You’re looking to own a watch; a watch with distinctive style and flawless design. It should be a sophisticated timepiece that makes a powerful fashion statement, yet at the same time possess the accuracy and dependability of top quality craftsmanship.
So why not make your choice from one of these four stunning master-time-pieces.
The renowned Movado Watch company has been making classic watches since 1881. In the 1930’s they went digital and in 1946 they brought out their Calendomatic watches, which incorporated day and month markings on the dials. Their superb innovation extended to the ‘Museum Watch’ where the dial included a solo dot instead of the number 12. A set of these watches can be seen in the Museum of Modern Art. Movado Watch has also stepped back in time by re-introducing their KingMatic series, originally launched in the fifties. The KingMatic is a classic made of stainless steel with sapphire crystals. Today, the one-of-a-kind Movado watches make use of both quartz and mechanical movements. In the watch world Movado is a leader of distinctive quality, design and excellence.
1962 saw the launch of the world’s first scratch-proof watch – the Rado Diastar – manufactured by the unique and innovative company Rado. In 1983 Rado joined the SMH Group which in 1998 was renamed the Swatch Group. The extraordinary feature of Rado watches is their unusual and attractive designs. A typical Rado watch is crafted using a mix of materials that include sapphire crystals, Lanthanum Hexaboride Disc, ceramics, tungsten-carbide and titanium-carbide. Because of its superb brand value Rado has developed into one of the biggest sellers of watches in the market today. But buyer beware … owing to the large Rado range, many fakes abound, so be wise and purchase your Rado watch from a reputable jeweller or retailer.
In the 1990’s, the re-launch of Gucci watches catapulted this iconic luxury goods company to the number one spot. Here now was a company that was known throughout the world as the epitome of high fashion and design … and classic Gucci watches were what customers wanted to get their hands on. A typical Gucci watch is crafted using only the finest stainless steel, sapphire crystals and pure, soft silver. Sophisticated, seductive and beautifully-designed, a Gucci watch is a precious piece of jewellery appreciated by only the most discerning and style-conscious buyers.
Since the early seventies, Tissot has been linked to numerous high-profile sporting events; the 24-hour Le Mans race, Formula One, championship ice hockey as well as their role as official timekeepers of the Tour de Suisse. Tissot’s passion, vitality and excitement in the world of sports is mirrored in the craftsmanship of their watches and wearing a Tissot watch is a truly thrilling experience. The launch of the T-Touch Expert, with its new touch-screen innovation, is said to be a major breakthrough in timekeeping technology.