Learn to Speak Watch
New to the world of mechanical watches? That's OK. We were all new to it once. Here you can find explanations for some basic terminology. We can only hope it accelerates your journey toward true watch nerdom.
We will do our best to update this page regularly with relevant terms, but if you find yourself really hankering for more advanced terminology, we'd recommend checking out the database at Fondation De La Haute Horlogerie: http://www.hautehorlogerie.org/en/encyclopaedia/glossary-of-watchmaking/