Magnetized Watches: Symptoms and How to Fix it

Magnetized Watches: Symptoms and How to Fix it

Watches have been an essential tool for us for almost a century and it has improved leaps and bounds within this time. Still, it does not matter how expensive or complicated a watch’s material and structure is made with, there are still enemies it has trouble winning against - magnetism.
October 21, 2021 by Jeremiah A
Top Watch Collaborations Part 2: Affordable Watch Collabs

Top Watch Collaborations Part 2: Affordable Watch Collabs

There’s a misunderstanding that good watches are only made by expensive bands for wealthy people who have a lot of cash to burn – and people with a more reasonable budget are left with sub-standard choices. These cool watch collabs will put that mindset to rest.
October 20, 2021 by Jeremiah A
A Bizarre Build: Namoki Frankenwatch Contest!

A Bizarre Build: Namoki Frankenwatch Contest!

For the purpose of this contest, we refer to a frankenwatch as a watch built with non-matching parts to make something truly peculiar, outlandish, and shocking. Something you would normally never make. Do you have the evil genius to think of a mod that no one else can?
October 15, 2021 by Jeremiah A
Top Watch Collaborations Part 1: Seiko Collabs

Top Watch Collaborations Part 1: Seiko Collabs

Collaborations have become extremely popular with brands from different sectors.

They open new doors and appeal to a new type of customer who would have been difficult to reach with a single brand’s traditional strategy.

Some of these crossovers are super hot – and we are going to jump into Seiko collabs that are worth knowing more about.

October 14, 2021 by Jeremiah A
The Top 5 Metal Watch Bracelet Designs You Should Know About

The Top 5 Metal Watch Bracelet Designs You Should Know About

Being able to remove and replace the original strap of your watch is an enjoyable activity since there are countless options, styles and materials to make your watch look completely new. Let's look at the 5 best metal bracelet designs.
October 07, 2021 by Jeremiah A
The Top Singapore-Themed Limited Edition Watches

The Top Singapore-Themed Limited Edition Watches

Singapore is evidently a watch-loving society. Many high-end watch brands have set up their boutiques in SG, and many talented modders as well as reputable aftermarket parts suppliers hail from "The Little Red Dot." In this article, we talk a bit about how the Garden City has become a hub for horology, as well as the top luxury watches made in commemoration of Singapore.
October 04, 2021 by Jeremiah A
namoki X: A New Level of Partnership with the Seiko Modding Community

namoki X: A New Level of Partnership with the Seiko Modding Community

The namokiMODS team is thrilled to announce a new initiative for creators and modders to help bring out more unique watch parts to the community.
September 30, 2021 by Jeremiah A
Is Seiko modding illegal? The Laws Behind Changing Watch Parts Part 2

Is Seiko modding illegal? The Laws Behind Changing Watch Parts Part 2

This is the second part of The Namoki Times's mini-series on the legalities of watch modding. It will feature an in-depth view into EU, US-American and international intellectual property law.
September 27, 2021 by Jeremiah A
Is Seiko modding illegal? The Laws Behind Changing Watch Parts Part 1

Is Seiko modding illegal? The Laws Behind Changing Watch Parts Part 1

We have all probably wondered at least once if taking apart Seiko watches and changing its parts is legal. Of course, the specific laws that govern anything like this vary from nation to nation, and no matter where you are, using mislabeled parts to pass off a watch as OEM is prohibited. Let's learn the nuances of the law in this mini-series.
September 24, 2021 by Jeremiah A
Modding for Many: How to Build your Own Brand

Modding for Many: How to Build your Own Brand

As a modder who wants to start commissioned builds for a business, you may get too focused on just launching - setting up your prices and contact info and waiting for orders to come in. But as you start to grow, it is important for you to take care of your branding. While creating a logo is not as difficult as some might think, there are countless other aspects of branding that can be overwhelming without the proper guidance. 

But not to worry, because you don't have to hire an expensive consultant or agency to do your branding for you. Brand your business better with these tips!

September 21, 2021 by Jeremiah A