Category Archives: Watch education

Tourbillon Watches

Tourbillon watches have, since the end of the 18th century, represented the absolute pinnacle of horological ingenuity and craftsmanship. Invented by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1795, the tourbillon was designed to counteract the effects of gravity on the delicate parts of … Continue reading

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BaselWorld

BaselWorld is the world’s premier watch and jewelry trade show. Each spring, more than two thousand exhibitors descend on Basel, Switzerland to cater to and impress the nearly one hundred thousand visitors that attend annually. It is here where the … Continue reading

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Buying a Watch

With the advancement and omnipresent nature of the internet in today’s society one can find nearly any type of product or service desired, and in most cases these can be obtained at a discounted price. Watches are no stranger to … Continue reading

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Maintaing Your Automatic Watch

The movements of automatic watches possess a metal pendulum, or rotor, that spins as the wearer’s wrist moves throughout the day. The rotor, which is connected to a winding mechanism and main spring, generates power when in motion. Unlike other … Continue reading

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Mechanical, Automatic, & Quartz Movements: What to Know

The most commonly found watch movements available today include mechanical, automatic, and quartz movements. When shopping for a new watch it is important to know the difference between them in order to make the purchase best suited for your lifestyle … Continue reading

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What’s an Overhaul?

Our most popular watch repair service is a complete overhaul. Your watch is a complicated piece of machinery, and like any precision instrument, needs periodic maintenance to keep working to factory specifications. Think of an overhaul like an oil change … Continue reading

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Wait before you change the date!

You probably don’t give much thought to when you set your watch –if you notice that your watch is not showing the proper time or date, you set right away. However changing the date when your watch is showing between … Continue reading

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Storing Your Watch

Keeping your watch in a safe place when it is off your wrist is crucial to ensuring safety and ability to maintain a precise and accurate ability to properly keep time. When not wearing your timepiece it is important to … Continue reading

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Ensuring Your Watch’s Water Resistance

Most watches today offer some level of water resistance. Although no watch is truly water proof, some are capable of being submerged in water to various depths. To ensure that your watch will continue to perform as it should while … Continue reading

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Cleaning Your Watch

Keeping your watch clean is essential to maintain its appearance and value. By cleaning your timepiece twice a month, you can keep your watch from succumbing to the elements of everyday life. By following these simple steps you can help … Continue reading

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