Watches

Summer is the best day in Finland, as the old proverb says. Should it be raining or, if you're lucky, the weather is hot and you decide to head to the beach to enjoy some summer sun and splashing...
The world contains two kinds of watch enthusiasts; collectors and users. This of course applies to a great many hobbies, my personal social circle for example contains collectors of cameras and photography equipment, and a few ex-collectors, who woke up...
The stylish man looks at the time from a watch, not his phone. You've heard it said, and it holds a lot of truth as peeking at your wrist is a lot less noticeable and, provided the wearer has...
The Alpina AlpinerX is a bit extraordinary smartwatch, because the traditional 135-year-old Alpina who created the watch has unexpectedly created the Kickstarter project of it. However, Alpina has made several collaborative projects during its history, such as the legendary...
Longines is a traditional Swiss watch manufacturer, whose image has been tarnished this past decade by a sort of lack-of-oomph, but which is seeing a resurgence - at least partly due to the continuing wake of the heritage boom....
At the Experience of the Art of Watchmaking workshop, ten participants gathered to assemble Raymond Weil's mechanical wristwatch directed by Watch Service Finland's watchmakers, Mr. Jouni Pöllänen and Mr. Antti Kuitto. The first workshop was held in Hyvinkää Villatehdas...
Diving watches are enjoying a bout of immense popularity, and for good reason. As the name suggests, diving watches are designed to resist moisture, meaning they are built to stand up to more than just desk diving. Combine these...
When speaking of watches, there is a tendency to equate them with Switzerland. This is quite natural, since the majority of the world's better known and respected watchmakers are indeed Swiss. The industry has, over the years, become dominated...

Brellum Duobox

Brellum is a Swiss company and watch brand, of whose origins and founder I wrote about earlier. This micro brand company's first watch offering carries the name Duobox, and is, in the maker's own words, a timeless dress chronograph....
Finland's watch scene is about to hit a new milestone, as a joint design venture by watchmaker Stepan Sarpaneva and the Kelloharrastajat (Finnish Watch Enthusiasts) community, the KH x S.U.F Helsinki branded Myrsky (Storm in Finnish) timepiece is launched...