Luxury watches started making a mark for themselves only after the wrist watches were seen to be replacing the time pieces. This is more so because luxury watches are generally associated with lot of investment and there were many who many who were of the opinion that after investing so much of money they had to put them away in their pockets and could display the timepieces only periodically to the general public at large.
In the earlier part of the 20th century watchmakers started making wrist watches in the luxury category with tighter tolerances, better materials and improved production method have made it possible for watchmakers to create elaborate luxury watches that would have been virtually impossible in earlier times.
These small changes let to elaborate wrist watches that could display many features within a watch. More use of luxury watches led to more number of watchmakers entering the class of luxury watch making. Healthy competitions lead to sale of discount watches and more sales. Luxury watches are more of family heirlooms to pass along to the future generation. As of today the best of luxury watches are considered to be genuine works of art with really exquisite movements doing seemingly impossible things with the addition of gold and diamonds.
As of today luxury watches have become more popular than ever. Luxury watches today are made with elaborate complications. And the trend seems to be more the complications the more valuable the watch.
Luxury watches today are being sold with up to 24 complications at record prices all around the world. Luxury watches are a personal preference but there are abundant luxury watches available today for purchase with all kinds of variations and materials used to satisfy an individuals’ desire to wear the very best watch.