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Ikigai Maru

Manufacturer: Ikigai Watches | Price: from $379 USD

Ikigai Maru Dive Watch

  • Dimensions: Case – 39.8mm, Thickness – 11.4mm, Lug to Lug – 46.2mm, Lug Width – 20mm
  • Total Weight: 158g (bracelet sized up for my 6¾″ wrist)
  • Movement: Miyota 9039, 28,800vph, 24 Jewels, Hackable, Self Winding, 42hr Power Reserve
  • Case: Brushed & Sandblasted 316L Stainless Steel
  • Bezel: 120 Click Unidirectional, Stainless Steel Insert, Lumed
  • Dial: Applied Hour Markers, Fence Post Style Hands, Printed Minute Track, No Date
  • Lume: Swiss Super-LumiNova® C3 & BGW9
  • Bracelet: H-Link, Brushed 316L Stainless Steel, Push Pins, Solid Links, Signed Milled Clasp
  • Crystal: Flat Sapphire, Inner Anti-Reflective Coatings
  • Water Resistance: 200m / 20 ATM / 660ft
  • Caseback: Screw Down, Etched Artwork
  • Crown: 6mm, Screw Down, Signed, Lumed
  • Colour Options: Deep Ocean Blue, Fresh Mint Green, Lunar Eclipse Red
  • Where to Buy: Kickstarter campaign
  • Warranty: 12 Months International
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Ikigai Watches

"Ikigai Watches is a brand founded by watch enthusiast Auscar Tan with the intention of spreading positivity around the world. 2020 was a very tough year for everyone, and with the current state of the world it is important to keep a positive mindset. What sparked the idea to create a watch brand was when Auscar looked at his wrist and thought to himself, "What's the use of a watch? Is it only capable of telling time?" He realized everyone glances at their watch occasionally throughout the day, and he decided to create a watch with its own unique story, spreading just a bit of hope and joy every time it was gazed upon. The word ikigai (ee-key-guy) is a Japanese concept that combines the terms iki, meaning 'alive` or 'life,' and gai, meaning 'benefit"' or 'worth.' In other words, ikigai means 'a reason for being.' Everyone has their own purpose or goals in life, and we are here to keep everyone on their path to find that reason for being. Our logo is a paper crane, symbolizing hope and healing in challenging times. At lkigai Watches, we aim to create a brand that specializes in developing dive watches at an affordable price, combining Auscar's love of diving with beautiful timepieces."
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Auscar Tan
Owner, Ikigai Watches

Ikigai Maru Video Review

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