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“The Exploding Watch” Opus Eleven by Harry Winston

Limited edition of 111 watches Opus Eleven by Harry Winston ($230,000.00 and $289,000.00). We can promise you, you’ve never seen anything like it. This incredible technology is reality not taken from any of the Transformers movies. Only 100 were made in white gold, and 11 with diamonds.

Opus Eleven makes news with a technology and architecture that have never been seen before. Ingenious mechanisms give the watch a rare character and therefore worthy of our cover for Blades Magazine. Opus Eleven by Harry Winston is an explosive temperament that makes a sport of time. In addition to its role as an instrument, Opus Eleven creates an engineering puzzle that resolves itself on the hour.

How it works

An extremely complex case stages the show. The three overlapping cylinders on three levels are configured to deconstruct time. The main circle is the hour’s domain, flanked by two pavilions. One shows the minutes on a jumping disk for the tens and a running disk for the units. The other, slightly lower, displays the regular beat of a big titanium balance-wheel.

Anarchy takes hold of the hours indication beneath the sapphire-crystal dome every 60 minutes. The numeral of the hour, assembled in the center of the circle, explodes into chaos before instantly reassembling as the new hour. It then remains still until the next disintegration. Instead of a hand, 24 placards revolve and rotate on a complicated system of gears mounted on an epicycloidal gear-train.

Discover the intricate movements of the newest edition to the Opus series

[$230,000.00 and $289,000.00]