The word Draken comes from the name Drakensberg, meaning ‘mountain of dragons’. The Drakensberg extends almost the entire length of South Africa, creating a central plateau with the highest peaks in the east. It is one of oldest mountain ranges in the world, and a place that is serene and ancient, and beckons for adventure.
At Draken watches we strive to create original, hard wearing, reliable timepieces that you can take into any outdoor situation, and be confident that it won’t skip a beat. Our watches have been tested to withstand some of the harshest conditions, but we know that their toughest test begins with you, our customer. Take your Draken to the limits.
By focusing on the design and usability of our watches, we believe we can bring a high quality, functional watches, at a fraction of the bigger retail brands. We look to the environment for inspiration, but first and foremost Draken watch is influenced by you, the wearer.
The Tugela is Draken’s take on one of the most popular watch genres – the dive watch. With it’s distinct hour indices inspired by the shapes found in Zulu beadwork, and it’s tapering case mirroring the shape of the Protea flower, there is no other dive watch like it. The bead-blasted case helps hide scratches, and the sapphire crystal display...