Five Different Ways to Customize a Rolex Watch

While some people are happy with the way a Rolex looks in its original form, others love to customize their Rolex watches to suit their own tastes. In fact, there are a lot of buyers who purchase relatively simple and inexpensive pre-owned Rolex watches from the secondary market with plans to modify it. There are […]

Modern Rolex Versus Vintage Rolex

For Rolex collectors, this is really the biggest question of them all; which is better—the current lineup of contemporary models, or the brand’s vast archive of vintage pieces? Obviously, ‘better’ is all very subjective, and what some people see as the pros of one, others will see as cons and vice versa. With no wish […]

Platinum Rolex Watches

Although platinum was officially discovered by Spanish explorer Antonio de Ulloa in the 18thcentury, the use of the precious metal as a decorative component can be traced back as far as ancient Egyptian times. Its unique properties and lustrous shine have long been sought after, and its extreme rarity leads to it being among the […]

Two-Tone Rolex Watches

Of all Rolex’s signature looks, it is possibly their two-tone offerings that are so archetypal of the brand. Like many of the things that today we take for granted in the world of horology, it was Rolex themselves who first came up with the concept, patenting the process in 1933 and coining it Rolesor. Rolling […]

Rose Gold Rolex Watches

Rose gold, much like classic yellow gold, tends to drop in and out of fashion as tastes change from one decade to the next. Unlike the more neutral metals commonly used in watchmaking, such as stainless steel and, to a lesser extent, white gold, the distinctive reddish hues of rose gold become incredibly popular for […]

A Rolex By Any Other Name

Along with being one of watchmaking’s undoubted pioneers, Rolex founder Hans Wilsdorf was also a master salesman, in possession of an astounding marketing acumen. He elevated the brand to the last word in aspirational products, both through his unyielding commitment to quality as well as groundbreaking promotional tactics. He was the man who invented the […]

NASCAR Legend, Jeff Gordon’s Rolex Watches

NASCAR season is in full swing. With the adrenaline-filled DAYTONA 500 race coming up this Sunday, we’re taking a look at the Rolex watches of one of the sport’s greatest drivers. Buckle up and join us as we highlight Jeff Gordon’s Rolex watches. Jeff Gordon is All About the Rolex Daytona The semi-retired Jeff Gordon […]

Rolex Spotting at the 2019 Grammys

The 61st Grammy Awards took place on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. Dubbed “Music’s Biggest Night,” the Grammys awards are always packed with entertainment—on and off stage. As always, we were on the lookout for some Rolex watches as stars strutted the red carpet and sure enough, there were plenty on show. Here […]

Important Parts of a Rolex Watch: The Metals

Following our in-depth investigations into the movements, cases, bezels, bracelets, and dials we have now arrived at the sixth chapter of our Important Parts of a Rolex Watch series. We will be examining the different types of metals Rolex uses to produce their watches—both historically and currently. The Evolution of Rolex Stainless Steel Whether for […]

The Allure of Ladies Rolex Watches

Considering that, for the first hundred years or so of their existence, wristwatches were the sole preserve of women, you would think Rolex, the world’s most successful manufacture, would have a much better stocked archive of ladies models. However, when the company was formed in 1905, it was at a time when the first inklings […]