Following in the footsteps of Harry Winston‘s previous Z10 and Z11 timepieces, the new Z12 uses the late Harry Winston’s childhood in New York City as a source of inspiration. Here, an arched blue bridge that straddles the central axis of the dial is inspired by the Manhattan bridges that influenced the world-renowned jeweler’s life and work.
At first glance, the whirling circle of numerals and markers feels confusing and difficult to grasp as a timekeeping instrument. However, upon closer inspection, the usage of concentric, bi-retrograde hours and minutes creates a complex and asymmetrical horological demonstration.
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