Limited to just 50 pieces worldwide, the dial features a Mother of Pearl skull and crossbones inlaid in black abalone shell. The stainless steel case features a sapphire crystal and distinctive crown. Men's watch, 38mm, Celeste Watch Company

Pirate Watch

Pirate Watch

Limited to just 50 pieces worldwide, the dial features a Mother of Pearl skull and crossbones inlaid in black abalone shell. Strap colors come in complementary black or navy. The hypoallergenic stainless steel case features a scratch resistant sapphire crystal and distinctive crown.

Out on the high seas, the Skull and Crossbones is recognized the world over as the flag flown by pirates.

According to an online ehow contributor by Jason Chavis:

 “The image of the skull and crossbones has a long tradition throughout the world, and has come to be synonymous with death. Originally a warning left at the entrance to graveyards, the image was adopted by many groups over the years to strike fear into their enemies or to symbolize an organization. Famously adopted by pirates, it has been used by military factions, secret societies and to warn people against poisons.”

Some speculate deeper and associate its meaning to occult spiritual power rooted in ancient traditions as sited by journalist Richard Cassaro:

“The Skull & Cross Bones is an ancient symbol with a powerful, hidden meaning. Today the Skull & Cross Bones signifies “poison” and we’re warned to “stay away.” But this is an intentional deception by the elite to hide the symbol’s true meaning. In fact, the Skull & Cross Bones is an ancient instrument used by sorcerers to gain spiritual power.”


Case: 38mm polished stainless steel, scratch resistant sapphire glass, water resistant to 30 meters.

Movement: The heart of the watch - is a Swiss made Ronda movement (cell 364). Standard battery life is 40 months. Power saving mechanism with pulled-out stem: Reduction of consumption by approximately 70%.

Hands: Three hands - standard hours, minutes and seconds indication. Luminous (Glow in the Dark).

Bands: 20mm hand-sewn vegetable-tanned goat leather. Always soft and luxurious next to your skin.

Vegetable-tanned leather, made with natural tannins, looks and feels more natural and has a beautiful texture of color. Over time, the band will improve. If you've ever seen a leather jacket or bag that looks beautifully aged, it's probably vegetable-tanned leather. Vegetable-tanned leather develops a patina over time, giving the leather a soft sheen and beautiful depth of color. The patina develops in response to usage and exposure to sunlight and heat, making each item truly unique to the owner. Vegetable-tanned leather also often smells sweet and earthy, rather than the chemical, synthetic smell of chrome-tanned leather.

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This is Celeste's unwavering promise and at the heart of every watch. 

 

If  you are unsatisfied with the performance of your watch, we'll make it right. Whether you made the purchase or received your watch as a gift, it's Celeste's guarantee that your watch will maintain its beauty and precision.

 

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*Bands are not included.

All Celeste Watches come with Sapphire Crystals. The part on the face of the watch that looks like glass is the sapphire crystal. In this case, the term "crystal" refers to the transparency. You can think of it as transparent sapphire or sapphire glass. Because of the heightened transparency, every watch is super clear and vibrant.

 

The advantages of having sapphire glass on your Celeste Watch are:

  • It is extraordinarily scratch-resistant. Sapphire has a value of 9 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. This makes it the 3rd hardest natural substance next to moissanite (synthetic diamonds) and diamonds.
  • Clearer than glass.
  • Less reflections than glass.
  • Its fracture toughness is around 4 times greater than that of Gorilla Glass.

At shows and festivals, I love to tell customers that because of the sapphire crystal, they can drag their new watch along a brick wall and it won't scratch! Although a scary prospect, the watch will perform flawlessly. Today, I found a video of a company testing the sapphire crystal on an iPhone by dragging a cinder block across it. The results were impressive.

 

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  • Product Code: Skull&Crossbones
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  • $299.00

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