"Straum is taking a refreshingly different approach. They’re playing the long game with their Rastarkalv and Opphav pieces that walk the tightrope of modern sports luxury."
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The Top Microbrand Watch Releases Of 2021 — Serica, Straum, Zelos & More!
The Top Microbrand Watch Releases Of 2021 — Serica, Straum, Zelos & More!

"I was fortunate enough to see the prototypes earlier this year, and I was blown away by them." –Dave Sergeant

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Homegrown Heroes: The Best Brands From Small Nations: anOrdain, Straum, Arcanaut
Homegrown Heroes: The Best Brands From Small Nations: anOrdain, Straum, Arcanaut

"I’ve made no secret for my love of a fine texture on a watch dial, and Straum hit the motherload with the Opphav." –Dave Sergeant

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Dave’s ​​Top Daily Beater Watches Under €1,000
Dave’s ​​Top Daily Beater Watches Under €1,000

"The quality of the finishing, the stunning textured dial, and the clever dial construction all scream of a watch cost well over the €1000 mark." –Dave Sergeant

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How Watches Work: What Is Damascus Steel?
How Watches Work: What Is Damascus Steel?

"Norwegian independent brand, Straum, used Damascus steel to showcase its now sold-out flagship watch, the Rastarkalv, featuring a dial made of 3,300-year-old fossilized wood." –Dave Sergeant

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The Best Watch Dial Textures Available In 2021: Featuring Grand Seiko, AnOrdain, Straum, Czapek, And… NOMOS?
The Best Watch Dial Textures Available In 2021: Featuring Grand Seiko, AnOrdain, Straum, Czapek, And… NOMOS?

"This is a very accomplished design, and I can’t wait to see one of these beauties in hand one day!" –Dave Sergeant

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Fratello On Air: Straum Discusses The Life Of A Small Independent Watch Brand
Fratello On Air: Straum Discusses The Life Of A Small Independent Watch Brand

"The Opphav has a dial you simply have to see." –Rob Nudds

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How to spend less than $1000 on a watch that still gets the nod from watch snobs
How to spend less than $1000 on a watch that still gets the nod from watch snobs

After five years of research, Straum seem to have hit a sweet spot with their debut that’s without a hint of fauxtina. –Thor Svaboe

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MICRO MONDAYS: Straum’s debut combines Viking myths with modern luxury
MICRO MONDAYS: Straum’s debut combines Viking myths with modern luxury

"The result is one of this year’s strongest microbrand debuts." –Thor Svaboe

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