Earlier this summer, IWC continued its participation in the all-important around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race (2014-2015), and the brand sailed to success with the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing victory. IWC is a partner and Official Timekeeper of the race and also sponsors the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team (ADOR), led by Skipper and two-time Olympic silver medalist, […]
We want to take a few minutes to remind you of a few protective steps you can take to keep your watches running smoothly and looking great.
A mechanical hand-wound watch should be wound in a clockwise direction, preferably at about the same time each day.
A mechanical automatic (self-winding) watch typically has a set number of hours […]
When it comes to selecting an engagement ring, many people focus on the diamond – how many carats, what color it is, the clarity of it, the shape, etc. But another major part of the ring is the metal used on the band. Yellow gold has long been touted as the “traditional” band, but there’s […]
This year, Cartier is introducing an all-new watch line: Clé de Cartier – a unisex watch in a re-imagined round shape. Translated in French as key, Clé features an unusual crown. Instead of being a round fluted crown in the classic shape, the crown is, instead, a tubular shape inset with a tubular-shaped cabochon to […]
It’s that time of year when back-to-school commercials pop up on every screen and office supplies get snatched up before it’s too late. While pencils and backpacks are a necessity for students, it’s important to find accessories that keep you looking professional and stylish.
A classic watch should be in everyone’s wardrobe, but especially a student’s. […]
Jewelry appraisal is not just a necessity, it’s an advantage. Being able to find out or receive an estimate on the value of a piece of jewelry, either for insurance purposes or just general curiosity, is nothing but beneficial. We sat down with our in-store appraiser, Megan White, to find out everything possible about jewelry […]
A1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A owned by Jim Patterson Collection took Best-of-Show. Photo: Rolex, Tom O’Neal.
Easily one of the most anticipated vintage car events of the year globally, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place this past week in the California’s picturesque seaside city. Among the events were the Tour d’Elegance, presented by Rolex; the Rolex […]
Fashion website WhoWhatWear recently came out with an article detailing the most popular cut for celebrities’ engagement rings – Emerald.
Emerald-cut diamonds are versatile and timeless. Their shape is perfect for slender hands and makes any gemstone look beautiful. You can let it dazzle by itself on a thin band or pair it with other gemstones, […]
Trying to beat the summer doldrums? We have the solution. Check out your wristwatch knowledge as we bring you some great Fun Facts you may not know. Today we ask you five questions about watches and water sports – an appropriate topic during these long dog days of summer.
photo courtesy IWC
Q: Why do true dive […]
Watch collectors and watch lovers alike all have a grand affinity for Rolex. This brand has been on the cutting edge of time since its inception. After all, Rolex did introduce the first water resistant watch, the Oyster, back in the 1920s and made headlines around with world with it when Mercedes Gleitz swam the […]