Pocket Watches Make Great Gifts for Dads and Grads
April showers bring May flowers, but when June rolls around, Dads and grads own the scene. With Fathers' Day and graduations taking center stage, you may find yourself searching for the perfect men's special occasion gift. Might I suggest a pocket watch?
Besides their history, pocket watches have intrinsic value of their own. While those who aren't familiar with the many styles and variations may think one pocket watch is much like another, the fact is that there are hundreds of different designs available. If you're looking for the perfect pocket watch for dad, there are a few tips that can help you make your choice.
Is your dad a member or a veteran of the armed services? Why not pay honor to the association by choosing a pocket watch decorated with the insignia of his branch of the service? He'll be honored and proud to show off a pocket watch that proudly displays the insignia of the Marine Corps, Navy, U.S. Army or Air Force. Make it doubly special have the pocket watch engraved with his name, dates of service and unit.
Honor His Profession
Our nation's first responders are everyday heroes or heroes every day. If your dad is a firefighter, let him know how proud you are with a pocket watch featuring a Fire Fighter's crest. The embossed crest features the instruments and tools of the firefighter's trade ladders, fire hooks, axes and a hydrant and had plenty of room to add a personal message or engraving. Put his service in perspective by engraving the pocket watch with his department, firehouse and company.
Pocket Watches for Grads
No outfit is complete without a timepiece to keep a man on schedule. Pocket watches are more than utilitarian accessories. They're marvels of engineering and design that can express a man's personal style and coordinate with any outfit. Choosing the right watch for your favorite grad is a matter of personal style and you have dozens of choices.
Modern and contemporary pocket watches run the gamut from classic, understated styles to gaudy watches embellished with engraving, embossing and inset stones. One of the most popular choices is a plain silver pocket watch with an unornamented case that's ideal for engraving. If you purchase the watch from a website that sells wholesale pocket watches at discount prices, you can have the front case engraved with a personalized motif a family crest, perhaps?
There's room on the back or inside of the case to engrave the graduate's name and graduation date to personalize it further.
You'll find stylish pocket watches and pendant watches online at a site that sells jewelry, including gold leaf jewelry and lockets. Shop around and find the best deals on the best gifts for your dad and favorite grad.
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