We like seeing how things are made, how things are manufactured and put together. Watches are unparalleled in their ability to be complicated, cool mechanisms. They have a bunch of tiny intricate parts and are basically little factories in and of themselves. They require an amazing amount of technicality; craft and precision. This is why we created a Rolex Movement Poster. It is a minimalistic, simple way to see how 47 parts come together to make a Rolex work.
Watches are a beautiful object, with (supposedly) one simple task: to tell time. Watchmaking, or, mastering the art of creating a piece of art that tells time, is a serious business. This wondrous object comes in more varieties than you can set your watch to, along with a complex culture and history. Luckily, there are websites to help you explore the genre, learn all there is to learn, and enjoy all that a watch can be - timepiece, luxury, and fascinating hobby.
HODINKEE is an outstanding and distinguished website on which to look at, research, and learn about wristwatches. Not surprisingly, the website specializes in outstanding and distinguished watches. It is the go-to place for this sort of thing, featuring tons of great content about timepieces and the culture surrounding them. The website is focused on content, so it is a great place to go if you are a beginner (or seasoned) watch enthusiast looking to find out more. It has features such as a great page where you can learn just how a watch works, here.
FOUNDWELL showcases vintage and antique pieces from all over the world through their beautifully curated website. Each piece featured is a unique wonder, manufactured within the last 200 years. Foundwell is “focused mainly on pieces for the modern gentleman,” but at times showcase pieces that are great in any venue. The site features amazing eye candy that comes in the form of accessories, jewelry, (small) home furnishings and time pieces. Each one has a different history, and each one has a fascinating history. The products on this site will teach you a few things about manufacturing processes, the histories of objects, and get you to wonder about the things you use each day.
HQ MILTON specializes in one timeless thing: vintage Rolexes. And there are many. Each one has a different story. The site was founded in 2008 by two watch enthusiasts who offer advice and service in the field of Rolexes. Rolexes are made of the finest quality materials with the finest quality craftsmanship; precious metals, stones, stainless steel and more go into a Rolex watch. Each one is different; and while they have evolved through the ages, the quality of a Rolex has not been compromised. You can check out the specifics of a vast array of particular watches, and inquire more if you are so inclined.