For well longer than 10 years Swedish specialist Patrik Sjögren and Johan Gustafsson have been making watches, an inquisitive mix of Damascus steel and Scandinavian legacy. Each creation close by produced steel highlights subtleties roused by Viking old stories and the normal excellence of Sweden’s scene. Presently, all that finishes in the Sarek Trollius, a completely engraved variant of a current model in their collection.
The Sarek assortment was first presented in 2016 and has seen different cycles, including a ladies’ variant . All Sarek watches are roused by the Sarek National Park in Lapland, Sweden. Since its presentation, the assortment has been refreshed with an ever increasing number of handmade components and has advanced into a line of profoundly restricted and bespoke pieces. For the GoS Sarek Trollius, Patrik has teamed up with Anders Hedlund, an expert etcher and blade creator. Anders is viewed as truly outstanding on the planet in his field of work.
The 43mm wide by 10.5mm high GoS Sarek Trollius is propelled by the Trollius Europaeus, a blossom native to Europe and western Asia that likewise fills in the Sarek National Park. The yellow bulb of the bloom is addressed by the strong gold pins on the caseband and in the part ring. These pins are likewise utilized in distinctive blade making, an ideal combination of Patrik’s and Anders’ craftsmanship. A 24k gold pin is mounted between each elliptic score of the caseband.
The bezel of the GoS Sarek Trollius is hand-engraved with a flower design, intended to look precisely like the petals of the bulb of the Trollius Europaeus. Other contacts that set out this bespoke rendition from other Sarek models is the wildflower example of the dial, the Damascus steel rotor, engraved hauls and engraved parts in the development. The conventional GoS triskele (triple drinking horn) rotor with Damascus steel stabilizer, is engraved by hand, a first for the Scandinavian brand. At long last an engraved caseback integrates the front, caseband, rotor and counterweight
Other plan components like the part ring roused by Viking arm bands and the crown that looks like the handle of a Viking blade are still set up. The hands are formed like Viking bolts or initiates, with a cleaned surface and a raised focus edge. Typically a GoS comes on a soft, graceful moose leather tie, this time around tightened from 22 to 20mm, with an exquisite snap lock buckle.
On the specialized side very little has changed either. The Sarek Trollius actually utilizes a similar Soprod A10 programmed development. This development is an immediate clone of the ETA 2892. We’ve covered different forms of the Sarek previously, so all the subtleties on the development can be found in our full survey from 2016 .
Like all GoS watches, the Gustafsson & Sjogren Sarek Trollius is a special piece. The truth is that no two dials will at any point be similar because of the hand-fashioned Damascus steel. It is difficult to reproduce the example a subsequent time. Indeed, there will be various forms of the Sarek Trollius, however once more, no two will be the same.
The GoS Sarek Trollius is accessible at a cost of USD 18,500. For additional subtleties if it’s not too much trouble, return to goswatches.com .