Glossary of Watch Terms ALARM WATCH: A watch provided with the movement capable of releasing an acoustic sound at the time set. A second crown is dedicated to the winding, setting, and release of the striking-work; an additional center hand indicates the time set. The section of the movement dedicated to the alarm device is made up by a series of wheels linked with the barrel, an escapement and a hammer striking a gong or bell. This...
Frederique Constant and Alpina to Release The Swiss Horological Smartwatch, Powered by MotionX®, at Baselworld 2015 2015 is still in it’s infancy, and it’s already proven to be a year of unprecedented progress in the Luxury Timepiece Industry. Technology giant Apple released information about their smartwatch to mixed reviews, but Swiss watch brands still felt an oncoming threat and struggled to stay relevant in...
Men aren’t the only ones who love watches. Ladies watches have come a long way since the dainty timepieces of their grandmothers. Now women’s watches have heft, complications, high-tech materials, and most of all, extraordinary quality. If you’re looking to give the lady in your life a watch this holiday season, below are our suggestions for beautiful timepieces that won’t break the bank.
1) TAG Heuer Formula 1 Ceramic Watch ref. WAH1210.BA0859 – msrp $1800
The Watch Fair and Mother’s Day Trunk Show at our Nashville store starts today! We have representatives from luxury brands and our friendly sales staff standing by to help you peruse our exquisite timepiece and jewelry collections. Enjoy snacks and cocktails while checking out the hottest new watch arrivals. Here’s a sneak peak of some of the watches that we have exclusively for this event. Drop by and see some of these fantastic timepieces in person!
Swiss watch brand Frederique Constant will be the official sponsor of the Par Coeur Gala 2010, which will be held this September 20th in Paris at Cambon Capucines Pavillon by Potel and Chabot.
Frédérique Constant has been selected as the Official Timekeeper of The Peking to Paris Motor Challenge, which will be held September 10th through October 16th. The brand will also be the exclusive sponsor of the legendary classic car event, which first took place in 1907.
Frédérique Constant Pays Tribute to Famous Pianist Frédéric Chopin with Commemorative Timepiece Available at King Jewelers
In celebration of the 200th birth anniversary of musical composer Frédéric Chopin, Frédérique Constant has launched the Limited Edition F. Chopin 2010. King Jewelers is proud to offer this exclusive timepiece, with only 1810 pieces created. Available in 2 styles, each watch is steel or yellow gold plated and features an ultra classical dial with a “piano keys” pattern in the center with an automatic winding mechanism and a brown or black Croco Calf strap. Each timepiece is delivered in a miniature Frédéric Chopin Piano.