Y Derwydd (The Druid)

A project in Mold, UK by Jan Sarnowski

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A Welsh mechanical dress watch with a unique malachite dial. Inspired by pocket watches.
Backers: 139
Average Pledge Per Backer: £315

Funded: £43,820 of £10,000
Dates: Feb 29th -> Mar 30th (30 days)
Project By: Jan Sarnowski
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Latest News

Only 4 days left! Some production updates.

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, With the campaign still going strong and being close to the end, I thought I will update you on some of the manufacturing prep I've done to ensure the watches are delivered on time and are as good as they can be. *Please note, I will be... (Read More)

Y Derwydd in the press!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
A local newspaper was kind enough to write about Y Derwydd and my watchmaking journey in it's Sunday feature. None of this would have been possible if it wasn't for my kind backers, now over 100 of you!!!!  Follow the link below if you're... (Read More)

Over 100 watches now sold! 300% funded!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to all my backers for the amazing support. We have now tripled my initial goal of £10,000 and are at over 100 watches sold, meaning that should this backer number hold until the end of the campaign, I will be able to offer Y Derwydd with a... (Read More)

Movement production now scheduled!

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
As the movements I am using are not kept in stock and have to be manufactured to order, I have now made the first payment to put me in the manufacturing queue at Sea-Gull. This will hopefully mean that I will be able to ship your watches to you... (Read More)

We are now almost at the stretch goal!

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
After a full week, this campaign has really exceeded all of my expectations. I wanted to update you on some stats to keep you in the loop.  We are also almost at our stretch goal of 100 watches, so the free option of gold hands is looking very much... (Read More)

Part of Kickstarter's "Project we love"!

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Kickstarter has been kind enough to highlight my humble creation as part of their "Project we love" campaign!!!  I cannot stress enough how grateful I am to all of you for your support in this endeavour of mine. It still feels extremely surreal (in... (Read More)

Stretch goals?

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I've received a suggestion of including a free option of gold hands for every backer as a stretch goal - and i love it.  If we reach 100 total watches sold, I will include it as an option to be chosen after the end of the campaign!!! Once again huge... (Read More)

Community chat is now live!

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Click here or scan the QR code below to join my community chat! Show off the watch you're wearing, talk about Y Derwydd, get an early look at any updates on my work or just chat about watches! https://chat.whatsapp.com/JV3EVgjej8iEon8iNFlro3  (Read More)

Happy St. David's Day

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus!  When pressing the launch button on this campaign about 20 hours ago, I didn't think we would reach half of the amount we have. Thank you for your amazing support!  More updates to follow!  Jan  (Read More)


February 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Fully funded in under 12 minutes!! Doubled the initial goal in three hours! Thank you for your amazing support with my first creation! I couldn't be happier.  Jan  (Read More)

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