Informative Archive

Back to Basics: What is a Power Reserve Indicator Watch?

For our next chapter in our Back to Basics series, we’re tackling the power reserve indicator watch. But what is a power reserve indicator watch exactly and why is it useful? Join us as we

April Birthstone Diamond Jewelry

Those lucky enough to be born in April have the magnificent diamond as their birthstone! Most of us don’t need any excuses to wear diamonds–we’re happy to do it–but April babies should most definitely

Back to Basics: What is a Skeleton Watch?

From Bulgari to Chanel to Hublot to Jaquet Droz to TAG Heuer and so many other luxury watch brands, there were plenty of new skeleton watches to choose from at Baselworld 2018. Skeleton watches

Back to Basics: What is a Chronograph Watch?

Among watch enthusiasts, you’d be hardpressed to find someone who doesn’t own at least one chronograph. While it could be argued that today’s digital world quells the need for a mechanical stopwatch, that certainly hasn’t

Back to Basics: What is a World Timer Watch?

For someone who spends more time in the air than on the ground, the world timer watch is a very nice thing to have. But what is a world timer watch you ask? Read the latest

Back to Basics: What is a Perpetual Calendar Watch?

  Following our first chapter of our Back to Basics series where we explored the GMT watch, we now turn our attention to answering the question of what is a perpetual calendar. Some of

Back to Basics: What is a GMT Watch?

Welcome to our new series called Back to Basics where we explore and answer some of the most common questions about watches and timekeeping. To fully appreciate the technical marvels that luxury watches often are, it’s important

Watch Resolutions: New Year, New Luxury Watch Goals

A set of watch resolutions to kick off 2018 Hard to believe, but we’re already one week into the new year. And for many of us, that means we’re abiding by our list of

The History and Evolution of the Rolex Explorer II

It’s interesting to think that on the one hand, Rolex produces fine luxury watches on a large scale for the general population (who can afford them, of course). Yet, on the other hand, if

Complication Talk: The Split-Second Chronograph

The quintessential complicated timepiece to have in your collection is indeed a nice mechanical chronograph. This is something that many collectors can agree on when considering a timepiece. The idea of a split-second chronograph