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Minimalist tradition meets modern luxury with Obaku’s timeless watches

Obaku’s timeless watches are inspired by minimalism and simplicity.

The classic timepieces are created using ancient Danish design tradition combined with Asian Zen Philosophy that focuses on the essential things in life.

The Japanese philosophy of Enso – the calligraphic circle of life – symbolizes strength, elegance, and the universe. It is an expression of living in the moment, and the freedom of letting your body and spirit simply create. These are the pillars that inform Obaku’s classic designs.

While it might seem unusual to blend traditions that originate worlds apart, Obaku has conceptualised a unique aesthetic where Nordic and Asian design idioms meet.

Obaku watches stand the test of time. The brand offers affordable luxury watches using luxurious materials, intricate attention to detail and their signature high-end quality.

The Diamante Range

For the first time ever, Obaku has encrusted an SI1 clarity diamond into their watch. Called the DIAMANT, the watch features a newly-designed orbit dial, which takes the shape of a swirling concentric watch face that highlights the diamond as the focal point of the design. The watch also comes with a milanaise stainless steel mesh bracelet that effortlessly contours to any wrist.

Innovative and sprinkled with just the right amount of extravagance, Obaku’s diamante watch that is not only a sparkling jewellery piece but a functional accessory too.

This Obaku genuine diamond watch retails from only R1699.

Obaku’s Octagonal Watch

Designed by Danish designer Christian Mikkelsen, Obaku’s Octagonal Watch features an ultra-slim design and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. Available in a 38mm Gents version and 32mm Ladies version, the brand has launched a 3 different colourways. Choose between a stunning combination of blue and rose-gold, or a cool steel colour with a black dial. For the ladies, there’s also an all-gold version or a grey with blue dial for the gents.

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