Cyrus Watches

Independent watch brand Cyrus focuses on creative haute horology and daring design. The brand is about creating small numbers of watches to maintain exclusivity and originality in mechanical watch engineering. The brand partners with only the finest and most ingenious watchmakers, such as Jean-Francois Mojon who brings watchmaking to new levels. The most alluring collections from Cyrus are the Klepcys Vertical Tourbillon Skeleton, the Klepcys Chronograph and alarm – each has a dynamic pioneering spirit.

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History of Cyrus

Cyrus is an independent watch brand founded in 2010, with its own manufacture at the forefront of technology. The company loves nothing more than to turn watchmaking on its head with its unusual designs and unique mechanics without ever compromising quality.

Kuros, the first watch that Cyrus ever created, had two crowns that were both functional. In this watch, which is no longer in production, you could pull the crown out to read the limited series number. Today every Cyrus watch has a double crown, which has become their recognizable feature. Except for the Klepcys Alarm and the Klepcys Solo Tempo, both crowns always have a function.

The brand produces about 600 watches a year and is available in selected retail stores around the world.

Cyrus – The Klepcys name

The Klepcys name that precedes the function in most Cyrus watch names comes from the Latin “Clepsydra,” an ancient device for measuring time by the regulated flow of water or mercury through a small opening, known as an hourglass.

Cyrus Master Watchmaker – Jean-François Mojon

Jean-François Mojon, one of Switzerland’s leading master watchmakers, is the creative genius behind Cyrus watches. He is a master watchmaker and a wizard in unconventionally displaying the time. He has been the watchmaker for Cyrus watches since the start in 2010 and creates every single watch. He is also the founder and co-owner of Chronode, which produces all the calibers for Cyrus watches, as well as for other watch brands such as Harry Winston, Urban Jürgensen, MB&F, HYT, and others.

Who Owns Cyrus?

Cyrus is owned by a wealthy Swiss family with a passion for watches. Cyrus not only has the know-how and productive autonomy but can freely express their creativity while realizing their timepieces – from design, prototyping, caliber production, decorations, testing, to final assembly.

Fun Fact

The brand is named after King Cyrus the Great, the famous Persian King who lived in the 6th century B.C. He was the Persian Empire founder and conquered most of Western Asia and much of Central Asia.

Cyrus Collections

Klepcys Vertical Tourbillon

A true innovation in the watch industry with a vertical tourbillon placed in the middle of the dial on a vertical axis. Available in a skeletonized version or not, which three 44 mm cushion case variations for each. Limited to 5 pieces for each skeletonized version and 38 pieces for the non-skeletonized ones.

Klepcys Alarm

Available in two 46 mm case variations, steel or steel, and black DLC titanium both limited to 38 pieces. Combining the lovely sound of a minute-repeater with the useful functionality of an alarm powered by an in-house manual movement with a power reserve of 72 hours.

Klepcys Chronograph

A reinterpretation of the classic chronograph function with only a chronograph seconds hand displayed in the center of the dial, while the hour and minute hands are at 3 o’clock. A limited-edition is available in either a 46 mm skeletonized version or non-skeletonized, powered by an in-house automatic caliber.

Klepcys Solo Tempo

A 3-hands timepiece that is unmistakenly Cyrus, with a three-dimensional open-worked dial that provides depth in this 46 mm cushion-shaped timepiece. The two symmetrically opposed crowns at 3 and 9 o’clock that Cyrus is known for further enhance these models.

Klepcys Moon

The Klepcys Moon is available in five different 47mm cushion case variations and the Klepcys Mars in two variations. Powered by an automatic in-house movement with retrograde hour, minutes, and seconds on centrical concentric discs, day/night indication, moon phase or mars phase, and large retrograde date display.

Klepcys Retrograde

The Klepcys Retrograde comes in three 42 mm cushion case variations, titanium, titanium and black DLC, and black DLC titanium. Perfect for the world traveler with an easy-to-read second-time zone, powered by an automatic movement. Each model is limited to 50 pieces.


The Kambys collection comes in two tonneau case variations, black DLC titanium and rose gold or a full titanium case. Featuring an avant-garde 3D dial and an unconventional interpretation of time. Each model is limited to 188 pieces.