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Ebony wood watches with unique leather / patterned straps. High quality, eco-friendly, natural style. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on September 10.

Ebony wood watches with unique leather / patterned straps. High quality, eco-friendly, natural style.

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End result? 

You'll receive our exclusive, minimalist, ebony wood watch that is simple in design, and rugged by nature. You'll find yourself wearing it everyday, and from our experience people will notice this watch wherever you go. You'll appreciate the unique quality in the wood grain knowing that no two watches are the same. Our comfortable strap fits you from the day you put it on and only gets better the more you wear it. We're seriously confident you'll love your new Natural Time watch. 

Credit: Ashley Jensen
Credit: Ashley Jensen

Now to the start:

Our initial concept for the watch was born from the guitar played by our CEO Cade Mangelson. He recounts, "I've played guitar for many years. One day I was strummin' a  guitar made of incredibly beautiful ebony wood. While I was playing I casually looked from the guitar to the watch on my wrist. It hit me, Ebony + Wood + Watch. The vision came so quickly and was so apparent I sketched out the design on paper and took it to my graphic designer." For the next 6 months we poured over case measurements, leather, cloth, all the way down to the metal color. We attended to every detail to ensure a quality product and next generation styling. Our manufacturer has become part of our Twigs family, and together we have had an amazing time creating this watch with our clients in mind. We can't wait to get it on your wrist.

Here's what comes standard:

  • Ebony wood case
  • Black metal buckles
  • Swiss Quartz Movement (high quality mechanics that keep it ticking)
  • Mineral crystal glass with black plated seal
  • Splash resistant finish
  • Silver metal inlays
  • Engraved case back 
  • High quality strap

Twigs is not just about turning high quality, eco-friendly material into a product you’ll love, it’s also about channeling passion into production. We’re about taking a story and wearing it on your sleeve. Or in this case, your wrist. Because of our friends and backers at Kickstarter, we had a very successful experience with our bamboo watch collection. It was amazing to see everyone as enthusiastic as we were. We are back on campaign for 30 days to take this next dream and make it a reality. We recognize we can't do that without you.

Sizes

We decided to offer 3 sizes for several reasons. First of all we want everyone to enjoy this watch. Our medium size (40 x 45 mm) is standard among many watch companies. Unfortunately we found that it just wasn't a popular size among the ladies. We now offer the small (36 x 44 mm) which is perfect for our female friends. Secondly, the large (45 x 52 mm) was added for those with a larger wrist, or many who prefer a larger watch. With the slim design of the case and it's overall simplicity, it will look awesome no matter what size you prefer!

Small, medium, & large on a man's wrist
Small, medium, & large on a man's wrist
Small, medium, and large on a woman's wrist
Small, medium, and large on a woman's wrist

Straps

We kept the subtlety of a standard flat hue and added the perfect amount of pop to make a statement. We owe a big thanks to the women on our team who had a huge say in many of the hard decisions including those leading to the floral and leopard lines. We've looked around and found there's nothing else on the market quite like these.

  • Black: Oil-stained, matte, raw genuine leather
  • Mint: Genuine leather
  • Floral & Leopard: Strong nylon fabric reinforced with a leather back

Your choices

We all love to customize and choose, right? You will be able to select your choices in a survey we send after the project is funded! Small / medium / large with a black, mint, cheetah, or floral strap. 

small, floral @iamalexdean
small, floral @iamalexdean

The plan

Once we are successfully funded there is a 1-week time frame to collect everyone's pledge. We then send out a survey to determine the type of strap you'd like to order (multiple straps for multiple orders.) Shortly after we compile everyone's information we send the order to our trusted manufacturer. Production time is an estimated 60-70  days. Immediately upon arrival we ship your stunning watch directly to you. We have built relationships with shipping companies that allow us to ship in the most efficient way possible. 

These will be shipped in time for the Holidays! A perfect, unique gift!*

With our timeline in place we estimate delivery in mid-November. This will give us plenty of time to ensure delivery before December 25th. Our watches will be a wonderful, stylish surprise for friends and loved ones throughout the gift giving season.

medium, black
medium, black

Now we just need you!

We are ready!  Our team is on stand-by and we look forward to your response.  We are offering exclusive Kickstarter prices, just for you! Become part of Twigs history forever by helping us hit our $15,000 goal! After that we have some awesome stretch goals you won't want to miss. 

medium, leopard
medium, leopard

Please take a moment to check us out on Instagram (@twigswoodwear), Facebook (Twigs Woodwear), and Twitter (@twigswoodwear). If you love our product please be sure to share it! Everyone knows the success of a great Kickstarter campaign begins with our social networks. A good share helps more than you know!  Furthermore, you'll be one of the first in the world to own our exclusive watch!

Thank you ALL for your support!

Risks and challenges

We are in almost daily contact with our manufacturer. They proved with our last project to be able to produce large orders without compromising quality. We are prepared for unexpected challenges and will continually update our backers on the progress of their watch!

*The main concern we saw with our last project was time. That's why we've given ourselves an extra 30 days to make sure we meet our deadline. However, we can't always anticipate every setback that may delay shipping. We can't give a guaranteed delivery date, but will do our best to get them there by mid-December.

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FAQ

  • The watches are splash-proof/water resistant. Being made of wood they wont get damaged (aesthetically) by water. However we don't recommend submerging them. The mechanics will stop working.

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  • YES!

    Simply add up the total (early bird price) of each watch you want and pledge that amount.

    Example:

    -You want 2 large, 2 small, and 2 medium watches.

    -Select a combination reward tier

    -Add $100 (2 large, early bird price) $80 (2 medium, early bird price) and $60 (2 small, early bird price) totaling $240.

    In the survey we will have you specify if you ordered more than 2 watches, and which straps you would like for each!

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  • Unfortunately that was a mistake that we can't change. All watches are expected to deliver in Dec. 2014

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Rewards

  • You selected
    Pledge $10 or more

    0 backers

    THANK YOU! Your name will be added to the backer list on our website, and you will be sent a pack of Twigs stickers!

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $30 or more

    150 backers All gone!

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 1 small ebony watch with strap of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $40 or more

    5 backers

    1 small watch with strap of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $40 or more

    150 backers All gone!

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 1 medium watch with strap of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $50 or more

    4 backers

    1 medium watch with strap of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $50 or more

    46 backers Limited (104 left of 150)

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: 1 large watch with strap of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA

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    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $60 or more

    15 backers

    COMBINATION! Two small watches with straps of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA (Early Bird Price)

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $60 or more

    1 backer

    1 large watch with strap of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $70 or more

    41 backers

    COMBINATION! One small and one medium watch with straps of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA (Early Bird Price)

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $80 or more

    12 backers

    COMBINATION! Two medium watches with straps of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA (Early Bird Price)

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $80 or more

    17 backers

    COMBINATION! 1 small and 1 large watch with straps of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA (Early Bird Price)

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $90 or more

    12 backers

    COMBINATION! 1 medium and 1 large watch with straps of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA (Early Bird Price)

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world
  • You selected
    Pledge $100 or more

    4 backers

    COMBINATION! Two large watches with straps of your choice. FREE SHIPPING in the USA (Early Bird Price)

    Estimated delivery:
    Ships anywhere in the world

Funding period

- (30 days)