We are crowdfunding - this time in Taiwan
Dear Backers of our Kickstarter campaigns,
Although we have been a bit more quiet due to challenges along the road, HORAGE is vital.
We now look back on 10 years... Read more
We are back because of you
this campaign is the root cause of us being able to come back to this amazing platform. We created a new product called "Multiply" and further improved the... Read more
Nice review on our Array K1 watch (by worn&wound)
Thanks again to the Zach and his team from Worn&Wound for the nice story. Click here for more info.
Please back us in our second Kickstarter campaign and continue to spread... Read more
We are back on Kickstarter with HORAGE "Array K1"
As promised, we are back on Kickstarter with a beautiful, authentic watch based on our K1 movement.
We call it "Array K1"
It is one more step in an array... Read more
Deployment buckle explained and pics from happy people
This week had to bring back a watch to "watch-daddy" Jonas as one of our backers had some problems with the buckle... but it worked perfectly fine somehow... Some of... Read more
Our best friend... and an Early Bird!
After an intense weekend of packing 122 watches including the preparation of all necessary documents, our best friend and daily visitor came to our office. The post man... or more... Read more
We are getting closer and closer!
Aren´t they beautifully lined up? Hmmm... you wanna lick them;-)
Sleepless in Biel
Jonas is working day and night, Saturdays and Sundays...
In between he has some rugby games to win and if you look closely at his nose, you will see some... Read more
Jonas in action
Automation before the automation age!?
What you see below are assembly rings - also called "Renfer rings". It allows Jonas to have a high degree of process stability during his... Read more
Balance wheel bridge ready for further assembly
Some nice pics from the balance wheel bridge. Brushed, plated and semi assembled.
Jonas is taking care about every single piece in a kind of painstaking and sturdy manner... day... Read more
Shipping stuff and setting jewels
After closing our campaign successfully, we are now super busy getting things done to assure that we ship in "quality" and in "time".
Sending out the smaller stuff... Read more
The journey will go on - solving the "post crowdfunding trauma"
Dear Backers and everybody who is reading this update,
Like so many on the Kickstarter platform, we are people who love making good products and we all do this in... Read more
And we are on it already!
Sorry we do not have enough pics from watches as it was demanded by some backers. But we have some pics from the making and as we can be sure... Read more
Packaging - Waste or Necessity!?
We all love to unwrap things and this is especially the case with watches.
But we also know that most of these sophisticated boxes rarely see daylight again once the... Read more
Second hand sweeping...
Finally we found someone with a very stable hand making a close-up shot of the second hand sweeping underneath the sapphire. Nice and smooth.
Shot in London on our apartment... Read more
Slowmotion on the balance wheel
And this is one of the fascinating things in a mechanical watch, seeing the "heart" of it beat. When you look close you can see the anchor teeth hit the... Read more
Details on the second module design
Andreas one of our backers has asked on how this small second module is driven when inserted. Here is a more detailed explanation from Jonas.
The size of this module is... Read more
Beautiful micro-mechanical parts from K1
Best we can get out of our I-phone right now. But given the fact that they are taken with a phone, the result is great.
Enjoy and do not forget... Read more
The final caseback design - With Kickstarter font & logo engraving!
We are happy to announce, that we just got a go from the Kickstarter crew to use the original font and logo design.
Here ist the final version, we hope... Read more
Some more tech details about what makes Jonas K1 tick inside
It is perhaps not the easy "evening read" for everyone, but at least you can hone your technical French and German skills ;-)
These are the official technical documents which... Read more
Caseback - Special engraving for our backers!
Here are the two suggestions for the caseback designs.
We prefer the right one with the Kickstarter authentic logo, but we first need to check with the Kickstarter crew if... Read more
Night view on the hands of K1
We tried to make the luminous visible at night.
Not so easy to make pics in the dark, but we think it is good enough to see that the tips... Read more
How to produce movements! Watch making - a story of compromises!
Here we go with some insights into watch making and the differences behind the terms "industrial" or "manufacture".
As you know some of our team have been in Taipei last... Read more
Movies of the three beauties, shot with a smartphone
Were we go, some nice movie shots from the three beauties who are currently at display in Taipei at an exhibition.
Not that easy to shoot this small stuff especially... Read more
First watch to change hands
We have 4 of these watches on hand which are samples actually. These few pieces vary in their engraving, because when you make samples you usually do not engrave in... Read more
More detail pics of the K1 movement
Thanks to a friend and watch expert (Roger Tseng from Taiwan) we could borrow some of his pics he made recently of a K1 movement sample we gave to him. ... Read more
Answers to questions from Mitch in the comment section
Mitch, one of our Backers had good questions and also advises to us, so I thought it makes sense to also post this as an update and not... Read more
Jonas and a bottle of wine!
Before we get more into tech just a nice pic of Jonas arm wearing his watch.
Just nice - giving you a feel how it looks on the arm.