Learn About Watches

Whether you're a first time watch buyer or an avid timepiece collector, our Watch Knowledge Center is here to answer the many questions you may have regarding watches. From the various types and styles available, popular brand histories, down to the proper care and maintenance of your watch – we’ve got your wrist covered.

 

Brand History

Brand History - Baume & Mercier Watches

Baume & Mercier

Baume & Mercier is a Swiss watchmaker with a profound legacy in the world of horology. The brand was founded in 1830 by brothers Louis-Victor and...
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Brand History - Breitling Watches

Breitling

Breitling, a brand long associated with aviation was founded in Jura Switzerland in 1884 by Leon Breitling. The brand is renowned for being...
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Brand History - Bulova Watches

Bulova

For many generations Bulova Watches have been an American time-keeping institution. Founded by Joseph Bulova in 1875, the...
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Brand History - Cartier Watches

Cartier

Cartier is one of the most respected and highly recognized jewelers in the world today. From diamond jewelry of the highest...
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Brand History - Ebel Watches

Ebel

Prestigious Swiss watchmaker Ebel is a brand long associated with elegance, luxury and design for more than a century. Ebel was...
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Brand History - Gucci Watches

Gucci

Gucci one of the most recognized names in fashion was founded in 1920 in Florence Italy. Like other Italian and French fashion...
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Brand History - Invicta Watches

Invicta

The Invicta Brand offers a rich heritage of Swiss watchmaking. The brand was founded in 1837 by Raphael Picard in in La Chaux-de-Fonds...
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Brand History - Lucien Piccard Watches

Lucien Piccard

Lucien Piccard, the world-renowned watchmaker of luxury timepieces for men and women was founded in 1923, in Switzerland...
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Brand History - Luminox Watches

Luminox

Luminox is a watchmaker long associated with the US Navy Seals and with many other professionals who rely on these precision...
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Brand History - Maurice Lacroix Watches

Maurice Lacroix

Maurice Lacroix's origins started in 1975 as a manufacturer of private-label timepieces for its parent company Desco. Like other...
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Brand History -Michael Kors Watches

Michael Kors

Designer Michael Kors is one of the most recognizable and popular fashion designers in the world today. Kors fashion collections...
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Brand History - Movado Watches

Movado

Movado Watches have a rich heritage in Swiss watchmaking and were founded in 1881 by a relative young watchmaker Achielle...
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Brand History - Nixon Watches

Nixon

Nixon Watches offers a wide array of sports related wristwatches for active men and women and features models created...
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Brand History - Omega Watches

Omega

Omega is one of the most renowned, respected and recognized Swiss watch brands in the world today. Founded in 1848 by Swiss...
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Brand History - Perrelet Watches

Perrelet

Perrelet watches hold a highly prestigious place in the world of horology. In 1770 Swiss watchmaker Abraham Louis Perrelet...
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Brand History - Raymond Weil Watches

Raymond Weil

Raymond Weil watches are among the most-prestigious and highly sought-after Swiss-made luxury timepieces in the world today...
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Brand History - Rotary Watches

Rotary

Rotary Watches, founded in 1895 by watchmaker Moise Dreyfuss in La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland is an independent watch brand...
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Brand History - Seiko Watches

Seiko

In the world of horology, Seiko Watches holds the distinction of being both innovators and pioneers of time. Seiko holds a rich...
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Brand History - Swiss Legend Watches

Swiss Legend

Swiss Legend Watches is the celebrated global watchmaker of popular men’s and ladies’ timepieces. With a legacy steeped deep in...
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Brand History - TAG Heuer Watches

TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer, one the most prominent Swiss watch brands was founded in 1860 by Edouard Heuer in St. Imier Switzerland. In 1882...
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Brand History - Technomarine Watches

TechnoMarine

TechnoMarine Watches founded in 1997 by French entrepreneur Frank Dubarry in Geneva Switzerland started a horological...
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