OREFICI Watches

OREFICI is an Italian watch company that has 20 years of history in designing one of kind watches. OREFICI is following the design and fashion trends of Milan and many other major cities in which make the watches a step ahead of the rest. OREFICI has a strong presence in American markets and also available from the retailers like Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

Every OREFICI timepiece is intricately made with great attention to detail. Some watches, like the Regata Yachting, have up to 30 different components, but all are assembled utilizing superior technology. Currently, OREFICI, also have some Swiss-Made models and will gradually continue to increase the production of Swiss-Made watches throughout the entire line.

Umberto Cipolla and his team create many designs to suit every person and style. The design team is influenced by high-end fashion, high-end luxury, and many different lifestyles from all over the world. With quality standards that date back to the 1930s, each watch goes through a series of tests of durability and functionality with each component carefully inspected. OREFICI consists of an entire line of watches with designs that range from sporty-looking with yachting influences to elegant, luxury models with sophisticated and stunning details.

OREFICI watches are designed in Italy by Umberto Cipolla and his team including internationally renowned trendsetter Giulio Cappellini. OREFICI’s main offices are located in South Florida, a major hub linking the United States, Europe and South America. In Switzerland it has production facilities at Lausen, Les Brenets and Stabi.

Origins
It was an idea born in Milan, Italy in 1933 out of the creative mind of Umberto Cipolla’s grandfather Luigi Farioli when he became an orefice, which means goldsmith in Italian. Umberto Cipolla CEO and creative head of OREFICI has always been highly inspired by the craftsmanship and intricate pieces of jewellery his grandfather made, as well the art and complexity.

With an incredible passion for watches, and the desirable Italian influence in the American market, Umberto created Orefici Watches so he would be able to share and provide the same Italian background and experience with the USA costumer. The demand for Italian fashion has always been very high in the United States and it wasn’t different for Orefici; not only North Americans fell in-love with the product but it also expanded to South and Central America which is now in days some of the strongest markets in the world.

The Italian experience with Orefici is very unique because of the strong design and the combination of the overall look and feel of the product. From Gladiators in the ancient Rome, inspiration used for one of Orefici’s best collections considered the epitome of strength and endurance, to IndyCars and its components that were used as inspiration to create a limited edition collection, Orefici is always striving to use factors worthy of representation while bringing into the market a beautiful and innovating styling with a distinctive look and feel to stand out in the crowd.

These exclusive watches are designed for the strong-fashion conscious gentleman who desires a timepiece that represents boldness and power while keeping up with a fast paced lifestyle. This is the reason why Orefici’s main focus has always been to meet the perfect balance between sporty and sophisticated while keeping an accessible, affordable price-point with high quality standards in production. The brand owes a large part of its watchmaking distinction to Umberto’s experience in the watch business and the way nature often inspires him to create designs that combine artistic diligence, specifically the enchantment of the ocean, its blue waters and all the different lifestyles worldwide without being limited by the dictates of fashion.

Orefici does an intense research to find the perfect colors that reveal exceptional properties of design, contrast and elegance and to produce the unique fit that distinct the watches for instantly adjustment to the wrist with a unique impression of lightness and comfort. The beauty of the rose gold and its treatment, and the unique blue used on many of the designs that changes colour with the movement of the wrist has set Orefici apart and has made watch experts and non-experts fall in-love with this brand, the details are very distinctive and just extremely hard to miss.

Umberto’s drive and vision complemented with an extraordinary design team, has helped to firmly establish Orefici as an amazing international watch brand sold at high end retailers in the United States, South America, The Caribbean, Europe and Asia, and continue to represent by great well known athletes and celebrities. Orefici is certain to be a brand that just keep expanding and growing on the worldwide market of luxury watches.

REGATA YACHTING
1. REGATA YACHTING TIMER: Dedicated to classic regatta aficionados, the REGATA YACHTING line from OREFICI takes its inspiration from the most popular regatta races in Portofino, Italy. OREFICI creator, Umberto Cipolla, has been coming to Portofino his entire life to watch famous regattas, which converge on the city’s beautiful waters year-round. Umberto loved regatta racing so much that he decided to marry in Portofino and hold his wedding reception on a yacht. The REGATA YACHTING line is at the very top of the OREFICI collection.

