Donít be fooled by the artisanal charms of this new Kalmar diver from H2O Watch, as despite its striking handcrafted aesthetic, largely owed to a watch case that has been lovingly hand forged and hand welded from the finest Stainless Damascus Steel, it is in fact quite a technical watch.

For starters the Stainless Damascus Steel used for the Kalmar Damaststahl is exactly what it says it is Ė Stainless; therefore processing those key properties such as its high-tensile strength and corrosion-resistance; it is as different to Damascus Steel as Inox Steel is to regular Mild Steel.

Manufactured by only a handful of experienced knife-makers in the world, the specialized steel (prized for the beautiful details that lie in the contrast between its many layers), has been used for all the Kalmar Damaststahlís components.

Its main-case, bezel, case-back, even its buckle has been made from hand forged Stainless Damascus Steel.

And because it is based on the Kalmar 2, it has boasts an abyssal 3000 meters of water-resistance along with all the other features that make the Kalmar 2 such a proficient dive watch.

The Kalmar Damaststahl comes on a handmade black Lizard Skin strap (tapering from 30-24mm) with black stitching on a hand forged Stainless Damascus Steel CNC buckle, priced 3499 Euro.

A total of just 20 pieces of the H2O Kalmar 2 Damaststahl have been produced! All Kalmar 2 dials and handsets from H2Oís visual configurator are available.

It is available now from the H2Oís ONLINE STORE. Please contact H2O Watch directly for all custom configuration requests, before placing your order.

Full technical specifications are as follows:

Movement: Swiss ETA 2892 TOP GRADE, automatic, 28.800 bph, hacking seconds

Case material: Hand-forged Stainless Damascus Steel

Water-resistance: 3000m / Case-back: Hand-forged Stainless Damascus Steel

Case diameter: 42.50mm / Case length: 53.40mm

Case height: 13.40mm (without crystal) / Crystal height: 2.00mm

Bezel diameter: 44.00mm / Weight: 112g watch case

Lug width: 24mm / Crown: 8mm screw-down type

Dial: 45 different dials / Handset: 10x hour hands / 12x minute hands / 14x second hands