Watch enthusiasts, mark your calendars for the most awaited watch event of the year – WatchTime New York 2023 ! Set in Manhattan’s iconic Gotham Hall, this multi-day extravaganza of watch collectors, brand launches, lively industry discussions and experiential amazing reality that every watch connoisseur dreams of.
Among the more than 30 brands participating in this year’s exhibition is Oris, a long-time partner of WatchTime, a watchmaker known for its commitment to meaningful partnerships, especially those related to conservation. ocean. This year, the esteemed manufacturer will showcase one of its latest Oris X Bracenet watches. The new watches— which include two different sizes of the same diver— have been produced in partnership with Bracenet, a new social enterprise that makes accessories from recycled ‘ghost’ fishing nets. manufactures and produces dials for the duo.
As mentioned, the newly launched Oris X Bracenet includes two different sizes, one with a larger 43.5 mm diameter and the other with a more compact 36.5 mm diameter, Each size is aimed at being comfortable to wear on many different wrist sizes. Each features a meticulously crafted multi-piece stainless steel case, utilizing Oris’ modern diver’s Aquis silhouette. Rugged construction is at the forefront of the design, with a unidirectional diving bezel, integrated three-link bracelet, protective clasps, and striking crown contributing to bold styling, while also defining the norm. 300m diving guaranteed to use during operation.
Ignoring the familiar case shape, what sets the Oris X Bracenet apart is its mesmerizing dial. Made by Bracenet, the screens are crafted from recycled ‘ghost’ fishing nets and end-of-life materials, a process that ensures no two are the same. To create these kaleidoscopic dials, tiny cuts of green, blue and white are carefully warmed until they melt into raw materials, notably without additives, chemicals or additives. filler or glue. When cooled and hardened, they form an exceptionally thin sheet, just 0.3mm thick, which is then shaped and decorated with Oris details to create the final display product. With swirling colors and individual personality, each dial recounts the process of transforming waste into beauty, while applied details, prints and a small date window at 6 o’clock ensure everyday functionality.
Beneath the captivating dial is the Oris 733 movement, an automatic mechanism based on the Sellita caliber SW 200-1. With a power reserve of 38 hours and a frequency of 28,000 vph, the movement ensures precision and reliability without any nonsense. The movement can be seen by a red-accented rotor through the sapphire caseback.
The Oris X Bracenet, with its meaningful design and sustainable ethos, is available now and priced at $2,600 for both size options.