The 8388M Chronograph Watch with Stainless Steel Band and Its Timeless Elegance

NEW YORK, 2022-Feb-20 — /EPR Network/ — The 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band’s look is one of timeless elegance. For at least five decades now, stainless steel watches managed to remain in fashion due to both durability and style.

Unlike older watches that preferred using leather bands for fastening, stainless steel bands guaranteed a more durable, more aesthetic look. Within its case, also made from stainless steel, the 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band features the aforementioned chronograph.

Thus, adding additional measures of time by having three little extra dials dedicated to measuring milliseconds, seconds, and minutes.

However, the one thing that strikes you about the 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band immediately once you glance upon its looks. With a silvery color due to the fact that its primary material is stainless steel, the piece evokes a classy appearance typical of watches of the 1970s.

The overall very stainless-steel-looking appearances of watches started prevailing in the 70s. However, we’ve been using stainless steel in watchmaking for much longer than that. How long, you ask?

Stainless Steel and Watchmaking: When Did It Happen?
Way before the appearance of the 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band, the watchmaking industry was comfortably riding a wave of manufacturing based on precious metals. Around the 1920s, gold and silver watches were the norm. It might sound shocking for people nowadays. After all, they are still luxury items as of today.

But back then, manufacturers did prefer to make their watches based on those metals mainly because of their high levels of malleability. As such, it was relatively easier to shape the metals into the shape of the many, many little pieces that made up their watches.

Also, the fact that they looked distinctively luxurious and fashionable couple with people at the time having relative financial abundance indeed contributed to their popularity. All of that changed with the 1929 wall street crash, which was the beginning of the financial depression, better known as the great depression.

Soon, people were very reluctant to spend on non-essential items due to widespread financial uncertainty. As such, watches made from silver and gold had to be the last thing on their mind, one can infer. As a result, manufacturers saw a dramatic downturn in demand for said watches.

However, military tension building up somewhere else in the world and protracted economic recovery in the factories meant people still needed watches. That presented a challenge. The average consumer was not willing to spend much on a watch made from precious metals. They only wanted the watch for practical purposes, its functionalities so that it could help them in their day-to-day work for a long time.

As such, they needed a watch that was relatively inexpensive and, preferably, reasonably durable or able to withstand rough treatment. Soon, they came up with an answer: using stainless steel as a base material for their watches.

Stainless Steel as A Watchmaking Material
During the 1920s, stainless was already a material used in watchmaking, albeit sparsely and only for models of specific use. Pilot, scientists, divers, and railroad workers commonly used models made from stainless steel due to their durability. However, such models were occupation-specific and often were very bulky to the point of seeming impractical to day-to-day wearing.

Watchmakers at the time also had tremendous difficulties working with steel, which was considerably less malleable than gold and silver. Manufacturing techniques at the time didn’t help either.

Thus, they simply preferred to buy the latter metals, however more expensive they were, in order to keep productions levels high. This is the reason why, behind its many advantages, the industry relegated stainless steel as a second-tier manufacturing material.

Soon, those techniques became well known even for watchmakers. As a result, both the technique and equipment to better work the material became commonplace rather quickly, as did its use in watchmaking.

Little by little, stainless steel watches ascended from almost workwear exclusive to everyday fashion. Thus, setting the stage for the production of much better-looking watches like the 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band.

Advantages Of Using Stainless Steel as A Material
Due to its nature, stainless steel as a particular material offers a few advantages over more common, less refined metals. Here are some of the advantages of using steel as a material in watchmaking:

  • Durability

As a material, stainless steel is notably durable and able to withstand a lot of wear and tear on its own. So, watches made from it, like the 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band, are pretty much able to handle rough situations well.

On top of that, the material has the advantage of being exceptionally resistant to the forces of corrosion. Unlike iron, stainless steel is much less prone to rusting after extensive contact with oxygen and moisture. In short, your 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band is likely to look good for a long time and under a lot of conditions.

  • Affordability

Unlike gold and silver, the former preferred metals involved in watchmaking, stainless steel is affordable, very affordable in comparison. Thus, making it a very popular choice for those budget-conscious consumers, especially if they want a watch for purely practical purposes.

However odd, it is also possible to stumble upon a timepiece majorly composed of stainless steel that’s pricier than a golden one. In that case, it is likely a luxury model, and the craftsmanship that went into making it does sometimes tally to a higher price. Still, most stainless-steel watches are not expensive at all.

  • Stylishness

One standout feature of stainless-steel timepieces it’s that they almost always do look very elegant. Aesthetic choices of the manufacturer aside, this is in grand part due to the seamlessness of the material.

There’s something definitively pleasing about the sleek, silvery, clean look timepiece like the 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band has. Guaranteed to bode well with both business and casual outfits.

Megalith’s Stainless Steel Watches
As the company that proudly considers itself ‘the first stylish watch of the mature man’, Megalith watches does offer a curated selection of stylish stainless steel watches.

