NOMOS Glashütte Watches
Discover our collection of watches from luxury German watchmaker NOMOS Glashütte. Their modern, Bauhaus-inspired design makes them the ideal accessory for every look and occasion. Browse the designer range.
2 NOMOS Glashütte Watches
2 NOMOS Glashütte Watches
The History of NOMOS Glashütte
Boasting a rich heritage as one of Germany’s most esteemed watchmakers, NOMOS Glashütte is known the world over for its superior artisan manual-winding and automatic mechanical watches. Following its establishment in 1990, the watchmaker first introduced its Tangente, Ludwig, Tetra and Orion models in 1992. The clean and modern aesthetic applied throughout the range incorporated elements drawn from the famous Bauhaus school of art, an influence that would continue to play a role in later designs.
Widely recognised as the home of German watchmaking, the Saxon town of Glashütte still houses several NOMOS Glashütte facilities. Operating out of the beating heart of German watchmaking, the brand has long prided itself on its marriage of quality craftmanship and timeless design.
Watches produced by NOMOS Glashütte have made use of various types of mechanics throughout the company’s existence. Movements used in early models were primarily hand-wound and sourced from Swiss manufacturers until the company brought the manufacture of these mechanisms entirely in-house. This paved the way for the brand to begin production of its very own movements, culminating in the introduction of the Tangomat – NOMOS Glashütte’s first automatic model – back in 2005.
New technologies and designs continued to emerge in the years that followed. Having developed the capability to produce its own calibres and escapements, the range of models available expanded significantly. Newly introduced models included the 2007 Club, a hand-wound model offering optional automatic winding, and the 2009 Zurich, an automatic model with a range of added functions and dial colours. Later models offer an even wider variety of mechanics, styles, functions and sizes, with prime examples being the 2013 Ahoi, the 2015 Minimatik and the 2018 Autobahn.
To date, NOMOS Glashütte has been the recipient of more than 160 awards spanning the length and breadth of their collection, including the German Design Award, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG), the Red Dot Design Award and the iF Product Design Award. All in all, the brand’s unshakable commitment to detail and authenticity has earned it a position amongst the world’s greatest watchmakers, successfully shaping itself as a champion of German horology.
NOMOS Men’s Watches
From the outset, NOMOS men’s watches have been designed to exude confidence, precision and craftsmanship. Those characteristics play a central role throughout the NOMOS range, whether it be in the form of the classic Metro or the nautically themed Ahoi.
NOMOS Women’s Watches
The NOMOS collection includes a variety of quality women’s watches. Steeped in elegance, models such as the Tangente 33, Club 38 Campus and Ladies 709 Campus each sport a different look, feel and construction. With such a wide range of options available, the brand offers an ideal timepiece for every wrist.
NOMOS Glashütte Watches: Top Models
NOMOS Glashütte produces some of the most elegantly constructed mechanical timepieces on the modern market, having introduced a variety of top models over the course of its existence.
The NOMOS Metro Neomatik 39 Silvercut is a prime example of the brand’s aesthetic and mechanical excellence. Combining minimalist design with the technically advanced NOMOS Swing System, the model demonstrates a mastery of both form and function. The NOMOS Swing System is also found in several other models, including the industrial-looking NOMOS Orion Neomatik 39 Silvercut.
Another renowned style is the NOMOS Tangente, a classic timepiece that helped shape the brand’s popularity amongst critics and customers alike. A bestselling model, the Tangente is the epitome of classic modernity, offering a stylish and straightforward design that never fails to impress. It’s no wonder the model has been continuously reimagined over the years, with famous examples including the Tangente Update, the Tangente 167 and the Tangente Sport Neomatik.
The high-end NOMOS Lux and Lambda models are masterpieces in their own right. Bringing the very best materials, specifications and design together in the form of a single timepiece, they are the culmination of the NOMOS tradition. Expect virtuosity at its finest.
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