In modern society, watches no longer exists only as a timing tool. Wearing watches in work or social situations usually means that the person has a rigorous attitude and a strong sense of time. In formal social occasions, watches are often regarded as jewelry. For men who usually only wear one type of jewelry, it is even more valued.
In a variety of watches, whether men’s watches or ladies’ watches, there are many styles and different styles to choose from. If you want to choose the right watch and wear it correctly, you naturally have to know something about the watch, then the next introduction Some common sense about watches, hope to help you understand this accessory more deeply.
What are the classifications of watches?
Watches on the market are roughly divided into two categories: mechanical and quartz electronics. Additional functions of mechanical watches include automatic winding, calendar display, multi-needle indication, etc. Quartz electronic watches have many additional functions, especially digital display electronic watches, the appearance of the decoration function is more colorful.
What are the watch straps?
Precious metal straps: expensive, meticulous workmanship, very luxurious. Suitable for high-priced watches and jewelry watches, etc., usually worn on special occasions.
Steel chain straps: moderate price, full range of high and low grades. Its advantages are durable, bold and sporty. The main disadvantages are that some skins can cause allergies, the strap is not easy to clean, and it is easy to hide dirt.
Leather straps: There are quite a few types, and the price difference is also extremely wide. Comfortable to wear is its advantage. The main disadvantage is that it is easy to be damp and difficult to maintain.
Canvas or nylon straps: cheap, mainly used for military watches and sports watches. It absorbs water and is prone to peculiar smell.
Plastic straps: the cheapest price, mainly with electronic fashion watches.
Silicone rubber straps: Mainly used for waterproof and diving watches, silicone rubber has excellent physical properties: non-toxic, high and low temperature resistance, acid and alkali resistance, elasticity, and easy maintenance.
How are waterproof watches distinguished?
The waterproof function of the watch is usually divided into 30 meters, 50 meters, 100 meters, etc. according to its grade, and the waterproof rubber ring on the main surface, back cover, etc. meets the corresponding waterproof standard. The 30-meter water-resistant watch can be used for daily grooming or use in the rain, that is, the water droplets only splash on the surface without any water pressure being applied to the watch. The 50-meter waterproof watch can be used for swimming and general housework, and the 100-meter waterproof watch can be used for underwater work such as swimming and diving.
What should I pay attention to when using watches?
It is best not to wear metal jewelry and watches on the same wrist at the same time to avoid scratches and scratches on the case;
Don’t leave watches in a high temperature environment or subject it to strong temperature changes;
If a watch with automatic winding has not been worn for a period of time, you should first manually assist the winding to move the pointer, and then adjust the time and wear it. If it is a manually wound watch, it is recommended to wind it every morning;
For watches with quartz movement, if the battery is exhausted, remember to replace the battery in time to prevent the electrolyte from flowing out of the battery and damaging the movement.
The general knowledge about watches and some precautions when wearing it is introduced here, and I hope it will help you understand the watch.