Watch Glossary
Jan29

Watch Glossary

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...

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King Jewelers Hosts Dinner Party with JLC
Oct16

King Jewelers Hosts Dinner Party with JLC

King Jeweler’s Jaeger-LeCoultre Dinner On Thursday, September 27th, King Jewelers gathered with some of our most avid timepiece enthusiasts. We showcased a selection of timepieces from Jaeger-LeCoultre.  Our clients had the opportunity to get an up close and personal look at this premium line. In addition, the president of the company, Philippe Bonay, attended the event to answer any questions our clients may have had. About...

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10th Annual Nashville Watch Fair
Oct04

10th Annual Nashville Watch Fair

Nashville Watch Fair King Jewelers has the honor of hosting the 10th Annual Nashville Watch Fair. This event is going to be held November 9th through November 17th in our showroom located in Green Hills. We will be showcasing over 20 luxury timepiece brands including Rolex, Girard-Perregaux, Harry Winston, Breguet, Carl F. Bucherer, Louis Moinet, Armin Strom, DeWitt, Zenith and Chanel. Presidents and representatives from these...

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Celebrity Sighting: Matt Damon Wears JLC
Sep01

Celebrity Sighting: Matt Damon Wears JLC

Matt Damon Wears Jaeger-LeCoultre (JLC) Reverso On Cover of August Edition of GQ Magazine Spotted! Matt Damon wears the beautiful Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Grands Reverso Ultra Thin Duo on the cover of the August edition of GQ Magazine. Damon, who’s career has been chock full of amazing movies like The Martian and Good Will Hunting, isn’t the first celebrity to choose JLC as their go-to watch brand. For years, JLC has been...

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SIHH Spotlight: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Jubilee Watch
Feb21

SIHH Spotlight: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Jubilee Watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Jubilee Watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre seems to never fail to impress and break boundaries. For this year’s SIHH they have released the Master Ultra Thin Jubilee. It is the world’s thinnest manually-winding mechanical wristwatch. The inspiration of the Master Ultra Thin Jubilee was actually from another one of the manufactures’ record breaking timepiece created in 1907. Only this piece was a manually-wound mechanical pocket-watch and is still to this day the world’s thinnest manually-wound mechanical pocket watch.

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SIHH Spotlight: Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Chronograph Watch
Feb13

SIHH Spotlight: Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Chronograph Watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Chronograph Watch

This year at SIHH 2013 Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces a refreshed Deep Sea Chronograph that follows last year’s model. This model features a three-counter chronograph movement and was created with inspiration from the 1959 Memovox Deep Sea model. This Deep Sea Chronograph incorporates a new high-tech material called cermet. Not to be confused with cement considering this is a divers watch and would most likely take you deeper in the sea than you would prefer.

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SIHH 2013 Preview:  Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time Watch
Jan15

SIHH 2013 Preview: Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time Watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Unique Travel Time Watch

The Duometre family is one of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s most impressive and complicated watch collections and we are excited to see that family will receive a new edition! At SIHH 2013 Jaeger-LeCoultre has announced that they will be releasing a distinctive Duometre watch known as the Unique Time Travel.

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Top 5 Watch Releases for 2012 for Men & Women
Dec04

Top 5 Watch Releases for 2012 for Men & Women

It’s been an exciting year in watchmaking and we’re proud to announce that our annual Watch Fair will be taking place this Thursday to Saturday in Nashville. We’ll have all of the latest designs from our luxury watch brands so come check it out! Since we’re gearing up for the Watch Fair, we managed to pare down this year’s watch releases to our Top 5 favorites below.

1) IWC Top Gun Pilot’s Doppel Chronograph Watch ref. 3880

IWC Top Gun Pilot's Doppel Chronograph Watch ref. 3880

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King Jewelers Sponsors The Nashville Business Journal’s 3rd Annual CFO Awards At The Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Oct26

King Jewelers Sponsors The Nashville Business Journal’s 3rd Annual CFO Awards At The Schermerhorn Symphony Center

CFO Awards At The Schermerhorn Symphony Center

CFO Awards At The Schermerhorn Symphony Center

The 2012 CFO Awards honors business leaders who provide jobs and help grow the city, This year’s finalists and winners, all received not only an award trophy but also a special gift courtesy of King Jewelers and Jaeger-LeCoultre.

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Top 5 Tourbillon Watches
Aug28

Top 5 Tourbillon Watches

tourbillon cage

The tourbillon is one of the cherished complications of the watch-making world. Developed in the 18th century by Abraham-Louis Breguet, the tourbillon (meaning “whirlwind”) is a rotating framed within a watch that carries the balance and escapement. Breguet created the tourbillon as a means to make a watch movement more stable and accurate by counteracting the effects of gravity. Today, watch aficionados mostly appreciate the tourbillon for its complicated design and aesthetic appeal as they don’t make the movement more accurate. Do we need them? No, but we sure do love them.

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