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Meteorite Dials Give Watches Touch of Space

What’s one way to make a luxury watch even more luxurious?  Well, if the watch is rare and there are only a few in circulation, that makes it more sought-after. If it’s famous from where it was worn (maybe in space or by James Bond), that can drive up value. But what if it’s rare simply because it’s made of rare materials? That’s the thinking behind meteorite dials. The Gibeon.. Read More

The Watches of Wimbledon and the Tour de France

For sports fans, July is a month that can seem to drag on. The NBA and NFL are in their off-seasons. Baseball is in season, but even it took an extended break for its all-star game celebrations.  The U.S. Women’s National Team won its second straight World Cup title, while Novak Djokovic claimed the Wimbledon title and the Tour de France crowned its youngest rider in decades. On the international.. Read More

Omega Takes One Giant Leap with Moon Landing Anniversary Watches

Fifty years ago on Saturday, Neil Armstrong took one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind.  Taking that leap with Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin for the world’s first lunar expedition was an Omega Speedmaster. Omega has a rich history in space. Aside from being worn on the moon, Apollo 13 astronauts famously used their Omega watches to time the 14 seconds they needed to burn off fuel.. Read More

What is a Bumper Automatic?

Imagine making a device that won’t ever need charged or a new battery. What would it look like? What would it do? That’s exactly the thought behind automatic watches. The self-winding timepieces keep working through everyday use and the wearer’s natural motion.  A bumper movement is a type of self-winding, automatic movement. However, unlike a modern automatic, which has the rotor spins a full 360 degrees, a bumper moves back and.. Read More

Omega reaches new depths with dive watch

As one of the top watch brands on the market, Omega is all about reaching new heights and achieving greater goals. It’s how the company has survived and stayed atop the watch mountaintop along with Rolex and other high-end, boutique luxury brands.  In December, however, Omega reached a new low, or depth, if you will. Adventurer Victor Vescovo set a record for deepest dive, going 10,928 meters into the depths.. Read More

What is a canteen watch?

In short, a canteen watch made the jobs of divers easier. The watch, which earned its name because of its shape and design (it looks like an over-sized cap linked to the case by a chain), filled a need for navy divers in the 1940s. At that time, divers needed water-resistant watches, but most of the reliable watches and technology was still several years away at that time.  Canteen watches.. Read More

The Watch Collection of Drake

Drake might just be having the best week ever. The Canadian hip-hop superstar has been sitting court side for his hometown Toronto Raptors, where he also serves as a global ambassador, during home games. Drake, whose name is Aubrey Graham, but goes by his middle name, was part of the massive watch party in downtown Toronto on Thursday night as the Raptors finished off the two-time defending champion Golden State.. Read More

A look into French watches

The French are known for many things, like toast, playing tennis on clay and triangular-shaped architecture.  Switzerland is known for its watch innovation and as the headquarters of only the best luxury brands, like Rolex. However, France is home to some top-notch watch companies even after some of the country’s best horologists fled the country for Switzerland when borders moved decades ago. Breguet is maybe the most famous French watch.. Read More

Digital – Analog Watches

Digital watches can be used to do many things, like time your jog, tell you your heartbeat and let you answer your phone calls — all from your wrist.While digital watches can do many things, they traditionally haven’t seen the care and famous design of traditional analog watches. However, some digital watches have stepped up their game in the showing the true versatility of the watch.  Tissot’s T-Touch Expert Solar.. Read More