Not only does this timepiece have timekeeping and stopwatch functionality but also a countdown feature timing down 10 minutes before a race start; a feature essential to the regatta yacht-racing sport.

The REGATA YACHTING collection is available in a variety of different styles; all have moveable lugs to allow for a custom fit to every wrist. Swiss made with an extra hand for countdown, 2 sub dials and 3 push buttons, this watch is designed to perform and grace any wrist. REGATA YACHTING is the perfect choice for the avid sportsman desiring a powerful, elegant, Swiss made, regatta-functional timepiece.

  • Model:Yachting Swiss Made
  • Case:S/S 316 L Plus 48 mm.
  • Movement: Swiss Movement 8270 Y
  • Function: Yachting Timer
  • Band: Silicon Gel
  • Glass: K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Resistance:10 ATM / 330 Feet

2. OREFICI REGATA CHRONOGRAPH RETROGRADE EDITION: A more modern version of regata yacht racing is regatta powerboat racing. The REGATA CHRONOGRAPH collection is designed specifically for the sportsman who enjoys passion and extremes and expects the same from his timepiece. Miami, Florida was the inspiration for this line where powerboats replace classic sailboats and this sport is taken to another level.

REGATA CHRONOGRAPH has timekeeping and stopwatch functions, a 1/20 of a second retrograde counter at 6 o’clock, and two sub dials at 3 and 9 o’clock. The retrograde feature allows the wearer to chronograph speed much quicker to 1/20 of a second; an essential need in powerboat racing. With moveable lugs, this timepiece molds to any wrist for a perfect fit, every time. Sleek yet sporty, this watch keeps up with a fast-paced lifestyle.

  • Model:Regata Chrono Retrograde
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 48 Mm
  • Movement:Chronograph Retrograde
  • Function:Chronograph 1/20 of Second
  • Band:Silicon Gel
  • Glass: K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water resistance: 10 ATM / 330 feet

GLADIATORE
GLADIATORE CHRONOGRAPH: The GLADIATORE collection is a powerful line inspired by the gladiators who fought in ancient Rome in the Colosseum. Every detail in the GLADIATORE collection reflects force and strength. GLADIATORE fuses old with new. Today, the Colosseum in Rome is in ruins with only a portion of the high walls still standing. The GLADIATORE face is an artistic representation of the ruins of the Colosseum with a decorative piece commemorating that portion of the high wall, which still stands tall to this day. This artistic band starts and ends with two specially designed braces at 2pm to 7pm; imagine the gladiators from ancient Rome in mortal combat during those crucial hours of the day.

The honeycomb face may be likened to a suit of armor protecting the many intricate components housed inside. With prominent indexes, 3 sub dials, specially designed screws with a + motif, and pushers integrated within the case, the GLADIATORE collection is the epitome of strength and endurance. Also available in diamond versions.

  • Model:Gladiatore Chronograph
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 48 mm.
  • Movement:Chronograph Date
  • Band:Silicon Gel
  • Glass: K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res: 10 ATM / 330 Feet

GALANTE
GALANTE CHRONOGRAPH: Galante means ‘chivalrous, fashionable, noble or knightly’ in English. The GALANTE collection was created for the strong fashion-conscious gentleman who desires a timepiece that is powerful yet streamlined. A beautiful watch that draws attention without demanding it, GALANTE is the sleekest style of the entire OREFICI collection.

With fine lines and a subtle frame, a GALANTE watch is a discretely powerful timepiece; the perfect accompaniment to a finely tailored suit or any custom fit apparel. For the knight at heart who seeks a timepiece that speaks to his strong yet noble personality, the GALANTE is the ideal choice.

  • Model:Galante Chronograph
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 44 mm.
  • Movement:Chronograph
  • Band:Silicon Gel
  • Glass:K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res: 10 ATM / 330 Feet

CLASSICO
CLASSICO CHRONOGRAPH: The Classico Chronograph is the simpler side of things in the Classico collection and therefore has the niche of filling in the gap where all other watches in this collection have not occupied. For all the special editions, sporty, and classic models, this Classico helps keep things a tad bit more mellow. The watch only has two chronographs instead of the standard three, and is a merger between the Regata’s and the Subacqueo’s styling.

