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The Marvellous Innovation of Quartz Watches
Since their inception in 1969, quartz watches have revolutionised the world of timekeeping. Developed by a team of engineers at Seiko, a Japanese watch company, this watch has become a popular choice for everyday wear due to its affordability, reliability, and accuracy. The quartz wristwatch is a marvel of engineering that uses a battery-powered electronic oscillator to keep time with exceptional precision and a quartz crystal to regulate the frequency of the oscillator vibration. Today, they offer unparalleled convenience and precision to all watch enthusiasts.
Buy a Timeless Range of Luxury Quartz Watches Only at Ethos
At Ethos, we curate a selection of watches that not only exude elegance but also offer precise timekeeping. Whether you seek a classic and understated timepiece or a bold and luxurious statement watch, our team of experts is dedicated to guiding you towards the perfect choice. Discover the cutting-edge precision and timeless elegance of our collection at Ethos.
What Makes Quartz Watches The Perfect Everyday Companion
There are a myriad of options when it comes to selecting the perfect watch. From classic mechanical watches to modern Quartz watches, the choices can be overwhelming. However, one type of watch has stood the test of time and is a popular choice for everyday use. In this section, we will explore why you should consider choosing luxury quartz watches.
Quartz watches are renowned for their high accuracy. It’s operated using a battery-powered electronic oscillator that vibrates at a precise frequency of 32768 Hz to keep time. An electric current is applied to the oscillator when a precise frequency of vibration is detected. This vibration is regulated by a quartz crystal and time is displayed on a watch display. As a result, they provide accurate timekeeping of avg. +/-1 seconds per day, making them a reliable choice for anyone that values punctuality and precision.
A compelling advantage of this watch type is its affordability. Compared to mechanical watches, they use fewer components and require less intricate craftsmanship, making them a more cost-effective option. Despite their accessible price point, the quartz watch price is by no means an indicator of quality or performance. Whether you choose a classic timepiece or a high-end luxury watch, it can still have outstanding value without compromising on style or functionality.
Quartz watches are engineered to withstand the test of time, boasting impressive durability and robustness. With fewer moving parts than mechanical watches, they are less susceptible to routine wear and tear. Furthermore, they are less prone to impacts or shocks that can affect the precision of their movements. Due to this robustness, they require less maintenance and minimal upkeep.
Quartz watches are designed for convenience, as they require very little maintenance. Unlike mechanical watches, they do not need to be regularly wound or adjusted and can go without major servicing for years. But when it’s time to get your watch serviced, our skilled technicians at Ethos Watch Care Centre are always at your service. With our commitment to precision and quality, you can rest assured that your watch will be returned to you in pristine condition.
Style Guide for Luxury Quartz Wrist Watches
While buying luxury quartz watches, making the right choice is ultimately about finding the right balance that suits your style and personality. Styling a watch can be a fulfilling experience if you consider the following factors:
1. A minimalistic design
Opting for a minimalistic design can be a great choice for those seeking a watch that exudes simplicity and elegance—one with a clean and understated design that can complement any outfit and be worn for any occasion.
2. The size and shape
When choosing a quartz watch, consider its size and shape. A quartz wristwatch that complements your wrist can enhance your overall style. Depending on the look you're going for, you can choose a design that is either bold or refined.
3. Look for a timeless design
Since quartz watches stand the test of time, it is necessary to look for a timeless design that complements your evolving style over time.
4. The Material
The material of the watch plays a significant role in its appearance and overall style. Consider the strap and case material and decide whether a digital or quartz analogue watch suits your style best.
Consider looking for a design that complements the events you attend. A sleek or classic design could work better for a formal event while a casual event may allow for a more relaxed style.
Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)
What is a quartz analogue watch?
A quartz analogue watch consists of an analogue display and uses an electronic oscillator to keep time. A quartz crystal regulates the oscillator and provides an accurate and reliable display of time.
Is a quartz watch movement better than automatic/mechanical watches?
The quartz watch movements are known for their accuracy and low maintenance, making them a practical choice for everyday use. On the other hand, automatic or mechanical watches are prized for their craftsmanship and multiple moving parts, but require more maintenance. The choice here ultimately depends on the preference and the intended use of the watch.
Can quartz watches be repaired?
Yes, quartz watches can be repaired and their repair process is much less complex than a mechanical or automatic watch. At the Ethos Watch Service Centre, we offer repair and maintenance services for over 50 of the world's top luxury watch brands. Our skilled technicians are well-equipped to handle any issues your watch may have and restore it to its optimal performance.
What is the approximate quartz watch price in India at Ethos?
There is a wide range of quartz watch prices at Ethos, starting at about INR 50,000 and reaching over 70 lakh rupees.
How long do Quartz watches last?
Quartz watches are renowned for their longevity and can endure for years with proper care and maintenance. The lifespan of this watch is dependent on a variety of factors such as the quality of components, the level of care, and the frequency of use. With regular upkeep and battery replacements, it can remain in excellent condition for decades to come.
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