NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton New Models

Swiss watch brand NORQAIN presents two new Wild ONE Skeleton models in turquoise and burgundy – colours reminiscent of a day at the beach complete with a stunning sunset.

NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton Turquoise

The watches are made with NORQAIN’s proprietary NORTEQ material which is known for being ultra-robust and ultra-lightweight. Thanks to the skeletonised movement, each watch weighs just 78 grams, which is more than 50% lighter than a stainless steel NORQAIN watch and six grams lighter than the current 84-gram Wild ONE models.

NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton Burgundy

To mark this launch, NORQAIN is also introducing Italian Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini as its newest ambassador and the face of the campaign. In addition to 17 gold medals from European Championships, the Italian freestyle specialist is a four-time World Champion and won an Olympic bronze medal in Athens as part of the 4x200m relay team.

NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton Turquoise

With its striking turquoise rubber shock absorber and matching strap, this version of the Wild ONE captures the vibe of a laid-back day at a Mediterranean beach club while making an eye-catching statement.

NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton Turquoise watch

The Wild ONE Skeleton Turquoise also comes with a special NORQAIN cap in the same turquoise colour, complete with the brand’s logo stitched in black on the front. It’s the ideal accessory for a laid-back day by the shore.

The Wild ONE timepiece has a revolutionary case construction that has been made to withstand the shocks and movements of high-performance sports while boasting an intriguing design. As with its predecessors, this watch has a rubber shock absorber that surrounds the titanium container in which the skeletonised NN08S ticks.

NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton Turquoise

Surrounding the shock absorber is a black case made of the brand’s proprietary NORTEQ material. The attractive turquoise colour of the shock absorber is also found printed on the open-worked black dial.

The skeletonised indexes, hour hand and minute hand have turquoise X1 Superluminova while the central seconds hand has a white X1 Superluminova-filled tip with a turquoise outline. The screw-down crown is over-moulded with black rubber.

This watch is available with an integrated turquoise rubber strap with a black edge (USD 5,790).

NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton Burgundy

While its turquoise counterpart has a lively colour perfect for daytime beach fun, this version has a darker, dreamier colour inspired by the breath-taking light of a summer sunset.

NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton Burgundy

The Wild ONE Skeleton Burgundy, featuring a colour that sold out immediately after the initial Wild ONE launch in 2022, is limited to 300 pieces.

This model has a burgundy NORTEQ case and black rubber shock absorber. The skeletonised movement is housed in a sandblasted titanium case.

NORQAIN Wild ONE Skeleton Burgundy

The black open-worked dial has white markings, and the red-gold-plated indexes and hands feature white X1 Superluminova.

The transparent case back is engraved with “LIMITED EDITION – ONE OF 300”. An integrated animal cruelty-free black rubber strap completes this Wild ONE (USD 5,990).

NORQAIN Wild ONE Collection

To mark its fifth anniversary in April 2023, NORQAIN introduced five new Independence timepieces including two new Independence Skeleton models. These were based on the forerunners of 2021 and 2022 which experienced immediate success and sold out instantly. Now the Wild ONE line integrates this highly desired skeletonised movement.

The unique structure of NORQAIN’s skeleton movements is based on the architectural principles of beam construction: each support point is held by at least two arms. This makes the movement sturdier and more durable than traditional construction.

NORQAIN is the first watch brand to offer a mass dyed carbon fibre composite case allowing a variety of colours. In addition to the standard black carbon look, it also created a burgundy colour which was first presented in September 2022.

The watches’ robustness and shock-resistance are proven by withstanding stringent laboratory tests, which are conducted at 5000g and guarantee the timepiece will be safe during all kinds of sport activities. Water resistance to a depth of 200 metres expands the range of sports for which the Wild ONE is suited.


NORTEQ is an ultra-light, ultra-robust material that was created exclusively for NORQAIN and its watches and is the result of a close collaboration between NORQAIN, Jean-Claude Biver and BIWI SA.

This high-performance material has a striking marble effect. The NORTEQ carbon fibre composite offers the perfect balance between density, elasticity and resistance for optimised shock-absorption.

Technical details

Black or Burgundy NORTEQ cage (top and back plates)
Turquoise or black rubber shock absorber
Sandblasted titanium container and case back
Black or Burgundy NORTEQ NORQAIN plate on the left side of the case
Double anti-reflective, scratch proof, flat sapphire glass on top with white NORQAIN logo
Open case back with scratch proof flat sapphire glass (burgundy version with “LIMITED EDITION ONE of 300” mention)
Screw-down crown, overmolded with black rubber and NORQAIN logo
Diameter: 42mm
Thickness: 12.30mm
Width between lugs: 22mm
Lug to lug: 49.40mm
Water resistance: 200m

NORQAIN Calibre NN08S (Sellita SW200-1 S c)
Mechanical automatic skeleton movement
Chronometer certified (COSC)
26 rubies
Personalised NORQAIN oscillating weight
41 hours power reserve
Balance frequency: 28’800 vibrations per hour (4Hz)

Openworked black dial with turquoise or white printings
Diamond-cut flat skeleton indexes, rhodium plated with turquoise X1 Superluminova spots (turquoise model) or red gold plated, with white X1 Superluminova spots (burgundy model)

Hour and minute hands
Diamond-cut faceted hour and minute hands, rhodium plated with turquoise X1 Superluminova-filled tip (turquoise model) or red gold plated, white X1 Superluminova-filled tip (burgundy model)

Seconds hand
Diamond-cut flat second hand, rhodium plated with white X1 Superluminova-filled tip and turquoise outlined tip (turquoise model) or red gold plated, white X1 Superluminova-filled tip and burgundy outlined tip (burgundy model)

Turquoise version: Integrated rubber strap with turquoise “Milanese” pattern and black edges; black NORTEQ pin buckle
Burgundy version: Integrated black rubber strap with “Milanese” pattern; burgundy NORTEQ pin buckle