Knowledge Center — presage

How a Seiko Arita Porcelain Dial is Crafted

How a Seiko Arita Porcelain Dial is Crafted

japanese porcelain porcelain presage seiko presage spb093 spb095 Authored By DePaula Jewelers 0 Comment(s)

A multi-stageproduction process 01Molding To produce the dials involves a challenging combination of skill, patience and artistry. First, the base material is put into a special mold which gives dials depth, especially in the version where the power reserve indictor is recessed into the dial with a deep cut.The dials are dried and then fired for the first time at 1,300 degrees to harden and whiten the material. 02Glazed/Fired Hashiguchi and his craftsmen then apply the glaze by hand, after which the dials are fired again, this time cementing the glaze on to the dial, a process which gives the...

Read more
The Craftsmanship behind the Seiko's Enamel Dials

The Craftsmanship behind the Seiko's Enamel Dials

Japanese Enamel For almost half a century, Mitsuru Yokosawa has been expanding the boundaries of enamel, mastering time-honored techniques and gradually creating new ones. As his experience broadened, the layers of enamel he was able to apply became thinner and thinner. Yokosawa-san is now able to apply a flawless enamel coat just 0.1 mm thin. Such precision requires not only exceptional visual acuity, but also the seemingly magical ability to make minute adjustments to the enamel composition based on fluctuations in humidity and weather conditions. Aptly, it would take the skills of a magician to create the face of the...

Read more
Introducing the Seiko PresageSSA358

Introducing the Seiko PresageSSA358

presage Seiko seiko presage ssa358 Authored By William DePaula 0 Comment(s)

The Two-Tone Heart Beat Some say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but with this watch has a window to it's heart.  The SSA358 is a wonder of  mechanical watchmaking and affordability.  This two-tone watch features a mechanical 4R movement with a window in the face so you can see the heart bead of the watch.  You see gears moving, jumping up and down beating just like a heartbeat. Presage Style The Seiko Presage SSA358 is quite a looker, a simple watch that is rich in detail. The watch is a mechanical watch. The SRPB41 has wonderful details,...

Read more
Introducing the Seiko Presage SRPB77

Introducing the Seiko Presage SRPB77

presage Seiko seiko presage srpb77 Authored By William DePaula 0 Comment(s)

Tuxedo Anyone? This watch is all class and elegance. The clean look, a simple watch where only the details stand out.  Simple and all class this white face with rich blue hands is truly a class act.  It is part of the Seiko Presage collection that has finally come stateside.  Let the Watch do the Talking. The Seiko Presage SRPB77 is an instant classic--a simple watch that is rich in detail. The watch is a mechanical watch. The SRPB77 has wonderful details, including the rich white starburst face and every so slightly curved hands. The mechanical movement is the 4R35. The 4R...

Read more
Introducing the Seiko Presage SRPB46

Introducing the Seiko Presage SRPB46

Cocktail, Anyone? This watch is simple and unique, from the rich coffee brown color to the rose-bronze colored case. This watch stands alone for uniquely styled watches. It has a very retro feel, but with modern design. The SRPB46 is part of the Seiko Presage collection. The deep brown leather, and the espresso face with the crisp sunburst gradient are evidence enough that this watch is represents elegance and style.  A Passion for Watches. The Seiko Presage SRPB46 is an instant classic; it is a simple watch that is rich in color and detail. The watch is a mechanical watch. The watch has wonderful...

Read more
(0) Items
Items 0
Subtotal $ 0.00
To Top