Although I don’t consider myself a Buddhist, I know quite a lot about their philosophy and their beliefs about time. Time is somewhat important to the nature of existence. Or rather, it’s more like the lack of time itself that is at the core. Buddhists don’t view time in the way that other cultures and religions do. They believe only in the here and now. There is no past, there is no future. You are living moment to moment. This is known as the nature of impermanence. It states that everything is in a constant state of flux, of motion. This flows nicely into the belief of rebirth. And therefore, not even death itself is real. There is no beginning and there is no end.
So if you’re constantly living in the moment do you really need an IWC watch? Despite philosophical beliefs, I do think even the most devout follower would still own a watch. How else would you know what time to meet your friend for afternoon tea?! You can still live moment to moment, but at least you won’t be late for work or miss dinner with your wife. Time is just a way to make life easier and you might as well do it in style with a Concord watch!
Ever notice how many of Cartier watches, especially dress watches, have roman numerals on their faces? It’s kind of a staple of a lot of their design. Beautiful, bold Roman numerals. There’s something about the usage of Roman numerals that makes us take them more seriously. Maybe it’s their regal look, the classicism, the fact that they are so rarely used today as they are not the standard. But maybe they should be.
Maybe with your Cartier watches, you can bring back the Roman numeral movement. You can start writing down the date in them, can recite your birthday in them, balance your check book with them, and use them in ever day language. People may think you are a little weird at first, but just think of the possibilities if you can get the ball rolling and get others to follow suit! We’d live in a much more dignified world. It’d be pretty neat. But maybe having them everywhere would eventually take away from how unique they are. Maybe they should be preserved for beautiful things.
So the next time you admire that Cartier watch on your wrist, think about the beauty of those Roman numerals. They are definitely something special.
My generation seems to forgotten just how wonderful it is to wear a watch. Instead, they look to their cellphones or iPads for the time. If only they would realize that watches are much more than timepieces. They are accessories just like that belt you’re wearing or the rings on your fingers. And let’s not forget that sometimes, technology breaks. On that day, I’ll certainly have the last laugh because I can look to my watch for the time and you’ll look to a barren wrist.
As my generation creeps up to the age of 30, many of realized just how fashionable a Concord watch can really be. They are into their “hipster” look, searching for cool vintage clothes and accessories. The watch companies have heard their cries and we are seeing an increase in watches that look vintage, like something your grandfather may have owned. There is also a surge in watches that show the inner workings and mechanics, a partial ode to steampunk.
Before you consider purchasing another bracelet, try adorning that wrist with a IWC watch from The Watchery instead. It’ll be a welcome change to your wardrobe.
Baume and Mercier watches are quite a beautiful choice for any one. Luxurious, well made and stylish, these Swiss watches are a real eye catcher, as they should be. Baume and Mercier has been around since 1830, a true old timer in the world of timepieces. And with that many years of experience you know the end product is going to be fabulous.
It is represented in 75 countries and they make 200,000 watches a year. They have made a name for themselves in making sporty chronographs, but their styles are still broad enough to attract anyone looking for a watch to last a lifetime.
The Watchery carries a variety of Baume and Mercier styles that will appeal to everyone. From modern looking styles to something a little classic for nights out and special events, you can find any style you need for a price you can afford.
So when you are looking for a true classic from a company who has the years of experience and knowledge you can trust, look no further. Baume and Mercier will provide you with a watch that lasts a lifetime, to be passed on to your children and your children’s children.