Prestigious Lucien Piccard Time

Nothing says time-honored elegance and distinguished Old World craftsmanship more than a Lucien Piccard timepiece. This highly regarded and revered watch brand has been around since 1923, when it was founded in Switzerland by its eponymous watchmaker.

Like many other esteemed and prestigious watchmakers in its league, such as Ebel, TAG Heuer, Rolex and Omega, Lucien Piccard has remained  relevant with the times offering larger size cases on their most recent collections for men and women, as well as featuring more contemporary rubber and silicone straps on these new timepiece collections.

Many recent Lucien Piccard timepiece collections, including the Verona, Messina and Commodore series for men along with the Vienna series for women incorporate the best of both worlds, combining vintage design aspects with thoroughly modern silhouettes and materials.LP-10337-YG-02S-BRW

You’ll find many new and classic Lucien Piccard timepieces at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com during the site’s Lucien Piccard New Arrivals & Timeless Classics Event taking place this week. Over 175 top-selling men’s and women’s watches are featured in the promotion.

Whether you’re searching for a debonair men’s strap watch, sparkling women’s dress watch or sporty chronograph, you’re certain to find just the timepiece you’re looking for… all at exceptional savings over 70% off.

The Lucien Piccard Messina men’s watch captures the spirit and grandeur of the brand’s classic timepieces of yesteryear. The perfectly round case in yellow gold-tone stainless steel features brushed and polished surfaces for striking contrast.

The brown crocodile-textured leather strap adds to the nostalgic design and has a lustrous yellow gold-tone stainless steel deployment clasp for added convenience. The heirloom inspired details on the silver-colored dial get noticed with two 12-hour subdials, a small-second window and distinctive fluted patterned background.

Features include quality quartz movement inside for precise time-keeping accuracy and water-resistance to 50 meters or 165 feet. Men’s timepiece is 44mm in diameter and 11mm thick.

Complementary delivery and returns are included on all purchases within the continental US at TheWatchery.com.

What Every Man Wants…

Men and women are very different in their tastes especially when it comes to luxury sports cars, fashion and accessories. The Ferrari 458 Italia and California, along with the Nissan GTR, Porsche 911, Audi R8, BMW 1M Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette and the Mercedes Benz SLS ranked among the top-selling luxury cars for men in America. Interestingly, more than 2-to-1 percent of the buyers of these high-end vehicles are men.

In the world of high-end fashion Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss, Louis Vuitton, Lacoste, Gucci and Burberry resonate highly in men’s apparel, while Bruno Magli, Johnson & Murphy, Cole Haan, Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo are the top men’s shoe choices.INVICTA-12758 (1)

Invicta, Omega, Rolex, TAG Heuer, Breitling, Maurice Lacroix, Raymond Weil, Luminox, U-Boat, TechnoMarine, Bulova, Eterna, Accutron by Bulova, Lucien Piccard, Red Line, Jean Richard, Citizen, Swiss Legend, Diesel and Seiko are among the most sought-after watch brand’s for men.

Many of these popular brands are featured in the What Every Man Wants event taking place this week at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com. Over 225 styles are featured in the promotion, including automatic timepieces, chronographs, diving watches and fashion models.

Offering virile good looks and impeccable quality, Invicta watches are among the most-wanted watches for men today and the Invicta Bolt Reserve chronograph is certain to impress. This robust men’s timepiece has an impressive 51mm in diameter and 22mm thick case in 18K gold plate.

The matching multi-link bracelet in 18K gold plate and unidirectional rotating bezel in 18K rose gold plate are accented with braided rope trim in gray stainless steel for added distinction. The champagne colored dial shines with three subdials, luminous skeleton hands and circular cabochon hour markers.

Features include an automatic date window at the 4 o’clock hour, 1/10th of a second, small-second and 30-minute registers. A locking screw-down crown and caseback provide water-resistance to 200 meters or 660 feet.

Complementary shipping and returns are included on all domestic purchases within the continental US at ThWatchery.com.

Go Automatic!

Watch collectors and aficionados would agree that nothing compares to precision and craftsmanship of an automatic timepiece.

