Introducing the Grand Seiko Limited Edition Inspired by Naruto’s Tidal Whirlpools
Inspired by Nature’s Marvel: The Naruto Whirlpools
Naruto, a picturesque coastal town in Japan, is known for its awe-inspiring tidal currents, creating mesmerising whirlpools in the Naruto Strait. These natural phenomena have long been a source of inspiration, captivating the hearts and minds of both locals and visitors. The Naruto whirlpools are particularly impressive during spring tides. When the earth, sun and moon are aligned. The dial of SBGH331 seeks to capture the essence of this mesmerising event in a unique and artistic timepiece.
Exquisite Design and Craftsmanship
This Grand Seiko Naruto Whirlpools inspired Watch is a true masterpiece of horological artistry. This limited-edition timepiece features a stainless-steel case and textured dial with a geometrical pattern that reflects the entrancing swirls of the Naruto whirlpools. The intricate pattern on the dial is achieved through meticulous craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology, showcasing the brand’s commitment to precision and artistry. To further enhance its beauty, the watch boasts a contrasting gold colour second hand and the Grand Seiko logo, a sapphire crystal with an anti-reflective coating, ensuring legibility and durability. The watch is powered by Grand Seiko’s renowned Calibre 9S85 Hi-Beat movement, known for its precision and reliability, and features a date display at 3 o’clock.
A Limited-Edition Masterpiece
The Grand Seiko Naruto Whirlpools SBGH331 is a distinguished masterpiece, presented in an exclusive limited edition of a mere 150 pieces, making it a rare and highly sought-after collector’s item. Each watch is numbered “1 of 150” on the case back.
SBGH331 will be available through select Grand Seiko boutiques as a pre-release for GS9 Club ANZ members from Friday the 27th of October 2023 and to the general public through select Grand Seiko boutiques and authorised dealers starting the 1st of November. Enthusiasts and collectors are encouraged to secure their piece of this limited-edition masterpiece promptly, as availability is limited.