Casio uses ancient Japanese glass cutting techniques on latest Oceanus watches


Casio is extending its Oceanus line of solar-powered radio-controlled watches with models featuring deep blue ceramic bezels made using traditional Japanese Edo Kiriko cut glass techniques.

Edo Kiriko is a traditional Japanese technique of cutting patterns into glass that dates back 180 years. Edo is also the original name of the city now called Tokyo.

The Oceanus OCW-S4000S and OCW-S4000C blend traditional Japanese craftsmanship and advanced technology, inspired by contemporary Tokyo, a city of urban sophistication, history and tradition.

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The watches are equipped with the Casio Connected Engine module that links to a smartphone to ensure it tells the correct time in any timezone.

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