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Retail £429

Discounts available at launch through

our Kickstarter campaign


Uncompromising robustness of a modern tool watch in an elegant, classic design, the Photic diver by Clemence Watches is ready to go from sea to summit and everything in between. Designed and assembled in Britain, we've taken cues from the golden age of watches, the 60's and 70's, to create our vision of the ultimate go anywhere, do anything dive watch - capable of surviving the photic zone and everyday life alike.

To get the Photic Diver out in the wild we need the help of the community. We're excited to be launching on Kickstarter in Summer 2021! In the meantime, sign-up to keep updated or follow us on Instagram.


All available with silver or bronze gilt hands and markers

Photic Dial

Sunburst with deep blue to black gradient

Abyss Black Dial

Matt finish

Atoll Blue Dial

Sunburst finish


DIMENSIONS - Case Diameter: 39mm - Lug to Lug: 47mm - Lug Width: 20mm - Thickness: 10.7mm case + 1.5mm crystal dome CASE - Brushed 316L stainless steel - Uninterrupted polished bevels - Drilled lugs CRYSTAL - Double domed sapphire for distortion free legibility and scratch resistance - Four layers of anti-reflective coating on internal side only MOVEMENT - Miyota 9039 hi-beat automatic movement - Rotor engraved with artists depiction of the photic zone - Widely serviceable to ensure long-term affordability and reliability DIAL - Domed edge dial - Polished applied, lume filled markers LUME - C3 Swiss Superluminova throughout BEZEL - Coin edge 120 click uni-directional bezel - Domed sapphire insert with luminescent markers CROWN - Screw down - 6.4mm diameter CASE BACK - Screw down exhibition case back with flat sapphire crystal ON THE WRIST - Bracelet: all solid 316L steel bracelet with screw pins. Tapers from 20mm to 18mm. - Milled clasp with three holes of micro-adjust & ratcheted diver extension for tool-free, on-the-fly adjustment. - Strap: FKM rubber tropic style with deep engraved buckle and quick-release spring bars WATER RESISTANCE - 200 meters ( the photic zone)

Climate Positive

The legacy of every Photic diver will be rooted in helping reforest Scotland.

For every watch that is sold, we will plant a UK native tree, providing ecological benefits to local biodiversity and our global environment.

In addition to planting trees, we will off-set at least 2x the carbon footprint of each watch. By removing carbon from the atmosphere we'll help to protect our habitats on land and sea.

This is our commitment, helping to protect the wild places we love to explore.

The Domes

The domed dial, sapphire crystal and sapphire bezel create depth and gently catch the light.

Light Play

The domed edges of our dials, sunburst finishes and contrasting use of polished and brushed steel give each watch its own personality.


Our gradient dial is a chameleon, bronze gilt accents emit warmth, domed dial edges swoop into shadow and polished case bevels discreetly slim the watch toward the wrist.

Function Meets Form

Drilled lugs make strap changes a breeze, although we love our supplied options, there's no denying the Photic would look great on leather or a Nato.

On the Wrist

Our steel bracelet comes with a diver extension for on-the-fly adjustment and three holes of micro-adjust so you can tune in the perfect sizing.


Alternatively, our tropic style strap is made from hardwearing yet supple FKM rubber, providing supreme comfort in all conditions.

Beating Heart

A true workhorse, the Miyota 9039 is Japan's answer to a high-end swiss automatic movement. In our opinion, it's the ideal balance between quality, reliability and value.

Engraved with a depiction of the photic zone, the movement beats over 500,000 times a day, driving a smooth sweeping second hand.


The applied markers, hands, and sapphire bezel are all treated with C3 Swiss Superluminova to maintain legibility in low light.


Our watches are assembled by hand, in Britain. 

Working with local horologists ensures our watches are assembled with the mindfullness they deserve.

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What do the Experts say?


"The proportions of the Photic are absolute perfection, as it wears brilliantly on wrist and is also very comfortable"

- Will Duncan

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"The Ultimate Shark Week Watch:


"this is a charming, elegant diver with versatility on land and natural acclimation in the sea...from a nation planting some of the deepest roots to protect our aquatic ecosystems"

- Nate DeNicola

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