The Promise of Happiness
This watch is available in either silver or black, choose your favourite version in the dropdown box above.
Track the time like a tiger with this miniature jungle scene.
This unique watch encourages you to have fun with your time.
The playful tiger looks to the moon for the hour and you’ll find the minutes camouflaged within his stripes.
This intricate piece of wearable artwork was hand-painted for us by Fanny Shorter.
We then printed each colour of the design layer by layer, and assembled the watch in our London workshop.
The layered print on the watch, makes the time completely integrated within the jungle scene.
How to read the time
The moon in the night sky will show you the hour, the minutes pass through the tigers stripes.
The watch also has a jump hour feature, so the hour flips in the moon, exactly on the 59 > 00 minute shift, blink and you’ll miss it!
The Promise of Happiness is powered by a 20 jewel automatic mechanical movement.
This means the motion of wearing your watch provides the power to wind it up and keep it running.
Fanny Shorter is a designer and printmaker. She grew up in the quintessentially English county town of Winchester, surrounded by historic architecture and idyllic countryside. Her upbringing formed an enduring influence on her designs and how her work is manufactured.
Fanny originally trained as an illustrator at Brighton University. In 2011 she established her eponymous range of textiles, prints and accessories from her studio at Cockpit Arts in London.
Size: medium / unisex
Strap: 18mm: Silver comes with Hirsch Boston leather. Black comes with black leather with green stitch
Glass: sapphire (hard-wearing)
Mechanism: ST1721, 20 jewel automatic mechanical
Waterproof: Yes! 5ATM
Guarantee: 12 months - any problems after, we’re happy to help!
Width (3 o’clock to 9 o’clock): 37mm
Height (from lug to lug): 46mm
Case: 316L stainless steel silver or black PVD coating
Please expect some shipping delays for orders placed through Black Friday weekend.
We will do our best to get your order out to you as soon as possible, however we are expecting this to take a little longer than usual.
Shipping companies are also experiencing some delays due to increased demand.
We aim to dispatch all orders placed before 12pm (GMT), on the same day working day. Where this isn't possible, we will inform you via email as soon as possible.
When your order is dispatched you will be emailed the tracking details.
Please allow extra processing time for watches with a customised engraving or strap, during busy sales periods this can take an extra 5-10 working days.
If you are in a hurry for your watch, please email us.
Shipping guide for watches:
FREE 1-3 working days shipping with Fedex
Clocks, straps, bags (unless purchased with a watch):
Free Royal Mail shipping, 5-10 working days (depending on location)
Please note, during busy sale periods dispatch may take a little longer (this is quite rare). These delivery times are a guide based on the Fedex and Royal Mail terms of service, products may, in some unusual cases take longer to arrive. If this happens, please get in touch.