URWERK x Revolution, UR-105 Bronze Guardian Lions
From the first URWERK X Revolution pièces uniques series engraved by master engraver Johnny Dowell aka King Nerd, we brought you the UR-105 Bronze Samurai. Now we present to you the second in the series, UR-105 Bronze Guardian Lions first unveiled at Baselworld 2018.
Inspired by traditional Asian art, manga and even tattoo art, Johnny's oriental artwork is hand-engraved on the bronze case of the UR-105. The imagery depicts a pair of Chinese Imperial guardian lions. The rest of the watch case is made in PVD treated titanium with the 5.02 UR automatic movement within, regulated by URWERK's double turbine mechanism.
Model: UR-105 Functions: Satellite hours; minutes Material: Bronze Dimension: Length: 53mm, Width: 39.5mm, Thickness: 16.8mm Case: Hand-patinated bronze top and caseback in black PVD titanium Movement: Automatic Lume: Hour and minute markers treated with SuperLumiNova Calibre: 5.02 UR automatic winding regulated by a double turbine Water Resistance: 30m Strap: Leather
CONVEYING POWER THROUGH ART
URWERK wanted to create a series of engraved watches centered around symbols of power. Following the Bronze Samurai, URWERK x Revolution presents Bronze Guardian Lions. These characters of Chinese origin are thought to be protectors of the affluent and wealthy.
URWERK X REVOLUTION
For 2018, URWERK, Revolution and Johnny "King Nerd" Dowell will create a series of pièce unique engraved watches in motifs depicting symbols of power and ancient warriors of the Far East. Our ambition is to create watches that will explode into your cerebral cortex, shatter your impulse-control matrix and enflame you with desire.
ENGRAVING BY JOHNNY
Revolution's master engraver Johnny embodies two colliding worlds: That of the iconoclast and rebel, and that of the devoted artisan. There is a powerful primacy to his work that perfectly complements the spirits of URWERK and Revolution.