Widely recognized as one of the world's top-ranked independent watchmakers, Hajime Asaoka started his watchmaking journey in 1997, throwing in his unique perspective of refinement and modernity and establishing a watchmaking philosophy that is distinctively Japanese.
Hajime Asaoka is 'gendai no maiko' - the first independent watch maker to be conferred 'Master Craftsman' status by the government of Japan.
Art-deco inspired aesthetics that deliver more than just the time for discerning collectors.
Novelties only available at the Kurono Tokyo salon at Aoyama, Tokyo.
Kurono's artisan-level timepieces, the 'Grand' series, is by far Kurono's most demanding and complex collection in terms of traditional craftsmanship.
Bunkyo Tokyo Classic Series
The classic range launched Hajime Asaoka's vision of giving collectors a more accessible timepiece that shares the design DNA of his exclusive handmade atelier watches.
A collection that embodies sensei's new interpretations of Art Deco.
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