It was one of those days you’ve had more than your share of outdoor merriment and fun and you are home by dusk, making room for some great indoor fun to end the day happily; sated. That’s about some reading, a good drink; good food and if an idea strikes then penning it down. “So
The Turtle this year got its new (and due) upgrade. Fans call it the King, but does it fit the throne? Seiko divers’ enjoy a cult following; that’s not surprising. Some way or the other, common men like us made divers’ almost synonymous to Seiko and yes, we lovingly compare other brands of diver watches
Clearing up the left bits Enameling procedures stated earlier are not as old as the CHAMPLEVE. It is the cloisonné technique reversed; instead of wires providing containment for the enamel to be poured, enamellers carve down channels onto a metal plate – which is the dial – creating sunken outlines to be filled with enamel.
It is a general observation that guiding the developments of one’s taste leads to discriminating outlooks and habits; thankfully, the horology domain does that between complications and detailing; material quality, assemblage, finishes…those kinds of things. It keeps out reasonably thoughtless judgments well, despite a full faith in the philosophy of no particular kind of watch
2017 onward, the large watch brands have invested after finding something exotic for their watch cases. Surgical steel and titanium lost their exclusive charm over the run and we can already see the resin fad washing away. Smart money is now being placed on carbon technology. A new wave of composites has started flooding slowly
You could be a watch connoisseur, a collector or you might even be a snob; whatever it might – fact remains you’ll need a piece that you can mistreat, manhandle and abuse at will. Yes, of course; what could be better than G-Shocks? Or, a Seiko maybe? That’s good if you want a digital or an ana/digi combo but they go well above a hundred dollars. Here, we talk about less than hundred dollars.
Whether the Luminox is an entry level watch or not is subjected to countless heated arguments and debates and frankly speaking, neither do we have the time or the space to dedicate to prolonged ramblings. Instead, let’s jot down a few points and decide ourselves its stance. But then again, the concept of being entry
One big issue with becoming a good Diver is you need to glow in the dark for long. Shorter it is, your ratings go down. Lots of otherwise fine watches have let it down so far with the most common technique of using phosphorescent paints. Light excites and activates the paint molecules and the glow