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When your gold Replica Rolex isn’t cool enough, you do this

More and more owners of shiny new Rolex watches – whether stainless steel, yellow gold or platinum – are paying thousands of dollars more to turn their luxury timepieces jet black. And that’s meant strong growth for a London-based company that’s pioneered a new technology to black out the priciest timepieces.

“One of the reasons why someone might turn their Rolex black – particularly if it’s a gold watch or platinum watch – might be that they don’t necessarily want everybody to know it’s a gold or platinum watch. Perhaps they want to be under the radar, less ostentatious,” Luke Waite, founder of London-based high-end watch customizer Titan Black, told CNBC’s “Secret Lives of the Super Rich.”

Indeed, the black watch trend is part of the broader boom in blacked-out bling – from Rolls Royce’s new Black Badge models to high-end black Rolex watches replica from Richard Mille, Breitling and other brands.

RolexAt Titan, high-end watches outlet are not painted, but rather treated with a “diamond-like carbon” (DLC) coating. The chemical reaction ultimately turns the metal ebony, giving the watch similar properties to that of a diamond: from hardness and durability to scratch-resistance and captivating black finish. And today’s wealthy want Rolex watches replica that are unique.

“The consumer has become more aware of the ability to customize exactly what they want – as opposed to being dictated to by the brand,” Waite said.

While the company specializes in customizing cheap Rolexes, its artisans have also added bespoke features to other luxury timepieces – from Panerai to Audemars Piguet – including changing every single marker on a watch face to the color of a client’s choice. They’ll even swap out the dial Rolex replica altogether to a custom color not offered by the manufacturer.

rolex2“The face alone is worth upwards of $10,000,” Luke’s brother, Titan Black director Ben Waite, told CNBC. “We only make one of each dial… [each is] completely unique and one-of-a-kind,” he explained.

Another custom touch is achieved when Titan artisans transform a watch face by sprinkling colorful layers of powdered enamel onto it. The powdery design is then literally baked onto the face. It’s a process that can require dozens of firings in a kiln that tops 1,400 degrees, transforming the colorful grains of enamel into a shiny porcelain watch face.

The company’s most elaborate transformation Rolex replica started as a $30,000 white gold Rolex Daytona. A member of the Middle Eastern royal family asked Titan Black to carve a family member’s Arabic name into the watch face and illuminate in blue light. To fulfill the royal request, Titan engineered a patent-pending micro-lighting system, tiny enough to fit inside the watch’s housing and made it controllable with cheap Rolex the press of the chronograph button.

How to buy a vintage replica man’s watch

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This 1931 art deco 14-karat yellow gold-filled Illinois New Yorker watch from Second Time Around recently sold for $120.

Time for a new man’s watch? Consider going vintage to create a look that’s as individual as you are. Vintage watches are hot these days and are being sold by auction houses, retailers and websites. But there can be a catch — you.

“For someone just interested in buying a vintage watch … almost all the time, unless they’re getting good advice, they will make a mistake early on,” said Eric Wind, vice president, senior specialist for replica watches at Christie’s, the famed auction house. “They have to rely on trusted sources.”

Christie’s, which regularly holds watch auctions at its galleries around the world (the auction house also conducts private sales and has an online retail shop), has a number of watch-collecting guides on its website, and there’s the article Wind once wrote for Hodinkee, the online wristwatch magazine, on how to buy vintage replica watches on eBay. All very useful. But for the person wanting to know, right now, how to nail that perfect watch, here are some tips on what to consider.

1. Own the look.

“Know thyself,” said Keith Lehman, editor of watch news for the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, based in Columbia, Pa. He suggests considering what your interests are and choose accordingly. A man who does a lot of outdoor activities will likely want a watch that’s durable rather than fancy, for example. “Really, it’s an individual thing.”

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This 1974 stainless steel Rolex Cosmograph Daytona had a presale estimate of $130-$150 at a recent Christie’s auction.

Jon Goldfarb, owner of Second Time Around Watch Co. in Beverly Hills, Calif., agrees.

