MOI WATCH

Based in Seoul, MOI WATCH is an exclusive luxury watch atelier that produces exceptional haute horlogerie creations.

Established since 2005, this one and only South Korean luxury watch atelier has been engaged in the manufacturing restoring and repairing of high-end watches and mechanical clocks. This atelier was founded by HAN MOI KIM, a highly experienced and talented watch maker who loves traditional watch making complications crafted by world’s most famous master watch makers.

MOI WATCH

MOI WATCH CEO & Korean Watchmaker, HAN MOI KIM wears watches on both wrists. HAN MOI KIM is a leading expert in the manufacturing Clocks and Watches, Watch restoration and Watch Repair Works.

On the basis of these experiences, he designed and completed his first watch in 2009 and with the knowledge and his skills he finally released his MOI TOURBILLON II (2) in 2014, his ambitious work.

MOI TOURBILLON II watch
MOI TOURBILLON II watch

The masterpiece horology products from his watch atelier are currently sold in China, Vietnam and Middle East Asia. The MOI TOURBILLON II (2) was a hit among the affluent consumers and the first batch of this collection has already been sold out.

MOI TOURBILLON II watch
MOI TOURBILLON II watch

Inspired from the works of independent Swiss master watchmakers, HAN MOI KIM creates luxurious wristwatches with Korean sensibility.

MOI TOURBILLON II watch

Project, Design, Production, Manufacturing and Quality Check are all done by MOI WATCH CEO, HAN MOI KIM, himself. Particularly, like Swiss Made brands, Polishing, Ebauche and Overhaul are processed, so the watch can be in perfect quality and condition, when it is delivered to the customers.

MOI TOURBILLON II watch

HAN MOI KIM, the CEO of MOI Watch, also runs Watchmaking Classes, Watch Tools exhibitions, etc. He is striving for the best to achieve Korean Watch Industry’s growth and awareness.

MOI watch

The most remarkable point of Korean Watchmaker, HAN MOI KIM, is that watch tools he made are used worldwide, even by Swiss and German Watchmakers.

MOI TOURBILLON II watch

The retail price of MOI TOURBILLON II is 5,000,000 KRW (approximately US $ 4,400/ 3988 Euros.)

MOI watch south korea

Featured Timepieces

MOI Watch ‘GOLIATH’

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

Contact details

MOI Watch
MOI building 3F, 13, Yangjae-daero 145-gil,
Gangdong-gu, Seoul, Korea (05257)

MOI WATCH Official website: http://moi-watch.com

MOI Watch ‘GOLIATH’

South Korean haute-horlogerie atelier MOI Watch presents a unique timepiece inspired by the biblical story of David and Goliath. Crafted from mother-of-pearl, its uniquely designed dial represents the Goliath’s skull, featuring a hole on the forehead struck by the stone.

MOI Watch ‘GOLIATH’

The Goliath dial is manufactured by a master artisan utilising Korean Ott-Chil technology using the finest mother of pearl. Na Jeon Chil Gee technology is a very complex and sensitive technology to produce, to complete the production, it has to be painted on and dehydrated numerous times and can only be done by a skilled master artisan.

Especially, the mother of pearl of Goliath skull with a hole is 0.25mm in thickness. It has to be sliced with a fretsaw very precisely with no mistake. Also, the back of the dial is covered with Ott-Chil, it can be seen through the back sapphire glass and the harmony of the pitch black ott-chil dial and the skeletal movement is easily breathtaking.

MOI Watch ‘GOLIATH’

Inside the stainless steel case of the watch you can find a hand-wound mechanical movement that powers hour and minute indication.

The MOI Watch ‘GOLIATH’ is offered with an option of either ETA 6497 (Swiss Made) or PTS 9211 (Manufactured by China/ Hong Kong based PTS Resources Ltd) mechanical manual winding movement.

Technical details

Model: MOI Watch ‘GOLIATH’

Case
Material: 316L stainless steel
Diameter: 42mm / 44mm (with crown)
Thickness (With Glasses): 10mm
Water resistance: 50m

Movement
ETA 6497 / PTS 9211
Hand-wound
Frequency: 18’000v/h
Power reserve: 40H

Functions 
Hours and minutes

Dial
Lacquerware inlaid with mother of pearl Technology Artwork by MOI WATCH and masters

Bracelet
Alligator

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

MOI watch, a Korean watchmaking company, presents “MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch” to the world.  Na Jeon Chil Gee stands for the Lacquer ware inlaid with mother of pearl.

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

“MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch” is the first company to apply Na Jeon Chil Gee as a valuable Korean Traditional Technology, into a watch. In this beautiful timepiece, the watch maker express the Crocket Pattern (Ivy Pattern) called as “Dang Cho”, which represents “success”, “prosperity”, “fecundity”, “longevity”, “wealth and honor”, utilizing the Na Jeon Chil Gee technique, a Korean Traditional Technology of arts.

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

MOI watch has used the “Lacquer ware inlaid with mother of pearl” technology to the Dial, the Sides of the Cases and the back of the movement delicately. The beauty of Korean Traditional Technology in a watchmaking has been drawing the attention of lots of watchmaking industry and relevant experts.

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

Na Jeon and Ott-Chil are the Korean Technologies that has been lasting for thousands of years. Na Jeon technology is slicing the mother of pearl delicately and Ott-Chil (Natural Lacquer collected from Lacquer Tree) is the most splendid and unique Technology of Korea.

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

Korean-Lacquered products have been developed for a long time without being discoloured and with function of anti-bacteria too.  The combination of these two technologies is called “Na Jeon Chil Gee”.

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

To realize the Dang Cho pattern in Na Jeon Chil Gee technology is one the most sophisticated technology.  To this end, Master Craftsman needs to paint with lacquer and dry and even sharpen them for a long time, which demonstrates the Korean craftsmanship of MOI Watch Corporation.

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

In particular, Dang Cho pattern development needs careful attention of the Master Craftsman as it is entirely handmade. The back of the movement is lacquered, this technology is also very difficult to develop, that should be done by a Master Craftsman.

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

Ott-Chil is crafted by master craftsman designated as an intangible cultural asset by the Korean Government, and Na Jeon is crafted by a number one craftsman in the field.

MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

Technical details

Model: MOI Na Jeon Chil Gee Watch

Case
Material:  316L SS / Lacquer ware inlaid with mother of pearl ver.
Diameter:  42mm / 44mm (with crown)
Thickness (With Glasses):  10mm
Water Resistance: 50m

Movement 
ETA 6497 / PTS 9011 / Lacquerware ver.
Type: Hand-wound
Frequency: 18’000v/h
Power reserve: 40H

Functions 
Hours, minute

Dials
Lacquer ware inlaid with mother of pearl Technology Artwork by korea intangible cultural assets and masters

Bracelet 
Alligator / Ostrich