The Classico is considered to be an everyday complimentary timepiece for those who live a high profile life and would like to represent themselves as such; a business person, a person of control and power, but yet still subtle enough to have an outgoing, entertaining life outside of the work place. The Classico is the brand’s slimemest watch yet, with its dressy and luxurious styling, allowing for a perfect fit under any long sleeve clothing, but yet still a large and bold enough face that demands attention by any age group. With a simple, unisex but yet unique case design, the Classico wraps itself around several, separately produced face designs creating the Classico collection.

  • Model:Classico Chronograph
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 44 mm.
  • Movement:Chronograph Date
  • Band:Genuine Leather Strap
  • Glass:K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res:10 ATM / 330 Feet

CLASSICO SMALL SECONDS: The Classico Small Seconds’ harmony and style describes itself in a perfect symphony of high-end materials extracted from the earth’s natural beauty along with a carefully implemented design that gives it its classical aura. The Classico Small Seconds isn’t any ordinary classical watch; with a band of roman numeral numbers that increases in size up to the half point as the distance from the “Large Roman Twelve” increases and with a wave of circles that rapidly progresses towards the “Large Roman Twelve”. This very emphasis and focus points toward the location of the “Large Roman Twelve”, like an Ancient Ruler, as if it’s being praised by the surrounding elements.

The Classico Small Seconds is for the individual whose lifestyle is inspired by tradition and ancient, valuable luxury. The person who bestows this watch appreciates styling and design that has lasted over a long period of time; styling that has lasted beyond any one persons’ life span. This watch is perfect for the person who wants to portray their classical appeal within a mix of today’s New-Era of design; being able to wear it with a suit or with any other high fashion clothing.

  • Model:Classico Small Seconds
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 44 mm.
  • Movement:Small Seconds
  • Band:Genuine Leather Strap
  • Glass:K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res:10 ATM / 330 Feet

CLASSICO WORLDTIME: The Classico Worldtime watch adds the adventurous, outgoing aspect to the Classico collection. For the individual that never stays in one general location, who is always either in a train, boat or car or for the pilot or traveller who seems to float around the skies from terminal to terminal; the Worldtime will hold its ground and keep you intact and accurate in any time zone.

  • Model:Classico Worldtime
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 44 mm.
  • Movement:Worldtime Movement
  • Band:Genuine Leather Strap
  • Glass: K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res:10 ATM / 330 Feet

Special Edition Collections (Made in Switzerland)
GLADIATORE EDIZIONE SPECIALE (Special Edition Swiss-Made): The Gladiatore Edizione Speciale was designed as a commemorative timepiece for Italy’s 150th anniversary of unity. To give it a unique, one of a kind feel, it had to be totally redesigned while yet using the overall, original case. Limited pieces will be sold and it has a design inspired by a fusion of ancient architecture and the beauty of future and innovative styling. This watch will have some time to show its respects to those who are in tradition and also be worthy of representing its cause. The Edizione Speciale’s case has been engraved and cut to give a distinctive look and feel to stand out in the crowd.

The case has been engineered with precision and detail to achieve an overall one of kind case. The case has been perfected using a CNC process that is held to great tolerances. On the side of the case is embossed “Edizione Speciale” and have also engraved three stripes that mock the very same 3 stripes in Italy’s flag. The pushers on the Edizione Speciale have also been modified with a horizontal groove cut down its center and in the groove, circle engravings have been done with superior precision and detail. On the bezel, some of the cut-a-ways have been done to also achieve a lighter design with yet a stronger and bolder statement than the original Gladiatore. The bezel has different angles that refer back to the armor of the gladiators from Italy.

The Edizione Speciale’s face has a unique diamond-cut pattern that has been chosen specifically for this model. Instead of a standard 12, a roman numeral has been used and the signature Orefici logo screws have been placed on the chronograph braces and outer wall. The overall face has a very complex array of parts that make it a really unique piece. The outer wall has a slant that defines the fine line between beauty and strength. The chronograph braces hover over the face to give the watch a 3D look. The lower chronograph has also been enlarged apart from the upper chronographs to give it emphasis and focus. The braces have cut outs in which you can see through to the face beneath them. The face is also of larger diameter; giving the watch more depth. The hands have been stamped and cut to match the intricate face.

