Heat blued numerals

Jan 12, 2021,09:30 AM

I’ve never seen heat blued hand engraved numerals on a chapter ring before.  If anyone knows of other examples, please share! I love the way they look and match the hands.

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I agree!

 By: Cozmopak : January 12th, 2021-09:46
I believe Marco Lang used a similar technique for his movement on his new watch.

interesting and very cool

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : January 12th, 2021-09:55

That’s exactly right

 By: Cozmopak : January 12th, 2021-10:51

Interesting, I wonder too

 By: Cozmopak : January 12th, 2021-13:57

The numerals are first hand-engraved into the chapter ring.

 By: Cozmopak : January 12th, 2021-14:00
The entire chapter ring is then heat blued. Subsequently, the chapter ring is brushed, and all of the blued steel is removed EXCEPT for the hand engraved numerals, which are recessed below the superficial surface of the ring, and therefore are not in cont... 


 By: @lberti : January 12th, 2021-14:24
Very interessting and great result

I didn’t even know heat blued numerals exists

 By: singingbee : January 12th, 2021-20:18
Thanks for sharing. They look superb!

Never seen that before.

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 13th, 2021-01:38
Looks amazing and true craftsmanship