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Oris has recently revealed a noteworthy collaboration with Bracenet, a German social enterprise, resulting in the creation of two Aquis Date watches featuring upcycled dials fashioned from “ghost nets” and retired fishing nets.The founders of Bracenet, Benjamin Wenke and Madeleine von Hohenthal, initiated their journey in 2015 by transforming ghost nets into bracelets. Over the years, their efforts have expanded, and their latest endeavor breathes new life into discarded fishing nets.

The discarded nets are melted, cooled, and hardened to form a thin sheet of material. Subsequently, this sheet is cut, planed, and sanded to craft the unique dials that grace these timepieces.

Every dial has distinct traits, and your batch’s plastic blend will determine the unique combination of blues and greens that each piece will display.

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