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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: Expert Diver’s Watches

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An expert diver’s watch is another essential timepeice every serious watch collector should consider having in their collection. A locking screw-down crown and case back with water-resistance to 200 meters or more is perhaps the most essential elements to consider when purchasing a  true diver’s watch, since it is necessary to protect the interior movement of a fine timepiece whether you’re scaling the ocean’s floor or swimming laps in the pool. A unidirectional rotating bezel is another aspect to consider to keep track of dive times while you’re under water. The watch material is another factor to take into consideration. Both stainless…

Watch Collection Essentials: Precision Chronographs

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A precision chronograph is another essential timepiece a serious watch collector should consider having in their watch collection. A chronograph features independent display and stop-watch functions on the dial, the latter usually represented on an individual sub-dial window. Preeminent Swiss watchmakers TAG Heuer and Breitling both have ties to the origins of chronograph timepieces. Edouard Heuer introduced the first independent stop-watch function on a pocket watch in 1882. In 1914, Heuer, whose brand would later be known as TAG Heuer introduced the first wristwatch chronograph, while two years later Heuer debuted the very first stopwatch accurate to 1/1000 of a…

Deep Sea Diver’s Watches In Leagues Of Their Own…

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Seasoned, professional divers will tell you that timing is everything in the deep depths of the ocean, especially when you’re scaling the ocean’s floors. No matter if your next diving expedition takes you off the Maltese Islands of the Mediterranean Sea, to the shores of Belize in the Caribbean Islands or to the Fiji Islands in the South Pacific, you’ll want a truly submersible wristwatch ideal for deep-sea diving. First and foremost, you should consider a timepiece that is water-resistant more than 200 meters, preferably 500 meters or more to ensure that there will be no issues with water entrapment…

Bundle-Up For Spring!

Spring is here and judging from the weather outside it still feels like late winter with temperatures throughout the nation hitting highs in the low 50’s this week. In fact the warmest parts of the nation: Hawaii and Florida are only experiencing highs in the low 70’s today. It’s best to keep your winter outerwear, sweaters and scarves out a little while longer this season, since bundling up is going to be essential for staying warm this spring. WorldofWatches.com is offering another form of bundling up for spring this week with their Swiss Legend Bundle Blowout promotion, featuring bundles sets…

Timepieces 101…

Buying a watch can be a rather intimidating and baffling experience, perhaps even more challenging for some of us than purchasing an automobile or even a house. With similar terms such as chronograph and chronometer to consider, not to mention trying to comprehend the difference between automatic, mechanical and quartz movements inside and the different levels of water-resistance, there’s a lot to ponder over for new watch buyers and numerous avid watch collectors alike. The new Knowledge Center at WorldofWatches.com answers many of the questions both new watch buyers and seasoned collectors may have. There are sections on the Inside…

What’s New From Invicta…

Invicta Watches are by far among the most popular timepieces for men and women in America and throughout the globe today. The brand’s bold, daring innovative spirit, precision craftsmanship and impeccable design have captured the consciousness of everyone from casual watch wearers to avid timepiece collectors and watch aficionados alike. Starting today popular online retailer WorldofWatches.com is holding a 24-Hour Invicta Closeout Event, featuring over 100 new Invicta watch styles for men and women at savings up to 93% with an extra 25% off discount, too! Highly coveted styles from the Invicta Pro-Diver, I By Invicta, Wildflower, Venom Reserve, Russian…

Enjoy More Time On Your Hands!

Buy One, Get One Free is a popular marketing promotion numerous retailers, many popular brands and various retail related companies offer to their customers on a daily basis. The practice has been taking place for decades and today everyone from supermarkets and drugstores, cosmetic and clothing companies to restaurants and cruise ship lines offer BoGO or Buy One, Get One Free promotions. This week popular online retailer WorldofWatches.com is offering their own Buy One, Get One Free Promotion. Over 214 top-selling men’s and women’s watches are featured in the promotion, including highly sought-after men’s and ladies’ styles from Swiss Legend,…

Water Resistant Time-Keepers

Summertime and water adventures are synonymous with each other. From the early outset of the summer season to its final hurrah around Labor Day, millions of Americans will be gravitating to poolside, lakeside and beachside retreats across the nation. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, cooling off in a water theme park , water skiing in the Florida Keys or deep sea diving off the islands of Hawaii, you’ll certainly want a wristwatch capable of withstanding the pressures for these different activities. Many popular watches have a Water Resistant level starting at 30 Meters. Before you start taking a swim…

Invicta Independence Day Buys!

The July 4th holiday officially begins tomorrow as millions of Americans take to the roads to celebrate the Nation’s Independence in popular destinations ranging from Boston, New York City, Orlando, Myrtle Beach, Chicago, San Diego and Seattle. Over 41 million Americans are expected to travel more than 50 miles to vacation destinations this Independence Day holiday. With the holiday taking place on Saturday, many government offices and businesses will be closed on Friday, providing the perfect opportunity for many to take advantage of the 3-day weekend. Seaside resorts and theme parks from coast to coast are expected to be very be…