The Anatomy of a Mechanical Watch
Congratulations on the purchase of your first ever mechanical watch. That is quite different to the sports watch you are wearing, so make sure that your adjusting well to the upgrade. Do you know that a Swiss watch has around 400 parts? All of those parts contribute to its overall aesthetic value.
Shopping for a quality mechanical watch in Malaysia is a tedious process. But, maintaining it is even more challenging and tedious. Learn how to take good care of your watch. In order to care for it well, you must familiarize yourself with its different parts.
The crown is a knob at the outside part of the watch case. This sets the time and calendar feature. This part is also used to wind the timepiece.
The watch crystal is the cover at the top of the face or dial. It is created to protect the timepiece from water and dirt, and lessen the glare. A lot of Swiss watches use sapphire crystals.
the watch dial, or the face, is the part of the timepiece that shows the time. It comes with many different marker combinations and colors.
The watch hands are the dial markers that show the time. Most timepieces have a minimum of 3 hands to show the seconds, minutes and hours.
5. Hour Marker
Hour markers are the indicators on the watch face, marking out the hours.
The lugs are the projections on the case that securely strap the bracelet to the watch case.
The signature is the manufacturer detail at the watch dial.
The bezel goes around the crystal of a watch are usually made of metal or ceramic.
9. Strap or Bracelet
The watch bracelet or strap are those that secure the watch to the wearer’s wrist. To be regarded as a bracelet, the band should be made of metal.