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Something unique and British

Post by Tomsolo »

My other half is a fan of this chaps Jewellery and it seems he's having a go at making watches... certainly something different.... and handmade in Cornwall... can't get much more English than that...(movements aside!)

http://www.justind.co.uk/jewellery/handmade-watch
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Post by Lavaine »

Nice looking pieces. I quite like #20. Unfortunately quite small at 32mm. Considering the materials (sterling silver) and the fact that the cases and dials are all handmade, the prices are quite reasonable. And you're virtually guaranteed none of your friends will show up wearing the same one!
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I'm not keen on the watches but the cufflinks and some of the commissioned pieces are more my type of thing.

Interesting that he is using old ETAs in the #9 (NOS?) and is offering a 4 year warranty.
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I quite like the clean lines on the watches,long warranty,but its like that old thing you will only know how good the warranty is when you need it?
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Interesting but small. Also not sure how sterling silver will last as silver usually tarnishes so may need a lot of care.
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Post by robert75 »

I have seen these advertised before on amazon never seen one in the flesh though. I thought they were a little pricey personally. Yes I know they are handmade but the parts are pretty standard. I know Rotary have took up the J & T Windmills name and are selling sterling Silver watches at the 300 - 400 price mark but most of them are mechanical.
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Cornwall - can't get much more English than that! Look out for a comment from a member of the Cornish Nationalist Party!!