“It’s their watch, their wrist,” he replied when asked what would-be buyers should select. The only criterion should be buying a watch that you, the wearer, wants and likes. Larger replica watches have been a trend, but he believes men should choose watches that are comfortable to wear.

2. What’s hot right now.

Wind said some large timepieces have increased markedly in value while “smaller, more delicate watches” have stayed around the same price. The market, he added, is looking at “more aggressive, beautiful” watches while younger buyers getting into the field are looking for vintage Rolex watches.

Oliver Siegle, magazine editor for Chrono24, a vintage watch website based in Karlsruhe, Germany, wrote in an email that “basically every Rolex replica sports watch in steel” is hot right now. Patek Phillippe is “the highest and most exclusive option on the vintage market.” But, he noted, there are “still more affordable brands” like replica Omega, Zenith and Angelus.

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A rare 1966 stainless steel Universal Geneve chronograph wristwatch sold at Christie’s for $175.

Watches that have achieved a certain visibility or reputation, such as an Omega Speedmaster “Moonwatch,” like the one famously worn on the moon, are also in demand, Goldfarb said.

“Sport watches, the chronographs, the Explorers, are always popular,” he said.

3. Gift with care.

“It’s such a personal item,” said Goldfarb, when asked about giving a watch as a gift.

So, buy accordingly.

Lehman echoes this, saying one needs to think carefully about what the recipient’s interests are.

“If someone is a military buff, really into World War II, would they like a military hack watch?” he asked. A man who likes history? Lehman suggests looking for a model like an original cheap Rolex Oyster, the first waterproof watch introduced in 1926, because it comes with so much history behind it.

4. Buyer be aware.

How can you be sure the watch you’re buying is the real deal? Wind posed three points you should focus on:

•Can the seller provide a full report on the watch’s condition, noting what’s original and what’s been replaced?

•What is the watch’s history? Where did the seller get it? What is its service history?

•What’s the value? What are comparable watches selling for?

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This 1997 stainless steel Omega Speedmaster Professional Moon watch is $380 at ukomegareplica.co.uk.

Jim “Griff” Griffin, eBay’s dean of education, said you need to have a good idea about what you’re buying.

“The better the condition, the higher the value,” he said by telephone from San Jose, Calif., adding that you should try to buy the best watch you can afford. “Always a better value.”

Griffin also suggests you consider the seller. Is he or she in the business of selling watches? Does the seller seem knowledgeable and know what he or she is selling? Does the seller have good feedback and experience?

Lehman, in an email, stressed “the importance of purchasing vintage watches from reputable dealers with established reputations. The extra cost that you may pay far outweighs the dangers of buying a fake or ‘Franken’ watch.”

A “Franken” watch? Yes. Such a watch is one that’s rebuilt with different or nonoriginal parts, he said.

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Omega Ladymatic Series Replica Watches

LADYMATIC series
Watch replica designed for the 21st century

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Ladymatic watches originally launched in 1955, is one of the first self-winding replica watch designed specifically for women. Half a century later, Omega redesigning this series, so Ladymatic replica watch again shine brilliance.

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Meaningful inspiration

Omega Ladymatic series, reproduce the glorious history of the brand. Ladymatic series was first launched in 1955, and lead the trend of the times, and create a new era of female elegance.

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Attractive design

Ladymatic replica watch with 34mm 18K red gold or yellow gold, steel or a combination of the two 18K gold and stainless steel material to choose from. 18K gold models of the inner body is made of titanium metal, and stainless steel models are using the same material BiaoShen. Ladymatic replica watch with pure elegance of polished stainless steel bezel or bright shiny snowflake diamond bezel.

Shine dial

These replica watches based on the color of its charming dial, with the same material or satin leather strap bracelet for Meaningful case better. The detachment front Ladymatic watches are decorated with black, white, brown, mother of pearl, purple, pink, blue or dark gray charming ray of light patterns, 3:00 position on the dial is provided with a calendar window, decorated with 11 inserts diamond hour markers.

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