1. Jewels

    Jewels are often used in top quality wristwatches, not just externally for decoration but also internally for functionality. The hard surface of the jewels has a lower friction coefficient with metal, which increases the accuracy and lifetime of the watch. Jewel bearings were invented around 1702 by Nicolas Fatio de Duillier and Pierre and Jacob Debaufre. At the time, many watches used minerals su…Read More

  2. Daytona

    The Rolex Daytona was first introduced in 1963 to meet the demands of professional drivers. With Rolex being a sponsor of the Daytona 24 race at the time, the link between the watch and the sporting event was made clear when the watch was named after the race. To this day, the luxury wristwatch brand sponsors the racing event, which has become known as “Rolex 24 at Daytona.” The Rolex Daytona …Read More

  3. Rolex Service And Restoration

    Rolex watches are produced with only the highest materials with many details and precise time-keeping. To maintain its quality and precision, it is important to service a Rolex watch regularly. For information on the proper care and maintenance of Rolex watches, please read Rolex Basic Care. If the watch has been neglected and regular servicing is not enough to restore it to its original state, it…Read More

  4. Rolex Bezel Styles

    Bezels on Rolex watches are metal rings that protect the hands and the dial of the watch as well as help pressure-proof the case of the watch. Some bezels come fixed while others can turn clockwise or counterclockwise, depending on the model of dive watches (such as the Submariner). The Rolex Daytona also comes with a tachometer on its bezel to meet the demands of professional racers. Because Beze…Read More

  5. Servicing Your Rolex

    Rolex recommends their timepieces to be serviced every 5 years. This is important because when a Rolex watch is properly maintained, it will preserve its great condition for many, many years. If the watch is neglected, however, it will inevitably run into problems, requiring expensive services or overhaul. Every Rolex wristwatch is made up of over 200 parts that work together and use friction in d…Read More

  6. How to Remove Scratches

    As a Rolex owner or a potential buyer, scratches on a used Rolex bracelet are always a nightmare. However, they are easy to fix in a short amount of time, and any ordinary user can do it themselves when needed. Scratches on Rolex bracelets are often found on the polished center-links of Oyster bracelets or on center-links on two-toned bracelets of the Submariner, Daytona, and Yacht-Master. By poli…Read More

  7. Different Types of Rolex Bracelet Styles

    Rolex bracelets, just as Rolex watches, are recognized for their quality and beauty, and style. Rolex bracelets come in three basic styles: Oyster, Jubilee, and President. The Oyster The Oyster Bracelet is used on Oyster Rolex models and is the most popular choice for Rolex owners – therefore, it is also the most recognized Rolex bracelet in the world. It has broad polished center links and narr…Read More

  8. Serial Numbers And Case Reference Numbers

    Every Rolex timepiece can be identified by two numbers engraved in between the lugs. The easiest way to find these numbers is by taking the bracelet off, as they are hidden behind the end pieces. The case reference number, which indicates the model number of the Rolex, can be found in between the lugs at the 12 o’clock position. The serial number can be found at the 6 o’clock position.History …Read More