The Lab

  • 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

  • Show Time at BaselWorld 2012

    Posted on March 16, 2012 by jeroen

    Today’s post marks the 3rd anniversary of The Lab. It is incredible to think back when we started the idea of sharing our thoughts and experience behind the scenes back in 2008/9, we knew we wanted to make our first post ever with a pre-Basel story. Fast forward to … Read More

  • Winter in the Alps

    Posted on December 22, 2011 by Linde Werdelin

    Can you believe it?  2011 is already coming to a close.  It has been such an eventful year not only on our own micro level but also on a global scale, yet it has gone like a blink. To round up the year nicely, the ski season has finally … Read More

  • New Case Construction for SpidoLite II

    Posted on December 2, 2011 by Linde Werdelin

    New arrivals!  The SpidoLite II is here.  There are two versions: Titanium, and Anthracite DLC Titanium. Anthracite is a hard coal colour, very dark grey, almost black, but it is not black. Apart from the new case colour we have given to the SpidoLite II, we have also designed the … Read More

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