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BlogNow Introducing — Temption Watches

If you’re looking for an ergonomic timepiece with a minimalist feel, exotic origin, accuracy and quality on par with Omega, Tudor, Breitling, and Tissot — look no further than Temption Watches.

Haven’t heard of Temption watches?

Yeah, we didn’t think so.

That’s because these German-made wristwatches don’t come from a large factory, or even a factory at all. Every single Temption watch is hand-assembled by a small family company at their workshop in Herrenberg, Germany. To safeguard the quality, no more than 700 individual Temption watches are made per year and the design, production, assembly, and testing all takes place in a controlled environment, in the small, quaint manufacturing office of a family owned business

What about the movement?

All Temption watches have a mechanical, automatic movement.
Because Temption uses the highest quality materials, each individual watch has a fine Swiss movement. On non-chronograph watches, Temption pieces feature a Swiss ETA 2892-A2 or the comparable Soprod A-10.

The reliable ETA 2892-A2 is the basis for high-end Swiss watches such as the Omega 1120.

For their chronograph watches, Temption uses a Valjoux 7751, well known for it’s accuracy and dependability.

Does it come with a warranty?

Yes! Each Temption watch comes with a 2 year warranty.

How often should I wind my mechanical watch?

Temption watches usually run for about 24-48 hours on a full wind. They typically have a power reserve of 36 hours. Don’t wind it too tight, or it can hurt the movement. Keep in mind, they are self-winding, so as long as you’re wearing it and moving it: it will wind automatically.

How accurate is the movement?

Accuracy can range from +/-20 seconds per day to just +/-5 seconds/day.

These watches are more reliable than a Rolex. Temption watches use a movement with ball bearings, which winds better than a Rolex.

Are they water resistant?

Yes! In fact, their screw-down crowns are threaded on the outside instead of the inside for better quality and longevity. Even the Cameo, their rectangular faced watch, is water resistant. It’s uncommon for watch companies to successfully make rectangular-shaped watches water tight, because of the crystal. Temption watches are tested to 10 ATM, and the Cameos pass the test as well as the round faced watches!

Temption’s handcrafted watches are truly built for watch lovers: collectors looking for a work of art. They are so much more than timepieces. Temption watches are unique in many ways, not relying on brand recognition to assign value to their product. The value is in the craftsmanship, the technology, the quality and exclusivity.

For more information on Temption watches:

Interview With Klaus Ulbrich Of Temption Watches By TemptionUSA

The Design Process & Challenges Of The Temption Cameo Rectangular Watch

Temption Watches Website

Written by…

Jordan Rayne
GIA Diamonds Graduate, GIA AJP
Designer and Consultant for HPerry Jewelers since 2013

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