Watch Talk: What are Fashion Watches?

If you mention the word “fashion watch”, every self-respecting watch enthusiast will most likely freak out. The internet, especially watch forums, is full of rants and discussions [...]


Watch Talk: What’s the Rate of a Watch?

When it comes to watches, the rate is a very important if not the most important statistic. A watch might be very rare or beautiful but if it doesn’t keep accurate time, it’s [...]


FAQ: What is a Ligne in Watchmaking?

Ligne is one of those terms that you may have seen before but not knowing exactly what it means. I certainly had never heard of it before I became interested in watches and watchmaking. When I [...]

Watch Talk: What’s the Beat Error of a Watch?

The beat error is a hot item on many watch-related forums. If you look it up, you might find something like: “beat error is an asymmetrical oscillation of the balance wheel.” In this [...]


Watch Talk: What’s the Amplitude of a Watch?

You’ve probably heard or read about the amplitude of a watch. Perhaps you read it on one of the forums, or you listened to your watchmaker talk about it. In this article, I’ll explain [...]