Around the World – Made in Nepal Watches by Kobold

 |  March 30th, 2012

This watchmaker with headquarters in Pittsburgh and a penchant for embracing adventure opens a subsidiary in Kathmandu run by Sherpas and presents two locally assembled watches of unusual quality. WORLDTEMPUS – 30 March 2012 Elizabeth Doerr When a Westerner hears the word “Sherpa,” he or she immediately associates it with mountain climbing. There is a good reason for this: the Sherpa caste, at home at the foot of Mt. Everest, part of the Himalayan mountain range, makes its living by…

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