Wristwatches have come a long way to become the beloved art form and status symbol that they are today. While varying methods of telling time (sundials, water clocks, hourglasses) have been around for centuries, the development of the wristwatch has been fairly recent. Older clocks were used for navigational purposes or indicating prayer times.
Nuremberg, Germany Egg Watch
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Men aren’t the only ones who love watches. Ladies watches have come a long way since the dainty timepieces of their grandmothers. Now women’s watches have heft, complications, high-tech materials, and most of all, extraordinary quality. If you’re looking to give the lady in your life a watch this holiday season, below are our suggestions for beautiful timepieces that won’t break the bank.
1) TAG Heuer Formula 1 Ceramic Watch ref. WAH1210.BA0859 – msrp $1800
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Our Nashville Watch Fair is always an exciting time for us because all of the exciting watch releases from the Swiss watch shows are finally going to be in our store! But while not everyone is a watch aficionado, there are undoubtedly watches that anyone would enjoy. So if you’re thinking about buying a luxury watch for the man in your life, these are our top suggestions 2012.
1) IWC Portuguese Silver Dial Chronograph Watch ref. 371445 – msrp $7400
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It’s been an exciting year in watchmaking and we’re proud to announce that our annual Watch Fair will be taking place this Thursday to Saturday in Nashville. We’ll have all of the latest designs from our luxury watch brands so come check it out! Since we’re gearing up for the Watch Fair, we managed to pare down this year’s watch releases to our Top 5 favorites below.
1) IWC Top Gun Pilot’s Doppel Chronograph Watch ref. 3880
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It’s day two of the Nashville Watch Fair and we’re still going strong! If you’re trying to drive anywhere downtown today you’ll notice we’re not the only event running today. This morning Nashville’s Country Music Marathon is also going on today and in honor of the event, we’ve compiled a list of our top five chronographs.
If you’re not familiar with chronograph complications, chronograph watches are timepieces that have a stopwatch function and a time function that operate independently of each other. A chronograph watch is most recognizable by its three sub-dials on the watch face, one for hours, minutes, and seconds. So if you want a watch to show your race time down to the second, a chronograph is a way to go. Continue reading ‘The Country Music Marathon and the Top 5 Chronographs’
The Watch Fair and Mother’s Day Trunk Show at our Nashville store starts today! We have representatives from luxury brands and our friendly sales staff standing by to help you peruse our exquisite timepiece and jewelry collections. Enjoy snacks and cocktails while checking out the hottest new watch arrivals. Here’s a sneak peak of some of the watches that we have exclusively for this event. Drop by and see some of these fantastic timepieces in person!
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King Jewelers Nashville will host their annual Watch Fair featuring the newest and most exciting timepiece creations from the 2011 Swiss watch fairs. Guests of King Jewelers Nashville will have the opportunity to view new watch designs from exclusive brands before the pieces are available to most of the country. Be one of the first to view what will become the most sought-after watches for 2011. Guests will also enjoy food, drinks, and cocktails, as well as gifts with purchases and daily raffle prizes. Continue reading ‘Nashville Watch Fair and Mother’s Day Trunk Show’
Aventura, FL (March 11, 2011) – King Jewelers—South Florida’s premier jeweler of integrity since 1912, is pleased to announce its new partnership with the highly coveted new watch brand, Devon. King will serve as only one of two South Florida jewelers to carry the innovative line.
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King Jewelers will host the North American debut of its second annual Nashville Watch Fair “The Fair After the Fair,” an exclusive sneak peak at the new and exciting Swiss timepieces from the Geneva 2010 watch fairs held earlier this year. The King Jewelers’ Watch Fair will be hosted starting April 23 and April 24 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 pm at the store located at 4121 Hillsboro Road in Nashville.
Authorized dealers representing more than 20 luxury Swiss watch brands featuring more than 1,000 timepieces will participate and the King family is proud to present these exclusive never seen before collections and one of a kind pieces to the Central South. The timepieces will include once in a lifetime exquisite prototypes which may not ever be manufactured by these companies, providing an even more special experience for watch aficionados and collectors.
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Authorized dealers representing more than 20 luxury watch brands participated and the King family proudly presented these exclusive never seen before intricate collections and one of a kind pieces to the Central South. The timepieces included once in a lifetime exquisite prototypes which may not ever be manufactured by these companies, providing even more special experiences for watch aficionados and collectors.
“The first Nashville Watch Fair drew watch enthusiasts from as far as Kentucky and Alabama to the North American debut of the newest Swiss timepieces,” said David King, brand manager of King Jewelers. “Our guests enjoyed being among the first to wear haute horology’s most sought-after wristwatches for 2009 including the Cartier all-steel Ballon Bleu and the Hublot King Power collections.”
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