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Official vs. Independent Watch Repair Centre: Is One Better Than the Other?

If you want to extend the life of your favourite timepiece, it is going to require regular maintenance. During routine maintenance, a watchmaker can test the movement’s performance and watch’s water resistance and replace or repair any components. Where should you take your watch for servicing and repairs though? Is an official watch repair centre […]

Can My Watch Still Be Repaired?

It’s always disappointing when your favourite timepiece stops working. Not as disappointing as finding out it can’t be repaired at all though. If your watch stops working, the best thing you can do is get it to a horologist as soon as possible. Wearing the watch once it stops working can cause further damage, so […]

Possible Reasons Why Your Watch Has Stopped Working

It’s not uncommon for a watch to suddenly stop working and there are several reasons why this might happen. Sometimes, it’s something as simple as a flat battery that needs replacing. Other times, a watch stops working because there’s a problem with the internal mechanism. Let’s look at some of the main reasons why people […]

Are Patek Philippe Timepieces a Sound Investment?

No matter what you’re investing in, there will be some degree of risk. Whether you’re investing in bonds or tangible objects such as a watch, it’s the risk that makes investing so lucrative. Watches are a form of art on your wrist, but by purchasing the right brand and model, your timepiece can also be […]

Choosing a Diamond Shape for Jewellery: A Beginners Guide

Whether you’re designing an engagement ring or simply want a beautiful piece of jewellery for yourself, choosing a diamond shape is going to be a part of the process. The shape is a key part of the design and while some shapes are more modern than others, the shape you choose is mostly dependent on […]

7 Need-to-Know Watch Investment Tips

The right kind of watch kept in a good condition can end up with a high price tag over time. This is not to say that you should only invest to sell though – owning a unique or vintage watch can be priceless. If you do want to go the route of investing in a […]

A Basic Guide to Removing Watch Links

When a watch is first purchased, it’s usually adjusted to fit the wrist of the owner. However, if the owner changes, the links are damaged or the wearer gains or loses weight, the bracelet needs to be adjusted again. Links can actually be damaged by wearing your watch too tightly to begin with. When a […]

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 […]