Watch Anatomy

Watch Anatomy
Watch Anatomy

Watch Anatomy

To manufacture a luxury watch a number of parts are designed, created, and assembled by a team of watchmakers. Each watch will look different but the basic anatomy remains the same.

Watch Movements
Watch Anatomy

Watch Movements

A watch movement is what makes a watch work. Manual and automatic movements are mechanical while quartz movements have an electrical circuit and require a battery to run.

Watch Complications and Functions
Watch Anatomy

Watch Complications and Functions

A complication in a watch is any feature that does more than simply show the time. Complications range from very simple such as a date to highly complicated ones that take years to master and create.

Watch Finishings and Decorative Techniques
Watch Anatomy

Watch Finishings and Decorative Techniques

Today there are numerous different decorative techniques when it comes to the dial or other parts of the watch, from quite common ones like Mother-of-Pearl or satin-brushed to the old art of paillonnée enameling.

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