Are Engagement Watches Here to Stay?

The words engagement and ring are practically synonymous.  When you hear a couple has just gotten engaged, our first thought tends to be "Let me see the ring!"  These days however, many couples are choosing to go with less traditional options for engagement tokens, one of which are engagement watches.

When to give an engagement watch

Sometimes, the recipient may not be a fan of a traditional center stone diamond ring. An engagement watch is still a long-lasting symbol of love and commitment that can be worn every day without being a ring.

An engagement watch can also be a perfect option for same sex couples who are looking to have a piece of jewelry to exchange in promise of marriage.  It also makes a wonderful gift for a bride-to-be to give to her fiancé along with the ring exchange.

To commemorate an occasion as momentous as an engagement, our master engravers at Smyth Jewelers can engrave a unique message, quote or date to the case or clasp of the watch to ensure you will remember the moment forever. 

Engagement watch styles

One of our favorite ladies watches in the store is this ladies' Monaco by Tag Heuer.  The unique square-shaped case, mother of pearl and diamond dial and alligator strap make it a timepiece she will cherish forever. 

This vintage pre-owned Rolex is the perfect unisex engagement watch.  With a silver face, classic jubilee style stainless steel bracelet and 18 karat white gold fluted bezel, it is truly a collector's item. 

Looking for him?  This pre-owned Rolex Submariner is one of the most sought-after watches on the market.  It is perfect for the man who likes both sporty and classy. 

If you prefer the leather strap look, we love this Shinola Canfield Chronograph.  This Detroit-based company is known for their watches that combine precision, style and quality.  

In the end, whether you are looking for an engagement ring, watch, or other symbol of commitment, Smyth Jewelers is here to help.  With over 100 years in business, our jewelry experts will help navigate you through all things engagement and help you from start to finish.  

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