Posts in Timepieces

The History of the Yacht Watch

At their very essence, watches are tools. They tell the current time, mark the passing of time, and measure precise time. Certain sports require highly precise, purpose-built timepieces for participants to remain competitive. Yachting is one of these sports. Developed over the last seventy-five years for precision on the water, yacht watches are the unsung tools of a demanding sport.

Photo Credit: Gilles Martin-Raget

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How to Care for Your Leather Watch Strap

A well-made leather strap adds a sophisticated look to your watch, but as with all authentic leather, it will wear down overtime. Leather made from calfskin, ostrich, or alligator are essentially living things, and are prone to deterioration. To help your leather strap last longer, here are a few practical dos and don’ts.

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A Sneak Peek from Our Annual Watch Event

Each and every year we look forward to one big day in June... It's that time again for our Annual Watch Event at our Short Pump Town Center location where we will debut brand new timepieces from Omega, Breitling, Frederique Constant, Hamilton and more! Get a sneak peek now.

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Birthstones Aren't Just for Jewelry: 5 Mother-of-Pearl Watch Dials Made for June

As the only birthstone made by living creatures, pearls certainly give June babies something to brag about over the other months of the year. While we often think of pearls as part of elegant strands in a necklace or as classic, understated stud earrings, they have evolved greatly over time and now find themselves as the next hot trend in women’s watches.

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