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Valentine's Day Watches 2020
12 Feb 2020
Valentine's Day Watches 2020
With the most romantic day of the year lurking around the corner, it’s a perfect time to talk about watches dedicated to love. Please welcome the magnificent seven of modern romantic watchmaking.
The Year of the Rat: And a Perfect Watch to Welcome it
25 Jan 2020
The Year of the Rat: And a Perfect Watch to Welcome it
On the 25th of January 2020, the Chinese Zodiac celebrates the Year of the Rat. To gain the favour of the first animal in the 12-year cycle, you’d better choose the relevant fine timepiece.
Tudor History: The Other Kind of Royalty
23 Jan 2020
Tudor History: The Other Kind of Royalty
Being a close relative to the undisputed champion can be at times frustrating. It’s easy to fall into the high-expectations trap, to be constantly overshadowed, and so on. But some family members come full of surprises.
The Best of 2019: WatchJ Recap
29 Dec 2019
The Best of 2019: WatchJ Recap
Welcome to our pick of the most memorable trends, events, and watches of the last twelve months. And It won’t be an overstatement to say, that fine watchmaking was more or less on the rise.
Chain-and-fusee Constant Force Mechanism Explained
10 Dec 2019
Chain-and-fusee Constant Force Mechanism Explained
The constant-force mechanism based on fusee and chain is a rare type of horological artifact, the very existence of which in modern watchmaking evokes as much raised eyebrows as pure admiration. Next to some of its modern peers featuring silicone parts or hi-tech springs the fusee-and-chain may seem like a horse carriage in the middle of a 10-lane highway. Yet, its aesthetic appeal and almost weird antique charisma is extremely compelling.
Power Reserve: A Beginner’s Guide
25 Nov 2019
Power Reserve: A Beginner’s Guide
How long can your mechanical watch last on its own and when is the best time to wind it up?
Watch case materials: A beginner’s guide
20 Nov 2019
Watch case materials: A beginner’s guide
Why gold is perfect for a dress watch while carbon and ceramic are usually seen only in ultra-modern designs?
Pilot’s Watch History: Love Is In the Air
1 Nov 2019
Pilot’s Watch History: Love Is In the Air
One of the most popular modern watch categories has been thriving for more than 100 years now. And there are a number of reasons for such a success, including the timeless style, the solid-tool sturdiness, and the everlasting human dream of the flight.
GPHG 2019: A Closer Look at the Biggest Watchmaking Award Nominees
18 Oct 2019
GPHG 2019: A Closer Look at the Biggest Watchmaking Award Nominees
Each year the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève – or GPHG, as the majority of non-french speaking folks prefer to call it – turns into the sparkling celebration of the hottest watchmaking techniques and designs.
Top 10 Modern Pocket Watches And How to Wear Them
19 Aug 2019
Top 10 Modern Pocket Watches And How to Wear Them
Does anyone seriously consider getting a pocket watch in the XXI century? On the first thought, the answer seems obvious. But if you consider the amount of practical reasons in your love for luxury wristwatches – spoiler: there’re none – and count all those times you’ve tried to find a timepiece not looking like the watches of all your buddies, chances are, you won’t be so sure.
Audemars Piguet History: Watches, Myths, and Legends
14 Aug 2019
Audemars Piguet History: Watches, Myths, and Legends
With the Royal Oak as one of the most desirable watches of our age and the solid expertise in haute horlogerie complications, there are hardly a few manufactures around to rival Audemars Piguet in terms of prestige and respect. Founded right in the heart of Vallée de Joux in the XIX century, the company is still family owned and still operating in the same village. 
Men’s Sport Watches: Understanding the Worldwide Leading Trend
5 Aug 2019
Men’s Sport Watches: Understanding the Worldwide Leading Trend
It’s no secret that sport watches are driving the market worldwide. Of course, depending on the region, the numbers may slightly differ, but the current status quo is more than obvious. And there’re some serious reasons behind it.