Our Kickstarter campaign has come to an end. If you would like to get a VALIMOR watch, Please visit our official website: www.valimor.com
VALIMOR is a Hong Kong based watch & jewellery brand that aimed at creating original and unique designs for the global market. At VALIMOR we focus on the combination and harmony of the old with the new. Inspired by traditional eastern & western patterns, and using the latest technology, we create a stunning and original watches that are sure to get you compliments. Our philosophy is that life is a battle and we want to equip you with the confidence you need to stay strong and fight like a warrior in order to succeed.
These virtues are the main inspiration behind our brand. The name VALIMOR is a combination of VALiant and arMOR, the most important elements for every warrior, while our brand trademark logo is inspired by auspicious patterns.
Eternity Sword Collection
Each watch in this collection is equipped with a Japanese-made automatic mechanical movement from renowned movement maker, Miyota. The designs are inspired by powerful symbolic elements found on ancient swords and armour. Each part of this watch is an original design and developed independently to suit the individual watch.
Our designer and engineers have spent more than a year, using their excellent watch-making skills to perfect our vision for the ultimate wristwatch design. With an intense level of craftsmanship our engineers turn hard metal materials into every unique and stylish watch part: Including the watch case inspired by dragon scales engraved on ancient armour, the sword shaped hands, the crown shaped watch crown, the dragon hide inspired leather strap, the hilt shaped metal strap buckle and the natural stone dial designs; all combine ancient elements with modern technology and watch making, creating a timeless and different watch series.
UNLOCKED: NEW Sapphire Crystal Option!
(You can simply add HKD150 (~US$19) to your original pledge)
The sapphire was quality tested and the test result are a Mohs hardness rating of 9 and 1958.45~2011.02Hv on the Vickers' scale. Sapphire crystal has a better scratching resistance than hardened mineral crystal. But whereas sapphire crystals measure very high (at 9 on the Mohs scale (hardness)), they can be slightly more brittle and shatter easier compared to mineral crystals. Sapphire Coated Hardened Mineral Crystal is a hardened mineral crystal with a thin laminate of sapphire over it. That gives the crystal the best of both worlds, having the scratch resistance of sapphire with the impact resistance of mineral. But with long term use, the scratch resisting effect will slowly decay. While the scratch resistance of sapphire crystal will never change. That’s why we leave this choice up to you, so you can choose the right crystal for your lifestyle.
UNLOCKED: Extra straps and choosing your strap options!
(For Extra straps, you can simply add HKD200 (~US$25) to your original pledge)
We have received many comments and emails and hope that we can provide more strap options. You will be able to choice any strap model for your original pledge or buy extra straps and expand your strap choices at the end of the project.
All Caliburnus straps are equipped with a Quick Release Pin, so you don't need any tools to change the strap. You can easily switch between different straps, including leather straps and metal bracelets.
UNLOCKED: Aged metal bracelet
(For aged metal bracelet, you can simply add HKD750 (~US$95) to your original pledge, you will have both a metal bracelet and your original leather strap.)
Thanks to everyone heated discussion and comments, we finally chose ‘Option C’s' Metal Bracelet, which will use high-quality Solid Links structure, and doublebutton butterfly clasp. With the interchangeable structure, you can exchange our new metal bracelet for leather straps without any tools. The metal strap is now officially in the development stage. The design and drawings have been completed. And we expect that all tests will be completed in 4 weeks. After the sample progress is completed, photos of the finished bracelet will be available. We will try to provide photos before the end of the project. If you want to pre-order an aged metal bracelet, you can add the amount of HKD750 (~US$95) to your original reward. The expected delivery is in Oct, 2018 which is same as your watches.
While the originality and uniqueness of the exterior design is important, it’s in the quality of the production and the movement underneath the dial that our watches really stand out from bulk of entry level to mid tier wristwatches on the market. A lot of attention goes into every detail of the watches to create timepieces that will serve you for many years to come. Below we will introduce some of the key features of our designs.
