Hybrid titanium bezel evoking the look of Gassan family sword blades’ ayasugi-hada patterns
1. Additive manufacturing: 3D modelling of ayasugi-hada patterns built up in successive layers of laser-melted Ti64 titanium alloy powder.
2. A Ti64 titanium cylinder takes 78 hours of building up successive layers to complete.
Dial with hishimaki-gara diamond pattern incorporating the worldview of Japanese swords
The traditional diamond-shaped hishimaki-gara pattern, often seen on Japanese sword handles, is used as a dial face texture, while a decorative design evoking the look of a folding fan adorns the perimeter. Additional design features — from index marks that evoke the curvature of a sword blade to hour and minute hands with multifaceted cuts — set the watch off with sophisticated textural appeal down to the finest detail.
Clad Guard Structure for durability and operability
The Clad Guard Structure builds shock resistance into the crown and buttons, ensuring toughness and ease of operation while reducing the case size. αGEL® inserted into the head cover of the crown helps to absorb shocks.
*αGEL is a registered trademark of Taica Corporation.
*Image shows the MRG-B2000B-1A4.
Solar-powered timekeeping with Bluetooth® and radio control for enhanced accuracy and reliability
Super Illuminator (high-brightness LED light) for readability in the dark