Tutorials and educational guides and information about watches and how they work, or about what you need to know about a watch.

How To Decide What Watch Strap Or Bracelet Is Right For You

We get a lot of questions about whether it is better to have a leather strap, a rubber strap or a metal bracelet on a watch. The answer really depends on your use of the watch and where/how you wear it. Things such as cold, heat, moisture, humidity, water and excessive wear and tear play…

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Six Reasons Why You Need The Rolex DeepSea Oystersteel Watch

Rolex Deepsea D-Blue Dial

To those in the know, Rolex is all about precision and performance, and for the unveiling earlier this year of its newest Oyster Perpetual Rolex Deepsea watch, the brand pulled out all the stops adding significant features that make this watch water resistant to more than 12,800 feet and able to go the distance with…

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Tockr Unveils Commemorative Air Force Edition D-Day C-47 Watch With ‘That’s All, Brother’ Dial

Tockr D-Day C-47 Limited Edition watch with dial made from salvaged aluminum from D-Day "That's All, Brother" paratrooper transport

Today, young independent Austin,Texas-based watch brand Tockr unveils its Air Force inspired D-Day C-47  Limited Edition watch — using material from the famed “That’s All, Brother” paratrooper transport plane that flew on D-Day,  June 5, 1944, leading a formation of more than 800 aircraft all abiding by strict radio silence. That C-47 Skytrain had a very…

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WatchTime New York 2018: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

WatchTime New York 2018

I’ve been known in the past to take a close look at the shows and bring the good, the bad and the ugly to the forefront. After spending a weekend in New York, it’s time to take a close-up look at WatchTime New York 2018. The Good About WatchTime New York To begin with, this…

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L’Ecole Paris Jewelry School, With Van Cleef & Arpels, Offers Classes, Exhibitions in New York

Daniel brush, L'Ecole,

Paris-based L’Ecole, School of Jewelry Arts, fully supported by Van Cleef & Arpels, is the first of its kind to be open to everyone from novices to experts in the field of jewelry arts. Typically based in  Paris, the school, which offers monthly classes in Paris in both English and French,  has created a series…

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Armin Strom Unveils Dual-Time Resonance Masterpiece 1 Watch (Prices)

Armin Strom Dual-Time Resonance Masterpiece 1 Watch

Last week,  Swiss independent watch brand Armin Strom — a master at resonance  — unveiled  the Armin Strom Dual-Time Resonance Masterpiece 1 watch.  The complex timepiece — in both looks and technology — combines two independent movements that display two different time zones with increased  precision thanks to a highly technical watchmaking feat known as…

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