Monday, August 31, 2009
Available at THE WATCHERY now for a limited time only is the riveting collection of Concord La Scala with a multi-colored print on satin Strap. This La Scala Collection is truly riveting sporting a dial glinting with colored gem stones. The bezel and lugs shimmer with 54 white diamonds (1.4860 Carats) complimenting the silver tone engraved guilloche dial.
A watch like this must cost a fortune, but it doesn't. It is worth a lot, but at THE WATCHERY we have cut 80% off the list price to just $1,838. That's 80% savings off the original list price of $9,190. You simply cannot go wrong with this buy, and it gets better, The Watchery has this watch in additional breathtaking colors for the same low price.
Concord La Scala Stainless Steel Silver Dial Diamond Bezel Diamond Lugs on Green Print Satin Strap Women's Watch 0311404
Looking for a watch that exudes a breath of fresh mountain air then the green print satin Concord La Scala is the perfect watch for you.
Concord La Scala Stainless Steel Silver Dial Diamond Bezel Diamond Lugs on Blue Print Satin Strap Women's Watch 0311406
From the mountains to the sea. This iridescent timepiece glimmers with blue and purple gemstones floating in silver engraved guilloche dial and protected by a scratch resistant sapphire crystal, as are all the magnificent timepieces in this collection.
Concord La Scala Stainless Steel Silver Dial Diamond Bezel Diamond Lugs on Pink/Multi Print Satin Strap Women's Watch 0311408
This Concord La Scala screams fun and elegance all at the same time. The pink, orange and green gemstones accentuate the vibrant strap colors.
These exquisite timepieces are available from THE WATCHERY for just $1,838. Unbelievable. Hurry while supplies last.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
I first started noticing Galuchat watch straps on De Grisogono timepieces. A sort of bubbly textured look. But what is it?
Also known as Shagreen, Galuchat is actually either sharkskin or stingray skin. The name comes from Jean-Claude Galuchat who was Louis XV's master leather artisan. He introduced this exotic leather to France in the 18th century where he was most noted for his sheaths. He fashioned shagreen for Louis XV and his court. He placed it on objects such as snuff boxes, wig cases, furniture, jewelry boxes and toilette items. It is said Madame de Pompadour was a great fan of Shagreen.
Jean-Claude Galuchat, although the most renowned for his use of shark skins, was not the first. Shark and sting ray skins were used as early as the 8th century. The Japanese Tachi, Katana and Wakizashi used the undyd untreated skins for sheaths and hilts of swords. The rough texture of the material provided the handle with extra grip as well as high resilience. In the China Qing dynasty, the polished Shagreen were used for composite bows. In the 19th century the material was used for book bindings and pocketbooks.
The name Shagreen actually refers to rough untamed skin. The leather was most often made from a horses back and most often dyed green. Today's Shagreen is made for Galuchat which is shark or sting ray skin. Shagreen is from the French word chagrin which means sorrow or Turkish sagri meaning "the back of a horse". As the leather was rough in texture the word was synonymous with displeasure or ill humor.
None the less, Galuchat still holds a unique quality. The uniqueness comes from round calcified papillae called "placoid scales". These placoid scales are otherwise known as Denticles and are small outgrowths which cover the skin of many cartilaginous fish such as sharks and sting rays. The denticles are similar in structure to teeth.
Most often the placoid scales are polished down until the denticles are rounded and pearl like.
De Grisogono has taken the natural texture of the Galuchat and enhanced it with exceptional colors and polishing, creating a timepiece where the strap commands as much attention as the watch.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Just by lightly touching the innovative tactile crystal on any of the Tissot Touch Timepieces provides access to many useful functions specifically designed for a large range of customers:
Tissot T-Touch (Collection created in 1999)
Tissot T-Touch watches are stylish and expertly crafted. A large range of materials are utilized to provide the best look and superior resilience. Stainless Steel meets titanium or 18k gold or platinum. More sporty models include the combination of metal and black rubber or dynamic orange and white rubber. Black Carbon with mother-of-pearl dials prove Tissot's attention to style.
The Tissot T-Touch Weather Watch displayed here has a host of functions including an Alarm, Altimeter, Chronograph, thermometer, barometer and meteo mode for weather trends. In addition the watch is super-lightweight with tactile scratch resistant sapphire crystal and a black carbon). With a light touch on the crystal above the required function, the superimposed hands move to that function and the requested information appears on the screen. Tissot T-Tactile Silent-T Men's Watch Stainless Steel White Dial T40148611
Tissot Touch Silen-T (Collection Created in 2003)
This watch is an example of cuting edge technology at its best. The Tissot Silen-T utilizes its Tissot tactile technology to provide timekeeping in the form of vibrations. This watch is perfect where one cannot obviously glance at ones watch, in the dark or if one is visually impaired. One simply touches the crown and then runs a finger clockwise around the crystal. The wearer then can feel the constant vibrations on the hour and intermittent vibrations for the minute. This is made possible by twelve raised indices on the bezel. A silent vibrating alarm can be activated and felt without ever having to look at the watch face.
Tissot Touch Navigator (Collection Created in 2004)
Tissot's idea for it's Navigator watch is not new, in 1853 Tissot had already designed a pocket watch capable of displaying multiple time zones. In 2004 Tissot created the Tissot Touch Navigator and then improved apon it with the Navigator 3000.
The Navigator 3000 is the perfect travel companion. Designed as a travel watch has the capability of a multitude of time zones. 150 programmed cities, and if your is not included, you can manually add your city. Incredibly the Tissot Navigator 3000 has only one button which activates the touch crystal. The Navigator 3000 can be operated in one of six languages: French English, German, Spanish and Portuguese. The advantage of this watch is the ability to track multiple time zones at once. This function is referred to as the T-World Function which tracks your home time zone as well as four additional time zones. You have the ability to change your reference time zones according to your travels. Other features include a Chronograph, Countdown timer, Two programmable alarms, Calender, LCD back light, 50 meters water resistance and the ability to go into an energy saving mode.
