Watch Battery Replacement, Diver's Watch Reseal, or General Watch Repairs at Watchworks (Up to 53% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Skilled technician replaces watch battery, reseals diver’s watch, or offers a wide array of general repairs

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $35 for watch battery replacement or diver’s watch reseal ($75 value)
  • $20 for $40 worth of watch repair services
  • $50 for $100 worth of watch repair services

Quartz: Keeping Time with Crystals

Inside your watch, a tiny crystal measures every second of the day. Read on to learn more about how quartz keeps time.

Made up of silica and oxygen, quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the earth’s crust. It's surprisingly common above the surface, too, found in everything from amethyst jewelry to digital watches. Its value in timepieces is thanks to a unique property of quartz: when cut a certain way and exposed to electricity, the crystal oscillates at a very precise frequency. This frequency provides a stable reference that the watch circuitry translates into one-second pulses, fueling the clock hands (or digital readout) so they maintain perfect time even when the orchestra conductor falls off his podium.

Before quartz, watches had to rely on intricate moving parts such as oscillating balance wheels. But such wheels can only oscillate at around 5 cycles per second. Quartz crystals, however, can vibrate up to more than 50 million times per second—offering much more precision than any mechanical counterpart.

Bonus Point

  • Quartz can also generate an electric charge under mechanical pressure. In 1880, Pierre Curie—husband of Madame Marie—and his brother Paul-Jacques discovered this property, known as piezoelectricity.
  • Piezoelectricity has myriad applications beyond watches. Radios, for example, use quartz to stabilize their frequency so morning-zoo hosts can't interrupt every program.

Customer Reviews

They are very nice and they were able to fix my watch.
Suzanne P. · January 15, 2015
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    Topanga Canyon Mall

    6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd.

    Suite 1058C

    Los Angeles, CA 91303

    +18183648463

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