expensive watches

Are Expensive Watches Worth The Cost?

We regularly see expensive watches on the wrists of the rich and famous, but if you had the money, would you buy an expensive watch?

Firstly, it’s worth considering – what is an expensive watch? For some people, a £500 watch would be thought of as rather pricey; for others, only watches in excess of a couple of thousand pounds would seem extravagant.  Your viewpoint will be dictated to some extent, by how much you earn. But if money was no object, let’s consider if expensive watches are really worth the cost.

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Celebrity Watches

Celebrity Watches: What’s Hot And What’s Not

Celebrity watches are likely to be in the class of sophisticated Seiko Coutura rather than in the class of trustworthy Timex, but what are celebs sporting on their wrists nowadays – and can you afford to follow suit?

 

Celebrity Watches

Heidi Klum is a German model, television personality, businesswoman, fashion designer, singer, television producer, author, and actress (my goodness the list is endless…),  She can often be spotted wearing the oversized Panerai Radiomir 1940 3 Days Oro Rosso men’s watch.

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Vintage Watch Repair: How To Find The Right Expert

If you need a vintage watch repair, it’s essential to find the right expert.  Many of these timepieces are priceless due to their sentimental nature or because they are an heirloom that has been passed down your family for generations.  Entrusting your vintage watch repair to the lowest cost repair shop or to a regular “High Street” jewellers, which may not be equipped to handle this specialised repair, is a risk you should consider carefully.

 

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Why You Need a Watch in Your Wardrobe

Watches do so much more than simply tell the time. An essential piece in anybody’s wardrobe, a decent watch says a great deal about who you are and what your interests and priorities are. Even in the age of the smartphone, a classic watch will make you look well put together and act as your signature accessory.

More Than Functionality

Invest in a good quality watch and you’re investing in exceptional craftsmanship, outstanding attention to detail, and above all timeless style and quality. Owning a classic watch says you appreciate performance and precision, and above all that you acknowledge the passing of time and how to use it to your best advantage. Read more

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 your watches is in a bank deposit box. The boxes are held within the bank’s vault in a safe room that is protected by CCTV and other robust security mechanisms. Bank deposit boxes are also fully insured.

Although security is undoubtedly good, the main drawback to using bank deposit boxes is accessibility. This is a potential issue if you are someone who likes to rotate your watches regularly or simply enjoys looking at them! Read more

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 give their loved one something they can treasure and keep for a long time. Whether you’re buying for a man and woman, there are many occasions where a watch makes the perfect gift.

Below we’ve listed some of the best times to invest in a watch as a present for a loved one: Read more

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 for your children. If you’re ready to invest in a good quality watch, here’s what you need to look out for.

Feel the Weight

A good quality watch should feel like a good quality watch. There should be some weight and heft behind it so you’re aware that this is a serious timepiece, not a toy. Read more

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 further from the truth.

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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 to the office or how long until the conference starts, a watch is the perfect, reliable accessory. Most of the time.

Looking after your watch will help it to take care of you. Whether it’s Tag Heuer replacement parts you need or even a full watch repair, these tips will ensure your watch keeps good time for you for longer. Read more

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. Here are some of the world’s most famous clocks:

Big Ben – London

Officially called Elizabeth Tower, Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell clock tower at the Palace of Westminster. It was completed in 1858, with the tower holding the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world; the Big Ben is also the third tallest free-standing clock tower. This is the most famous landmark in London, England, and one of the most famous monuments in Europe.

Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia

From 1901 until 1908, the Philadelphia City Hall held the title of the tallest building in the world, with its height of 548 ft (167 metres). This famous tower has four clocks, one on each side, with each clock being 26 ft (8 metres) in diameter. Read more