Entries by Martin Walport

3 Top Tips For Safe Storage Of Your Watch Collection

If you are an avid watch collector or even if you just have a prized Tag Heuer or Omega, storing your timepieces safely is essential, especially when you go away on holiday or on business. Here are three top tips for safely storing your watch collection. Bank Deposit Box Perhaps the safest place to store […]

3 Occasions Where a Watch is the Perfect Gift

Buying jewellery as a gift is a beautiful way to show someone special how much they mean to you. The great thing about a watch is that it’s a practical and stylish way to dress up any outfit, and can be worn from day to night. Many people who buy watches as gifts want to […]

What to Look for in a Good Quality Watch

There’s nothing quite like a good watch. Not only is it the most convenient way to keep track of time with a simple flick of the wrist, but there’s something reassuring about the look and feel of a good quality timepiece. It’s an accessory that gives an edge to every outfit and provides a legacy […]

The Importance of a Good Watch in the Digital World

The world today is full of different technologies to tell the time, from your smartphone to your car to your computer, we’re never far away from knowing what the time is. With all this going on, and the rise on smartwatches, you’d think that traditional watches were less relevant than ever. However, this couldn’t be […]

A Healthy Watch is a Happy Watch

Whether you’re on holiday, out on a business lunch or just travelling for work, there’s nothing worse than your watch failing you; after all, with the battery life of smartphones, you can’t always guarantee you’ll be able to check the time throughout the day. For catching a plane, knowing when you need to get back […]

7 Of the World’s Most Famous Clocks

Before clocks, sundials were used to show the time through the positioning of a shadow on a flat surface, but clocks as we know them have now been around for a while now. Throughout their time, some of them have become incredibly famous throughout the world and some has become huge tourist attractions as well. […]

Spotlight On: Engraving

Engraving services are popular within the jewellery market, and have been for generations. Engraving is an ancient art form. It was practiced thousands of years ago when our ancestors carved images into cave walls and hundreds of thousands of years ago when shells were finely chiselled in Indonesia. Today, metal objects are some of the […]

The Oldest Working Clock And Watch In The World

Watches have been around for many centuries, with a large variation of different designs and brands. Have you ever thought about how old the oldest watch is? Same can be said about clocks. Before their invention, a sundial was used to show the time, by displaying the position of a shadow on a flat surface. […]

What Happens When You Have Your Watch Serviced?

Watches can hold a great deal of sentimental and financial value for many people. We understand that it can be hard to part with your watch if it needs to be repaired. This means that having your watch serviced is a good idea if you want to avoid repairs that can cost you time and […]

Top 10 Most Iconic Watches Of All Time

Watches can hold a sentimental value for some, whilst for others, they are simply a valuable asset to own. We have previously talked about the most expensive watches in the world, but price is not always what makes them the most unique. Throughout the years, watches have been formed into many different styles and designs. But what are the […]