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A Whole New Meaning to “Quartz Watch”.

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The UnconstrainedTime Crystal watch featuring natural quartz crystals vs. the usual meaning of “quartz watch” (which is a tiny crystal of quartz used to precisely measure time and thus keep the watch accurate). The original meaning of the term “quartz watch” came about in the ’60’s when Swiss watchmakers developed methods of using the precision of a vibrating quartz crystal to make dramatic improvements in the accuracy of wristwatches. Switzerland had become the leading center for watchmaking due to the fact that they continued that industry during the second world…read more

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What does your watch say about you?

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With such a vast number of different watch models to choose from these days, the choice of watch can say a lot about the person choosing it. Watches currently come in a very wide range of prices from a few dollars to well over a million dollars for a single timepiece. Most wealthy people now tend to have a selection of different watches for different occasions and to work well with different styles. In the world of fashion and accessories, the choices made are sometimes assumed to be mainly about…read more

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A radical new direction in watch design.

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Watch design started with a purely practical purpose, implementing mechanical time-display technology in an instrument small enough to be carried in the pocket (and later worn on the wrist). Watches were initially made by those with existing relevant skills such as clock makers, jewelers and locksmiths and they used the most appropriate materials that those craftsmen were familiar with and that were available at the time. Since only wealthy people could afford a pocket watch, the materials used often included precious metals suitable for such buyers and already familiar to…read more

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