Entries by Martin Walport

Key Questions to Ask a Rolex Watch Repair Centre

Before you go ahead and request a repair, you need to make sure you can trust the Rolex watch repair centre you’re considering – this is one of your most valuable timepieces after all. In this blog, we will provide you with some guidelines that will help you choose the right horologist for the job. […]

What to Consider When Buying a Watch as a Gift

Whether you’re commemorating an important milestone or simply want to spoil someone important, a watch is a gift that can last a lifetime. However, just like the clothes we choose to wear, watches are highly personal. This is one gift that requires some careful thought. Here are some of our top tips for anyone buying […]

4 of the Most Common Jewellery Mistakes to Avoid

When jewellery becomes a part of your everyday life, it’s much easier to make a few common mistakes – mistakes that can ruin your favourite pieces. Jewellery will always be subject to general wear and tear, but there are steps you can take to ensure you don’t cause unnecessary damage. Since we regularly assist clients […]

Buying a Watch Online: Is It a Good Idea?

Most of today’s watch purchases, or at least the research, starts online. Making a final call on what watch to purchase is a highly personal choice, so does this mean it’s a good idea to complete the purchase online? Here is what you need to know to help you decide whether you should purchase a […]

5 Tips for Protecting Your Watch Against the Elements

When you purchase a new timepiece, you want to wear it as often as you can. However, this also means it’s going to be exposed to the elements. Naturally, the more you invest in a watch, the more you’re concerned with its longevity. This is why we’ve put together some of our top tips for […]

What You Need to Know About Insuring Your Luxury Timepiece

If your watches are some of your most cherished items, insurance is a must. Yes, some timepieces are irreplaceable but at least you would be compensated should it be lost or stolen. Luxury watch insurance generally offers global coverage and is based on the current market value of your watch. Watches are often stolen because […]

How to Tell Whether It’s Worth Repairing Your Watch

When you start collecting watches, at one point or another, you will be faced with the question: Is it really worth it to repair this watch? Sometimes, it’s easy enough to just cut your losses and get rid of the watch. However, if it’s a luxury or sentimental piece, the decision can be a little […]

How to Tell Whether It’s Time to Service Your Watch

You’ve spent a lot of money on your watch, so maintaining and servicing it is essential if you want to enjoy it for many more years to come. Every watch is subject to wear and tear so there is no way around servicing it. What’s more, being proactive about servicing your watch will help you […]

What You Should Know If Your Watch Glass Breaks

A cracked watch glass is not ideal, especially when it’s one of your favourite watches, but it can be repaired. What many watch owners often wonder though is just how expensive this kind of repair will be, particularly if the watch glass is difficult to come by. Since we often replace watch glass for our […]