How to Make a Unique GMT Watch?

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What is GMT Watch Meaning?

A GMT watch, short for Greenwich Mean Time watch, is a type of timepiece that allows the wearer to track two or more different time zones simultaneously. The term “GMT” refers to the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London, which has been used as a global time standard.

Here’s how a GMT watch typically functions:

  1. Dual Time Zone Tracking: The most notable feature of a GMT watch is its ability to display more than one time zone at a time. This is usually achieved through an additional hour hand (often called the GMT hand) that rotates once every 24 hours, in conjunction with a 24-hour time scale on the bezel or the dial of the watch.
  2. GMT Hand and Bezel: The GMT hand is typically distinguished by a different color or design. The 24-hour bezel (or the 24-hour markings on the dial) is used in tandem with this hand to indicate the second time zone. For instance, if the GMT hand points to 16 on the bezel, it indicates 4 PM in the second time zone.
  3. Utility for Travelers and Professionals: GMT watches are particularly popular among travelers, pilots, and business professionals who need to keep track of time across different time zones. By keeping track of the time in another part of the world, users can easily stay connected with colleagues, friends, or family members who are in different geographic locations.
  4. Adjustment and Use: In most GMT watches, the standard hour hand (which shows the local time) can be set independently of the GMT hand. This allows the wearer to change the local time when traveling to a different time zone without affecting the reference time (the time in their home time zone, for example).

In essence, a GMT watch is a practical and sophisticated tool for global connectivity, enabling the wearer to have a clear and convenient view of time across different parts of the world.

How to Make a Unique GMT Watch?

Hey there, watch enthusiasts and fellow creators! I’m the head of Watch Idea, a place where watchmaking isn’t just a job – it’s a passion. We’ve been crafting timepieces that aren’t just about telling time, but about telling a story. And let me tell you, creating a unique GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) watch is an art in itself.

So, how do we make these world-class GMT watches that have our clients gushing? First off, it’s all about originality. We’re not just assembling parts; we’re creating a masterpiece. Our latest creation? A GMT watch with a globe that moves so smoothly, it’s like you’re jet-setting across time zones without leaving your desk.

Our secret? We don’t just rely on off-the-shelf components. We get down and dirty, making our parts in-house. This way, every gear, every dial, and every case is crafted to perfection, aligning with our watchmaker’s vision.

Check the video to see how the Globe moving:

Why Go Custom with Your GMT Watch?

Why settle for generic when you can go custom, right? Our clients, whether they’re big-time brands or individual watch connoisseurs, come to us for something that stands out. And let me tell you, custom GMT watches are where it’s at. You want a watch that tells your brand’s story, something that screams ‘you’.

How Does the Magic Happen?

It all starts with an idea. A sketch, a dream, a wild thought – anything. Then, our top-notch Asian watchmaker gets to work. This isn’t just assembling; it’s like composing a symphony but with gears and springs. And our unique GMT movement? It’s the showstopper, making our watches not just timepieces but conversation pieces.

Click the details to see more GMT watch design 🙂

What Sets Our GMT Watches Apart?

It’s all about the details, folks. Our GMT watches aren’t just simple showing two time zones. from the The rotation of the northern and southern hemispheres can be seen as a change in latitude and longitude so as to estimate the time, and at the same time is a globe art idea, like Montblanc,They’re about showcasing craftsmanship, innovation, and a bit of Watch Idea flair. Each piece is a blend of art and engineering, making sure that when you wear one of our watches, you’re wearing a piece of horological history.

Tailoring to Your Brand

We’re not just making watches; we’re making YOUR watches. This means diving deep into what your brand stands for, and then translating that into a watch that speaks your language. Whether it’s for a limited edition collection or a signature piece for your brand, we’ve got you covered.


In the world of GMT watches, it’s not just about telling time. It’s about telling a story, your story. At Watch Idea, we’re not just watchmakers. We’re storytellers, innovators, and dreamers, helping you bring your watch dreams to life.


  • Q: What’s your MOQ (Minimum Order Quantity)?
  • A: For branding with your logo, it’s 50 pcs. Want to go full custom? From case to the dial , 300 pcs and we can bring your unique design to life.
  • Q: How long does it take to produce a batch?
  • A: Generally, it takes about 55-65days, depending on the complexity and customization level.
  • Q: Can I be involved in the design process?
  • A: Absolutely! We love collaborating with our clients to create something truly special.
  • Q: Do you offer warranty on your watches?
  • A: Yes, we offer a 1-year warranty. Quality is our mantra.
  • Q: Can I visit your factory?
  • A: Sure thing! We’re proud of our workspace and love showing it off. If you need to know more before you come, we can have a google meeting.
  • Q: Do you ship worldwide?
  • A: Wherever you are, we can deliver watches to you.
  • Q: What movements do you use?
  • A: We specialize in unique, in-house developed movements for that extra touch of exclusivity.
  • Q: Can I request samples before placing a large order?
  • A: Of course! We want you to be as excited about our watches as we are.
  • Q: What materials do you use for the watch cases?
  • A: We use a variety of materials, including 316L stainless steel,904L stainless steel, titanium G2 and G5,Sapphire and K9 sapphire and even gold – your pick.
  • Q: How do you ensure quality control?
  • A: We have a rigorous QC process, ensuring every watch is up to our high standards before it leaves our factory.
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