In the United States, nearly 7,000 people every month type “Casio Edifice” into Google. The Edifice line of watches has steadily grown in popularity and today there are numerous variations of the Edifice that feature a variety of functions, sizes, and complications. The one we’re about to give away to one lucky reader …

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The Best of Both Worlds Introduced in 1986 Basel Fair, Seiko’s Kinetic technology has created a new movement platform that bridges automatic and quartz movements in perfect harmony. Providing quartz-like accuracy with the constant energy production caused by the wearer’s movement, the Kinetic movement provided Seiko with a new hybrid that provides near-perfect efficiency transfer …

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christmas watch list 2017

Christmas is coming and every horological fan will be hoping for a beautiful timepiece under their tree. We’ve compiled a list of 50 Men’s and Women’s watches for Christmas 2017 and there is one to suit every budget. From affordable and stylish to the peak of luxury our list has something for everyone. On This …

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Pocket watches are a lost art. Featuring a style of yesteryear, it’s not as convenient as a wristwatch, but it adds a classic flair to any outfit. It has a certain aura of traditionalism: having one means you respect tradition and what it has done for the watch movement. A true watch aficionado should have …

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Did you know that September 1st is the time where we should start thinking about Christmas? Why? Because it’s the start of the months that end in -ember. Okay, I lied with that statement but you should still start planning! With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to get that something special for the man …

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So the most important woman in your life is across from you: her radiant smile is beaming across that beautiful face, she’s looking at you dumbfounded because you got her nothing. “Nothing? What’s happening?” Then you realize something. It’s cold, everyone’s at your dinner table, and you hear “All I Want For Christmas is You” …

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Teaching children how to tell time can be difficult, and with the advent of digital watches, digital clocks, and iPad’s a parent can have an even more difficult time convincing their children that they need to know how to tell time. Having their own watch will give kids a sense of pride in ownership, and …

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A leader in mid-range timepieces since 1853 Founded in 1853 by a father and son team, Tissot relies on precision and trust by sports organizations like the NBA to capture a significant market share.   An integral, risk-taking brand in a watch conglomerate As part of the Swatch Group, Tissot is a brand that is …

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Since the first time humans looked to the skies above us we have been eternally inspired. The mind blowing vastness of space, mixed with our desire for exploration has inspired generations of people, and watchmakers are no different. From the watch that successfully survived the longest freefall in human history to the first watch on …

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Tissot Excellence 18K Gold

Ah, the nightlife. Nothing beats a great weekend with awesome friends, your loyal partner-in-crime, or just painting the town red like true bachelor and bachelorettes should.  In order to enjoy the moonlight though, you need to look the part: You need to be dapper, flashy, and confident. So iron out that dress shirt and pull …

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Fossil FS4735

Hands On Review – Fossil FS4735 Grant Brown Leather Watch Specifications MSRP: $76.99 Collection: Grant Movement Type: Quartz Chronograph Case Size: 44mm Case Thickness: 12mm Strap Material: Genuine Leather Water Resistant: 5 ATM Fossil was founded in 1984 by Kosta Kartsotis, after his brother mentioned to him that there was large profits to be made importing …

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beginners guide seiko

Since the late 1970’s and early 1980’s solar powered watches have been providing consumers with an alternative to quartz, automatic, and manual watch movements. While early models were slightly gimmicky and sold as a niche watch to children and tech nerds, today’s solar watches are offered in a variety of styles that provide a quality …

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Casio at one point in time was the nerdiest brand out there. Known for scientific calculators and electric keyboards, it had the same brand prestige as Urkel. Nowadays, Casio is now being worn by celebrities and athletes alike: Usher, Tom Cruise, The Rock, etc. Why? Because of one thing: G-Shock. First, Let’s Briefly Talk About …

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best nixon watches

Three Nixons You Should Buy Right Now Diving fearlessly headfirst into 2017 with eyes wide shut and brass tacks that scream brave beyond brave, watchmaker Nixon has curated a trinity of watches that should light a fire under your butt. These are the three coolest looking timepieces to populate the watch brand’s lookbook in recent …

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best watch brands under $15000

