Venezianico celebrates the Emirates with the Nereide GMT

March 2024

Venezianico celebrates the Emirates with the Nereide GMT

Italian elegance meets the captivating Middle Eastern culture and its stylistic elements. A tribute to the United Arab Emirates, a centuries-old connection between Venice and the East, in a limited edition watch of only 250 pieces.


he legend of One Thousand and One Nights, mystical arabesques, the scorching sand, and mirages on the horizon amidst golden sand dunes. The magic of the East is manifested through a wide range of shades and a particular tone of beige that evokes its enchanting charm.

Venezianico, the watch brand created by Alberto and Alessandro Morelli, celebrates the United Arab Emirates today with a limited edition Nereide GMT watch characterised by Oriental stylistic elements combined with a range of colours and nuances that fully capture the essence of this unique region.

The 39mm 316L steel case impresses with the aesthetic of the mosaic dial made of mother-of-pearl and skilfully decorated with a geometric pattern, a craftsmanship composed through an arabesque of parallelogram and hexagonal tiles, recurring motifs throughout Arab culture. To compose it, a selection of the best mother-of-pearls, then cut into fragments of specific sizes, coloured with special pigments, then manually positioned and applied to a brass surface, thus forming an intricate and hypnotic mosaic.

These geometries and the different shades of colour of each individual mother-of-pearl fragment then create an exciting kaleidoscopic optical effect, and the completely manual realisation determines the uniqueness and irreproducibility of each watch, always different from the others.

Completing the dial, in addition to the date window and the brand logo with its distinctive cross, inspired by the one placed on the top of the Clock Tower in Piazza San Marco in Venice; at six o’clock an elegant inscription “Nereide GMT” in Arabic language and characters and below the mention of the limited edition for the United Arab Emirates.

Under the high-quality anti-reflective sapphire glass, stick indices and hands are treated with BGW9 Super-LumiNova for excellent night vision while the GMT movement, Cal. Seiko NH34A Automatic, allows to simultaneously keep track of two different times through an additional hand, with the arrow-shaped tip.

Venezianico celebrates the Emirates with the Nereide GMT

The rotating bezel, with BK7 glass insert, is made in two different halves characterised by Arabic numerals and made in two nuances that perfectly match the watch dial and complete its distinctly Middle Eastern style.

Water-resistant up to a depth of 200 meters and accompanied by an elegant Canova bracelet, this Nereide GMT comes out in a limited edition of only 250 pieces, all guaranteed through a dedicated Certificate of Authenticity.

A tribute to the United Arab Emirates aimed not only at passionate collectors in the Middle East but also at all those who feel the charm of this millenary culture and the suggestive atmospheres of this region.

Venezianico celebrates the Emirates with the Nereide GMT


CASE MATERIAL: 316L Stainless Steel

DIMENSIONS: Ø39 mm, lug to lug 45.50 mm

DIAL: Handcrafted Mother-of-Pearl Mosaic

MOVEMENT: Caliber Seiko NH34A GMT Automatic


CRYSTAL: Sapphire Crystal with Anti-Reflective Treatment


BEZEL: BK7 Glass Insert, 120 clicks



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