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Embark on a unique journey of craftsmanship and personal expression with our custom watch building experience

A truly unique experience

Step into the world of Kartel watch-building and embark on a journey of craftsmanship and personalization. Discover the art of creating a timepiece that is a true reflection of your style and taste.

The unique appeal of such a memento makes a watch-building experience perfect as a gift for a birthday, anniversary or retirement.

Custom Watch Building Experience

The Kartel experience

Experience the art of watch customization with Kartel's watch-building process. Step into the refined Kartel workshop, where meticulous attention to detail and personalization take centre stage.

Unleash your creativity and bring your unique vision to life with our build your own custom watch experience. Indulge in the world of Kartel watch customization and elevate your timekeeping to a whole new level.

Custom Watch Building Experience

Throughout the Kartel watch-building experience, you'll have the opportunity to craft a timepiece that reflects your individuality, taste, and appreciation for fine craftsmanship.

Enjoy the journey of customization and create a watch that goes beyond telling time—it becomes an expression of your unique style and personality.

You will then be guided through our range of components, beginning with the options of case designs, to determine what best suits your style and needs. Once the watch case has been selected we move on to our vast range of straps, available in leathers, Stainless Steel and Fabric options.

Whether you're commemorating a special occasion, expressing your personal style, or seeking a thoughtful gift, our build your own custom watch experience provides an exceptional opportunity to create a timepiece that reflects your individuality.

Custom Watch Building Experience



Delve into the rich history of the Kartel Brand, intertwined with Scotland's esteemed watch manufacturing heritage originating in the 17th century.

Discover the renowned craftsmanship in cities like Dundee, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, where Scottish watchmakers meticulously crafted timepieces of exceptional precision and quality, earning global recognition for their exquisite creations. Immerse yourself in the legacy of fine horology that continues to inspire and captivate watch enthusiasts worldwide.



Indulge in Scottish hospitality with a delightful selection of tea, coffee, whiskey, and beer, topped off with the legendary Kartel shortbread.

Let us treat you to the warm embrace of Scottish culture as you savour these iconic flavours, perfect for a cosy afternoon or a delightful evening of indulgence. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a true taste of Scotland.


Watch Building

Explore our comprehensive range to gain insight into the vast realm of design possibilities, empowering you to craft the ideal timepiece. Discover the intricate details, innovative features, and captivating aesthetics that can shape your vision of the perfect watch.

Uncover the knowledge and inspiration that will guide you in creating a timekeeping masterpiece tailored to your unique style and preferences.



Enhance your masterpiece by utilizing our engraving machine, allowing you to add a personal touch that will endure for years to come.

Mark the moment with a custom inscription, creating a cherished memento that captures the significance and sentimentality of your watch, making it truly one-of-a-kind.


To make your timepiece truly unique, consider engraving. Personalize your watch with initials, dates, or a meaningful inscription, adding a personal touch that transforms it into a cherished keepsake.


£245 is the price is the cost of our experience. You can spend this amount on any items of your choice to build the perfect watch.

Our watches start from £185 and anything over £245 will be an additional charge.



With every watch-building experience, we are offering a complimentary pen worth £55 to mark the moment and make your experience even more special.