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Minimalist Rado & Skagen Timepieces…

Rado and Skagen Watches

Minimalist modern timepieces have been in vogue ever since the introduction of the Movado Museum wristwatch in 1947. With a slim, slender polished yellow gold case presented on the black leather strap and a black dial with just two polished gold-tone sword hands along with the signature gold tone cabochon dot at the 12 o’clock hour, the Museum watch set the trend ultra-sleek, minimalist design timepieces for generations to come. Popular watchmakers Rado and Skagen have both followed Movado’s lead with their own interpretation of minimalist modern timepieces for men and women. In the 1960’s, Rado introduced the DiaStar wristwatch…

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…

Diamonds For Every Mom…

Diamond Watches For Mom

Mother’s Day is May 8th this year and it is now less than a month away. The holiday traditionally occurs on the second Sunday in May, having originated in the early 1900’s and designated as a national holiday by President Woodrow Wilson in 1914. Since the origins of holiday more than 100 years ago, diamonds have always been an exceptional and unforgettable gift for Mother’s Day and at WorldofWatches.com this week, you’ll find glistening diamond wristwatches for every Mom at prices starting under $100. Over 100 dazzling diamond watches are included in the Mother’s Day Diamond Watch event, including highly…

Raymond Weil Must-Haves…

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Raymond Weil watches have long been associated with creativity and innovative design since the brand was founded by its namesake watchmaker in 1976. Weil, who previously held the reigns as President of the Geneva Watchmaking Union and Vice President of the Watchmaking Industry Training Centre sought out at the time to create impeccably crafted Swiss-made timepieces of distinction, artistic in design, yet highly accomplished in precision and craftsmanship. Forty years later, Raymond Weil is one of the most respected and revered Swiss watchmakers in the world. The brand’s ultra-thin and classically elegant timepieces for men and women have been heralded…

TechnoMarine Techno Dreams…

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TechnoMarine watches founded in 1997 in Geneva Switzerland by French entrepreneur Frank Dubarry created quite a stir in watch industry during its very first years. In late 1999, TechnoMarine introduced one of the very first chronographs for women named the TechnoDiamond. With an unheard of 39mm diameter sized case in polished stainless steel, mother-of-pearl chronograph dial, pave diamond-set rotating bezel and an interchangeable translucent gel strap in a wide variety of fashion colors along with water-resistance to 200 meters, the TechnoMarine TechnoDiamond wristwatch revolutionized the watch industry and became a fashion phenomenon by the summer of 2000. TechnoMarine not only started…

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…

Ohm…It’s Time To Go Stress-Free!

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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…

Bundle-Up For Spring!

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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…

Hamilton Screen Legends

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Hamilton watches are renowned for being true legendary American timepieces. The brand was founded in 1892 in Lancaster, PA and was one of the largest producers of Railroad watches in the early 1900’s. Hamilton was commissioned by the US military for wristwatches worn by servicemen during both World War I and World War II. Notably, more than 1 million watches were shipped to troops overseas during the Second World War… a time when the production of consumer watches was halted by brand to exclusively produce timepieces for the US Army and Navy along with other allied Navies as well. The…

Timepieces 101…

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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…