Harry Winston’s new Premier Precious Butterfly Automatic watch collection unites horology with lepidoptery: each of the four timepieces feature a dial decorated with the iridescent powder found on a butterfly’s wing.
We’re coveting the bold and the beautiful: the finest of jewellery.
MB&F horology puts a new spin on the traditional wheels of watchmaking.
There is a certain confidence that comes with being well adorned, and the art of jewellery and watch design has captivated us for decades. These industry greats continue to convert buyers to collectors.
Tourbillons appearing to float free of any support; time indicated by rotating discs, chains of diamonds, or tiny spinning cubes: such are the improbable horological inventions that have made Harry Winston’s presentation of a new Opus a highlight of the Baselworld watch and jewellery fair every spring.
How did we get the 60-second minute? What do the phases of the moon have to do with timekeeping? And why is watchmaking so popular?
For Kelly Rowan, talent + drive + beauty equals longevity.
This is not a story about tiaras. Not really. Yes, there was a stunningly extensive exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, a serious elaboration on an unanticipated runaway success show at Wartski’s in London. Yes, certain Crown Jewels were involved.
This is where the Harry Winston shop holds discreet sway as it has since 1947, and where the unphotographed but intensely real, and intensely articulate, Ronald Winston plies his many talents.