Swedish Haute Horlogerie Enters India
Sweden’s most exclusive wristwatches are made in Linköping in a unique collaboration between a knifemaker and a watchmaker. The collaboration between the master bladesmith Johan Gustafsson and master watchmaker Patrik Sjögren celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, in a partnership born of a mutual passion for ornate Swedish craftsmanship and heritage, as Independent Watchmakers GoS Watches.
In 2016, GoS noticed a growing interest from India and a discussion about cooperation with Rahul Kapoor was initiated. Rahul Kapoor and his company Only Luxury Consultancy became GoS exclusive representative and consultants in India in May 2017 and has already introduced GoS to its clients. In June 2017 Only Luxury Consultancy announced Excedo Luxuria Domus, Delhi as the first appointed retail store and online partner, whom specialise in Haute Luxury, ie exclusive, niche and unique luxury brands from around the world. Depending on the model and customisation prices of GoS watches currently range from US$8,000 to US$30,000.
About GoS Watches
Sweden’s most exclusive wristwatches are being made in Linköping in a unique collaboration between a knifemaker and a watchmaker. The collaboration between the master bladesmith Johan Gustafsson and master watchmaker Patrik Sjögren celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and GoS is since many years established as an independent watchmaker with a global clientele. GoS manufactures wristwatches from Johan Gustafsson’s pattern welded steel and has shown that it is possible to manufacture elegant and exclusive watches from a material which dates back to the Viking era. Viking crafts have also been a great source of inspiration in the latest collection, where shapes a Viking sword handle are found in the winding crown.