The Lab

  • Handcrafting...Individually

    Posted on November 29, 2012 by Linde Werdelin

    There is no need to romanticise the way we create the Spido watch cases – it is a craft, highly technical and complicated.  We take you behind the scenes, so you can see a few of the treatments among a long list of them each case … Read More

  • Design DNA at a Glance

    Posted on September 25, 2012 by Linde Werdelin

    This is a beautiful hand made watch box made by the famous Parisian luxury humidor maker ELIE BLEU. It has recently found home here in The Lab. I am excited to reveal what I have carefully arranged inside the box. Never have … Read More

  • Double Date Double Wheels

    Posted on September 4, 2012 by Linde Werdelin

    Each of our timepieces carries a movement that is customised for its design and inspiration.  A big date as a complication makes sense for a dive watch as it is in line with the large indexes customary for easy reading. The date is also useful for when you set … Read More

  • Hi-Tech Ceramic

    Posted on July 13, 2012 by Linde Werdelin

    We use a hi-tech ceramic for the first time to create the bezel for our latest dive watch family, the Oktopus II.  Ceramic has been hailed as a break-through material for timepieces in the last few years for its hardness and superior durability. Ceramics do not get scratched … Read More

  • One of a Kind

    Posted on June 21, 2012 by jeroen

    Sculpting a watch case out of a single solid block of gold is rare.  And that is what we decided to experiment; drilling and polishing a complex Spido case structure in gold each individually by hand…it certainly is one of a kind but, can you imagine the skills and effort … Read More

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