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Watch Glossary

At Mimi’s On Main, we want to be your best source for watch information as well. Because of that, we’ve decided to create a glossary of the various watch terms that are in existence, at least what we know, here you go! Bracelet –  Bracelet is a metal link watch band. Similar to a jewelry bracelet,…

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What is a watch pusher pin?

what is a watch pusher pin

A watch pusher (also called a push piece or button) is used to activate an internal function in a watch, typically a chronograph. Most watches use a crown to control timekeeping functions, but many other complications are activated by other means. In chronograph watches, a “pusher” is the most common control mechanism.

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Bracelet

watch bracelet

What is a watch bracelet? A watch bracelet is a bracelet that straps a wrist watch onto the wrist. Watch straps can be made of leather, plastic, rubber, cloth, or metal. A watch bracelet can be regarded as a fashion item, serving both a utilitarian and decorative function.

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How Does a Quartz Watch Work?

Quartz watch

What is a Quartz Watch? A quartz based watch is a watch which puts to use an electronic oscillator that is regulated by a quartz crystal to keep time. How is a Quartz Watch Different from a Mechanical Watch? A mechanical watch is a wristwatch which makes use of a mechanism to measure the passage…

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