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Best Engraved Wooden Watches

There are two things that make a wooden watch unique - the lustrous color and the designs you can carve into the material. We invite you to explore the best engraved wooden watches for men and women, engraved leather watch straps and some wooden wall clocks for your home and office interior. Wood is a versatile material, which can be modified to any desire. A talented designer can create a piece of art from a single wood plank. You can see the true craftsmanship in the intricate engravings in the wooden watches face or back. And the best part, every design will be unique, as a piece of wood has different shades of coloring in the wood grain. Anyone wants...

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Watch movements. What lies in the heart of a wristwatch?

Watch movement is probably the last thing most of us think of when purchasing a wristwatch. Usually the outer design and material is what catches our attention, but what about the inside? Actually, it is really important what lies in the heart of a watch, because it determines the upkeeping, precision, the price and other qualities of your timepiece. The most common watch mechanisms you need to keep in mind are Quartz, Mechanical, Automatic and Manual. It can get a little confusing, if you are not a watch expert or a watch collector. This article is exactly what you need to really know what you are buying and why. Quartz movement Quartz movements are very accurate and they are easy...

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11 Most Common Watch Materials. Which One is The Best?

Wristwatches are made out of different materials depending on the brand and the model. You may think it’s not that important, but it actually matters a great deal as the material determines the longevity of the watch as well as its aesthetics. We have prepared descriptions of the most common materials used in watchmaking so you can decide which one is the best suited for your needs. Lets take a look! Stainless steel Stainless steel has a composition of being an iron-carbon alloy, combined with chromium and pennie. It is the most widely used watch material. In general, stainless steel is difficult to scratch as it’s durable, lightweight and tough is most popular for its ability to resisting corrosion, maintaining...

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Why designer watches are better than mainstream watch brands

Quality is definitely more important than quantity and watches made by independent designers are a true representation of this statement. In this blog post we have pointed out several factors that can give you some insight, why designer watches are better than watches made by mainstream brands. This will come in handy when you consider purchasing a new wrist watch. Unique watch designs First of all, independent watchmakers are often born out of the desire to create something they are passionate about, and it’s this passion that defines their brand. The story behind the creation of these brands are authentic and inspirational, and nothing to do with a quick money grab. They are artists that have found a way to...

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Meet Ivo Asns the Founder and Designer of Ovi Watch

People say if you really want to get to know a person, look at his work. We think you should dig a little deeper. Ovi Watch founder and designer Ivo Asns is known for his unique designs and handcrafted wooden watches, but do you know him? We figured an interview style blog post is a perfect opportunity for you to get to know him better. Find out what inspires him, how he does what he does and his future goals for Ovi Watch. What's your philosophy? When I’m creating watches I always want to create something original, different from the ordinary. I like to challenge myself and push boundaries. The more I work, the more I want to create more...

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