Celebrating 10 years of Mr Jones Watches: a round up of events

Mr Jones Watches ten years of watch designs

Ten years ago, British designer Crispin Jones produced five very unusual watches.

As the years have passed, the collection has grown and so has the team. To celebrate this landmark, we held an exhibition of our unusual designs in the gallery at Oxo Tower Wharf.

Mr Jones Watches birthday pop up

We moved over our London studio for the exhibition (we’re usually hidden away in Camberwell, South London). So you could see our pad printer, the inks that we’ve mix by hand, and all of the tools of watch assembly.

Watch making tools

Pots of different coloured inks

Pots of different colour of watch prints

You could see watches being printed and built, and our team were on hand to answer questions, give demonstrations (and even some mini watch making lessons!)

View from the outside window of the exhibition: Dovile assembling watches

View from the outside window of the exhibition: Dovile assembling watches

Printed watch glass

Watch glass, which has been printed by one of our customers (with a little help from Paul, our print technician).

 

We also held a treasure hunt for the event.

Each day of the exhibition, we hid an image of a watch in the local area and posted a photo of it on social media. The first person to find the photo and bring it back to the shop won a free watch!

Mr Jones Watches treasure hunt

Here are some of the talented treasure hunt winners:

Treasure hunt winners during the Mr Jones Watches pop up shop

The exhibition was a great opportunity to meet our loyal customers, new people and show off what we do best – designing and making completely unusual watches.

Glasses from the King watch, used in window display

Window display of King and Queen watch glasses, each showing a different stage of print.

Display of watches covering the wall of the pop up shop

Gilpin's gin sponsored the eventGilpin’s sponsored our private view (seriously good gin).

Did you make it to our exhibition? Were you brave enough to have a go at watch making?

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