22 December 2016
In accordance with the principle – the more the less – minimalistic wooden watches WOODLANS not only measure the time but also are fashionable and ecological decoration. Tagged with numbers, designed by Michał Napierała from Krakow wins not only the Poles hearts.
Michał Napierała lives and works in Krakow. He is a marketer by profession, but by passion – carpenter and watchmaker. Here from 2011 he designs and hand makes his wooden watches. - I like minimalism, mechanics, simple forms and precious materials – says Michał Napierała – It took 6 days to make first wooden watch... - milling the cuvette, cutting bracelets, drilling , burning, grinding, impregnating, drying, assembling, plugging, testing, packaging, shipping...today wooden watches Woodlands wears few hundreds people around the world - he adds proudly.
Because each model is unique and inimitable, they received consecutive numbers. Watches are made from the oak wood. They are impregnated with bee wax that preserves their beauty and protects them. WOODLANS watches are not single use products. The batteries are replaceable and the bracelet can be regulated. The heart of watches are Citizen and Casio mechanism – recognized all over the world.
The Unisex Analog model is impressive, massive watch. The cuvette size is 46mm and 40mm, the width of the bracelet is 24mm. Due to use of wood it is extremely very light. There are visible traces of manual processing which proves it was hand made. Each trace shows the different and unique history for each model. - Show off in WOODLANS is boasting in a positive way explains Michał Napierała – We show off if we really have something to boast about, if we have something unique, impressive. This is what I want to show in my products – explains.
In WOODLANS collection we can find also model UNISEX ELEKTRON with CASIO mechanism. This is electronic watch with stopwatch, alarm, back-light and dual time option. WOODLANS BIG is a analog watch with handmade natural leather bracelet 45mm width. The cuvette size is 51mm and 45mm.