“ Brand: Quartz / Watch For: Women / Clock mechanism: Quartz „
I have always thought that a beautiful watch is the perfect accessory to any outfit, I treated myself to this butterfly watch while browsing the Brooks & Bentley website a few months ago for no other reason than the fact that it's such a pretty watch and I could definitely see myself wearing it.
The 'Jewelled Butterfly Ladies Silver Watch', to give it its full name, is an absolutely beautiful watch that no end of people have commented on since I bought it.
The strap and back of the watch face are made of sterling silver which is shiny and catches the light beautifully when I'm out, the strap is a really unusual design in that it's a double layer of a stiff chain which is clipped together at intervals by the butterfly detail.
The face of my watch is a gorgeous unspoilt white which shows up the italic numbers on the watch perfectly so that even in fading light I can tell the time easily with or without my glasses, I think the stark contrast of black numbers on such a snow white dial looks stunning and this stands out all the more thanks to the paler pink and white crystals surrounding the dial.
Around the face of the watch, the crystals appear to be the petals of a flower and they are stunning. I am looking at my watch now and cannot begin to do justice to how pretty and feminine it looks. The crystals sparkle at the mere hint of light touching them and are so beautifully placed that each individual crystal throws out little pinpoints of light, this was particularly apparent when I was at a family party recently and the lights from the disco balls kept touching upon my watch.
My favourite detail to the watch are the four beautiful butterflies on the strap which are designed with the same colour crystals as the watch face. I adore butterflies and these are perfect in my opinion, the body and antennas of the butterflies are made from silver and the double wings on each butterfly is set with the crystals which again sparkle and shine beautifully. My granddaughter says it looks like the butterflies are climbing up the strap of my watch to get to the flower on the watch face.
My watch keeps time perfectly and since I bought it around 11 months ago I have never had a problem with it either losing or gaining time. I love the fact that even though the numbers are in italic, which I sometimes have a problem seeing properly, they stand out well because they are so crisp and well defined. The hands on my watch move smoothly with the seconds hand sweeping around the dial in a smooth and uninterrupted manner.
This watch looks beautiful no matter what I wear with it. Obviously if you're wearing something this attractive then you want to wear a short sleeved top, but other than this fact there is nothing that this watch does not dress up perfectly. My daughter borrowed it when she went to a party recently and the watch looked particularly stunning on her tanned arm, she was wearing a halter neck top and jeans and I think the watch set off her outfit much better than the tacky over sized plastic rings she has taken to wearing!
I bought my watch from Brooks & Bentley because I trust their products as I have worn their watches in the past and have always been very impressed with both the design and working of them. This one cost me £125 which I believe is very good value for such a beautiful and well designed piece, if you want one after reading this then it is currently on special offer at www.brooksandbentley.co.uk for £99.