August 15, 2019 2 min read

After a yearlong collaboration with Italian designerMeccaniche Veneziane, we are delighted to announce the release of our very limited edition Nereide Collection. 

Named in tribute toNereide– a Venetian submarine built in the Royal Arsenale in 1913 and commissioned by the Royal Navy during the First World War – our collaborative timepieces recall the elegance and sophistication of a WWI submarines’ design. 

With only 100 timepieces available, each watch is truly as unique as the next, and come available in a range of different designs, styles and colours to choose from.Click here to browse through the full range. 


Utilising Italian design alongside Swiss manufacturing, our timepieces contain Swiss Made Automatic CAL.MV285 movement, a 22K gold plated rotor and Côtes de Genève Perlage Decorations within a Ø42 mm, 316L Stainless Steel casing. The extra thick antireflective domed sapphire glass atop provides a crystal-clear view of the time whenever you need. 

Water resistant to 20 atmospheres, each watch not only looks fantastic on the wrist, but fits comfortably too, courtesy of the bespoke, hand-produced Italian leather strap added to each model. The EDIZIONE LIMITATA Watches & Crystals Ardesia Black Dial with C1 Swiss Superluminova® is yet another standout feature, as is the Italian handmade durmast wood box the watch comes packaged in. 

A quick summary of the watch’s main features can be seen below: 

  • CASE: Ø42 mm, 316L Stainless Steel.
  • MOVEMENT: Swiss Made Automatic CAL.MV285.
  • CRYSTAL: Antireflective Domed Sapphire Glass.
  • LUME: C1 Swiss Superluminova®.
  • BEZEL: Unidirectional rotatable, Aluminum Insert.
  • WR: 20ATM = 200mt.
  • STRAP: Leather Strap Handmade in Italy.
  • PACKAGING: Durmast wood, Handmade in Italy.


The Collaboration

Our exclusive collaboration with Meccaniche Veneziane has come off the back of our established standing as aquality watch supplier, and the Italian designer’s horological reputation for bespoke design. Over a year-long period, we have worked together to formulate a unique range of luxury watches, offering the same bespoke Italian design, unparalleled Swiss quality and tailor-made mechanics thatMeccaniche Veneziane watches are known for. 

With only 100 watches on offer, our timepieces won’t hang around for long, and can only be purchased through the Watches and Crystalswebsite. Browse the full selection for yourself byclicking here, orcontact us to find out more information. 

Stefano Pietrini
Stefano Pietrini