As such, and due to our privileged location near Guangzhou, the watchmaking capital of the world, we are able to provide high-quality-tier models affordably. Rather than having men spend too much on a watch when trying to assert their style, we instead offer them the same quality at a lower cost.

If you’ve ever thought of complimenting your personal style with a great-looking watch, but the price tag stopped you cold in your tracks, fear no more.

Megalith watches offers you a reliably affordable selection of the most elegant timepieces, like the 8388M chronograph watch with stainless steel band and more, much more. Shop around and affordably find your style at Megalith. megalithwatch.com/

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New Model Authentic Retro 70s Style LED Digital Watch Just Released.

In the tradition of the original Pulsar early digital watches from the 70s as made famous by James Bond, an authentic 70s style LED digital Watch with the iconic red LED display featuring reliable modern components similar to those used in a Casio, G-Shock, Fossil, Ted Baker or other modern timepieces.

Based in Orlando, Florida, The LED Watch Store has introduced the latest model in it’s popular range of 70s style LED Digital Watches. The new TX8 is an evolution of the authentic retro TX range that began with the TX1 in 2003. The TX8 is a replacement for the highly sought after TX6 which as discontinued in 2010 when the TX8 began to be developed. There are many exciting new features more notably a much brighter red LED display which has many more functions that the earlier models including a seconds display, year, day of week and 12/24 hour (military) time modes in addition to the usual hour, minute, seconds, day and date. The new TX8 also features a glass face, as opposed to the synthetic plastic material used in earlier models and a completely new stainless steel bracelet with locking clasp that is more durable with a higher quality chromed finished compared to previous models.

According to the LED Watch Store’s Simon Harris: ‘This is the latest revision of our most popular model, just arrived in stock, the hot new 2011 multi function red edition of our biggest selling watch of all time but with many improvements! This superb brand new authentic genuine LED digital watch features a genuine LED digital module, this is the real thing, the digits illuminate brightly showing the instantly recognizable red 70’s time or date display. the adjustable bracelet is shiny sliver colored chrome plated and stainless steel, the body is crafted from premium grade solid chrome plated metal.’

This newly manufactured LED module offers greatly improved battery life compared to old type 70’s modules, in normal use batteries last approximately 12 months and are easy to replace. This solid drivers style model with scratch resistant face is suitable for most sized adult wrist, the adjustable bracelet is shiny sliver colored chrome plated and stainless steel, the body is crafted from premium grade solid chrome plated metal.

Brand New, the TX8 utilises the latest CMOS module complete with an original 70’s style LED display and is a great combination of authentic retro 1970’s style timepiece driven by far more reliable modern electronics than a vintage watch can offer. The new TX8 represents the cutting edge of authentic retro timepieces and is designed to offer many years of reliable service.

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OMEGA Watches to be US PGA Timekeeper

Already a sponsor of numerous golfing tournaments around the world, OMEGA Watcheshas renewed and expanded its links with the US PGA Tour.

The Swiss watches brand has signed a five year deal to be the organisation’s Official Timekeeper. The new partnership will be launched at the 2011 PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club which begins on 8 August and will run through to the PGA’s Centennial year celebrations in 2016.

The new deal will encompass two of golf’s best known events, the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup, alongside a number of popular subsidiary contests. The commitment from the watch manufacturer includes advertising on TV broadcasts of the sport and marketing support for the PGA’s Player development efforts.

As the Official Timekeeper of The PGA of America, the company will also provide timings and other support to the Senior PGA Championship, the PGA Championship and Grand Slam of Golf, and the Official Licensee of the 2012 and 2014 Ryder Cup. The sponsor also allows the manufacturer presenting Sponsor rights at certain events and the status of Official Timekeeper of the Professional National Championship.

As well as organising prestigious golf events, the US PGA also organises representation and accreditation for the 27,000 men and women PGA professionals who work with golf clubs as golf tutors, course managers and other associated roles.

OMEGA watches also supports golf outside of the United States, serving as title sponsor of the European Masters, the Mission Hills World Cup of Golf and the OMEGA watches Dubai Desert Classic. The roster of Brand Ambassadors includes a number of current golf stars such as Sergio Garcia and Michelle Wie and one of the game’s all-time greats, Greg Norman.

With a rich history in sports timekeeping, OMEGA watches has served as Official Timekeeper at 24 Olympic Games since 1932. It has extended its agreement with the International Olympic Committee through to 2020.

OMEGA watches are available at the Watch Hut, the UK’s largest watch website, at http://www.thewatchhut.co.uk.

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Citizen Watches Ambassador Kim Clijsters Misses Wimbledon

Citizen watches ambassador Kim Clijsters has confirmed that she will miss this year’s Wimbledon tournament.

The injury is the second suffered this year by Clijsters, after the first prevented her from playing in this year’s French Open. Clijsters sustained the new injury during her match against Romina Oprandi at the UNICEF Open in the Netherlands.

