08:48 GMT01 August 2021
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    A watch made out of concrete may sound like a strange concept, but not for the designers of a weightless new wristwatch that claims to be durable, fashionable and timeless. Will it however, stand the test of time?

    The watch, called The Masonic, is a device that re-imagines concrete through meticulous design and advanced engineering — or so say its designers.

    The Masonic has been actively promoted on Kickstarter, a company that helps artists, musicians, filmmakers and designers get their project funded as it sources the support they need to turn their ideas into reality.

    ​So why concrete, you make ask?

    The company launching the new watch, Aggregate Watches, is a business that likes to experiment with unconventional designs.

    According to Aggregate, this is the first watch with a bezel and dial made from a proprietary cement blend. 

    The designers say they want to "harness the durability of cement, without the weight and create a watch that comes in at 3.2 ounces."

    In addition to the concrete, the piece includes stainless steel parts, scratch resistant sapphire crystal lens and leather interchangeable strap.

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