Best Watch Brands for Men So it’s your lucky day, today. Life is great when all your goals have been met and taken care of. Everything is settled: no issues, qualms, no problems. Suddenly, you have disposable income! Whatever can you do? Now, you can be a responsible adult and save up a substantial chunk …

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When one mentions luxury watches, or indeed just watches by themselves, it’s hard not to think of Rolex. The brand has firmly entrenched themselves in the very lexicon of timepiece description, becoming not just a prominent player in the chronology industry but a world leader when it comes to luxury brands. What started as a …

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British based timepiece brand

  Following eighteen months of astute craftsmanship, British based timepiece brand Crownarch launched their Chronograph collection earlier on in the year. And, right now readers can get 15% off their purchase on Crownarch.com by using the code: graciouswatch Designed with the young man in mind, this highly desirable collection is not only aesthetically pleasing, it also …

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three perfect watches for father's day

This One’s For You, Dad: Three Watches That Will Make His Father’s Day A great father will be there for you every step of the way. He’ll help you convince Mom to borrow the family car a little later after curfew to impress that girl in your class, or he’ll pick you up any time, …

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I use to hate wearing watches, but now I don’t remember the last time my wrist went without one. In fact, if I look down and don’t have a watch on, I get quite confused. I once drew a watch on my wrist when I was in public without one on. What time was it …

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Jimmy Collins lends his name to The Collins Brand and its signature timepiece the Collins Watch. The masterwork, an automatic Flieger-field watch inspired timepiece, pays careful homage to the world of recording studios and the music industry. Collins himself grew up around such workspaces, having seen more than his share of analog and digital studios …

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Affordable Swiss Watch Brands

Most Affordable Swiss Watch Brands So here at Gracious Watch have educated you on the differences between a Swiss-made movement vs. Japanese-made movement. If you haven’t read it, what are you waiting for? Once you’re done, come back here. You good? Okay. As I was saying… Now that you’re educated, you decided you’re into the …

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best watch brands

List of the Best Watch Brands in the World What are the world’s Best Watch Brands? Watches are considered among the most useful accessories or jewelries a person wears. They are used by people from across the globe, and are worn for their usefulness as a timepiece and fashionable item. Some pocket watches even appreciated as …

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Best Selling Japanese Watches of All Time From Hokkaido, all the way to Nagasaki, Japan is producing great watches. Whether it be Casio, Seiko, or Citizen, Japan is a strong contender for quality wristwatches. Their meticulousness and attention to detail is reflective on the reliability of these pieces. I have some examples that are automatic …

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Affordable Skeleton Watches

Alright, fellow watch fan. Time for a quick test, What is the difference between a skeleton watch and an open-heart watch? An open-heart teases you, giving you a sneak peak of the movement, while a skeleton watch leaves nothing to the imagination. So I guess you’re here because you’re an adventurous, care-free individual that wants …

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best watch brands under $15000

Best Watch Brands for Men So it’s your lucky day, today. Life is great when all your goals have been met and taken care of. Everything is settled: no issues, qualms, no problems. Suddenly, you have disposable income! Whatever can you do? Now, you can be a responsible adult and save up a substantial chunk …

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affordable high end watch brand

Most Affordable Watch Brands Now, the title probably threw you off right of the bat; affordable and high-end? How is that possible? When someone says ‘high-end’, it shouldn’t immediately think watches greater than your mortgage payments. Oh, by the contrary, fellow reader! You can actually get high-quality, great looking watches from the big manufactures. You …

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Best Tissot Watches

The Gracious Watch family has seen great watches in our lifetimes. We even compiled a list for all the ones that we love and adore. With various brands smothering various price points, one brand in particular stands out from the crowd. While you can have any watch in the market, you need to stick to …

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Top 7 Most Affordable and Reliable Aviator Watches

Most Affordable and Reliable Aviator Watches Some watches are created with a design in mind: dressy, sporty, modern. For the ‘sporty’ kind, there are distinct differences between a motorsport-inspired, to a diving-focused piece, or in this case, an aviator-style example. Having similar designs as an airplane cockpit, it’s all about geometric lines, large easy-to-read dials, …

