Hammer + Gem explains the unexplainable world of watch repair. Why, how often, parts and more!

How to Keep Your New Watch in Tip-Top Shape

So you’ve got this gorgeous new watch glistening on your wrist. You love it and you’re getting a ton of compliments, which means everyone else loves it, too! Everything is good as gold, until a few months later when you realize your piece isn’t glittering quite as bright. Before you think to give it […]

An Overview of Watches: Quartz (Analog & Digital) & Mechanical (Automatic & Hand-Winding)

I’ve had a love affair with watches for quite some time now. They are seductive creatures, latching onto the wrists of folks everywhere. The shame of it is that so many of their owners are unaware of what’s really going on inside those shiny timepieces. Whether it is mechanical […]