What’s in a movement – Quartz v. Mechanical

The world of watchmaking is complex, often highly technical, and sometimes just downright confusing to anyone trying to understand for the first time. At the core of wristwatches are two foundational movement types, quartz and mechanical. Each type has distinct forms and specific advantages, but ultimately, they serve the same purpose, to power the machine on your wrist which orients you...

Watch Servicing 101: Everything You Need to Know

Big purchases take time. Think about that. When you purchase a car, or a home, or anything else that you will own for a long period of time, you consider more than just the upfront cost to acquire that thing. There is maintenance required to ensure the long-term value of your purchase remains, and responsible consumers must think about the maintenance before they buy. A timepiece, especi...