Diving to extreme depths is a high risk occupation. The high pressure can cause irreparable damage to a person. Having the right equipment is of the essence if a diver is to survive a deep dive in tact. One of the techniques that is used when doing long dives is to take breaks at certain [...]Read More »
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Secret Wars are the most exciting live art battles in the world. The art battles, sponsored by Casio G-Shock watches, have gained momentum as the months have rolled by. The concept was born in 2006, inspired by legendary cult films ‘The Warriors’ and ‘Fight Club’. In, often undisclosed, locations two teams of [...]Read More »
Wristwatches are powered and tell the time in a number of ways, each way has different advantages and disadvantages. The standard of technology is high for contemporary watches and you are unlikely to encounter powering issues, but you may find that a certain type of watch power will facilitate the way that you use a [...]Read More »
Sports watches come in all shapes and sizes. Watches have loads of different functions all designed to enhance sporting excellence and to facilitate greater enjoyment of sport. Watches have the ability to record lap times and split times, they come with countdown timers and stopwatches, there are also high-tech watches that include barometers, altimeters and pedometers. [...]Read More »
Perpetual calendar watches are designed to combat the intricacies and inconsistencies in our calendar and to show the date accurately at all times. The invention of the complex perpetual calendar mechanism that first achieved this is credited to Abrahain-Louis Breguet, a renowned watchmaker and horologist, at the beginning of the 1800’s.
For the last 500 years we [...]
Watches come in all different shapes, colours and sizes but they are generally made from only a small amount of different materials. I have compiled this list of the materials commonly used in watch manufacture so that you can quickly and easily tell which materials suit your needs best.
Gold is used for luxury watches. There are two [...]
Automatic watches are a modern take on traditional mechanical watches. These new developments stem from an established horological tradition dating back as far as 1400. Automatic watches work by converting the energy of the wearers wrist into potential energy that is then stored within a spring. This energy is gradually used to move a number of weighted [...]Read More »
The issue of water resistance is a particularly important one when considering which watch to buy. Watches always have their water resistance rating on the case, on Find Watches we always put this information in the product specifications.
Some watches have only minimal water resistance, for example the Seksy range by Sekonda. These watches [...]
“It’s unstoppable. Just like the people who wear it”
We’ve had a lot of enquiries regarding the technology on Citizen’s Eco-Drive watches, because it seems just too good to be true! So here are the facts: Citizen’s innovative Eco-Drive watches contain a more advanced version of the solar batteries we are all familiar with from calculators. [...]
When adding a watch to our online store at Find Watches, we add various technical details to the description to help customers answer questions that they may have. One of the headings we have is “glass” where descriptions such as “Mineral Crystal” and “Sapphire Crystal” appear. For some customers this is valuable details but for [...]Read More »