A wrist watch is not just a style statement. Some people have fetish for watches and some just likes to wear them. A watch can range from a meager of Rs.100-Rs. 1 Crore. Yes, that’s right. If you’re planning to buy a good watch and want to invest a bundle, you should run through this quick guide before flashing one on your wrist!
You have to decide the type of watch you want to have. There are 3 types:- Analog, digital, analog/digital. Analog watches are considered formal. It has Hours and minutes hand with markers to display a 12 hour day. Digital watches are completely casual equipped with LCD or LED face. Analog/digital is the amalgamation of both.
2. Type of battery
Battery too, is of 3 types:- Digital watches are powered by a tiny battery. Quartz watches run on electrified quartz crystal and are accurate. Mechanical watches are run by a line of gears and springs. They can lose about an hour per year.
3. Watch glass
Watch glass which covers the watch face is of 3 types:- Plexiglass, which can’t be shattered but can be scratched. Mineral glass can be shattered but not scratched. Synthetic sapphire is expensive and scratch resistant but can be broken easily.
Watch band is of two types:- Leather band which includes alligator bands, crocodile skin bands, etc. Leather bands are considered more formal. Metal band or stainless steel bands are considered a little less formal.
Watch cases can be made up of titanium, platinum, gold, silver or steel. It’s up to you how much you can spend on a watch!