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Back to black with rhodium!

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Back to black with rhodium!

Ice-white platinum has long had enduring appeal in jewelry and experimental designers are now also turning to its lesser-known sister metals rhodium and ruthenium to produce work in darker hues. The deep gunmetal finish of black rhodium plate and the pure black of ruthenium are both becoming increasingly popular. Platinum’s sister metals are produced mainly for industrial uses but in jewelry pieces it provides a deep gunmetal finish and has appeared in pieces sold by established brands like Tiffany and Links of London. Rhodium is normally white, and commonly used for years as plate to give a lustrous finish to white...

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Watch Crown / Stem Replacements & Repairs

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Are you unable to alter the time of your watch or has the crown become loose or worn? Problems with watch crowns develop over time, with extended use. You may have knocked your watch and lost the crown or snapped the stem. We are experts when it comes to crown and stem repairs for watches and can offer the best advice, moving forward. We can source original manufacturer crown and stems for most watch brands. Our fully trained watch technicians will be able to inspect your watch for signs of damage and recommend the best course of action to get...

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Full Servicing & Movement Repairs For Watches

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Is your watch losing time or behaving erratically? Have you had a battery replacement but the problem persists? The movement in your watch is made up of many tiny pieces, which work together continually. Eventually the parts of your watch movement will become worn out or even loose, causing your watch to completely stop working or lose time. It is advised to have your watch serviced every 2 – 5 years to ensure it’s working at it’s optimal best. Time Honored services higher end watch brands and movement types, including: quartz, mechanical and kinetic models. Our full servicing is completed to...

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Watch Battery Replacements, Resealing & Pressure Testing

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We recommend having your watch battery replaced every two years to keep your watch ticking at it’s optimum and avoid unnecessary damage (corrosion to movement, caused by battery leakage). Most batteries can be replaced within an hour. We cater for most quartz watches, including prestige brands such as Breitling, Cartier, Omega, Rolex, Seiko, TAG and many more! We also recommend resealing and pressure testing of all water resistant rated watches during battery replacements to avoid moisture and other contaminants entering the watch & causing damage to hands/dial and corrosion to the movement. Quartz watches which have stopped should have the battery...

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Does Your Battery Need Replacing?

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Does Your Battery Need Replacing?

  Watches are used every day to help us organize our time and daily activities. Over time batteries in quartz watch movements will become flat and need replacing. You may also notice that your watch functions don’t work as they are intended or the watches time keeping has become erratic. See below for warning signs that your watch needs a battery replacing or a complete service: 1). Your Watch Has Completely Stopped Your watch has completey ground to a halt. Quartz movements are complex and feature many tiny pieces working in unison. It is recommended to have your watch battery replaced every...

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