History of Pocket Watches

Posted by LUKA ŠEPEC

History of Pocket Watches

Before the pocket watch Before the invention of clocks and timekeeping, people relied on the natural progression of night and day to go around their daily activities. Time didn't mean much to people at that time. More than the daily hours, it was the seasons that were important to farmers to plant their crops and care for them. Ancient Egyptians were the ones to split the day to 24 hours. The timekeeping at the time was tied to the sun's movement – the clock relies on the sun for its hour hand. The shadow the sun casts as it moves...

How to wear a pocket watch?

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How to wear a pocket watch?

Is there still a place for pocket watches in the 21th century? Definitely yes. Actually, they are becoming popular again. Also thanks to the popular BBC classic Peaky blinders and Tomas Shelby, the lead character. More and more men are upgrading their style with pocket watches. Do you already know what will make you shine on your next important occasion? How to stand out from the majority as someone who knows how to wear a pocket watch confidently? As someone who knows their own mind and goes their own way? Here is the ultimate guide for you on how to...

Why engraved pocket watch is a perfect groom wedding gift

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Why engraved pocket watch is a perfect groom wedding gift

You are planning one of the most important days in your life. Presumably, you are going to spend your wedding with the people that are closest to you and you want to make sure it will be a memorable day for them as well. One of the wedding traditions is the exchange of gifts between newlyweds and grooms. Here’s why we think engraved pocket watches are a great wedding gift. A memorable surprise from past for the future Watches are timeless instruments that make us aware of the only true dimension in our life – the time. Pocket watches are...

What should I buy for a men's gift? Engraved Itero Modern Pocket Watch

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What should I buy for a men's gift? Engraved Itero Modern Pocket Watch

Every now and then we need to buy something for our loved ones. People often struggle finding the right gift for men. This can be exciting, but also rather tiresome. Especially if we don’t have any clear idea of what to buy. We have all been in a situation, where we needed to find something for our husband, father or a friend, but had no clue what would make them happy.. If you are facing those difficulties, we have a wonderful suggestion for you. Pair of socks with a bottle of fine wine might always work out, but do you...

Pocket watches history: From exclusive luxury to Itero

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Pocket watches history: From exclusive luxury to Itero

The first pocket watches date back to the end of the middle ages when German inventor Peter Henlein presented his spring-loaded mechanism. Soon the manufacturers from Italy, Germany and England became the suppliers for the whole Europe. The timepieces were made out of silver, gold or brass. At the beginning they were egg-shaped, with only one hand and without glass covers. However, they had cases that served as protection and sometimes also as decoration. They had to be wound up one or two times per day. In 1610 they got the glass cover and in 1680 the minute hand for...

What is the small pocket on jeans for?

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What is the small pocket on jeans for?

Most people use the tiny pocket on their jeans to keep coins, lighters, flash drives ... But your jeans pocket has much cooler history than you thought! Back in the 19th century cowboys used their watches on chains and kept them in their waistcoats. To keep them from getting scratched and broken, Levis introduced this small pocket where they could keep their watch. How cool is that? By the time of World War I, pocket watches had gone out of fashion. Our mission is to bring pocket watches back to life.Check out the Itero collection and pocket your time.

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