#FirstClassFriday: Harry Winston's lavish Twist Automatic timepiece by numbers
Tour de force
There are beautiful watches, and then there are those which are truly exquisite. And beyond that, there's Harry Winston's Twist Automatic high jewellery timepiece that's in a league of its own.
Picture the intoxicating heydays of old school glamour; a time when grandiosity was in, and minimalism didn't exist. Tapping into this very spirit, the American jeweller dipped into its historic archives to inspire the Twist. Festooned with intertwining gems that recall a sense of infinity, we bring you in numbers the definitive craftsmanship that went into Harry Winston's high jewellery masterpiece:
625 jewels adorn the Twist
302 baguette-cut diamonds accentuate the piece
186 components make the watch tick
170 marquise-cut rubies highlight its artistry
148 marquise-cut diamonds evoke a sense of purity, and
5 brilliant-cut rubies complete the Twist
Harry Winston is located at #02-19, Ion Orchard.