Fun, functional, and precise, a quality Swiss watch is a must-have staple of any fashionable person’s wardrobe and jewelry box. At Frank Jewelers we pride ourselves in being the Freeport area’s leading supplier of authentic Swiss-quality watches, and offer an amazing inventory of precise pieces from many of today’s leading designers.
With an array of watches that range from understated to big and bright the world of luxury watches can seem like an intimidating place. Realizing this, the horological experts of Frank Jewelers have come together to put together a few considerations to keep in mind when shopping for that perfect timepiece!
Consideration #1: Style
For the most part, timepieces can be split up into a few major styles or types. Broadly this includes dress watches, pilot’s watches, divers watches, and driver watches, with every type having its own advantages and disadvantages depending on the wearer’s lifestyle.
For example, if your job or hobbies have outdoors or working with your hands, then a heartier watch, such as a classic diver, driver, or pilot piece (like those pictured below) might be more appropriate for your hands-on lifestyle.
Alternatively, if your lifestyle has you indoors or behind a desk most of the time, then a dress watch is probably more your speed. With the same precision and straightforward style as other timepiece types, dress watches often feature simple faces, streamlined designs, and are meant to complement outfits in the boardroom and without.
Consideration #2: Complications
Further, another important factor to consider is what sort of “complications” you may be interested in. A fancy way to describe the various features of a timepiece, complications can sharply increase the value, and often, the overall usefulness of a watch.
(Bulova Automatic with a Tourbillon dial, and Swarovski Citra Chronograph Watch)
At Frank Jewelers we proudly display a large collection of fashionable watches with an assortment of convenient and accurate complications. These complications can include features as simple as day, date, and second subdials, to additions such as precise chronographs and bold tourbillon designs that bring any timepiece to the next-level of technical sophistication and quality.
Consideration #3: Materials
In addition to style and complications, a third important factor to consider is what materials you might be interested in your timepiece being made of. Today at Frank Jewelers we are proud to offer a large selection of totally authentic timepieces made with popular and long-lasting materials that include 18-karat yellow gold, rose gold, titanium, stainless steel, as well as ultra-tough “ceramic” materials.
An important thing to keep in mind when thinking about a timepiece’s materials, is that this consideration is truly up to your own personal aesthetic preferences and is something you’ll have to follow your instincts on.
Visit Frank Jewelers to Find your Perfect Timepiece Today!
Located in Freeport, Illinois, Frank Jewelers is your premiere destination to find the best in contemporary timepiece fashions. As an authorized retailer of legendary watchmaking designers such as premiere destination to find the best in contemporary timepiece fashions. As an authorized retailer of legendary watchmaking designers such as Bulova, Citizen, Le Vian, Swarovski, and more, the friendly and knowledgeable timekeeping experts of Frank Jewelers are ready to help you find the perfect watch to bring a lifetime of enjoyment and wear.
Committed to bringing only the absolute best, Frank Jewelers also has the distinction of being a certified pre-owned Rolex retailer. This means that customers to Frank Jewelers’ state-of-the-art Freeport showroom have the opportunity to explore from a large selection of fully-inspected, totally refurbished, Rolex timepieces.
For more information on the timepieces available now at Frank Jewelers, please call (815)-235-3169, check out FrankJewelers.com, or visit our Freeport showroom today!