  • Model:Gladiatore ES Chronograph
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 48 mm.
  • Movement: SWISS Chronograph Date
  • Band:OREFICI Embossed/Silicon Gel
  • Glass:K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res:10 ATM / 330 Feet

SUBACQUEO TRENTA, Swiss-Made: The resemblance of a beautiful starfish signifies that this watch was inspired from sea-life that is much closer to the ocean’s floor. This Subacqueo was designed and built for one main purpose; to reach out and touch the ocean’s floor effectively like the Royal Starfish. The Subacqueo Trenta watch can be referred to as the master of the ocean, but yet it still engulfs the oxygen on land when out of its natural habitat. The Trenta’s niche is in the ocean and it seeks for use underwater, but welcomes any other environment its wearer throws at it. The Trenta watch was designed for underwater diving, exploration, and boating; with capabilities of around 100 meters or 330 feet in depth. The Trenta watch has precision seals that will withstand a great number of dives and still hold true time. Trenta watch meets the ISO 6425 Standard and will also serve you as an all in one timepiece.

The Trenta bezel has markings to give the diver an accurate measurement of bottom time. It has been engraved to be legible in all water/land applicable scenarios. The rotating bezel is suitable for shallow single gas (air) diving only. It can also be used in other situations in which a measurement of elapsed time is needed. The Trenta bezel is unidirectional; it contains a ratchet so it can only be turned counter-clockwise to increase the apparent elapsed time. It is an important “fail-safe” feature when going diving. The Trenta bezel has ten slanted face/sides that helps repel water and also has engraved numbers that can be clearly read. In place of the “30” we have placed a signature “TRENTA”, which is Italian for thirty at the 6 O’ clock position. At the twelve hour; the bezel has a distinct cut that indicates a true zero and start point for diving time. The top side is engraved with “Immersion Point” followed by a directional arrow as an indicator for counter-clockwise movement.

The face on the Subacqueo has slanted outer walls that have the 1-60 indexes; the 12 & 6 and indexes are all embossed off the perforated face resembling the material scuba tanks are coated with. The face is simple indeed but yet accurate and sufficient to keep track of time. The face has depth that makes the time and date clear to see in or out of the water.

  • Model:Subacqueo Trenta Chronograph
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 48 mm.
  • Movement:SWISS Chronograph Date
  • Band:OREFICI Embossed/Silicon Gel
  • Glass:K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res:10 ATM / 330 Feet

SUBACQUEO RUBBER, Swiss-Made: This watch has many inspirations from things that operate in and on top of the water; like heat sinks and grills from racing boats and submarines. It also carries out a distinctive similarity to gills of a fish or shark. The cuts have been made to simulate water-cooling, easy gripping and also to appear more intriguing when underwater. This watch was made to pierce through the elements of water and to reach its maximum depth, using the correct instruments, to protect not only its wearer but itself.

The Rubber bezel has a great feel and grip in or out of the water and has all of the numbers placed on its face for a more accurate measure of time when diving. The Subacqueo watch was designed for underwater diving, exploration, and boating; with diving capabilities of around 100 meters or 330 feet in depth. The Subacqueo Rubber has precision seals that will withstand a great number of dives and still hold true time. The Rubber watch meets the ISO 6425 Standard and will also serve you as an all in one timepiece.

The Rubber bezel has markings on the top side to give the diver an accurate measurement of bottom time. The rotating bezel is suitable for shallow single gas (air) diving only. It can also be used in other situations in which a measurement of elapsed time is needed. The Rubber bezel is unidirectional; it contains a ratchet so it can only be turned counter-clockwise to increase theapparent elapsed time. It is an important “fail-safe” feature when going diving.

The face on the Subacqueo has slanted outer walls that have the 1-60 indexes; the 12 & 6 and indexes are all embossed off the perforated face resembling the material scuba tanks are coated with. The face is simple indeed but yet accurate and sufficient to keep track of time. The face has depth that makes the time and date clear to see in or out of the water.

