Review – Crafter Blue Professional Diver’s Watches

Review – Crafter Blue Professional Diver’s Watches

Crafter Blue is a new Hong Kong based watch company begun in 2013 by Steve Chan, a Seiko enthusiast.  The first product line manufactured by Crafter Blue was and is their high end curved rubber straps, primarily made for various Seiko dive watches.  No one else makes...
Review – Armand Nicolet, A superb Swiss dress diver

Review – Armand Nicolet, A superb Swiss dress diver

Virtually all of the dive watches I have reviewed have been just that, dive watches.  For this review I have a dive watch that is different, which I classify as a dress dive watch.   Armand Nicolet is an approximately 140 year old Swiss watch company that was sold by...
Review – STOIC Chronograph

Review – STOIC Chronograph

STOIC is a new microbrand, developed by Peter Speake-Marin, the original founder of Speake-Marin, a Swiss-based manufacturer known for limited edition high-end watches.  Peter has started the STOIC brand with three lines of watches; Pilot, Chronograph and Sports....
AuroChronos Festival 2018. It’s time for Łódź!

AuroChronos Festival 2018. It’s time for Łódź!

The second edition of the International Festival of Independent Watch Brands, AuroChronos 2018, will take place in Lodz in the last weekend of September (29th – 30th). The first edition in 2017 had over 750 guests and this year is looking to be bigger and...