4 Things to Look for When Buying a Watch for Father’s Day (or a Graduation)

Yes, Father’s Day is only a week away. And, yes, this is the graduation season. We have said it here before, but we reiterate – a watch is the perfect gift for the grad, dad, brother, uncle, boyfriend, hubby in your life. It is the one thing that is always timeless.  That said, this week we…

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Watch Education: Understanding Watch Crystals

This week, we continue with our educational insight into timepieces: this time, with a look at the watch crystal — the clear cover that goes over the dial and protects it. Generally there are three types of crystals used in watchmaking: sapphire crystals; mineral crystals; Plexiglas (often called plastic) or hesalite (acrylic) crystals.  Depending on…

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