Heat tempered hands

by Chris Roushias 04.05.20

Very few watch companies make their own hands. Not long after starting work on ours, we began to realise why!  Read more

Topographical engraving

by Erlend 28.11.19

We engraved lots of watches with written messages during the past few months, but now we're offering something a bit different.  Read more

The world’s first fumé enamel dial

by Lewis Heath 23.10.19

Thus far, our focus has been on reverse engineering historic pieces in order to master traditional crafts. Our new fumé dial marks the beginning of us building on our learned skills and experimenting to produce something that is distinctly new...  Read more

Case Engraving Now Available

by Lewis Heath 02.09.19

Why we chose a mechanical engraver over a laser, and what we've been doing with it...  Read more

Automatic vs Hand Wound

by Watson Morris 02.09.19

With the launch of the Model 2, our first manual wind watch, Watson Morris gives his perspective on one of the industry’s most hotly contested topics...  Read more

Old Crafts... New Hands

by Lewis Heath 02.09.19

We’ve been delighted with the feedback, here’s the story of how they came about...  Read more

New Studio

by anOrdain team 16.07.19

During the 10 months since the launch of Model 1 we’ve barely had time to put down our tools. To make the Model 2 possible, we’ve moved to a new purpose-built studio...  Read more

This Is Everything You Need To Know About Enamel Dials – Part 2

by anOrdain team 13.03.19

To help our clients and readers better understand enamel dials, we’ve created a two-part series. Part 2 goes into more depth on the fabrication process of enamel dials, with a special focus on the grand feu technique.  Read more

Meet the Team #1 - Case Designer Euan

by Lewis Heath 13.03.19

This month we’re introducing our watch case designer, Euan.  Read more

Leatherwork in the Highlands

by Lewis Heath 13.03.19

We catch up with saddle-maker Gary Reavell - creator of our new carry cases.  Read more

100 Years of British Military Watches - Part 3

by Watson Morris 12.03.19

The final part in Watson Morris's trilogy: 100 Years of Military Watches is here.  Read more

Show reports: Salon QP and Windup Watch Fair

by Lewis Heath 11.01.19

We recently had the pleasure of attending Wind-up Watch Fair in New York and Salon QP in London. It was a great chance to meet and engage with collectors and enthusiasts, get feedback and share ideas.  Read more


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