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Automatic Mechanical Watch
A quality watch gives you an elegant and stylish look. It can also complement your clothing and arm you with self-confidence. Mechanical watches (which include both the hand-winding and automatic variety) are not only swanky but high-quality and durable. So, they will offer you great service while giving you a classy look. There is a connection between man and machine; without that human element, the watch wouldn’t work. It needs something with a human heartbeat to make its own – the balance – come to life. You don’t get that with a battery. You wind it by hand or, when wearing it, power it by the movement of your wrist and if the watch has an open back you can see the movement working, which is a wonderful thing.
The ORICO is an automatic mechanical watch which It comes in a 45mm 316Ti Stainless Steel – Titanium case and black rubber strap, making it long-lasting and scratch-free. We imagined this chic sport-formal model using the beautiful, subdued aesthetic grammar of the circle. The ergonomic elegance of the ORICO is based on the slim profile of the case that espouses the wrist, while the bezel is strictly horizontal, parallel to the skeletonized baseplate. As its movement is just 6.4 mm thick, the ORICO was able to limit the thickness of the case to 14 mm.
The idea of the pattern on the rotor and as well as on the dial is inspired by the sunflower seed pattern. The pattern of seeds within a sunflower follows the Fibonacci sequence, or 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144… If you remember back to math class, each number in the sequence is the sum of the previous two numbers. In sunflowers, the spirals you see in the center are generated from this sequence — there are two series of curves winding in opposite directions, starting at the center and stretching out to the petals, with each seed sitting at a certain angle from the neighboring seeds to create the spiral.
While our technical-aesthetic credo is to open up fine watchmaking to the worlds of art, sport, and lifestyle, our purpose here with the ORICO was to tackle the archetype of watchmaking as a fine art, with performance as an added bonus. The ORICO is a timepiece that combines watchmaking tradition with pioneering concepts. It is the result of a determined desire to create the world’s most consistent mechanical caliber.
Automatic self-winding tourbillon movement with hours, minutes, rotary g-sensor, power-reserve
indicator, and function selector.
Limited edition of 42 pieces.