If you’re new to the world of watches, chances are, you will interchange some terms. They may look similar, or sometimes, sound the same. Though in reality they are different, although at times, only in little ways; a small midge in each other’s definition. Horology uses terms such as chronometer and chronograph. People tend to […]
Can I go swimming with a diving watch?
Water resistance is a welcome quirk to the modern wristwatch. Even the cheaper timepieces have them. The demand for those kinds of watches have been high, and for practical reasons, it is no wonder. However, some people take the term too general, and disregard the fact that these are still mechanical devices which will decline […]
Are watches a good investment?
When people buy watches, it’s mostly because of its most basic function – to tell time. In addition, they choose wristwatches for their convenience, style and advanced functions. Lugging around a watch attached to a chain can be rather impractical. However, no one would normally buy a watch for the sake of it becoming an […]
How To Travel With Your Watches
In spite of years of development, watches remain as one of the most delicate items ever created. There might have been wristwatches built to withstand some shocks, but if abused overtime, it will take its toll. Unfortunately, when travelling, watches may sometimes make it into our suitcases or in our backpacks in the midst of […]
Difference Between Quartz and Mechanical Watches?
What makes a watch tick? That is a question that we normally take for granted. Oftentimes, we buy watches without any regard for what makes it move; for what is behind its constant motion. This is what watchmakers call movement. It is basically the brain of your watch, dictating what it is supposed to do. […]
How To Not Scratch Your Watches?
Us watch enthusiasts can be very careless at times, even to our most valuable possessions. Often times, we misplace them, and sometimes, we unceremoniously bang or scratch them. Worst of all, most of the time we are unaware that we did so. Unfortunately, this is the life of a wristwatch. Years of development with massive […]
What Is An Oulm Watch?
A $15 watch? I know what you’re thinking. Why would anyone bother placing a timepiece this cheap on the market? Who on earth can cram the production costs, the material expenses, the distribution, packaging, marketing, and so forth in $15? Well, you guessed it right – Chinese manufacturers can. Oulm can. I see your brows […]
Seiko 4R36 Movement Explained
It can be a challenge at times to keep up with the endless list of movements that are out there and to know which suits your pocket and your requirements. The Seiko 4R3x series of mechanical movements were introduced in 2011 and were based on the Seiko 7S26 movement which is one of the most […]
What Kind Of Lume Is The Strongest?
There are an assortment of preferences when it comes to the luminous coating that lets us keep track of time in lower light. The appreciation of lume does not end at its functional purpose and has stretched to its looks as well. You would think that lume is a one size fits all, but the […]
How To Store Your Watches
Whether it’s a vintage Omega or a modern Bulova, keeping your timepiece in top condition will allow you to pass the watch onto the next generation, resell it at the best price, or simply continue to enjoy it for years to come. There are many ways in which you can properly store your watch. Most […]