The Rolex Lady Oyster Perpetual looks back on a distinguished tradition of elegance and precision. In 1927, a Rolex Oyster swam the English Channel on the wrist of Mercedes Gleitze, a young female swimmer. Both Gleitze and the Oyster emerged from the waves triumphant – Gleitze making history and the Rolex Oyster proving to the world that it was the first truly waterproof wristwatch. The Lady Oyster Perpetual embodies the achievement and glamour of its pioneering days in an elegant wristwatch made for lasting moments.
Lady Oyster Perpetual Moments
The Rolex Lady Oyster Perpetual is an emblem of grace and ingenuity that is suitable for any occasion. It combines timeless codes of elegance with the exceptional manufacturing that makes every Rolex
not just a watch, but a timeless asset.
The delicate Oyster Bracelet draws on universal standards of good taste. Fashioned from broad three-piece links, the bracelet is light and effortlessly wearable for everyday. Rolex uses 904L stainless steel, an industrial grade metal, to craft the Lady Oyster Perpetual. This material has a high gloss and resists corrosion. It is also beautiful enough to be an ornament on its own, or as a complement to precious gems.
Unlike other models in the Rolex family, the Rolex Lady Oyster Perpetual focuses on the simplest form and function: timekeeping. Without any other features crowding the dial but its hands, three numerals, and crown emblem at midnight, this is the wristwatch in its purest iteration. The Lady Oyster Perpetual by Rolex captures the breathless spirit of another age in supple, contemporary strokes. The simplicity of its design makes it easy to wind and accessible to all wearers – an ideal introduction to Rolex.
Lady Rolex and Oyster Perpetual Strength
At the core of every Rolex Oyster Lady is the Oyster hermetically sealed case and Rolex self-winding perpetual movement – two features that make this delicate wristwatch a masterpiece of horology.
The Oyster case is waterproof to a depth of 100 meters (330 feet) thanks to a patented system of screwing down the bezel, case back, and winding crown to the middle case. Introduced by Rolex watchmakers in 1926, this patented innovation became the instant envy of rival watchmakers the world over. The Oyster waterproof guarantee means its wearers can brave the waves and elements without a second thought.
Moving the hands from second, minute, to hour on the dial is the perpetual movement protected by the Oyster case. The exquisite movements in each Rolex Lady Oyster Perpetual are certified chronometers by an official Swiss testing committee. That ensures that the delicate 26mm wristwatch will keep time for years to come.