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A Brief History Of Watches

Where did watches originate?

The term of the word "watch" came from 17th century and it was used by the shipboard. Watch name came from the Old English word woecce  which meant "watchman", and it was used by the town watchmen to keep track of their shifts.

Nuremberg clockmaker Peter Henlein was one of the first German craftsman who made "clock-watches" and he is often credited as the inventor of the watch. Ornamental timepieces was the first timepieces to be worn on the body as pendants. Peter Henlein's fame is based on a passage by Johann Cochläus in 1511




There is no evidence Henlein was the first clockmakers because other German clockmakers were creating miniature timepieces during this period.
It is also believes that the world's first wristwatch was created by Abraham-Louis Breguet for Caroline Murat, Queen of Naples, in 1810.
it is considered that the first watches were "sun watches" after that created the Pyramids to measured time in Egyptians.
End of the nineteenth century Wristwatches were first worn by military men.

Fashion and wrist watches

Watch is the mechanism that show the current time date, month and day. Luxury watches are available in the market that will be attract to us. Some watches include alarms. Wristwatches is appreciated as jewelry which is most likely by women and men. Expensive watch is available in the market and different type of watches  is also available .
It is not necessary what type of dress you have wear you can team up your watch with your clothe. If men's dress is formal , informal, semi-formal wristwatches are appropriate for them. Suppose women wear saree or any kind of dress whatever you want wristwatches are also appropriate for them. Gifting is the best option for watch.

Many fashion and department stores offer a variety of less expensive , trendy , look like of expensive watches. In the 1980s the Swiss company hired graphic designers to redesign a new annual collection of non-repairable watches. Trade in counterfeit watches, which mimic expensive brand-name watches, constitutes an estimated US$1 billion market per year.
Elizabeth I of England received a wristwatch from Robert Dudley in 1571. It was described as an arm watch. From the beginning, wristwatches were almost exclusively worn by women, while men used pocketwatches until the early 20th century. The waistcoat was introduced as a manly fashion at the court of Charles II in the 17th century. A pocket watch is designed for a person to carry in a pocket and a wristwatch is designed to be worn on a wrist..

A Brief History Of Watches in India

The first Machine tool factory was set up in Bangalore in 1953 for HMT. Hon’ble Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was the person who released the first batch of Wrist Watches. HMT is the most trusty Brand. They have over 100 million satisfied customers.
Without watches how would get to know the time ? Watch is the Example of the time. In the school teacher always gives the Example of watches to learn a minute has 60 seconds, a hour has 60 minutes and that 24 hours make a day. 

Brand Ambassadors    

Rolex watch is mostly used by the Indian because it is available at affordable prices with quality and The company was started by the Hans Wilsdorf and with his brother -in-law Alfred Davis. Hans Wilsdorf moved to london in 1905 and set up his own business.His Rolex wristwatch of 1910 became the first such watch to receive certification as a chronometer in Switzerland and it went  to win an award in 1914 from Kew Observatory in Greenwich.

Name of the celebrities for promoting wrist watches and they have ambassadors:Katrina Kaif , Hrithik Roshan



                                                                

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