CASE & CROWN:
VALIMOR fuses traditional high precision craftsmanship and contemporary design into a hard-stainless steel case through delicate engraving. The manufacturing process simplifies our trademark dragon design into a unique watch case with a dragon scale engraved steel bezel. The final look births a unique yet classic watch series. We use innovative PVD coating to add the antiquing effect to the solid and hard-wearing 316L stainless steel. PVD coated stainless steel ensures tough quality and maximum durability from our cases. In 2018, the VALIMOR design was patented in 28 members states of the European Union (EUIPO Design Patent #004742294-0001).
This unique design is inspired by the legendary story of King Arthur and the Sword in the Stone. With jewellery-grade natural stones, each dial has a rich and unique texture, pattern, colour and personality. No two watches are the same do to the one-of-a-kind nature of the materials, making it a unique watch for watch lovers and collectors.
In addition to using DIAMOND-CUT technology to cut the outline of the hands with ultimate precision, the hands feature a complex semi-polishing techniques that is usually reserved for high-end watches. Using this technique the hands are polished on one side and brushed on the other for a unique, yet subtle and understated, aesthetic. This design does not just serve to provide a high-end look, it keeps the contrast of the hands against the dial throughout different reflection and lighting conditions, to improve legibility and make it easier to read time.
Taking into account the activities of the night, we use Swiss SuperLumiNova® BGW9 pigments for the lume on the watch hands to secure perfect legibility in the dark. The pigments are non-radioactive and environmental friendly. SuperLumiNova® is the preferred luminous pigment of Swiss watch industry and is renowned for keeping its luminescence well as time passes, to serve you for many years to come.
To attain maximum reliability we employ the stable Japanese-made MIYOTA 821A Automatic Mechanical Movement in all our watches. Whether you are a watch collector or a casual watch wearer, you will be very satisfied with the accuracy and stability of this movement. We even improved its efficiency by doing a few performance enhancing upgrades ourselves, e.g., we increased the weight of the automatic rotor to have extra mass, and decorated the movement to match the exterior of the watch in craftsmanship and design.
STRAP & BUCKLE:
The Crocodile Leather Hornback Strap is an extremely rare feature on a watch, because each crocodile hide only makes for a few crocodile hornback straps. So we applied state-of-the-art technology to a real crocodile skin to get a detailed 3D scan of its texture. Based on these scans we developed a set of precision moulds to produce imitation crocodile hornback pattern on genuine top grain cowhide leather, providing a durable, soft and high quality hornback shaped leather strap. Accompanied by our buckle design inspired by the hilt of a sword, the strap adjusts to sit comfortably on any size of wrist, providing you with one of the most unique and stylish straps on the market.
The watches ship in a custom designed dragon scale watch box with our brand symbol. The watch box is specially made with precision mould to keep the watch in place and protected during transport. The box will contain a card holder, an instruction manual, an official certificate of authenticity, and a unique serial number for each certificate authenticity card.
We Need Your Support!
We spent over a year on the design and communication with our vendors, all of them are ready for production. What we need now is your funding and support. We offer a very special price for early supporters as thanks for helping us get this project off the ground. Our watches will not be available at these prices on the market later, they are strictly for our backers and supporters. We promise to deliver quality and unique watches for every supporter. Your watch is estimated to be shipped out by Oct 2018 and we will provide free shipping for global buyers. It will provide a traceable number to guarantee that every supporter will receive their watch. In addition to purchasing our watches, we would like to invite you to join our FACEBOOK or INSTAGRAM fan page to be among the first to get exclusive first-mover offers and original backer benefits. We have more designs in the plans, so stay tuned for more great watches! Thank you again for taking the time to come to our project! We wish you joy with your unique new watch!
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Risks and challenges
VALIMOR is a brand new watch brand, but the team behind it has over 15 years of experience in the watch industry and a deep passion for beautiful watches. We work closely with world class manufacturing partners, already have tried and tested prototypes and are confident in the quality. We have full confidence in our partners so we foresee no issues in delivering the product to you. If we are not able to ship to you, we’ll refund your money.
We realize creating and delivering a product is a complicated process and sometimes with unexpected delays, however this is why we have taken the utmost care and diligent preparation. If any of the information provided in this project changes then we will notify all of our backers in a transparent and timely manner.
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