Tissot T- Touch Expert (Collection created in 2008)
This is a watch for the rugged adventurer who is will scour the wilderness far from civilization. The watch is quite large with water resistance up to 100 meters. New adventure orientated functions include altitude difference meter, two alarms, perpetual calender, count down timer and back lights. The models are available in a host of colors and styles with carbon, black and white dials cases and rubber or leather straps or titanium or steel bracelets.
Tissot SEA-Touch (Collection Created 2009)
Tissot's latest creation, the SEA-touch is turning quite a few heads. As a result of cutting edge patented technology the rubber-protected pushers double protection to enable maximum protection down to extreme depths of 200 meters. Tissot SEA-touch complies with all the European Norm EN13319 criteria required for divers accessories including luminosity, shock resistance, anti magnetism, band solidity and the integration of a time control device. Divers are able to know the time in two time zones, the depth of the current dive, digital chronograph, thermometer, alarm, perpetual calender date, compass and divers logbook. All activated by a light touch on the crystal. Even in the dark depths of deep sea diving, divers are still able to consult their Tissot SEA-Touch by extremely luminescent material as well as a strong back light.
Tissot T-Touch timepieces are remarkably versatile which enable those to be more informed and productive in their daily endeavours.
Monday, August 24, 2009
The watch has a fun young look which is a great accessory and quite practical too. The digital time is displayed in vibrant pink or blue.
Endless Time has come up with a cool watch design. To me the watch looks like a twisted hospital bracelet, but it does have some pretty innovative features. The watch is comprised of semi-transparent plastic which can lay flat when taken off the wrist. Magnets concealed in the band allow the watch to fit comfortably around the wrist. The twist in the middle represents an hourglass which is an ancient technique of time display. In addition the twist divides the hour and the minutes. I can imagine the wearer searching the watch for some type of battery cover, but this is the great thing about this watch. There is no battery. No knobs. No buttons. No need to reset the time or change the batteries. The watch receives satellite signals and displays the current time according to the relevant time zone. The watch is powered by the kinetic energy as a result of the movement of ones arm. This watch will make a great gift.
- DIESEL DZ9044
Yes! The four time zones are displayed on the sides of the watch case leaving the front of the watch blank creating a fresh new look.
This watch is supposed to represent the eye where the inner circle is the hours and outer the minutes. The eye of man is the first hand WITness to the passage of time and a watch merely is the second hand display. This timepiece serves to fuse the concepts and have the eye display the time. By pressing the side buttons for 2 seconds the watch will be powered up and the time will be displayed after that it will automatically return to a stand by mode thereby saving 35% of its LED power and thus conserving energy. The bracelet is quite flexible with a secure locking system.
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Thursday, August 20, 2009
With a name like Master Compressor Extreme W-Alarm Watch, you can be assured you are going to be in for something pretty impressive. The Jaeger-LeCoultre will only be available in Tourneau stores; however, Tourneau is the largest global watch retail chain which sells numerous watch brands. One only has to glance at the watch face for a moment to know this watch has a host of impressive functions.
World Timer: The time is indicated for many major cities such as Moscow, London and New York. In addition three natural destinations are displayed such as Galapagos adding an originality to the World Time feature.
Mechanical Alarm: The cut out window to the left of the dial displays the alarm time.
Time: The hour indicators are bold and easy to read, so that although the dial is displaying other features, the time display still shows the strongest presence.
Date: To the right of the dial at the 3 'o' clock position.
This watch is a superb example of functionality and beauty. It is truly an art of organization. As to be expected this watch is not up for the mass market but is available in two limited editions: 20 watches in 18k gold and titanium and another 50 watches comprised only of titanium. The 46.3mm wide case is the size of most of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme Collection.
This watch is a perfect travel companion as it has a shock absorbent system which protects the movement from sudden jolts, as well as the world timer and the mechanical alarm feature. The crown also has a unique security lock. The final compliment to the watch is a leather and fabric strap which was designed for extreme comfort.
The current time on my watch is 4:30pm. The current time in Spain - last stop before I hit the shores of the USA. My journey was marked with seeing close relatives for the first time in 15 years, and perusing watch boutiques at airport Duty- Free counters. Let me begin by saying - no prices, and I mean no prices beat THE WATCHERY.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Monday, August 10, 2009
Hublot is a watch company at the edge of its game, creating adventurous bold timepieces. It is little wonder Hublot sponsors Yves Rossy. The picture above was taken many feet above the earth surface where only Mr Rossy, a former fighter pilot and current pilot, and his incredible flying machine rules the sky. The four German built model aircraft engines which provide 200lb thrust each, enable the 110lb foldable carbon wings and Rossy in his 120lb suit to ascend 200ft a minute. Flying at over 300km/h and at a dizzying height of 2000 meters Yves Rossy amazes the spectators.
Thursday, August 6, 2009
The Love Collection includes exceptional rings and bracelets. Within the love collection are Love Music, Love Films, Love artists and a Love Charity.
Love Charity by Cartier supports Action against Hunger. With Cartier's committed support over the next three years, Action against Hunger is helping children in the Burmese State of North Rakhina. As a result of Cartier's contribution, 1000 children between the ages of 6 and 10 ,who are severely malnourished, will be cared for by Action against Hunger in their nutritional centers. There they will be provided with intense medical nutritional treatment and health education sessions. Cartier's Love Charity Bracelet helps support Action against Hunger and the constant effort with minority groups whose lives were devastated by Cyclone Nargis in May of2008.