Jesus, Is It That Late Already? TIme Savior Watch by Kirstin Ulve for Mr. Jones.

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New York artist and illustrator Kirsten Ulve has produced this unique take on the kitsch Jesus-watch genre: The time is read on Jesus’s teeth – the upper jaw indicates the hours and the lower jaw the minutes.

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She took on the challenge of working with the most recognized face on earth, a face which is both inspiration and expletive. The watch anticipates the cry of all those running late, “Jesus have you seen the time!”

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Jesus has the most recognizable face on earth, so I thought he’d make a great design challenge. How often do you look at your watch? Here’s a handy devotional image for the modern muli-tasker with no time for church. Both inspiration and expletive, his face also begs the question “When Would Jesus Do It?”

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Produced in London in a numbered edition of 20 pieces, you can see more of Kirsten Ulve’s work here

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Case: Black PVD coated stainless steel
Strap: Black leather with red stitching
Width (3 o’clock to 9 o’clock): 37mm
Height (from lug to lug): 46mm
Mechanism: Single jewel quartz mechanism
Waterproof: 5ATM
Guarantee: 12 months

Price: £175, €198 (approximation), $250 (approximation)
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