For generations, both automatic and mechanical wristwatches have held a high level of prestige and esteem for their intricate bespoke movements inside, premium quality and artistry.

There’s one caveat to owning either an automatic or mechanical timepiece and that is keeping them running. Mechanical watches, which are highly regarded for their Old World workmanship and expertise, require manual winding on a daily basis to keep the watching operating smoothly.OMEGA-231.13.44.52.04.001

Automatic watches rely on the movement and motion of the user’s wrist. However, when an automatic watch is not in use it will wind-down in a duration of 10 to 72 hours, depending on the power reserve inside. One solution to keeping an automatic watch running is a watch winder, which is designed to replicate the movement of the hand and keep an automatic timepiece running proficiently.

Precision, self-winding automatic watches are highlighted this week at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com with the Go Automatic Event, featuring over 250 automatic men’s and women’s watches from today’s most sough-after watch brands, including Breitling, Omega, Raymond Weil, Maurice Lacroix, Bulova, Eterna, Ebel, Ritmo Mundo, MOMO Design, Bedat & Co., Lucien Piccard, Versace, Jean Richard and Swiss Legend.

What’s more, an automatic watch winder is included with every automatic watch featured in the week-long promotion at TheWatchery.com.

The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT Chronograph features automatic time-keeping at its finest. This outstanding Swiss-made wristwatch is a certified Chronometer, a certification of precision awarded by the COSC (Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute) and is water-resistant to 150 meters or 500 feet.

The premium grade stainless steel case has an exhibition back that lets you see the intricate movement inside. The black crocodile leather strap adds to the classic good looks. A bidirectional rotating bezel with notched edge detail surrounds the fluted silver colored dial with three subdials, luminous sword hands, an independent GMT hand and luminous hour markers.

Features include an automatic date window, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour registers. A scratch-resistant sapphire crystal protects the dial. Chronograph is 44mm in diameter and 17mm thick.

Complementary delivery and returns are included on all domestic US purchases at TheWatchery.com.

Race To The Moon

This forthcoming Monday marks the 46th Anniversary of the first man on the moon landing. On July 20, 1969, Americans Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were the first astronauts to land on the moon with the Apollo 11 spacecraft.

The spaceflight effectively ended Space Race between the United States and Soviet Union which began at the outset of the Cold War between the two nations in the early 1960’s and fulfilled a national objective proposed by President John F Kennedy in 1961 to have a man land on the moon before the decade was out.

Interestingly another race to the moon coincided with the 1969 moon landing: the race to have the first wristwatch on the moon. Watchmakers Omega and Bulova were both in direct competition with each other during the 1960’s to achieve this honor of distinction.ACCUTRON-63A000

American watchmaker Bulova originally had the edge  for not only being an American watch brand but also producing the Accutron 214 wristwatch, which was used by NASA in early space missions and also became the Official Gift of State when President Johnson was in office during the mid 1960’s.

However, the Plexiglas crystal and dustproof characteristics of the Speedmaster gave Swiss watchmaker Omega the competitive edge over Bulova.

Although Bulova did not make it to the moon, the brand’s Accutron Spaceview timepiece originally intended for space exploration was a global phenomenon when it was introduced in the 1960’s.

The automatic timepiece featured a skeleton dial and no visible crown with the time-setting mechanism on the caseback. It was also the first-mass produced exhibition watch of its type.

The Bulova Accutron Kirkwood Automatic men’s watch available at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com pays homage to the legendary Spaceview timepiece. This outstanding Swiss-made automatic watch has an exhibition skeleton dial and semi exhibition caseback that let you see the intricate movement inside.

The contoured round case in premium grade stainless steel case is highly polished to a mirror-bright glow. The handsome black crocodile textured leather strap has a deployment clasp for added convenience. The skeleton dial features luminous silver colored hands along with Deco inspired Roman numeral and baton hour markers.

Features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and water resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet. Automatic watch is 40mm in diameter and 12mm thick.

Complementary delivery and returns are included on all domestic US purchases at TheWatchery.com.

Trunk Show Watch Finds!

