How many gift ideas do you have to think of for this year? Birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas celebrations and the like all call for you to up your gift-buying game.
Are you on the hunt for the perfect gift for a certain watch-loving someone in your life? With so many gift ideas and options to pick from, buying a gift for a watch lover is no easy task. But with the help of our gift ideas for watch lovers, this task becomes a much easier one. From books to cufflinks here are our five best gift ideas for watch lovers.
1: The Watch Book
If the watch lovers in your life are Rolex fanatics you can’t go wrong with gifting them “The Watch Book.” There are 256 pages of Rolex-related reading material is presented by this hardcover book. The recipient will learn all about the Rolex brand and its founder as well as the history and motivation behind some of the brands most notable timepieces.
The Watch Book showcases the amazing collection of watches that Rolex has released over the years and depicts the vintage advertisements used to market these babies. Not only does The Watch Book make for an informative read but it also makes for a beautiful coffee table book.
2: A Watch Storage Solution
All watch lovers need a place to safely house their collection. This applies especially to luxury timepieces that are worth a pretty penny. If the watch fanatic you’re gifting already has a safe at home, then you can skip this particular gift idea.
But many people don’t have a safe where they can store their watches and so some of the best gift ideas include those with a focus on watch storage safety. There are many watch storage options including:
- Watch rolls
- Watch boxes
- Storage cases
- Cigar humidor
- Watch winder
3: Crystal Scratch Remover
It’s one of life’s most painful truths: watch faces get scratched. Because of this, many people opt for a watch with a plastic face for daily wear and only bring out the glass-faced beauties for special occasions. That’s why Polywatch Plastic Lens Scratch Remover is always classed as one of the best gift ideas for horologists.
This special-purpose polishing paste is a practical gift that will undoubtably be used on many occasions. Each tube contains 5ml of scratch remover which will last for around 10 uses. The polish takes 2 to 3 minutes to work its magic and the plastic glass is dissolved & gently ground down by means of the abrasive particles found in the solution.
4: A Man & His Watch
“A Man & His Watch” is another must-read for watch lovers and therefore makes for a wonderful gift. Veering away from the typical informative tone of watch books, A Man & His Watch is a delightful read that anyone who has ever had a special relationship with their watch will be moved by.
A mere 216 pages detail the relationship between notable men and their watches. A few examples of the men whose watch stories grace the pages of A Man & His Watch include:
- Fred Astaire
- John F. Kennedy
- Martin Luther King, Jr
- Ralph Lauren
- Elvis Presley
- Steve McQueen
- Franklin Roosevelt
What makes this book stand out from all other watch books is that the collection of first-hand stories doesn’t focus on luxury watches alone. It also covers cheap and cheerful quartz watch stories too.
5: Watch Cufflinks
Watch themed cufflinks. What better way to display to the world your love of all thing’s horology? Movement-inspired cufflinks watch face cufflinks and even functional tiny watch cufflinks all make for wonderfully unique gift ideas for the boldest of watch lovers.
By wearing these novelty cufflinks, the wearer will be publicly displaying their watch loving status to other watch lovers. Even if the cufflinks never get worn, this is a great way to show that you take interest in their interests and is an adorable expression of your love.
See, buying watch lovers a gift doesn’t have to be difficult! Use the gift ideas we’ve outlined for you today as inspiration on what to buy for the watch lovers in your life.
So, what will it be? Are you going to give the gift of knowledge with one of the watch books we showcased? Or will you be taking a more practical gift-giving approach by gifting a watch storage solution or scratch remover?
Let us know in the comments section below!