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Watches For Every Occasion

Sunday, 15 May 2011

watches for every occasionWatches have become the essential part of the human image throughout many years. Today watches show the time, they complement the image of a businessman or so, they have been the object for admiration and envy and they have the feature to open doors. Plenty of watches based on quartz and mechanic clockwork, electronics, made from rubber and diamonds, incrusted with gems and simple, are offered today and the choice depends on many factors, from personal preferences to financial wealth. However, mastering some hints on watches is a good part in this game to acquire watches you worth.

Battery and winding-based watches

Watches are divided into two groups on the performance type or feed type, that is mechanical and quartz. As a rule, the clockwork for expensive watches by the reputed brands requires the regular manual winding. The spring in the watch case twisted in this way is the feed source. However, the clockwork is equipped with additional auto-winding system for better performance which singly regulates the process of feed and makes it easy to handle watches without moving minute hands on a regular basis. This is how mechanical watcheswork.

Quartz watch is the best option since the feed source comes as galvanic or solar batteries and which do not require winding. The quartz crystal works as a pendulum which twists the clockwork influenced by electric impulses. Such watches have dial plate with hands and the display with numerical indication, so often called electronic clock. However, the quartz clockwork is considered nondurable as compared with the mechanical clockwork since the crystal has the capacity to age and thus the watch start performing with deviations but it occurs in some long period of time.

Watches for real men

In most cases the choice for this or that watch is done based upon personal preferences, budget and occupation type, and sometimes the occasion matters, either.

So, the most reputed are the watches of professional type which are appropriate for businessmen, politicians and simply wealthy persons. This class of watches includes luxe models with the single advantage of the high accuracy of the complicated and reliable clockwork along with the high pricing.

Such watches are mainly manufactured from precious metals as gold, platinum and rarely silver. Titanium, stainless steel and various alloys are also used to make watches from. The style is classic, the case is round or square without any marks on the bezel. Roman or Arab numerals are there on the dial plate, the color gamut ranges from white to elegant black or to match the leather strap or the case. Watches should not stand out against the image though they should be the symbol of success and elegance of the owner. The models by the reputed brand Patek Philippe are the vivid examples of watches for businessmen being the favorite brand for officials and politicians. This list of highly-acknowledged and recognized watch-making companies is added made by Franck Muller, Rolex, A.Lange & Sohne, which manufacture series of watches for men and women. The category of ultra-delicate clockwork is highly appreciated when the width of the caliber does not go over four mm. so, watches Ultra Thin 681 by Zenith Company or Gold 85-1011 by Appella refer to this category. Such watches are known for reliability and accuracy of clockwork and smaller weight which is especially essential when watches are opt made from gold or platinum with precious wristlets.

Jeweler or designer watches

Sometimes when examining the collection of watch-making brands it is fund to be a little bit complicated to sort out watches for businessmen and those made as jewelry. An austere classic case from steel or color gold, leather wristlet and dial plate with Roman numerals is what the watch for businessman should look like. However, the slightly visual black diamonds instead of the hour hands or the diamond trimming makes the watches go out from the series of just watches to become the jewelry work. Thus, the watch model for men Patrimony Traditionnelle by Vacheron Constantin with the case from pink gold weighing 18 carats, brown wristlet from alligator skin is the classic standard with white gems instead of numeral marks. The second version from the same collection is made from white gold as the diamond sunflower with the dial plate wholly incrusted with classically facetted diamonds. Such watches look inappropriate just for cases to negotiate in offices, though they look too appropriate to have a dinner at the restaurant with the partners. Women’s watches differ when they are abundantly incrusted with precious metals and gems. So, a model of watch from the collection Ladies Timepieces the have been completely done by diamond framing and in spite of the strict leather wristlet the jewelry is not appropriate to wear as a business wear accessory.

Nevertheless, the leather as the material for watches has the feature to wear and tear especially when watches are used daily. And thus, you’d better think of the additional accessory as a wristlet ahead of time. However, well-known brands offer their watches along with the second wristlet or metal bracelet in the set.

In most cases designer watches look the same and appear the same as the jeweler work with some slight exceptions. So, application of non-standard material along with the unique case, bezel and wristlet make watches stand out of other time keepers. In general, the same precious and semi-precious gems are applied, with plenty of color gold and platinum, and logo of the designer, surely. Thus, the collection of watches by JLo, the well-known Hollywood singer and actress, offers exclusive women’s watches incrusted with precious stones and Swarovski crystals. Metal bracelet is made as shapely links resembling real laced work in some models with the logo as Jennifer Lopez on the dial plate.

The basic nuance that requires the attention is the authenticity of the product which can be verified and proved by the certificate of quality only with specification of carats and quality of stones. And thus, if you plan to acquire the authentic watches with real stones, you’d better go and shop at brand stores and exclusive distributors of watches to avoid disappointment.

Sport timekeepers

When looking for sports watches, some factors should be considered as where and how such timekeepers are to be used. So, the shockproof clockwork is required for diving to boast with leakproofness and capacity to endure pressure in several atmospheres. As a rule, the passport says of waterproof ness marked as WR30 or WR50, where 30 and 50 show the depth of diving in meters, though diving as a sport requires WR100, at least. Bezel should be marked with the 0 to 60, the case is larger with the shifted winding head, the dial plate is black with luminescent numerical marks and hands. The examples of sports timekeepers come KonTiki Diver by Eterna, the series with two winding heads Aquatimer by IWC, or the timekeeper Seamaster by Omega.

Pilot watches hace larger cases convenient to read numerals, dial plate with luminescent hands and Arab numerals. So, models of watches Navitimer Cosmonaute Flyback, Aeromarine Colt GMT, Mulliner Tourbillon by Breitling llok the same.

The special attention is exerted to the material watches are made from. The case is made from the high-strength ally as titanium, gold, stainless steel or plastic made by the reputed brands which apply the patented series as Hublot or Casio. The wristlet is reliable and durable made from leather, often from alligator skin, comes as rubber or metal.

And finally, the watch of high quality cannot be acquired in an ordinary shop. You’d better go and get them at specialized stores where professionals consult you on every single model to choose.

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