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Watch Education (44 Articles)

The Dive Watch Guide Part Four: Watch Care, Advanced Features, And Sustainability
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The Dive Watch Guide Part Four: Watch Care, Advanced Features, And Sustainability

Welcome to the concluding chapter of our extensive Dive Watch Guide. Our exploration has taken us from the dawn

More Power To You: Types Of Watch Movements And What Makes Them Tick
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More Power To You: Types Of Watch Movements And What Makes Them Tick

Ever wondered what a watch would be without a movement? Well… one would simply keep watching and waiting for

The Dive Watch Guide Part Three: The Key Essentials
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The Dive Watch Guide Part Three: The Key Essentials

Welcome back to our ‘dive watch guide’. So far in part one and part two, we’ve journeyed through the

The Dive Watch Guide Part Two: Navigating Your Way To The Perfect Timepiece
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The Dive Watch Guide Part Two: Navigating Your Way To The Perfect Timepiece

Guidelines for Choosing the Right Dive Watch In the previous instalment of our ‘dive watch guide,’ we navigated through the

From Start To Stop: A Comprehensive Overview Of Chronographs And Their Types
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From Start To Stop: A Comprehensive Overview Of Chronographs And Their Types

When one speaks of watches, there are many types and styles that come to mind. There’s the simple and

Watch 101: Know The Different Scales On Your Bezel (And How To Read Them)
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Watch 101: Know The Different Scales On Your Bezel (And How To Read Them)

We do love our watches that are bursting with one-of-a-kind complications and distinctive aesthetics, don’t we? And as watch

Leaders In Luminosity—What Makes The Glowing Parts Shine
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Leaders In Luminosity—What Makes The Glowing Parts Shine

In all these years of wearing watches and seeing novelties at the watch fairs and manufactories, one aspect of

Know Your Watch Straps: The Most Commonly Used Materials
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Know Your Watch Straps: The Most Commonly Used Materials

When we talk about watches, there are certain features that we describe first—everything from the dial and the colour

Know Them Like The Back Of Your Hand: The Most Popular Watch Hands…Explained
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Know Them Like The Back Of Your Hand: The Most Popular Watch Hands…Explained

The hands of a timepiece have the most important job—they point to the time. And yet, aesthetically speaking, they

Simplifying The World Of Watches: <i>The Watch Guide</i> Answers All Your Questions On Horology
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Simplifying The World Of Watches: The Watch Guide Answers All Your Questions On Horology

When you begin reading about watches and developing a keen interest in the art of watchmaking and its many

The Astronomical Splendour Of The Moon Phase Watch And How It Works
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The Astronomical Splendour Of The Moon Phase Watch And How It Works

On the evening of January 31 this year, all eyes were on the sky to witness the ‘super blue

Gems Of Time: The Jewels That Keep A Watch Moving
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Gems Of Time: The Jewels That Keep A Watch Moving

Jewels or gemstones were introduced in watch movements to reduce friction at points of heaviest wear and tear. When

Watch 101: What makes a watch a Collectible?
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Watch 101: What makes a watch a Collectible?

At the outset I must point out all great watches may not be collectible and for good reasons. I

Best of Baselworld 2017 – Top 29 New Watches for Men
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Best of Baselworld 2017 – Top 29 New Watches for Men

Another year, another Baselworld, come and gone. For starters, it was as busy as ever with at least a

What makes a watch truly
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What makes a watch truly "Swiss Made" ?

Switzerland. The land of delicious Swiss chocolates, picturesque Swiss Alps and the epicentre of horology. One look at a

Truth be told: All you need to know about Mechanical Watch Calibres / Movements
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Truth be told: All you need to know about Mechanical Watch Calibres / Movements

It’s hard to recall a time when a movement or ‘Calibre’, was the hero of the watch. Clearly, it

The making of a watch legend: The Rado DiaStar
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The making of a watch legend: The Rado DiaStar

The first time I laid my eyes on the Rado DiaStar was in December 2015 when I was a

Watch Certification and Accuracy - Does it Matter?
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Watch Certification and Accuracy - Does it Matter?

While going through the many features of your favourite watch, you must have definitely come across ‘certification’ terms like

The Quartz Watch Revolution
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The Quartz Watch Revolution

“Every year, one billion watches are produced. It’s crazy when you think there are only six billion people on

5 extraordinary functions of your chronograph watch
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5 extraordinary functions of your chronograph watch

One of the most useful complications ever put in a mechanical watch has been the chronograph. A chronograph watch

Jaeger Le-Coultre – The Brand Story
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Jaeger Le-Coultre – The Brand Story

Not many watchmakers can boast of a century old history, hundreds of inventions and over a thousand calibres to

Top 5 ways to maintain your luxury watch
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Top 5 ways to maintain your luxury watch

On deciding to invest in a luxury watch, you expect it to remain with you for a lifetime (after

Who Owns Who: A Guide to the luxury watch industry
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Who Owns Who: A Guide to the luxury watch industry

People in the watch industry will tell you the market is very “small”, monopolized by a few groups and

Journey beyond the Moon
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Journey beyond the Moon

In 1848 the La Generale Watch Co was founded by Louis Brandt at La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Louis Brandt assembled