Bear Grylls teams up with Luminox

Source: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube. In January 2020, well-known British explorer and TV personality Bear Grylls, announced his partnership with Swiss watch brand Luminox. This marks the start of the Luminox X Bear Grylls watch Collection. Grylls is a former military man, having served three years (1994 to 1997) with the Special Air Service (Reserve) – the 21st Special Air … More

Understanding the Luminox ICE-SAR Arctic 1200 Series

In 2018, Luminox partnered with the Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue, otherwise known as ICE-SAR, and launched the ICE-SAR Arctic 1000 Series collection comprising five models. The main highlight being the limited edition anniversary piece – the ICE-SAR Arctic 1000 model 1203.SAR as seen in the video below: Source: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube. The Luminox x ICE-SAR partnership continued … More

Microplastics found in human waste for the first time?

Source: TimeWerke Videos Among the many brand ambassadors for watch brands, two gentlemen in particular stand out for us – marine conservationist Scott Cassell and former US Navy SEAL Team Six member Rob Roy. In fact, they are both our favourites. Why? They are not there just for photo opportunities or advertisements for the brand’s wristwatches; these two gentlemen also … More

Luminox ICE-SAR: Pay it Forward and Save Lives

Source: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube The Luminox ICE-SAR Arctic 1000 Series watch represents not only the beginning of a long-term partnership between the brand and Iceland’s ICE-SAR but the start of an adventure with a modern Luminox watchcase design that is young in looks. ICE-SAR refers to “Slysavarnafélagið Landsbjörg” in Icelandic, the national language of Iceland. It is known as … More

How we Create Plastic Bullets to Harm Ourselves

Source: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube Did you hear about the poor male Olive Ridely sea turtle that underwent a bloody and painful ordeal to have a straw between 10cm and 12cm long removed from its nostril? Well, for those who haven’t, now you have. If you wish to read more, it is documented in the National Geographic article: “For Animals, … More

The mechanical dive watch versus the dive computer.

Are mechanical dive watches still relevant today given the prevalence of dive computers used by both professional and recreational divers? After all, dive computers are more useful, offering more functions than what an analog mechanical watch can provide. The relevance of mechanical dive watches was one of the questions we posed to Scott Cassell during an interview at the Renaissance … More

Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Series: The Evolution

Source: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube. The video above is our quick take on 3 generations of the Luminox US Navy SEALs watches – the 3000 Series (1994), 3050 Series (2007) and 3500 Series (2017). The story of Luminox and its close links with the US Navy SEALs began in the early 1990s. In 1992, Chief John Engraff of the US … More

Luminox Navy SEAL Colormark Nova: Up to the Mark. Hooyah!

Timing and precision are obviously important for all watch brands. While many will speak about these, few will provide good practical examples, let alone explain how crucial timing and precision are in actual real-life situations. For us, Luminox is one of the few. Many watch enthusiasts will undoubtedly be familiar with this brand that has long been associated with the … More

Luminox SXC Steel GMT 5120 Series: Time for space

How many people have seen Earth from space? Well, the answer is between 500 and 550; a more precise number being 528, according to a 2013 brochure from Space Exploration Corporation (SXC). Pioneering cosmonauts and astronauts include Yuri Gagarin, John Glenn and Neil Armstrong had seen Earth with their very own eyes in their Soyuz, Mercury and Apollo spacecrafts decades … More