Which Wrist Should You Wear a Watch On?


When putting on a watch, you’re immediately faced with a dilemma – should you wear it on the left or right wrist?  You might have heard that traditionally, people should wear their watch on the left wrist. While this may be true for most people, this isn’t always the case, and you may find yourself … Read more

Watches with a Sweeping Second Hand

Watches with a Sweeping Second Hand

The buttery smooth glide of a watch with a sweeping second hand is mesmerizing. While common quartz watches tick once each second, watches with a smooth sweeping second-hand tick many times. This creates the appearance of a smooth sweeping second hand. Not only does this look cool, but it’s also practical. Watches with a sweeping … Read more

Can You Wear a Watch in the Shower?

Whether you’re testing the limits of a new dive watch, or you’ve found yourself somewhere with a shared bathroom, and you don’t want to leave your watch unattended, it can be tempting to keep your watch on in the shower. Let’s find out if you should, and what that might do to your watch. No, … Read more

Hacking and Hand-Winding Watch Movements (Are they Really Necessary?)

Hacking and hand-winding are two terms often used to describe features in some mechanical watch movements. In short, hacking allows you to set the watch’s second hand in addition to the minute and hour hand. When pulling out the crown to set the time, the second hand stops completely. This allows you to more accurately … Read more