Two years ago Stockholm based watch brand TRIWA launched its first line of value driven products called Time for Peace, watches made from destructed illegal firearms. Through the campaign TRIWA has managed to raise more than €100 000 to anti violence projects in El Salvador, where the metal is being produced. It also made them rethink the company strategy.
Under the tagline Time for Change, TRIWA now works with value-driven launches to make the watch a symbol of change. Their new campaign Time for Oceans is made to up-cycled ocean waste and raise awareness for the oceans critical health. Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic enter our oceans, on top of the estimated 150 million that currently circulate. This has a deep and irreversible impact on marine life.
Both case and strap of the TRIWA Time for Oceans watches is made from 100% recycled ocean plastic produced by #tide Ocean Material in Switzerland. The ocean waste is transformed into granular with the help of solar energy, and has then been remoulded into the watch.
The watch comes in 4 different colours, deep blue, seaweed, coral and seal. They are 10 ATM water resistant and filled with ocean references such as the 3D molded ocean dial, the bouy inspired hands and the color scheme. The watch is powered by a reliable Japanese Citizen Miyota movement.Price: €119, $129.
#tide ocean SA is a company based in Basel. Together with carefully chosen international organizations and Swiss scientists, #tide has found a solution how to reduce ocean plastic waste by closing the circle and creating new products. In its first year, more than 30 tons of #tide ocean material have been processed for companies in Switzerland, North America and South Korea. They use the #tide plastic granules for their products, because they and their customers also believe in cleaner oceans, a sustainable lifestyle – and in waste as a resource.
Triwa presents a special limited edition watch collection crafted from Humanium Metal, a new metal made from destructed illegal firearms. With this new collection, the Swedish watch brand joins hands with peace lovers from all over the world to control armed violence, a global epidemic with over 500 million illegal firearms across the world. To fund the initial mass production of Humanium Metal Watch, Triwa has launched a Kickstarter online crowd funding campaign.
The Humanium Metal Watch is available in two sizes: 39 or 34 millimeters with either a vertically brushed dark grey dial or light steel dial featuring classic three hand configuration with punched indexes, red second hand, and date display. All watches come with either an olive green canvas strap made from recycled plastic or a Swedish organically tanned leather strap in black, brown or tan colour.
The Humanium Metal Watch is equipped with the Japanese quartz movement. Other features of the watch include sapphire crystal front glass and revolving style crown.
By backing the online crowd funding campaign customers can pre-order these limited edition watches with highly discounted Kick-starter price starting from SEK 1999 (US$227).
Swedish watch brand Triwa has announced the launch of a special limited edition watch collection crafted from Humanium Metal, a new metal made from destructed illegal firearms. With this new collection, the watch brand joins hands with peace lovers from all over the world to control armed violence, a global epidemic with over 500 million illegal firearms across the world.
The TRIWA HUMANIUM METAL watch is made from destructed illegal firearms. The sales from the watches generate financial resources used to rebuild conflict torn societies and support victims of armed violence. The Humanium Metal Initiative by IM Swedish Development Partner is supported by local governments and authorities and some of the most renowned international experts and peace advocates.
TRIWA HUMANIUM METAL will be fully presented at the end of March. The watch will come with a Tärnsjö organic leather strap and be 10 ATM water resistant. The first launch will be limited to 500 products. Each watch comes with a certificate ensuring the products authenticity.
Swedish watch brand Triwa celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and to mark this occasion, the Stockholm based brand has created a special, limited edition timepiece.
In 2007, Harald, Ludvig, Tobias and Didrik put their heads together and started TRIWA, with the idea of Transforming the Industry of Watches, which also became the foundation of the name TRIWA. They started with 300 watches in three different colours, working from an old stable in Stockholm.
Ten years later they look back at their own transformation. To treat themselves and TRIWA fans with an anniversary watch they have created TIO, meaning TEN in Swedish. With this limited watch they’ve combined all important elements of their transformation. From the color scheme of their first 3 designs to the gold jubilee logo, the watch is filled with references from their ten years in the business.
TIO comes with an automatic Miyota movement and sapphire glass. It’s limited to 300 numbered pieces to celebrate the first order of 300 watches made in 2007 and will only be sold in selected stores and on TRIWA.com.
Watch case: Stainless steel
Glass: Sapphire glass
Backplate: Stainless steel and glass
Strap: Brown organic leather strap from Tärnsjö Tannery
Movement: Miyota 9015 automatic
Size: 38 mm
Price: SEK 4 995, €529, $629
Launched on: October 31st
As spring approaches and Scandinavia brightens, the Swedish watch brand TRIWA releases their latest spring collection of watches. Inspired by warmer latitudes, tropical environments and the characteristic surf culture, four new models were brought to life. All interpreted in bright pastels and summery leather straps.
Falken is one of TRIWAs best selling models, but never before have we seen it rendered in such a playful and distinctive way. The latest additions in the Falken family come in two versions and in four different styles.
Coral Falken: The combination of soft coral and brushed gold on a ivory white dial, gives it a stylish and conspicuous impression. Together with detail embroidery on a classic brown leather strap it becomes more playful and summer compatible.
Wave Falken: Pastel blue and ivory white surrounded by a stainless steel case creates a vital and crisp impact. The tan leather strap completes the simplicity of the design, and the embroideries add up for a more playful impression.
Coral and Wave Falken will be available in selected stores and online on May 4th. Price: $219
Swedish watch brand TRIWA has just unveiled their latest model Walter Lansen Chrono, a unisex and sophisticated chronograph with golden round hour indexes, white minute markers and date function at 4’o clock. It has a grey sunray dial and gold sunray sub-dials. The dial is set within a brushed gun plated stainless steel case with a gold crown and push buttons. The watch comes with a grey canvas strap or a two-piece strap in black organic leather by Swedish tannery Tärnsjö. Water resistance of this timepiece is 10 ATM.
Unveiled as a part of spring/summer 2014 collection, this unisex hand cut acetate watch from Swedish watch brand TRIWA features an engraved steel dial with a light blue roundel, a contrasting navy blue second hand, silver hour index markers and an off white inner ring displaying seconds. The watch is set within a navy blue acetate case with steel case back and mineral glass. The watch comes with a navy blue canvas strap with detailing in organic tan leather by Swedish tannery Tärnsjö.
Case: Navy blue acetate
Strap: Canvas and organic leather strap, 20mm, Navy blue / tan
Bezel colour: Polished stainless steel
Dial colour: Engraved silver with light blue roundel
Movement: Miyota 2115
Water resistance: 5 ATM
Swedish time wear brand TRIWA unveils a new ladies’ watch collection in association with UK based jewellery designer Fiona Paxton. These limited edition timepieces feature beautiful organic leather strap, which has been adorned with Fiona’s signature beading in bright colours and intricate patterns. The Fiona Paxton Stirling Lansen model comes 38 mm in stainless steel case and has a silver sunray dial. Timepiece is supplied with a hand embroidered leather strap in pink colour.
The Fiona Paxton Rose Lansen model comes in a 38 mm rose gold plated steel case and has a rose gold dial. It comes with a hand embroidered Turquoise leather strap.
These highly fashionable watch models are equipped with Miyota 2115 Movement. Water resistance is 5 ATM. Approximate retail price of Fiona Paxton Lansen model is 305 US Dollars.
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