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Cheap Luxury Watches

Top Luxury Watches You Can Actually Afford With a plethora of luxury watches flooding the market, it’s hard for someone to choose. You’re basically deciding for the market what should be considered and what should be looked over. You as the consumer, have so much power! However, not everyone can easily drop enormous amount of …

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A Guide to Buying Your First Watch from Switzerland, Including Higher Quality & Affordable Swiss-Made Watch Brands To Consider So you’ve been reading around the forums, and you’re just discombobulated by all the possible selections you can get, Which brand is best? What works well for me? Am I a ‘Tissot’ person, or a ‘Bulova’-ite? …

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Best and Most Affordable Casio Edifice Watches - Edifice Buying Guide

From the Best Casio G-Shock Watches and the Best Casio Edifice Watches to our list of Best Watch Brands, Casio has played as prominent a role in Gracious Watch as it has in the horological market. The Edifice brand is Casio’s peak achievement in a metal analog watch and has been engineered to F1 racing …

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7 Limited Edition Seiko Watches You Should Consider Buying

Seiko has regular time piece offerings but once in awhile, the Japanese watchmaker likes to make something special and produce limited edition pieces. They may be hard to find after release, but you should know by now that the hunt is part of the thrill of being a watch aficionado! But why should you even …

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Best Citizen Watches

Best Men’s Citizen Watches There are various brands that have a hold on Japanese-made watches: Casio, Seiko, and in this instance, Citizen. Based in Tokyo, Japan Citizen started out in 1918 building lathe tools and wristwatches. Their focus on being competitive and relevant are prevalent in their watches, keeping up with modernity and being technologically …

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Prestigious Swiss Watch Brands for Men

Prestigious Swiss Watch Brands for Men Just like you, your brand is based on what you put out: hard work, dedication, strive for success… These are some traits that makes you a recognizable individual. Each of us have our own offerings that makes us better than some and watches are no different. Whether that’s an …

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Cheap Automatic Watches

Automatic watches give the watch aficionado a sense of pride. Why? Anyone can get a quartz (battery-powered) watch but only real watch fans go for the automatic movement. Automatic movements are inferior to quartz technology based on accuracy and you need to wear it regularly to keep the watch running. However, nothing beats looking at …

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best amazon watch deals

Amazon Watch Deals Updated: 11/13/17 At Gracious Watch we spend a lot of time curating lists of the best watches on the planet, creating lists of the top watches in many categories and brands. When we reached out to users and asked what you would like to see from us, there was an overwhelming desire for …

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Best Selling Oakley Watches for Men

The 7 Best Selling Oakley Watches for Men Oakley is primarily known for being an active lifestyle brand. Sponsoring various athletes ranging from golf to snowboarding, they have built an image of energy and youthfulness. Beyond soft goods and optic technology, Oakley also have presence in fashion through wristwatches. With Oakley having a major impact …

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Affordable and Best Tissot Watches According to Price Range

Founded in 1853 in Le Locle, which has become the centre for Swiss watch making, there are few brands in the world today that have the history and the prestige of Tissot. As the official timekeepers for Ice Hockey, FIBA basketball, MotoGP, Cycling and Fencing, Tissot take pride in their precision timing which has made …

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Cheap Automatic Women's watches

The innovation of automatic watches negated the need for users to self wind their watch. Instead the movement of the wearer keeps this watch going. We’ve compiled a list of watches that feature: Stunning looks Affordability Exceptional quality For additional affordable watches, check out our Cheap and Affordable Automatic Watches under $500 (For Women) or …

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Best Victorinox Watch

Best Men’s Victorinox Swiss Army Watches Victorinox is a Swiss company that fancies itself in creating the Original Swiss Army Knife. Multi-functional, durable, and dependable are what this company is known for and their qualities expanded into the realm of wristwatches. While we here at Gracious Watch have some suggestions for tough watches like G-Shock, …

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Best Timex Watches

Best Timex Watches to Own With a good capture of the entry-level watch market share, Timex has great presence in a lot of categories to capture the souls of every person. From the Weekender line to the Ironman collection, there is something for everyone. Gracious Watch have a soft side for Timex. Just check out …

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