Long years’ expertise makes unique an handicraft product.
The culture of time roots back in the past along masters’ expert hands repeating the same gestures to reach top result since decades.
Orologi Colonna® was born from an idea of Fabio Colonna di Stigliano: an indissoluble bond between Neapolitan tailors’ tradition and Swiss technology precision. Refined timekeeper made precious by refined textiles’cuffs handicrafted with ancient traditional Neapolitan tailors’ technique. A wide range of models for Gentlemen and Ladies, entirely conceived for Beauty’s Lovers.
Every piece of Orologi Colonna® is a little jewel, prefect in every detail: from the accurate choice of fabrics to the precision in the working of folding, trim, hem. Colonna creations distinguish themselves for respecting classical forms.
Perfection of precious sewing, functional regulation of cuff with its three bottons in Austalian pearl make of OROLOGI COLONNA a work of art thought for contemporary personalities who love to wear the invaluable value of time in every circumstance.
Every COLONNA cuff, Italian textile by Neapolitan Shirt Factory, is indeed realized with the same techniques used to fabric the cuff of the Neapolitan superior tailor shirt handicraft manufacture, along the sign of the best excellence of Made in Naples.
Professionalism of COLONNA artisans hands down along the time the secret of the big Neapolitan Masters. COLONNA designs and realizes all of the fundamental components of its watches, from cuff manufacture to movement elements’ assemblage, combining textiles’ refinement to case and watch aesthetics. Materials undoubted quality chosen for the mechanics, 5 atm waterproof stainless steel ultra-flat case 361L (gold) ø36mm, mineral glass, pressure bottom, screws, crowns, dials with zirconia indexes complete the picture of this refined piece of high jewellery.
“staying with you or not staying with you is the only way I have to measure time”
Jorge Luis Borges
Elegance, consistency and refinement of Colonna creations are within an adequate price for a demanding and important public. The tailoring COLONNAs are all personalized. Upon request of the client, our tailors will make unique cuffs by sewing special dates, anniversaries, names, initials or monograms as in the best Neapolitan high shirt makers’ tradition. The COLONNA brand realizes every detail on measure, personalizing also the tongue of a buckle closure and the pressure buttom.
“history is the true fitness of times, light of truth, life of memory, master of life, messenger of antiquity”
Marco Tullio Cicerone
Ancient lineage of the descent COLONNA begins in the X century b.C. Pietro was its founder, son of Alberto I dei Conti di Spoleto and Camerino and Marzia dei Conti Tuscolani, who inherited the COLONNA castle on Colli Albani thus imposing to her descendency the name of the family. Protagonists of our Italian history up to deserve to be mentioned by Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, Niccolò Machiavelli, Ludovico Ariosto and Gabriele D’Annunzio, Colonna tied their destiny both to temporal power and to spiritual power: destiny tangles with the history of the Reign of the Two Sicilies and the contemporary Naples.
“what are millenniums? A handful of time. Dust compared to one glance at eternity”
A family rich of history, the Colonna di Stigliano, with their illustrious characters influenced, along centuries, moods, feelings and creativity throughout generations: Fabio Colonna di Stigliano, a man rooted in his time, is part of this history. He started his job in the field of watches with the technical study of the sector, becoming keen on marketing strategies, distribution procedures and, especially, direct selling and distribution. His training happened basically within a famous watch firm and had been enriched by the very many contacts with his clients. Listening to the requests of the buyer, make the fond ones faithful, research new public represent the base of the entrepreneurial mission of Fabio Colonna di Stigliano always open to new reflections and suggestions in order to create a genuine product, elegant, studied in its particulars, expressing its own philosophical concept: give value to time in all of its human expressions.
nowadays the most precious thing you can have is not richness but “time””. Time that beats your life; time to work well; time to stay with your family; time for holidays; time of pleasant moments; time to wait; time allowing to live the material richness and that of feelings…the sense of time”
Fabio Colonna di Stigliano
Value time means valuing life in each and every moment, living every minute with passion, loyalty and courage. Semper immota is the motto of the ancient family Colonna di Stigliano: it’s a hymn to consistency and loyalty to the values of the brand, to professional responsibility and last but not least, to everybody’s freedom.
Listening to the requests of the Client and the demands of a constantly evolving market represents an added value within the OROLOGI COLONNA brand plan: a reliable and dynamic system of human resources that offers all the necessary assistance is organized with competence and passion, thus creating with a well-fitted and highly professional team; a constant control of all production step ensures that the final product is up to the Made in Italy standards.
All of this is OROLOGI COLONNA.
Colonna is a company structured on and identified with its human strength. What makes Orologi Colonna so special is the right balance between design and the value of the work of the experts who are part of it every day. Orologi Colonna is the synthesis of resources and commitment that can provide you with excellent Italian Avant-guard technology while being a company rooted in the past and looking towards the future.