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Watches with a green dial

The allure of green watches for men lies not only in their aesthetic appeal but also in the symbolism they evoke. Green is a color often associated with renewal, growth and prosperity, which adds a distinctive touch to any timepiece.  Whether you’re thinking of the green grass growing (and the need to eventually fire up the lawnmower to cut it) or just need a festive watch for next year’s St… Read More

What is a Rolex Celebration Dial?

In 2020, Rolex started experimenting with a palette of bright and vibrant colors for the Oyster Perpetual line of watches. This experiment reached its peak with the introduction of the Celebration Dial The Celebration Dial is a blend of Rolex’s traditional craftsmanship and a more playful, modern aesthetic. This new dial features a turquoise dial with a scattering of colorful bubble accents. The bubbles come in shades of pink, blue, yellow, red.. Read More

Watches with a titanium case

Titanium, long prized for its incredible strength-to-weight ratio, is used in spacecraft, race cars and other places where performance is measured down to the millisecond. Watchmakers have been using this material for decades to make a tough lightweight watch case. Let’s take a look at some of the newest watches to take advantage of this tough-as-nails material. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin IWC Big Pilot’s Watch 43.. Read More

Watches with a small sweep second hand

It wasn’t until the middle of the 20th century that center seconds hands began to appear on a regular basis, in series-produced movements. Today, most movements are designed to have center seconds hands. Before the 1940s, almost all watches had a running seconds hand located in a sub-dial, usually at 6:00. This was due to the layout of a classic watch gear train. If you want to have a seconds.. Read More