Trunk shows are popular and viable events for fashion designers and design houses to exhibit their goods at exclusive venues for a limited time. Once the limited event is over, the show moves to another location, usually in another city. Hence, the trunk show moniker is more of a metaphorical trade term, since the promotion is  a traveling event and no trunks may actually be used.

The promotion is extremely popular in both the bridal and jewelry fields, since they allow retailers the opportunity to showcase exclusive one-of-a-kind fashions and jewelry creations, they would not normally carry in their shops.

Bridal trunk shows from popular fashion designers Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera and Michael Kors are widely attended by newly engaged brides to not only give them ideas for their wedding day, but make important selections for the big day as well.BREITLING-RB0210B3-BC19-SD

Prestigious jewelers such as Cartier, Harry Winston, Bvlgari and Tiffany hold trunk show events at their boutiques and select department stores across the nation to showcase limited edition, vintage and estate items to their exclusive clientele.

Luxury retailer TheWatchery.com is having their own Trunk Show Event this week featuring pre-owned estate and store display models from today’s most sought-after prominent watchmakers, including Frederique Constant, TAG Heuer, Bvlgari, Cartier, Baume & Mercier, Breitling, Bedat & Co., Maurice Lacroix and Accutron by Bulova.

The Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute 1962 Mechanical timepiece in 18K rose gold is an excellent choice. This limited-edition and numbered premium-crafted timepiece has an impressive round shaped case in 18K rose gold, highly polished to a mirror-bright glow. The handsome black leather strap with contrasting white stitched detail has a deployment clasp for added convenience.

The bidirectional rotating slide-rule bezel with a distinctive coin-edge rim encircles black dial with a white outer dial, 3-subdials, luminous hands and hour markers. Features include a small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour registers.

Additional features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, water-resistance to 30 meters and precisions Swiss-made mechanical movement.

Complementary delivery and returns are included on all domestic US purchases at TheWatchery.com.

Breitling For Bentley…

Prestigious luxury class automobiles and high-end wristwatches appear to go hand in hand with each. Both offer precision craftsmanship and design, not to mention premium quality and features matched to the luxurious good looks.

It’s no wonder British luxury automaker Bentley commissioned prestigious Swiss watchmaker Breitling in 2002 to design technical instruments and an onboard clock for the Bentley Continental GT luxury automobile.

The alliance is still going strong 13 years later as Bentley plans to introduce a Continental GT Speed Breitling Jet Team Series Limited Edition automobile.BREITLING-A4436512-B873-SD

Breitling’s technological expertise is featured in the luxury sedan’s dashboard and onboard clock. In addition, the brand’s signature onyx and bright yellow colors are highlighted in the car’s top-grain leather interior seven and the Breitling aircraft jet team emblem is highlighted on the dashboard exterior.

The Breitling and Bentley pairing has also resulted in an exclusive line of quality crafted Swiss-made Breitling timepieces featuring the Bentley name. The handcrafted Swiss-made luxury of fine Breitling timepieces on the inside is matched to impeccable design and elements of a Bentley on the exterior.

You will find a notable assortment of Breitling For Bentley timepieces at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com. The Breitling For Bentley Limited Edition Flying B Chronograph is an absolute standout.

Impressive in design and performance, this Swiss-made automatic men’s wristwatch is a certified chronometer, a certification of precision awarded by the COSC (Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute.

The elongated rectangular shaped case in premium-grade black ion-plated stainless steel commands attention on wrist. The smooth and supple black rubber strap has a deployment clasp for added convenience.

The Art Deco inspired dial features a black background and silver colored center with embossed diamond patterned detail, three subdials, luminous sword hands and Deco inspired hour markers.

Features include an automatic date calendar window below the 12 o’clock hour, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour registers. A scratch-resistant sapphire above the dial is a sign of the quality craftsmanship.

Chronograph is 39mm wide, 17mm thick and is water-resistant to 30 meters or 100 feet.

Complementary delivery and returns are included on all domestic US purchases at TheWatchery.com.

Luxury For Less…

The adage “Never ever pay full price again” certainly holds true for many thrifty individuals and value seekers today. Whether you are looking to purchase a new car, a new article of clothing or accessory, you’re certainly going to be looking for the best and lowest price to pay for this new luxury item.

