UK watch brand Christopher Ward has released an orange dial variant to its C60 range. The dial is also uber-thin sapphire crystal and translucent, so you can catch a glimpse of the Sellita SW200 movement inside. That is a clever detail and we love the C Ward trident second hand, plus the decorated rotor on the movement, which you can see through the caseback as … Continue reading Christopher Ward C60 Gets a Glass of Orange
Casio have released a jazzy Phoenix Rainbox G-Shock model which costs a cool grand. But is it cool? This shimmering delight is based on the carbon MTG-B2000, with a Blue Phoenix-themed design. The Blue Phoenix is a legendary bird whose appearance is said to be a harbinger of good things to come, says Casio. Like the end of lockdowns and masks? Hmmm maybe. Back to … Continue reading A Grand For a Casio G-Shock Rainbow? Come On, Really?
Technology is changing watchmaking, and in many ways it is making the entire process more democratic, more inclusive, since almost anyone can set up a watch brand, use computer software to design models, 3D printing on prototype parts and source low volume manufacturing and packaging from Switzerland to Singapore. Here’s a press release that we missed a month back, but it shows how new tech … Continue reading Manufacturing: XRby & Ansys Offer Cutting Edge Crystal Creation
There are some who love UK brand Christopher Ward and others who regard their Sellita powered watches as essentially entry level and therefore not quite prestige. Maybe a Tissot has more heritage, and even a Hamilton Ventura has cool vibes? Well, you can argue those points down the pub – actually you probably can’t as the pubs are closing down like 20th century blacksmiths, but … Continue reading Christopher Ward C60 Sapphire: Deep Blue Magic
We love Kickstarter independents because they are listening to what customers want. Fact is, if they get it wrong, then too few pledges roll in and the project falls on its ass at the first hurdle. We reckon this beautiful Vertigo Medusa dive watch, with a steel case and bracelet, 300m depth rating, and a trio of fume style dials, will hit the spot. You … Continue reading Kickstarter: Vertigo Issues a Heads Up on Stunning Auto Range
You know how it is watch lovers. You wear a fave wristwatch for a special occasion and then bang – it picks up a scratch on its pristine crytsal. You will go through several stages of anger, loss, frustration, rewinding time, blaming the hotel for placing the wall so close to the lift door exit…all that stuff. If you have a nice Seiko, Swiss watch, … Continue reading Can Polywatch Remove Scratches from a Sapphire Crystal? Yes…and No.