They have been the official timepiece of NASA, featured in famous James Bond movies. They are the inventors of the ‘co-axial escapement' function in wristwatches that initiated a revolution in the mechanical watchmaking industry resulting in greater accuracy of wristwatches. That is the image of the Omega brand and Omega watches.
Being true to its name, Omega-derived from the Greek symbol for achievement and perfection- the brand stands on the pedestal of success in the field of horology. Today, Omega watches are known for their topnotch quality and technically savvy designs. Since 1848 the brand has set many records in developing watches that were much ahead of their time. The tradition still continues.
Raising your expectations high is the prestigious Speedmaster Broad Arrow men two-color strap watch. This scratch-resistant sapphire crystal designer watch is water resistant upto 100 meters and comes with a 52 hour power reserve. This stylish chronograph has additional functions for measuring short time periods and for permanently displaying hours, minutes and seconds. It also has a tachometer – an instrument for measuring speed. The 24-hour index on the dial is a great aid to people who wish to track time zones. A transparent case back – frequently made of sapphire – makes it possible to see the movement inside the watch. Crafted with a stainless steel and rose gold case, it also features a smart brown leather strap.
The Constellation ladies two-color diamond-set watch is a combination of 8ct gold with stainless steel. With a mother of pearl diamond-set dial and bezel twinkling with diamonds, this scintillating timepiece is perfect to be a part of every celebration that touches your life. The better-half of the above is the Constellation men two color bracelet watch. This self-winding chronometer features the famous co-axial escapement movement with a rhodium-plated finish. It is a perfect example of unparalleled Swiss quality combined with timeless style.
Make the De Ville Prestige ladies bracelet watch a part of every celebration of your life. This domed, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal watch has anti-reflective treatment inside. In a steel gold case with white mother-of-pearl dial studded with diamonds it certainly makes you look like a princess. For the touch of functionality it has been made water resistant upto 30 m (100 feet). To keep up on time is the Quartz precision movement with rhodium-plated finish, real quality for quality women.
Men of action can select from the Seamaster Quartz Series. In a stainless steel bracelet and case (41.00mm in diameter) holding a round blue dial, it is loaded with hi-tech features. There is a Helium escape valve that decompresses the system which allows helium to escape from inside the watch when the watch is worn by professionals in pressure chambers. There is also a self-locking screw-in crown used for highly water resistant divers. Finally a unidirectional rotating bezel enhances the functionality.
The unbeatable spirit of Omega watches has taken it to the moon, has helped conquer depths of seas, made it an integral part of the world's most important sporting events. Owning an Omega is ecstasy. No words can describe the feeling.
Source by Stuart Wallace