The Care

Your watch is an exceptional object that has been conceived and created by some of the world’s master watchmakers. Whichever model, movement or degree of complication is concerned, it requires daily care and a general servicing once every two years. Below list of recommendations will enable you to wear your watch free of care for many years.

  1. Avoid placing the watch on TV, Radio etc.
  2. Watch with screw-in crown should be screwed in tightly.
  3. Watch with non screw-in crown should be pushed back into the neutral position.
  4. Before going for shower or swimming make sure that crown of the watch is on pushed down.
  5. Always rinse the watch with mild warm water after swimming in the sea or in chlorinated water.
  6. Clean metal bracelets and water-resistant cases using tooth brush and soap water.
  7. Avoid direct contact with solvents, detergents, perfumes, cosmetics etc.
  8. Avoid exposure to extreme temperatures (greater than 60°C / 140°F or less than 0°C / 32°F).
  9. Water-resistance of a watch cannot be permanently guaranteed.
  10. Like any precision instrument, a watch needs regular servicing to ensure perfect functioning.
  11. Stop the chronograph system after the use
  12. Do not operate crown or chronograph buttons in the shower, sauna or swimming pool.
  13. Do not correct the date, the day or the moon phase between 22h00 and 2h00.
  14. Do not press the corrector with a pen since there is chance the ink will penetrate.
  15. It is necessary to manually wind new and/or newly repaired automatic watches before wearing.
  16. Watches with metal bracelets should be worn with the correct wrist measurement
  17. Watches with leather strap should not be immersed in water or used in the shower or sauna.
  18. If water or vapor is spotted inside the watch, get the watch checked by an Al Manara International Jewellery service centre.
  19. The jump of the month indication is not automatic in some models, it has to be adjusted manually.
  20. Sapphire crystal used in watches is scratch resistant but it is not scratch proof.
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