A Guide To Rolex Watches

Rolex is legendary! Hardly anyone on this planet hasn’t heard of Rolex. Everyone loves Rolex! The huge popularity of this brand can be attributed to its elegance, craftsmanship and quality of material used in manufacturing all of its products.

Materials

904L stainless steel – Rolex is about achieving absolute, unmatched, relentless, uncompromising excellence and quality. They use 904L stainless steel; it’s highly corrosive resistant and has a great sheen when it’s polished.

Platinum – platinum is a rare, precious material and visually striking. Rolex uses 950 platinum, and when combined with ruthenium this produces a robust material with great shine.

Gold – Rolex is well versed in working with gold, in fact, they create their own in-house as a quality assurance measure. Rolex only uses 18ct gold, and when it’s mixed with elements like silver and copper, it produces different types of gold like yellow, white and its unique Everose Gold.

Quality

Rolex is known for providing best of the designs in order to satiate the thirst of the gentry to make a proper fashion and status statement in their circles. Their watches are very versatile and can be used for any occasion. Even with their exquisite designs, the Rolex watches go through stringent quality control to ensure high standards required for a perfect chronometer. Many proud Rolex owners across the world have personally attested to the quality of their Rolex watches. Rolex timepieces are absolutely water resistant, built like tanks and can be used for the most demanding and exacting situations.

Innovations

Much of the wristwatch technology that we today take for granted, was invented by Rolex: The modern automatic wristwatch movement; The first water resistant watches – using the oyster shaped case, called the “oyster case”; The screw-down-crown for divers watches; Rolex was among the first brands that invented the first modern divers watches- the Rolex Submariner, launched in 1953; Rolex invented the first watches equipped with a date function – the replica Rolex Datejust, launched in 1945; Rolex was the first watch manufacturer and brand to invent GMT-movements, for measuring time in a second time zone. The watch is called Rolex GMT Master and was launched in 1955.

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