  • Model:Subacqueo Rubber Chronograph
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 48 mm.
  • Movement:SWISS Chronograph Date
  • Band:OREFICI Embossed/Silicon Gel
  • Glass: K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res: 10 ATM / 330 Feet

REGATA EVOLUTION, Swiss-Made: The Regata Evolution collection meets the perfect balance between fine taste and boldness. It was designed for the fashion-conscious gentleman who is always pursuing a rich and luxurious appearance. The Regata Evolution moves away from the traditional and unexciting watch, and brings an innovative design that is identified for its strength and uniqueness.

With a large amount of time and effort invested in the design and the use of CNC machines to engineer and finish an inticate bezel, depth, and complexity was our main focus, therefore perfetion was the outcome. The numbers 12, 3, 6, and 9 are used and placed in an audacious way on op off the bezel to mark the hours since the dial only has indexes. The pushers were modified to flow with the case of the watch and the perforated dial shows the high quality Swiss Movement. The overall look of the Regata Evolution gives the design an elegant yet sporty feel and has a beauty that will never wear off.

  • Model:Regata Evolution Chronograph
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 48 mm.
  • Movement:SWISS Chronograph Date
  • Band:OREFICI Embossed/Silicon Gel
  • Glass:K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res:10 ATM / 330 Feet

EJ VISO REGATA LIMITED EDITION, Swiss-Made, 555 Pieces Worldwide: Orefici has designed another very unique version of one of our best sellers, The Regata. This Remarkable time piece completes our collection inspired on the IndyCar driver EJ Viso and was designed to make a bold and solid statement that will certainly caught everyone’s attention.

The case has been engineered with precision and detail to achieve an overall one of a kind case. This has been perfected using a CNC process that is held to great tolerances. The bezel has been designed from an IndyCar brake rotor and hub and it has slotted grooves around the bezels edge as in the actual IndyCar. The Pit/Stop and Reset to the pushers to give it an authentic racing feeling.

EJ Viso’s Regata has a face with a perforated design revealing the movement underneath, giving the watch some depth and complexity. The embossed 12, 3, 6, and 9 with red inlays indicate the hour along with some raised indexes, and EJ Viso’s own signature representing Orefici and this astounding design.

  • Model:EJ Viso Regata Limited Edition
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 48 mm.
  • Movement:SWISS Chronograph Date
  • Band:OREFICI Embossed/Silicon Gel
  • Glass:K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Res:10 ATM / 330 Feet

EJ VISO GLADIATORE LIMITED EDITION, Swiss-Made, 555 Pieces Worldwide: The EJ Viso Edizione Limitata Gladiatore by Orefici represents the dominant governing body for open-wheel racing in the United States. The case for this watch has been engineered with precision and details to achieve an overall one of a kind case. It has truly been inspired on IndyCars  and design for EJ Viso, who is today worldwide known for his great accomplishments in the IndyCar races.

The details of the IndyCars are reflected in many different ways in the assembling and design. The honeycomb pattern take after how the IndyCar chassis are built, the number “5” is EJ Viso’s signature number used when he is on the track racing. The brand has also placed EJ Viso’s signature in the three’ o clock counter and also incorporated a lollipop style date trim resembling what they would use in the pits.

In the back of this timepiece, engraved EJ Viso’s # 5, his signature used for the IndyCar races, and each watch is numbered to show every one of our very privileged and special costumers that they particularly own the EJ Viso’s limited edition design. Only 555 pieces are available worldwide, these are truly a one of a kind, unique timepieces.

  • Model:EJ Viso Gladiatore Limited Edition
  • Case: S/S 316 L Plus 48 mm.
  • Movement:SWISS Chronograph Date
  • Band:OREFICI Embossed/Silicon Gel
  • Glass:K1 Sapphire Coating Anti-Reflex
  • Water Resistance: 10 ATM / 330 Feet

Other collections from OREFICI include Vintage 42 mm line, Vintage Gladiatore and ladies’ timepieces.

Official website: http://www.oreficiwatches.it

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