When it comes to luxury timepieces, TheWatchery.com is certainly the go-to place for the very best selection of today’s most sought-after high-end wristwatches for men and women at deep-discounted savings up to 90% or more.

The site’s Luxury For Less promotion taking place this week features over 280 watches from today’s top high-end watchmakers, all priced under $500. Popular styles from Seiko, Eterna, Gucci, Luminox, Movado, Citizen, Accutron by Bulova, Ben & Sons, Braun, Ritmo Mundo, Bulova, Raymond Weil and Swiss Army are featured in the promotion.RITMOMUNDO-1001-4

No matter if you’re looking for a prestigious automatic men’s strap watch, a dazzling diamond dress watch, a fashionable women’s timepiece with sparkling diamond accents  or a sleek and sporty chronograph model, you’re certain to find just the style you are searching for … all at exceptional savings.

The Ritmo Mundo Quantum 1 chronograph is an outstanding look and value. This high-performance men’s timepiece offers rugged, masculine appeal matched to premium Swiss-made craftsmanship and design.

The amply proportioned round case in premium-grade black ion-plated steel delivers big impact on the wrist with its impressive 50mm diameter, 15mm thick case. The supple black silicone strap with the embossed Ritmo Mundo emblem adds to the striking appeal.

Red ion-plated steel trim on the outer case and lugs accent the black plated steel bezel. The intricate black dial has a tachymeter outer dial, a carbon fiber patterned center dial with three subdials, luminous sword hands and Arabic numeral hour markers.

Features include an automatic date calendar, 1/10th of a second, small-second and 30-minute registers. Additional features include a screw-down caseback for water-resistance to 100 meters and precise Swiss-made quartz movement inside for precise time-keeping accuracy.

Complementary shipping and returns are included on all domestic US purchases at TheWatchery.com.

American Time Icons

With Independence Day this Saturday there is no better time to pay tribute to American brands and designers. Although the labels Designed In America and Made In America are perhaps not easy to find in the world of men’s and women’s fashions and accessories, there are a good number of respected American fashion designers, not to mention popular brands with roots and headquarters in the United States.

When it comes to prominent American designers, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Tory Burch, Vera Wang, Kenneth Jay Lane and Kenneth Cole easily come to mind. What’s more, Bulova, Jorg Gray, Luminox, Invicta, Swiss Legend Fossil and Nixon are among the most popular American brands in the world today.LUMINOX-3001-BO

All of these popular brands and designers have corporate offices in the United States and their designs are created in America as well. Only their production facilities are located overseas. For example, Luminox is an American company, founded in the United States in 1993 has production facilities in Switzerland.

In 1993, Luminox was commissioned by the US Navy SEALS to develop illuminated timepieces expressly for the Seals nighttime missions. Widespread approval of this illuminated watch, led Luminox to market the timepiece throughout the US and around the globe.

Luminox was commissioned by Lockheed Martin six years later in 1999 to produce illuminated watches for US Air Force Pilots flying the F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter jets.

Today, Luminox is the leader in the watch industry for illuminated Swiss-made watches. You’ll find an impressive assortment of Luminox men’s and women’s watches at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com.

The Luminox Original Navy Seal watch is an excellent choice. This high-performance timepiece is ideal for today’s man in motion with a strapping oversized case in rugged, durable black ion-plated stainless steel.

The case is presented on an attractive horizontal patterned strap in sturdy black silicone. The black plated steel unidirectional rotating bezel with embossed markers surrounds the black dial with 12/24 hour military time indicators, luminous hands and hour markers.

Features include an automatic date calendar and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial. Premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside assures you of precise time-keeping accuracy. A locking screw-down crown and caseback provide water-resistance to 200 meters or 660 feet.

Complementary shipping and delivery is included on all domestic US purchases at TheWatchery.com.

4th of July Diamond Sparklers

Millions of Americans will be celebrating the 4th of July this forthcoming weekend attending fireworks exhibits. Fireworks shows of every type, both small and large will be presented Friday and Saturday from neighborhood communities across the nation to major city spectacles in New York City and Washington DC.

