Shooting Star

Mar 15, 2023,08:23 AM

I recently had a chance to pick-up the new Credor GCBY997, and I am really enjoying wearing it.  The dial has a black urushi base and uses 0.2mm thick strips of mother of pearl for the minute and hour indicators.  The hour markers are made with a different type of shell from the minute markers and stand out with a warm off-white color.  The minute markers vary between purples, blues, and greens with a spark of color when the light hits them.  The shooting star theme is really appropriate given how the markers streak with color before fading into the background as the watch reflects light from different angles.

The case is in stainless steel at 37mm diameter and 6.5mm thick.  It uses the manual wind 6890A movement.

Here is my attempt at a wristshot, but it is quite difficult to capture adequately with its inky black dial and mother of pearl markers.

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Looks very fun and cool!

 By: Moka-Tiger (Ron) : March 15th, 2023-09:43
Shooting star reminds me of Japanese fireworks too. I am glad you like it. Enjoy the honeymoon.

Unique dial that strikes me overall as fun, but also elegant 🤔

 By: ArmisT : March 15th, 2023-11:17
Curiously, I don’t fully understand the sizing of the minute markers nor their pattern. They aren’t uniform, but I can’t tell if they’re random or patterned sizing around the dial in this picture. Still cool, though. 👌🏽

Each hour has two yellow strips except for 12 which has three

 By: brandon.c : March 15th, 2023-11:36
The minute markers are the colored strips in between. The strips are not of equal size, so it isn’t obvious at first glance. However, In person the hour markers do contrast against the others so it is more apparent.

Cool piece - would be nice with a tuxedo

 By: VinnieD : March 15th, 2023-15:24
I like the mix of playfulness, traditional craftsmanship and ultimate legibility - well done!

Very cool watch

 By: cazalea : March 15th, 2023-18:58
It reminds me of a game called Pick-up Sticks that I played with as a kid. ...  

Very unique and beautiful.

 By: nasseriq : March 16th, 2023-08:41


 By: keks : March 22nd, 2023-04:22
What a gorgeous dial! Huge congrats!!

Beautiful watch!

 By: gregcarraram3 : March 26th, 2023-19:44