Clemence Watches Photic Diver, bronze gilt hands and markers

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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.


All available with silver or bronze gilt hands and markers

Photic Dial

Sunburst deep blue dial that fades to black at the outer edges

Abyss Black Dial

Classic matt black dial

Atoll Blue Dial

Sunburst blue dial


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 - Six 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 reliability DIAL - Domed dial edges - 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 to 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.


Our watches are assembled by hand, in Britain. 

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

We plant a UK native tree for every watch sold and are climate positive, securing a legacy of environmetal enhancement for the future.


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.

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


"The edges of the dial curve down away from the crystal, right where the color is the blackest. It’s genuinely lovely."

- Dave Sergeant

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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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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.