by AHW Studio
He found it! He finally found it!
Artist's Notes: We've been drawn to Ancient Egypt since we were children, and we really wanted to incorporate its style into our work. Every watch movement we find is unique, akin to discovering treasure, and we felt the rectangular 'sarcophagus' shaped watch movements of the early 20th century was the perfect opportunity to incorporate the iconic ritual masks of Ancient Egypt.
Gleaming handmade brass, fashioned to the bust of an ancient pharaoh.
Vivid Australian Opal Doublet. Please keep in mind while we will try our best to use opals that are most matching to the one shown, every stone is unique to itself!
Blue steel - the wheels of this movement were originally crafted out of a high-grade steel. Treating this steel gently with heat transforms it into a beautiful deep-blue shine.
Recycling a 1920-30's rectangular Swiss men's watch mechanism. Notice the bevelled wheels and hand-engraved markings. Older artistic techniques that are seldom done anymore.
18mm x 38mm x 5mm.
17 Ruby Jewels (varies) Jewels are ruby bearing-points inset by the watchmaker to reduce friction caused by the movement of rotating gears.
18ct Gold Plated Stainless Steel Chain.