During the match, she skidded on the grass court and fell, twisting her right ankle which resulted in severe bruising and a tendon injury. The new injury is unrelated to her previous ankle problem and it is thought it could not have been prevented by the application of ankle tape.

The Citizen watches ambassador has been ordered to rest and will resume training in a month’s time to enable her to take part in this summer’s major US events such as the US Open, which takes place in late August. The event features Clijsters’ major sponsor Citizen watches as the official timekeeper.

Earlier this season, the player had to take time off to recover from shoulder and wrist injuries sustained as a result of the WTA tournament in Miami at the end of March. In early April, she injured her ankle whilst attending the wedding party of a cousin. She returned to the courts at the French Open but her lack of competitive play and training activity showed and she was ousted in the second round by the Dutch player Arantxa Rux, currently ranked 114th in the professional standings, 112 places below Clijsters.

Clijster has so far reached four Grand Slam finals and has won 34 singles titles in her career. She has also won 9 doubles titles with her partner, Japanese player Ai Sugiyama. She retired from the sport in 2007, playing her last tournament in Warsaw. Kim returned to the game in March 2009 initially aiming to participate in exhibition tournaments but returned to competitive tennis in August 2009. A few weeks later she returned to the US Open, the tournament she won in 2005.

To view over 7000 watches from more than 65 watch brands and to find out the latest developments in the world of watch brand ambassadors, visit the Watch Hut at http://www.thewatchhut.co.uk.

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Love’s Embrace Jewellery Collection at Ernest Jones

Ernest Jones has announced the launch of the Love’s Embrace jewellery collection featuring a range of silver and gold pendants, earrings and rings all set with diamonds. This is a glamorous collection of jewellery with pieces featuring an intertwined, tear-shaped love heart design set with diamonds to symbolize a loving embrace.

Featuring earrings, pendants and rings, consumers can put together an entire look from this one collection, allowing them to wear all their Love’s Embrace jewellery together for a stunning effect. Alternatively, consumers can simply accessorise with individual pieces to enhance their look.

The pendants in the Love’s Embracecollection either feature a symbolic embrace design or interlocked love hearts. Crafted in silver, white gold and two-tone gold, each piece includes a diamond set at its heart for a dazzling effect.

The earrings in the Love’s Embrace collection are crafted in 9ct white gold and feature the embrace design with a diamond at their centre.

The rings in the Love’s Embrace collection are also crafted in 9ct gold, and feature a fifth carat diamond for some extra dazzle and to enhance the symbol of love and romance.

The romantic design, high quality materials and the theme of the Love’s Embrace jewellery collection offers consumers a truly romantic and thoughtful gift for any occasion. It doesn’t matter if it is a birthday, anniversary, Mother’s Day, Christmas or Valentine’s day, Love’s Embrace jewellery offers consumers a truly romantic and quality gifting opportunity for any occasion.

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Ernest Jones Joins With Leo Diamond To Launch New Competition To Win 2000 In Travel Vouchers For Customers Who Simply Sign Up For The Ernest Jones Newsletter

Ernest Jones and the exclusive Leo Diamond have launched a joint competition to win £2000 worth of travel vouchers. This amazing prize can be redeemed on accommodation and travel to any international destination. The competition is open to visitors to the Ernest Jones website with no purchase necessary. To enter, all visitors have to do is sign up for the Ernest Jones newsletter and the holiday of a lifetime could be theirs.

The Ernest Jones email newsletter enables customers to keep track of offers and features up-to-the-minute information about special offers, discounts, competitions, gift vouchers and much more. For a chance to win the £2000 travel vouchers, all customers have to do is sign up to receive this newsletter. The Ernest Jones homepage has a link to the competition where customers can sign up by simply entering their email address.

The voucher can be redeemed at a leading travel agency for travel and accommodation to any location within the budget of £2000. In these credit crunch times, this is a truly amazing prize that would really make someone’s year.

Exclusive to Ernest Jones, the Diamond and Watch Specialist, the Leo Diamond has a patented cut and is the first diamond to be independently certified for its superior brilliance. For even greater allure, each Leo Diamond ring has a trademark ‘hidden’ diamond inside the band and features in a range of stunning diamond engagement rings, eternity rings, pendants and earrings.

Leo Schachter is one of the leading fine diamond companies. Its heritage encompasses a family of four generations of master artisans. The Leo Diamond is the pinnacle of more than 100 years of research and development. In the words of Leo Schachter himself; “The unique symmetry and placement of its facets result in fire, sparkle and brilliance that will take your breath away.”

The Ernest Jones website features regular offers, competitions and exclusives, such as up to 50% off their diamond jewellery range this Christmas.

About Ernest Jones: The Diamond and Watch Specialist
Ernest Jones, the Diamond and Watch Specialist, has over 200 stores and a retail website at www.ernestjones.co.uk. Featuring a wide range of leading brand watches and high quality jewellery, Ernest Jones also has a stunning selection of gifts for all occasions. Ernest Jones is part of Signet Jewelers Limited, the world’s largest speciality retail jeweller.

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