Nomos’s Bauhaus Style And Cordova Horsehide Watchband
When it comes to German-made wristwatches, A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte Original and Nomos occur to me. Conflicts don’t exist in their brand positioning and market pricing. Those who like German-made watches choose to buy right watches for you according to your economic conditions. But Nomos stars in today’s article, and I will show you something about Nomos’s Banhaus style and Cardova horsehide watchband.
Nomos’s Banhaus Style
As one of watch makers that can design, research, develop and manufacture movements independently, Nomos is well known for Bauhaus style in the watchmaking industry and across the world.What’s Bauhaus style? Bauhaus, which comes from German, is defined by Walter Gropius, a founder of Bauhaus University. He thought the focus-on-form building style for the nobles looks too garish. As a big fan of simple, he praised highly the simple style that can meet basic function. Bauhaus style, originated from 1919, had produced an effect on the watchmaking in the 1920s, especially German. At that time, there isn’t Nomos in German Watchmaking. It’s A. Lange & Söhne that has applied Bauhaus style to its watchmaking since 1924. After World war, A. Lange & Söhne needed create novel watches, so it abandon the simple style for a short time. Maybe A. Lange & Söhne has as a classic model as Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref.96 if it could kept that style. With the development and spread of Bauhaus style, Longines, IWC, Stowa, Rolex once produced wristwatches in Bauhause style. Hence, the Bauhaus style of Nomos is not original, but it can’t be denied that Nomos has been a successful watch brand for wristwatches in Bauhaus style.
Nomos’s Shell Cordovan Watchband
In addition to wristwatches in Bauhaus style, shell Cordovan watchband is another main product of Nomos. High cost performance and high-end hand-made craftsmanship make Nomos be the most durable among leather watchbands.
1. Before sewing watchband, it will take craftsmen an amount of time to treat leather. The process includes airing, dyeing, grinding and polishing and so on. That the finished leather is done by hand completely usually takes 6 months.
2. Nomos only selects shells from horse skin to make watchbands, because the part is protected well and appear fine texture. Pores are almost seen on the surface of the horsehide leather. With unique texture and thickness, Nomos shell Cordovan watchband is nice, comfortable, durable and elegant around the wrists. Especially in the summer, shell Cordovan leather embodies its a big advantage in waterproofness. Only such Nomos shell Cordovan watchbands bring wearers fabulous wearing experience.
3. Shell Cordovan leather is four or five times durable than crocodile skin, shark skin, ostrich skin or cow skin. Nomos shell Cordovan watchband embodies durability of shells fully. As time goes by, shell Cordovan watchband will give off distinctive charm.
Every shell Cordovan watchband is injected into patience and devotion from craftsmen, representing functions and practicality.
As an up-and-coming watch brand, Nomos features Bauhaus style and practicality and durability, so it wins much attention from the young generations with modern artistic style. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.