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Watch of the Week: Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark

Most dive watches are designed for human divers not a lot of are made for the animals they examine. But that is aspect of what can make the Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark, a minimal-version model of the company’s Diver 42mm, so unique. For this special timepiece, Ulysse Nardin teamed up with OCEARCH, a nonprofit committed to ocean investigate, and the FIU Medina Aquarius Program, which operates the Aquarius Reef Base, the world’s only underwater investigate and education laboratory. The purpose? Unfold awareness about the worth of sharks and ocean conservation in basic. Oh, and make a incredibly sharp check out.

 

 

The special model of the Diver honors the lemon shark, a species of shark that is indigenous to the waters about Florida. The species receives its title from its unique yellowish coloring, which will allow it to mix into the sandy ocean ground and sneak up on fish and crustaceans, its key prey. When most folks generally fear sharks, this collaboration highlights their magnificence and ecological importance—and the environmental threats they deal with.

The check out features a placing black and yellow shade plan, alongside with a couple of other facts that reference the animal. The black dial will come with a vivid yellow 2nd hand and indices, as well as lemon shark text at the heart, even though the black 42mm stainless steel situation features 3 lemon sharks stamped on the back. The innermost portion of the bezel and its zero marker at 12 o’clock also use the identical vivid yellow shade, and even the strap (which is designed from recycled fishing nets) features yellow stitching. When vivid yellow could possibly seem like an aggressive shade alternative, these accents truly aid the check out stand out, and mesh well with the black and silver facts on the relaxation of the situation and dial.

Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark
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The lemony facts aren’t the only facts that make this check out a standout. The concave bezel’s ribbed texture provides visual interest, and “shark grey” indices on the dial are coated with Tremendous LumiNova for outstanding legibility. Each individual check out in this minimal-version run of three hundred will come individually numbered on the side of the situation.

Inside of the situation, the Diver Lemon Shark is powered by a strong UN-816 self-winding movement (the identical movement that powers the relaxation of Ulysse Nardin’s lineup of Divers), and like any fantastic dive check out, it’s drinking water resistant down to three hundred meters. If it’s fantastic adequate for the divers who examine lemon sharks and other sea lifetime, it’ll absolutely be a trusty companion for your up coming snorkeling journey.

Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark
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It is a terrific collector’s select for everyone who spends time in the ocean (or just likes dive watches). But as opposed to your ordinary diver, this check out was not just designed to endure the ocean it was designed to aid maintain it.

[$seven,three hundred ulysse-nardin.com]

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