Just today, Urwerk presented the UR-105M Iron Knight and Dark Knight watches. Inspired by jousting and medieval suits of armor, the steely knights shield their watch faces in a lightweight “canopy” of PEEK. Both designs include a new UR 5.01 movement with satellite display. There are four hour disks mounted on a Geneva cross, and, on the side, one can find a power gauge and a seconds counter with marks every two seconds and numerals for every ten. On the flipside, the “control board” holds real-time monitors of the watch’s power, “oil,” and fine tuning. The Swiss-made watch comes in two styles, the Iron Knight with a bezel of brushed steel and the Dark Knight shining in black AITiN-treated steel, each made in respective limited edition runs of 77 pieces.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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