Water-resistance is one of the primary features that watch lovers look for when shopping around for a new or second-hand timepiece. We come into contact with water on a daily basis and buying a water-resistant watch ensures your favourite timepiece won’t be ruined. Watches that are water-resistant will have a specific rating, which indicates what […]
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Magnetism is an issue that affects mechanical watches. A significant change in timing is a clear sign that your watch could be magnetised. A watch that started out by running a few seconds faster per day can start running hours faster per day if it’s magnetised. How Does a Watch Get Magnetised? It’s actually very […]
Stainless steel is a common type of metal used to create elegant timepieces and while this is a resilient metal, it does still need some TLC on a regular basis. To keep your watch looking good and prevent damage to the internal workings, it’s important to keep it clean. Without regular cleaning, stainless steel can […]
Whether you received a watch as a gift, invested in a timeless classic or you wear a basic watch on a day-to-day basis, it deserves a little TLC. Having your watch serviced or repaired might seem like a simple enough job, so why is it really necessary to get a professional involved – let’s take […]
Whether it’s a unique piece or just a piece that you love to wear often, jewellery looks its best after a good clean. Specific types of jewellery is also more prone to getting dirty, rings being the prime suspect. Lotions, dirt, soap and dust can all clog jewellery settings and create a dull appearance. Since […]
A watch is an intricate device that’s designed to be accurate every second of every day. Maintaining this synchronicity requires regular maintenance but not every watch repair is as simple as changing the battery. We outline some of the most common types of watch repairs that can be undertaken. Watch Repairs: What Is and Isn’t […]
When it comes to winding a watch, you need to consider the type of timepiece you have first. Manually winding a watch isn’t complex, you will feel resistance once it’s fully wound. However, older watches aren’t always designed to prevent the mainspring from being overwound. Automatic vs. Manual Winding Watches Both manual and automatic watches […]
Owning a vintage Rolex watch is an aspiration for many but actually finding the right watch isn’t always the easiest. Investing in a watch is not a process that you should rush, especially if it’s something you’ve been wanting to do for some time. We have put together a few tips that will ensure you […]
Many people think that all pocket watches are created equal but this isn’t the case. There are hundreds of different picket watches but knowing what to look for will help you narrow down your choices and choose one that’s right for you. Pocket Watch Shopping 101 Here are a few things you’ll want to consider […]
When you look after a watch, you retain its appearance, extend its life and can gain real value from it. Watches are complex and consist of a number of small parts that all play an integral role in its functionality. We have put together a few tips that will help you take better care of […]