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introducing: Wei & Friends, the hands that carve time

Combining the skills of watchmaker and designer, Martin Weichert set on to create his personal watch collection 2 years ago. His vision was to create watches with a high level of craftsmanship and an uncommon design. Interestingly, one of his sources of inspiration being abstract British sculptor Henry Moore, Weichert describes his creations as Watchsculptures. […]

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WATCH REVIEW: Schofield Signalman DLC

The Signalman DLC is the second watch from Sussex-based brand Schofield. It is identical in design and function to their first timepiece, but coated with DLC, improving hardness, longevity and, in this writer’s opinion, appearance of the inaugural model. Schofield is an English brand, with a proud sense of nationalism woven into the watch’s DNA. […]

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Reviews Welcome to the reviews section of Independent Watch Projects. Our aim is to present to you the most noteworthy examples of affordable horology. Our main focus is always on the small independent brand that, out of necessity, offer more bang for your buck, but we sometimes feature pieces from more established brands if they […]

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Selection of 21 Affordable Manufacture Watches

Preamble Being on the same page with terms What is a manufacture? In English, this French word roughly translates to “factory”. For the last 10 years, marketers have hijacked the term manufacture to restrict it to high-end, vertically-integrated watch companies. The historical reality is much less black-or-white. In the South-Western area of the watch valley […]