It is my firm conviction that each watch collection must have at least one classic diving watch. I am not just talking about a timepiece with a 100 meter or more water resistance, I am talking about that look, with the three link metal bracelet, rotating bezel, and large and
My fondness for German watch Making is often clear as I make mention to watch makers and designers whose work produces beautiful or utilitarian timepieces. Here we have a rare combined effort of two of Germany's most exclusive had dedicated watch makers. Nivrel is known for their well-made classically simplistic
I've always liked German Nivrel's dive watches. The newest one is the Deep Ocean GMT; a mechanical GMT watch with a elegantly purposeful design. The steel case is 43mm wide with a rotating 24 hour bezel and black dial with easy to read hour markers and hands coated in SuperLumiNova.
The Nivrel "Sea" watches have always impressed me. They are basic diver watches, with a colorful twist. The chronograph version is the Wild Sea. It comes in standard steel, and PVD steel. This watch is perfect for when you want a classic look, with a bit of an edge.
A lot of the time people ask me for advice on buying a watch. Be it for themselves, a loved one, or maybe even a child. I do my best to counsel the, but it is hard to instill the passion I have for watches to someone who is just
Just a couple of more days to enter for a chance to win the beautiful Nivrel Deep Ocean GMT Automatic watch (retail about $1,100). Click here to enter for your chance to win this watch before the end of August.
We know that tourbillon watches are expensive. The complex little movements are at a premium based on the difficultly of manufacture and the prestige of owning one. The bar has been set pretty high with all variations of multi axis tourbillons and flying tourbillons that give a great view of
If you look at all the details in this Nivrel watch, you'll understand why I like it - especially as compared to many of the other minute repeater watches out there. In a nut shell, you have a base ETA Swiss movement that is highly decorated in a highly polished
Nivrel is one of my favorite underdog German watch brands. They do (have done) a wide range of stuff - from hardcore dive watches, to tourbillons, to erotic minute repeaters. I love the variety of their work. Lately it seems as though they have been focusing on more classic looking
Thanks to Mark S. from Cleveland, Ohio for a follow-up wrist shot and some thoughts on the Nivrel Deep Ocean GMT watch he won back in August here on aBlogtoRead.com. Here are some words from him on the German timepiece:
"Firstly, I'd like to thank Nivrel for allowing me the opportunity