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.

Here are some reasons why a good watch is so important, and an essential for everyone:

Etiquette in all Situations

If you’re out for a meal with friends or at a major event, there’s little that’s ruder than pulling out your smartphone to check on the time. As innocent as it may be, you’re not giving off the right message, and acquaintances might even interpret you checking the time as boredom or lack of interest. A good quality, clear watch allows you to glance at the time in a split second, and is far more acceptable in polite company.

Timeless Style

Whether you’re an Omega Watch lover or a Tag Heuer fancier, there’s a watch to match every style and aesthetic. A well-crafted, formal timepiece is the ideal addition to a suit for the office, a casual weekend look or a formal event. The style of watches is limitless – certainly not something you can say about your phone. A handsome watch is also a great conversation starter, especially if you encounter a fellow collector.

Add some Sentiment

Whether you’re purchasing from a jewellers in Glasgow or just looking around online for the perfect item, a watch is a fantastic gift that holds a lot of sentimentality, in a way that digital technology can’t. A beautiful engraved message for a wedding or anniversary gift is always appreciated, and a sentimental gift is something you keep for life, and that’s priceless.

Whether you need to repair a beloved watch or just change the length of your watch strap, Martin’s of Glasgow can offer you a fantastic, high-quality service that will care for your watch as much as you do. Contact us today to discuss what we can do to help you.