Kross Studio has partnered with designer Alain Silberstein for a brand new timepiece- the Lotus Tourbillon. In the summertime of 2021, Silberstein contacted Kross Studio and had the will to create a lotus-inspired timepiece that may seize the essence of the Asian flower. The KS 7’000 caliber from Kross Studio comes geared up with an outsized barrel providing a 5-day energy reserve. The regulator takes its place within the middle inside a tourbillon cage on the prime of the barrel, uniting kind and performance, and setting the stage for innumerable and inventive iterations, this time: a lotus flower. The lotus flower in polished grade 5 titanium has been machined solely within the Kross Studio manufacture.
The time could be learn utilizing the peripheral hour and minute show, which orbits 360 levels across the tourbillon, the cyclical and harmonious rhythm of the hours, minutes, and seconds echoing the lifecycle of the lotus and serving as a relentless reminder of every treasured second. Housed in a 45mm titanium case protected by a black DLC remedy, the lotus blossoms underneath a sapphire dome, revealing Kross Studio’s distinctive watchmaking experience. On the dial facet, the primary elements of the motion have been hand-brushed in a round sample from the middle and handled in black, reinforcing the imaginative and prescient of a lotus floating on nonetheless waters.
A D-ring winder on the case again permits straightforward motion winding, whereas the time is about by way of the push button between 3 and 4 o’clock. The push-button has Silberstein’s fashion and is engraved with yellow lacquer.
On the case again, engravings of crimson circles showcase this collaboration. The watch comes with two straps: one in black vegan leather-based lined with rubber, and the opposite in black rubber. Like all Kross Studio watches, the interchangeable strap system permits customers to change from one strap to the opposite with a single click on of the quick-release buttons, situated on the underside of the watch.
When it comes to its case, it’s handcrafted and consists of stacked kinds, together with a blue triangle, yellow sq., and crimson circle interpreted in 3 dimensions. The Lotus Tourbillon takes its place inside a compartment that has been put into the yellow dice. The Lotus Tourbillon watch is produced in a restricted version of eighteen items.