What You Need To Know About Shock Resistant Watches

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As people lead more active lifestyles, shock resistance is an important factor with top watches. As such, certain watch brands are creating timepieces that are ever more resilient and can withstand the shock of being dropped or otherwise being subjected to outside forces. In order for a watch to be shock resistant, the movement, and particularly…

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Introducing The Mud-Wrestler’s Dream Watch: Casio G-Shock G Mudmaster

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We’ve all heard about water resistant watches, even magnetic-resistant watches, but mud resistant? Well, apparently, some of us need that mud resistance and the newest line up of Casio G-Shock Mudmaster watches are finally in stores now to deliver mud resistance. Having gone off roading in a lifted truck a couple of times,I can see…

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Grand Seiko, Spring Drive, Nissan Unveil Collaboration: Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary

Grand Seiko Nissan GT-R

This year, Grand Seiko celebrates 20 years of its famed Spring Drive movement. Additionally Japanese car brand Nissan GT-R celebrate a 50th anniversary. The two Japanese brands come together now to celebrate in style with a Grand Seiko sport collection that pays homage to the Nissan GT-R. Naturally, the new series is equipped with the…

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Wristwatch Review: Robert & Fils 1630 Leather/Lace La Dentelle Watches For Women

Robert & Fils watches

Women who love lace, leather and  diamonds have a new luxury watch option from a brand with roots dating back nearly 400 years. Recently Robert & Fils 1630, currently headed by 11th-generation watchmaker Gilles Robert, unveiled a new timepiece that deftly blends past and present — with a modern twist. The new 100-percent Swiss-made Lace-leather La…

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Hands On With The Carl F. Bucherer Retro Manero Flyback

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We’ve written a lot about Car F. Bucherer and its Manero collection of timepieces. Now, the brand unveils the vintage-inspired Manero Flyback Chronograph in 18-karat rose gold. There is so much to like about this watch that it is difficult to decide where to begin.  Thanks to its wonderful Retro style, this watch offers so many…

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A Basic Guide To How Mother of Pearl Dials Are Made

Sowind Mother of pearl dial disks being readied for work. Photo by patriceschreyer.com. Many watches today feature mother-of-pearl dials. These shimmering orbs offer a  classic and elegant appeal. However,  mother of pearl is brittle and ultra thin when used as a dial, and breakage can easily occur. Here we take a quick look at how these…

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