TOCKr take off with a winning combination of heritage and style

Normally in this job I get the opportunity to discuss a watch that has launched and behind it is the start of a brand, or a link into an existing brand.     Tockr™ is different in this aspect, we are witnessing the birth of the complete brand, a polished, refined, professional and complete brand….

Sterling silver Alien facehugger ring

For people that know me they know I also make jewellery – I had the opportunity today to make one of my older designs  I jazzed it up a bit in the end as I wanted to include my signature stamp somewhere – so this customer gets the first leather bracelet (it’s all about the…

Ikepod number 2 finished and back to life 

This was more of a repair and build project than a straight service. The customer had spent years scouting the internet for parts to bring this back to life one day. The first job was to inspect the parts for damage, and missing bits. A service of the base Valjoux 7750 movement was very encouraging…

Brellum launch a new ‘Pandial’ range, how can you choose one?

Sébastien Muller has done it again, but this time very quietly – if you ignore that a few Pandials have been at Worn and Wind, on display on request in New York. The Pandial range available on his website has four base options with a host of different combinations – all featuring the Aluminium Tachymeter…

BERANGER RICHEMANN Quartz racing Chronograph is live on kickstarter

Based in Toronto and Hong Kong, Beranger Richemann was founded in 2016 by two designers, both watch lovers and history enthusiasts who saw a gap in the market for stylish, high-quality watches with a vintage aesthetic. Our timepieces are inspired by the classic, iconic 1940s era. Our goal was to create contemporary watches with timeless…

A new sophisticated Brellum Duobox arrives as Autumn approaches

There are so many watches available on the market these days, watches to suit your mood, or watches to suit your style. Then there are the watches that are made to be pieces of excellence to reflect the beauty of time keeping, the Brellum is of course the later, but fits the first also. Since…

A custom special order watch for a customer

This order was a special order for a customer that contacted me looking for a unique watch. We spent a week or so designing the dial between us back and forth through email and messenger. Once the design was finalised the design file for the dial went off for manufacture. The factory did an excellent…

The Astrohelm from Advisor watches has a few days left on kickstarter

The Astrohelm is a watch that is a tribute to the heritage of watches in a couple of ways. Firstly the California Dial (Cali) has been around since the 1930’s, secondly the case design style sits firmly in the same time frame between 1936 – 1940 with the Italian designed Radomir 1940