With so many luxury watches on the market today, how does one decide what to buy? Each person has their own idea, of course, of what they consider luxury, or high-end, probably depending on their own means. However, there are classic styles that normally stand out as luxury and they will cost you plenty of money.
Designed to keep flawless time and built using the finest materials and craftsmanship, they’ll also make a gorgeous adornment to any man or woman’s wrist. The classic brands are Cartier and Role, but there are more obscure Swiss watchmaker brands such as Audemars Piguet, Bell & Ross, Christian Dior and Montblanc to name just a few. What they have in common is that they are expensive and made with the utmost in watchmaking craftsmanship and design. From there, it’s all about your own taste and specific needs.
These designer watches are built to withstand the elements, including mountain climbing, diving, scientific explorations and such. Role is the most prolific brand, making about 2000 watches a day, and they have created some of their best selling watches for explorers, calling them the Explorer collection, as an example. Materials that go into making luxury watches are quartz movements and water resistant cases as well as the finest and most durable metals such as high carbon steel and, if you choose, jewels for adornment. You should also be able to count on polishing them to a high sheen due to the scratch resistance of the watch glass.
These days, it’s very easy to buy a beautiful luxury watch online, your choices are numerous. You will also be able to find them in the better department stores and specialty shops in person. Vintage watches are also highly sought after and very popular now. Be sure to get a guarantee from the manufacturer. Some of them even come with a lifetime guarantee. Also take note of the trademark or logo on the watch you purchase. Each watchmaker has their own distinctive trademark etched usually onto the watch face. Be certain that you are buying a genuine brand.
Such an exquisite and timeless purchase should be made thoughtfully, but once purchased will give the wearer a lifetime of distinction and style. And because there are plenty of buyers for vintage watches, it’s very likely that your luxury timepiece will be an investment for you down the road or you can pass your classic watch from generation to generation.