In Watches & Wonders 2021 that was held digitally at Geneva, Rolex introduces their latest creation that was brought to life by its unique watchmaking expertise. These new timepieces come with an ultra-precise technology and exacting artisanal craftsmanship. They are watches that invite you on an adventure, be it geographical, technical or aesthetic.

From the new Explorer models, the new Datejust with an unique dial design and Lady Datejust that reveal the radiance of diamonds, let’s take a deep look from each of these Rolex collections.

Oyster Perpetual Explorer

The Oyster Perpetual Explorer in Oystersteel and yellow gold features a distinctive black dial with characteristic 3, 6, and 9 numerals with a Chromalight display. At 36mm, this watch comes with a yellow rolesor, the bezel, winding crown and centre links of the bracelet are in 18 ct yellow gold, while the case and outer links of the bracelet are in Oystersteel.

A paragon of robustness and reliability, the new-generation Explorer’s 36 mm Oyster case is guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet). Its middle case is crafted from a solid block of Oystersteel, a particularly corrosion-resistant alloy. The case back, edged with fine fluting, is hermetically screwed down with a special tool that allows only Rolex watchmakers to access the movement.

This watch is equipped with calibre 3230, a movement at the forefront of watchmaking technology and carries the Superlative Chronometer certification, which ensures excellent performance on the wrist. This self-winding mechanical movement led to the filing of several patents, and offers fundamental gains in terms of precision, power reserve, resistance to shocks and magnetic fields, convenience and reliability.

Oyster Perpetual Explorer II

This Oyster Perpetual Explorer II in Oystersteel with an Oyster bracelet features a white dial with an arrow-shaped 24-hour hand and hour markers with a Chromalight display. At 42 mm, the case comes with Oystersteel material that is extremely resistant, offers an exceptional finish once polished, and maintains its beauty even in the harshest environments.

A paragon of robustness and reliability, the 42 mm Oyster case of the new-generation Explorer II is guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet). Its middle case is crafted from a solid block of Oystersteel, a particularly corrosion-resistant alloy.

The Twinlock winding crown, fitted with a double waterproofness system and protected by an integral crown guard, screws down securely against the case. The crystal is made of virtually scratchproof sapphire and is fitted with a Cyclops lens at 3 o’clock for easy reading of the date.

The new-generation Explorer II is equipped with calibre 3285, a movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex that was released in 2018 and is fitted on this model from 2021. At the forefront of watchmaking technology, this self-winding mechanical movement led to the filing of several patents, and offers outstanding performance in terms of precision, power reserve, resistance to shocks and magnetic fields, convenience and reliability.

Oyster Perpetual Datejust 36 

The new dials on the Oyster Perpetual Datejust 36 feature a palm motif, inspired by tropical forests, or a fluted motif that incorporates one of Rolex’s aesthetic styles. The gold dial, they are made from age-old materials such as copper, zinc, nickel, chromium, titanium and silicon, combined with cutting-edge technology to create deep, vibrant metallic colours.

This version has a Jubilee bracelet that is supple and comfortable. The five-piece link Jubilee bracelet was specially created for the launch of the Oyster Perpetual Datejust in 1945. The 36 mm Oyster case of the Datejust 36 is guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet). Its middle case is crafted from a solid block of Oystersteel, a particularly corrosion-resistant alloy.

The new versions of the Datejust 36 are equipped with calibre 3235, this self-winding mechanical movement led to the filing of several patents, and offers outstanding performance in terms of precision, power reserve, resistance to shocks and magnetic fields, convenience and reliability.

Oyster Perpetual Lady-Datejust

This watch, crafted from 18ct yellow gold, showcases the captivating shine of the diamonds that adorn every surface. The case is set with 158 brilliant-cut diamonds on the case sides and lugs as well as 44 brilliant-cut diamonds on the bezel. The President bracelet sparkles with a further 596 brilliant-cut diamonds. Meanwhile, the dial paved with 291 diamonds, features elegant 18 t yellow gold Rman numerals with a black finish.

The Lady-Datejust’s Oyster case is 28 mm in diameter. Its middle case is crafted from a solid block of 18 ct yellow gold. The case back, edged with fine fluting, is hermetically screwed down with a special tool that allows only Rolex watchmakers to access the movement.

This watch is equipped with calibre 2236, a self-winding mechanical fitted with a Syloxi hairspring, patented and produced by Rolex. This silicon hairspring remains up to 10 times more precise than a traditional hairspring in case of shocks, and its patented geometry ensures the calibre’s regularity in any position. This movement also contains a paramagnetic nickel-phosphorus escape wheel and offers a power reserve of approximately 55 hours.