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Countdown To Christmas: The Best & Brightest Gifts For Her!

Christmas is a little more than three weeks away and if you’re starting to contemplate what to get the special individuals in your life this year for Christmas, we at World of Watches are here to make your holiday shopping a whole lot easier. Today we’re focusing on Great Gifts for Her. Whether you’re shopping for your wife, girlfriend, mother, grandmother, daughter or many other special females in your life, we have thousands of excellent gift selections for ladies from many of today’s top watchmakers, including Cartier, Rolex, Michael Kors, Maurice Lacroix, Citizen, Seiko, Bulova, Corum, Lucien Piccard, Swiss Legend,…

Get Your Black Friday Shopping On – 160 Hours In Advance!

Black Friday is a holiday steeped deep in tradition since 1932. For Generations, the Friday after Thanksgiving had served as the official kick-off of the Christmas season, as retailers throughout the nation debuted their holiday decorations inside and outside their venues. The day was highlighted by the arrival of Santa Claus, who would preside at the respective location, listening to children’s gift list wishes through Christmas Eve. This day became known as “Black Friday,” since it was the first day in the year when many retailers started to operate profitably in the “black.” Today, as numerous online and brick and…

Watches That Wow!

There’s no doubt your wrist, not to mention your wallet will be wowed by the “WOW SALE” taking place at WorldofWatches.com this week. Many of today’s most sought-after watches from today’s top watchmakers are presented in this ground breaking promotion. Over 70 high-end luxury styles for men and women are featured, including models from Rolex, Omega, Oris, Breitling, Cartier, Tissot, Chopard, Corum, Movado, Bulova Accu-Swiss, TAG Heuer, Rado, IWC, Maurice Lacroix, Chanel and Eterna. Whether you are looking for a high-performance automatic timepiece or a high-fashion wristwatch, you will find many great choices to select from during the promotion at…

Watch Collection Essentials: Luxury Strap Watches

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There’s a certain mystique about wearing a leather strap watch that creates an air of distinction on the wrist. Perhaps, it’s the time-honored elegance a crocodile, alligator, ostrich, lizard or supple calfskin leather strap provides. Or maybe it’s the timeless traditional appeal… after all the very first men’s wristwatches introduced in the early 1900’s only featured leather straps. More than a century later, strap wristwatches are still widely popular and are prominently featured today in collections from such renowned watchmakers as Corum, Omega, TAG Heuer, Breitling, Cartier, Invicta, Graham, Greco, Lucien Piccard, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Eterna and IWC. In addition to their…

Watch Collection Essentials: French Watches For Bastille Day

In honor of Bastille Day, the French national holiday celebrating the storming of the Bastille on July 14, in 1789, our Watch Collection essentials today is focusing on prestigious French wristwatches. From fine wine and champagne to trend-setting women’s and men’s designer fashions along with fine fragrances, the French are highly regarded around the world for a wide array of luxury imports. Although the Swiss are noted for their premium crafted timepieces, several French watch brands hold prominence in the world of horology: Cartier, Chanel and Christian Dior. Interestingly, each of these highly regarded French watchmakers originated in France and each still has headquarters…

Watch Collection Essentials: Pilot Watches

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A Pilot watch is another timepiece essential to consider for your collection. Pilot watches have long been associated with precision timepieces since the very origin of men’s wristwatches in 1904, when jeweler and watchmaker Louis Cartier designed a timepiece for colleague Alberto Santos-Dumont to wear on his wrist while flying. Pocket watches were favored by men at the time, yet were too cumbersome to use when flying in a single engine plane. The first Cartier Santos wristwatch featured a square-shaped case with rounded edges on the lugs and a leather strap that comfortably fit on the wrist. Santos-Dumont always wore the…

Cartier: The Royal Choice…

When it comes to pre-eminent jewelers and watchmakers, prestigious French master jeweler Cartier has long been associated with royalty. The brand was the choice of King Edward VII of England to create jewels for his coronation in 1907. King Edward is quoted as saying that Cartier was the “Jeweler of kings and the king of jewelers.”   The brand was also the top choice of Czar Nicolas II of Russia, King Carlos I of Spain and Napolean III of France. Cartier was specially commissioned in 1933 by the Pasha of Marrakech to create a timepiece that could be worn while swimming.…

Watch Collection Essentials: Women’s Dress Watches

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With Mother’s Day taking place this weekend, our Watch Collection Essentials today is focusing on essential wristwatches for women, specifically Women’s Dress Watches. A woman’s dress watch is designed for more formal and dressier occasions, however it can be worn in more casual settings as well. Numerous women’s dress watches feature dazzling diamond embellishments on the bezel, case and dial. Others are crafted in luxurious high-end materials such as 18K gold or platinum. Understated glamour triumphs with the Cartier Santos Demoiselle women’s watch is 18K yellow gold. The brand is renowned and revered for its luxury timepieces…and this graceful and…

Watch Collection Essentials: Automatic Dress Watches

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Seasoned watch collectors, aficionados and horologists would concur that there are several timepiece essentials a true and serious watch collector should have in their collection. An automatic dress watch, precision chronograph, true diver’s watch and high-performance sports watch are among the horologic must-haves a true collector should consider owning. We at WorldofWatches.com realize and understand the importance of having just the right wristwatches in your collection and are here to assist with your next acquisitions. This article marks the first of a series of blogs, featuring essential styles to consider for your timepiece collection. No watch collection should be without an…

Ohm…It’s Time To Go Stress-Free!

When I see or hear the term Stress-Free, a relaxing and soothing day at a seaside Ashram or spa easily comes to mind, complete with sessions of Yoga and Tai Chi followed by hours in the sauna and whirlpool… and topped off with a relaxing deep-tissue message. WorldofWatches.com offers a very different definition of the term Stress-Free and you don’t have to be concerned about stretching out on a yoga mat, engaging in a lotus position or sweating it out in the sauna. The Stress-Free program at WorldofWatches.com features many of today’s most sought-after men’s and women’s timepieces with convenient…