The Full Month series features a new way of visualizing the date on your watch. Instead of a single window revealing the current date, every day of the month appears on the dial, in the form of digit-shaped slits arranged in a circle around the center of the watch. Every day the current date will be highlighted, to be replaced by the date of the next day at midnight, and so on until the circle comes round and the cycle begins a new.
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One of my favorite enthusiast-founded and operated watch brands is Australia’s OWC. Originally known as “Orange Watch Company”, a name change doesn’t alter the fact that OWC is still the impressive product of founder Dan Fock’s vision. Up for review today is the OWC MilSub MS-6538 “James Bond Large Crown.” What exactly does that mean? It is part of OWC’s larger MilSub collection, with a dial and bezel design inspired by the Rolex watch best known for being worn by Sean Connery’... Read More
Watchmaker Itay Noy exhibited at the One of a Kind holiday show in Chicago in December 2017.
Independent Timepiece maker Itay Noy transforms telling time into a true art form. Each of his limited edition timepieces is hand made in his studio and appeals to those seeking unusual, high-quality collectable watches. The recipient of nine prizes, including the prestigious Andy Prize, Noy lectures on timepiece design at The Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem. His work has been exhibited in museums all over... Read More
The sudden and prolific onslaught of microbrands in the watch world is a product of the ingenuity of independent designers that want to do their own thing. Utilizing platforms like Kickstarter and Gofundme, they gain the capital needed to create a product of impressive quality and reasonable price while appealing to a very wide audience. Zelos is a great example and they're a Singapore-based watch company captained by Elshan Tang that focuses their design on utilizing special and unusual materia... Read More
Hong Kong Event Invite: aBlogtoWatch & Undone Watches ‘When East Meets West’ May 19, 2018
On Saturday May 19th, 2018 I (Ariel Adams of aBlogtoWatch) will be co-hosting an educational and social event in Hong Kong with Undone Watches. Comprised of luxury watch industry veterans, Undone is a fresh urban-focused watchmaker with very accessible pricing and a focus on traditional style and appeal – offering both quartz and mechanical products. The Undone founders and myself will particip... Read More
31-Mar-2018 :: The Independent-Watches.com website is formally launched. This event was covered by aBlogtoWatch.com (which is owned by Ariel Adams, a founder of Independent Watches LLC). We will work to list more watches from our initial partner brands as well as add more brands over time. Feedback from visitors is always welcome and we hope you will enjoy discovering watches here with us!