Hajime Asaoka is an independent Japanese watchmaker who takes on every part of the watchmaking process himself. Known for the Art Deco style and intricate hand-finishing and movements, Hajime Asaoka timepieces are not to be missed.
Tsunami is a relatively simple, small three hands watch with small seconds. Complemented by its see-through back, it has a large balance with a diameter of 15 mm and a large barrel that drives it.
Graduated from the Tokyo University of the Arts, Undergraduate School of Fine Art, Design Department in 1990, Hajime Asaoka took inspiration from the traditional handmade watchmaking practices whilst throwing in his unique perspective of refinement and modernity. He is a member of the Independent Watchmaker Academy (AHCI; Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants).