The British-made Blacklamp Carbon watch is full of glowing goodness – TechCrunch


Back when Britannia ruled the waves her beautiful lighthouses were wonders to behold. Many a sailor found solace in the pale light cast out over the ocean and now the Schofield Watch Company is celebrating these by releasing a watch that glows like a radioactive trash fire and is made almost entirely of carbon fiber.

The Blacklamp Carbon is a mechanical watch with a few interesting facets. First, it uses a massive Unitas movement, the same once found in pocket watches. Further, the company has handcrafted something they’re calling Morta. The material is made of dense carbon fiber fused and shaped by hand for the case. Finally, the company added a massive ring of lume material called strontium aluminate GLTD which glows once charged in sunlight. The light is enough to keep the watch glowing overnight ensuring you can see the hands in the dark.

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