Ancient Japanese woven Obi cord has been made in Japan for centuries and was originally used by warriors to fasten or wrap sword handles. It has now been taken in a different direction as a watch strap, lined with soft leather and maintaining traditional woven colors and patterns. The watch case has a satin finish, a simple applied dot index and matching colored dial to compliment the cord. The Obi strap wraps the wrist twice and has a satin plating finish buckle. A TOKYObay exclusive. Woven in Japan, designed in San Francisco.
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Case size: 28mm
This petite size double wrap watch has narrow, intricately patterned silk Obi material which has been woven in Japan for centuries. Originally used by Samurai to fasten and wrap sword handles, it has now been taken in a different direction as a watch strap, lined with soft leather. Traditional colors and patterns are kept to maintain the high level of durability and craftsmanship. The case has a satin antique gold finish, applied dot index and simple handset. A TOKYObay exclusive. Woven in Japan, designed in San Francisco.
See our entire Obi Collection for accessories using this graphic weaving technique.
Case size: 23mm
This watch is part of our artisan collection using Sanada Obi, a tightly hand woven Japanese silk cord with a 400 year old history. The sturdy Obi material was originally used in the 1600's by samurai warriors to wrap sword handles and secure armor. Created on specialty looms outside of Kyoto, a full length of Obi can take up to one month to complete. All original colors and patterns are kept for this collection to maintain its unique level of craftsmanship and durability. The Sanada Obi is securely stitched onto a genuine leather strap and paired with a simple full numbered dial.
Case size: 39mm
- Battery operated Japanese Miyota quartz movement
- Tested at 3 ATM water resistance (see our FAQ for more info)
- Nickel free alloy casing
- Stainless steel case back, crown & buckle
- Genuine leather strap with silk woven cord overlay
- Mineral glass lens