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Celebrated Seiko Time…

Seiko is easily one of the most popular and recognizable watch brands in the world. Founded more than a century ago in the late 1880’s, this Japanese watch brand came into world prominence with the debut of the Grand Seiko automatic watch in 1960. This classic men’s watch offered precision craftsmanship and affordability in comparison to the costly Swiss-made models of its era. In 1969, Seiko introduced the Astron timepiece, the world’s first quartz watch. Several years later, Seiko followed with the first quartz powered chronograph. Seiko is also one of the first watchmakers to introduce digital watches with their six digit dial…

The Lightness Of Being…

Solar power is a viable and environmentally friendly source of energy. Originally developed in the 1980’s, solar power relies on reflective lenses or mirrors to track sunlight into beams of light and convert these beams into electrical currents. It is estimated that by 2050, sixteen percent of the worldwide energy consumption will be solar powered. Interestingly the solar power concept was originally conceived in the late 1970’s with the introduction of calculators from Casio and Texas Instruments and select timepieces featuring solar panels. The solar watch was developed and conceptualized by Seiko, Citizen and popular Japanese watchmakers at the time.…

I See a Full Moon Rising…

Lunar Update: Hi, I’m back and talking about the moon again. I promise I’ll take a break on the topic after this… Moon Phase Watches. They’re my latest obsession. Combining my love for the moon and my love for watches and conveniently placing it on my wrist. These are among the most highly sought-after luxury timepieces in the world today. They’re available with mechanical, automatic and quartz movements and are magical because they follow the progression of the moon through her different phases… from new moon, first quarter through full moon to final quarter. A watch with a moon phase feature displays the phases of the moon…

Watch Out! WOW TV Sneak Preview For February 13th & 14th

World of Watches TV Preview

You are certain to feel the love this weekend on WorldofWatches TV Special Valentine’s Day edition, airing Saturday and Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm EST on DirectTV and WorldofWatchTV.com. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the first hour features Gifts for Him and Her with special watch sets and bundle deals from Invicta, Swiss Legend, Bulova, Lucien Piccard and more at exceptional savings. What’s more, you’ll receive a luxurious gift of Calvin Klein jewelry with every watch or set you purchase throughout the evening. Aviation Inspired Watches kick-off the second hour with a look at many new Pilot watches from Alpina along…

Winning Miami Open Style

All eyes in the tennis world will be on Key Biscayne, FL this weekend for the finals of the 2015 Miami Open.  Today the Men’s Singles Semi-Finals and Women’s Doubles Semi-Finals will be played at the Crandon Park Tennis Center in Miami. Tomorrow, the Women’s Singles Final and Men’s Doubles Final will be played. The tournament concludes on Sunday with the Men’s Singles Final and Women’s Doubles Final. Popular American tennis pro American Serena Williams is the favorite to victor in the Women’s Final on Saturday against Spanish player Carla Suarez-Navarro, while Serbian Novak Djokovic and Britain’s Andy Murray are…

Running On Seiko Time

Seiko is easily one of the most recognizable watch brands throughout the world. This Japanese based watchmaker has been around for decades dating back to the 1920s, when their first mechanical watches were introduced. The Grand Seiko wristwatch, introduced in the 1960s, was the brand’s first global success. This self-winding Japanese automatic timepiece offered both precision craftsmanship and affordability to the consumer. In 1969, Seiko introduced the Astron timepiece, the world’s first quartz watch. A short time later, Seiko introduced the first quartz powered chronograph. During the 1970s, Seiko was one of the first watchmakers to introduce digital watches with…

Celebrities, Brand Name Watches…And You!

Watches are an age-old status symbol but in recent years they have transitioned from purely a functional element of dressing, to an accessory in their own right.  As a result, we love to know the watch(es) our favorite celebrities wear.  Indeed, many celebrities and sports legends even hold sponsorship contracts with many luxury brand name watch manufacturers, including Cameron Diaz, LeonardoDicaprio, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Tiger Woods, Maria Sharapova and many more.  However, in recent months, an interesting trend has been noticed within the watch industry as Hollywood stars and starlets have been seen favoring lesser-known, more affordable brand name…

2012s Hottest Brand Name Watch Trends.

  Over the past few years, color has become increasingly prominent in the watch industry. A growing number of people no longer invest solely in one watch, but rather a number of watches.  Catching onto this, the brand name watch industry has increased its use of color.  As such, the watch is no longer purely functional as people use their watches to coordinate and accessorize an outfit.  This year, we have seen three main color trends figuring in both watches for men and women. Grey: When it comes to brand name watches, grey is the new black.  It looks great with…

Seiko Clear Out: Top Seiko Styles At Close Out Prices.

With summer  upon us here at World of Watches we are getting ready for our new fabulous Seiko arrivals, but before that all existing styles must go. Fans of Popular brand name watch Seiko and watch lovers everywhere log on now and take advantage of our summer Seiko Close Out Sale. Customers can log on now and find up to 75% off on all Seiko Styles for men and women including best selling styles like the Men’s Seiko Solar perfect to ad class and sophistication to any mans wardrobe. Women can choose from popular styles like the Quartz Diamond two…

We’re Still Feeling Foolish- Enjoy Massive Savings today at worldofwatches.com !!

This is No Aprils Fool’s Prank– Todays low prices are for real! We’re still feeling foolish at worldofwatches.com. Enjoy massive savings on your favorite men’s watches and women’s watches from some of your favorite and trusted brand name watches. Today we are bringing you discount watches from none other than Invicta watches, Swiss Army watches, Swiss Legend, Stuhrling, Technomarine, Armani Watches, Lucien Piccard, Croton watches, Jaques Lemans watches and Christian Bernard watches. Shop these styles now before all discount watches are bought out! Be on trend with one of our brand name watches for Spring/Summer 2012. Whether you are looking…