What Are Atomic Watches and How Do They Work?

So, you’ve heard about atomic watches and now you want to know what all the fuss is about. To put it simply, an atomic watch is the most accurate timepiece you can buy. Atomic watches are calibrated by an atomic clock and maintain their calibration by receiving radio signals from that clock. This means that … Read more

Automatic Watches | How Do They Work Without Batteries?

There is a plethora of watches on the market. These days, when shopping for a new watch, you have a lot of decisions to make. Are you the type of person who prefers analog or digital? Are you looking for something that is elegant with an uncluttered face, or do you need the maximum of … Read more

Why Do Watches Have Jewels: Sapphires, Rubies or Emeralds Best?

Watches are intriguing devices and have always been objects of fascination due to their extreme portability but highly sophisticated but tiny mechanical parts. What is even more interesting is the fact that all this sophistication is fitted into such a tiny enclosure. You may have noticed that it is written on some watches that they … Read more

Why Do Wristwatches Stop Working When I Wear Them?

In some corners of the internet, there is discussion of a strange phenomenon that remains unexplained and completely baffling. Perhaps you have had this conversation yourself. There are those who are absolutely convinced that they possess a peculiar and malevolent power – or simple bad luck – that causes every wristwatch that they wear to … Read more

What Are Tourbillon Watches & Are They All Expensive?

If you were about to pay an exorbitant amount of money on a watch – say, something in the six figures ballpark – you’d almost certainly be looking at a tourbillon watch. Tourbillon watches are considered some of the most mechanically beautiful timepieces available and have become sought after items for watch aficionados. So, what … Read more