamonds
1 emerald-cut diamond
Pink pearl alligator leather
Buckle: 18K white gold ardillon buckle set with 17 brilliant-cut diamonds
227 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 2.68 cts)
10 marquise-cut diamonds (approx. 0.24 carat)
1 emerald-cut diamond (approx. 0.02 carat)