Can time be read if there is only one hand? The answer is
yes if exact time reading down to seconds is not required. For many of us,
making a fuss about one or two minutes is indeed unnecessary and actually
brings stress in daily life.
This watch is installed with only one hand turning in one
full circle every twelve hours. Each hour is divided into 6 intervals
marked by 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, thus time can be read by looking at the position
where the hand is pointing to.
Impressionism painting depicts the light and color of
objects rather than sharp outline. Great emphasis is placed on visual
experience that evokes subjective and sensory impressions. The content and
theme are not important.
Impressionist music is abstract. It is believed artistic
imagination is more important than delineating a concrete event.
Impressionistic literature is characterized by personalized
writing techniques to describe feelings, without logical or rational connection
In motion pictures, the artist’s perception of real life is
the core of impressionistic film production.
Like an artwork of impressionism producing fantastic,
indistinct and hazy feelings, this watch gives people a fuzzy time concept thus
evokes subjective and sensory impressions.
Big black numeric hour markers are presented in
a way like hand-written calligraphy.
The single hand is black and
artistically-shaped to get along with big black hour markers.
The antique yellow dial is highly-domed, so
highly-domed that the hand is made curved in order to fit the curvature of dial
There is a castle image printed on its solid
stainless steel case back.
While case thickness is 9.5mm, the acrylic front crystal is
domed or uplifted extra 6.2mm so total thickness is 15.7mm. As a result, this
watch looks like an UFO or a piece of milk chocolate you want to eat, depending
on different interpretation.
The movement is Belarus-made, small manual hand-wound. Why
little-known Belarus movement, not China-made for example ST16 to be automatic?
The answer is little-known movement is used to serve niche market and bring
more variety in product mix. Automatic version with ST16 can be made if there
Single hand, abstract or not so clear time and unique case
design, hence the name is called time impression series. It represents the
owner’s character in pursuing freedom, democracy and equality – consistent
with the ideology advocated by impressionists.