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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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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