Interestingly fireworks  have been used to commemorate the holiday since the very origins or our nation’s birth, before the Declaration of Independence was even signed.

In 1776, our nation’s founding father John Adams envisioned fireworks as part of the annual festivities. In a letter he wrote to his wife Abagail Adams he noted, the day should be celebrated by succeeding generations “as an anniversary solemnized with Pomp and Parade…Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other.”MLACROIX-LC1026-SD502-170

The colorful and sparkling allure of fireworks shows has captivated Americans for centuries.

This week in honor of the 4th of July luxury retailer TheWathcery.com is offering a different array of holiday sparklers with their Diamond Sparklers Event.

Over 150 diamond watches for women and men are featured in the promotion, including popular styles from Chanel, Gucci, Maurice Lacroix, Raymond Weil, Bulova, Versace, Akribos XXIV, IceLink, Cartier, Bedat & Co. Citizen, Swiss Legend, Invicta, Charriol and Rado.

The Maurice Lacroix Les Classiques diamond watch is an absolute standout. Beset with radiance and glamour this lustrous women’s dress watch has a highly polished round case in premium grade stainless steel and a matching multi-link bracelet.

Shimmering round-cut diamonds pave-set to glowing perfection cast a magical glow on the perfectly round bezel. The iridescent Mother-of-pearl dial shines with polished silver ton sword hands and eleven inlaid diamond hour markers. A window at the 6 o’clock hour reveals the automatic date window.

Features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, premium Swiss-made quartz movement for precise time-keeping accuracy and water-resistance to 30 meters or 100 feet.

Complementary delivery and returns are included on all domestic US purchases at TheWatchery.com.

Legendary Bvlgari Time

aWhen it comes to premier  master jewelers, the brands Tiffany, Harry Winston, Cartier and Bvlgari easily come to mind. Each holds a rich legacy and expertise in the art of  fine jewelry-making and is an institution itself  in the highly-regarded industry.

Bvlgari is unquestionably the leading Italian jeweler in the world today. The brand was  founded by Sotirio Voulgaris, a Greek jeweler who moved to Italy in 1880 and opened his first shop in 1884. Vougaris name was phonetically changed to Bvlgari when he arrived in Italy.

Bvlgari, who was of Bulgarian descent,  came from a long line of jewelry-makers who worked in Greece from the 15th to 18th Centuries.  Elements of  ancient Greek and Roman influence along with Italian Renaissance inspiration were incorporated in Bvlgari’s designs.BVLGARI-TI44BTAVTDCH-SD

These same elements  were utilized by his sons Constanio and Girogio, who took over the family business in the early 1900’s and introduced Art Deco aspects, as well as multi-colored gemstones in their collections.

The brand expanded into international territories during the 1970’s and now has 300 boutiques worldwide.  In the early 1980’s the brand founded the Bvlgari Haute Horlogerie in Neuchatel Switzerland to produce premium crafted Swiss watches with all movements, calibers, mechanisms and parts produced at the facility.

The classic Greek and Roman elements Bvlgari is noted for were incorporated in their early watch designs and are still present in their most recent collections today. You’ll find a wide array of Bvlgari timepieces for men and women at luxury retailer TheWatchery.com, including popular styles from the  Diagano, Tubogas, Ergon and Assioma collections.

The Bvlgari Diagano Automatic Chronograph in titanium is an excellent choice. This vigorous and virile men’s watch features the classically elegant aspects the brand is renowned for along with thoroughly modern, contemporary elements too.

The rounded contoured case and extension lugs are meticulously crafted in ultra-light, ultra-durable titanium with a satiny brushed finish. The signature Bvlgari emblem engraved on the top and bottom of the bezel adds to the neoclassic appeal.

The case is presented on a high-performance black rubber strap offering a sleek, minimalist feeling. The attractive carbon fiber dial shines with three silver colored subdials, an automatic date window, luminous white hands and baton hour markers.

Features include small-second, 30-minute and twelve-hour registers.  Chronograph is 44mm in diameter, 12mm thick and is water-resistant to 30 meters or 100 feet.

Complementary delivery and returns are included on all domestic US purchases at TheWatchery.com.

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