JOWISSA J1.040.XL Safira 24 Watch


by Meehna Goldsmith  

JOWISSA Quality Swiss Watches Since 1951JOWISSA, founded by certified watchmaker Josef Wyss, is an independent company with over a half century of heritage. It was established with the philosophy to produce quality watches for women that were fashionable yet also affordable, although recently they have expanded into the men’s market too.

Unlike brands under the umbrella of big conglomerates, JOWISSA, still a family run business, has the freedom to let their imaginations flow and that’s why their watches are so distinctive. From traditional to daring and whimsical, there is always a nice surprise from JOWISSA. The JOWISSA J1.040.XL Safira 24 is a woman’s timepiece that straddles the line between traditional and modern in a beautiful blending of elements.

JOWISSA J1.040.XL Safira 24
JOWISSA J1.040.XL Safira 24
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The JOWISSA J1.040.XL Safira 24 uses monochromatic tones to great effect. Though simple in design the white dial gives off a very modernist look. Round silver hour indexes frame the white lumed hands outlined in black, while a convenient date aperture framed in silver features a black date numeral on a white background to match the color scheme. A white center seconds hand ticks off the seconds. Balancing out the black and white theme, the JOWISSA brand name, situated at 12 o’clock, and the Swiss Made indication, at 6 o’clock, are colored black.

JOWISSA is known for using fashion forward materials such as Swarovski crystals, ceramic and sapphire. The JOWISSA J1.040.XL Safira 24 uses sapphire to great effect, giving the watch particular poise and avant-garde elegance. Composed of faceted sapphire, the bezel adds dimension and an architectural aesthetic to the timepiece. The genuine patent leather calfskin band with stainless steel buckle rounds out the aesthetic, keeping the design clean and consistent. This is a watch that can be worn in a casual or more formal environment and fit right in.

JOWISSA J1.040.XL Safira 24 Watch

Key features:

  • Swiss made timepiece
  • Swiss made quartz movement
  • Stainless steel case, diameter 36 mm, thickness 7 mm
  • White dial, luminous hands date window
  • Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
  • Stationary sapphire bezel
  • Genuine white patent cakfskin band, width 18 mm, buckle clasp
  • Water resistant to 99 feet
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty

Housed in a nicely sized 36 mm stainless steel case, the JOWISSA J1.040.XL Safira 24 is powered by a reliable Swiss quartz movement. Purchase your JOWISSA watch from an authorized JOWISSA dealer.

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Viceroy 46680-05 Women’s Communion Tonneau Stainless Steel Case Luminous Watch


by Adrian Herscovici  

Poised, and Ready for Action

Viceroy WatchesVintage styling is hot, and many modern watch collections include models that look to the past for inspiration. The Viceroy Communion women’s model pictured here is such a watch, with a case shape that echoes a popular look from the sixties and seventies: some call this shape tonneau, meaning barrel in French – indeed it is barrel-shaped – but others will notice its resemblance to the cushion-cased dive watches of the era.

Buy Viceroy 46680-05 Women's Communion WatchHowever the shape is described, what’s for certain is that Viceroy’s sporty DNA is apparent all throughout this straightforward three-handed model. This watch in particular is the epitome of versatility: stainless steel case with black, white and silver details. The case is 35 mm in diameter, which is neither large nor small, meaning it does not fall into the trendy “oversized” category, but it is by no means dainty – it has wrist presence without exaggeration.

The stationary bezel is also made of stainless steel. It features large painted black numbers in 10-minute increments and a decorative screw-head design between the numbers that functions as a visual balance. The crown features wide fluting and stands out as the most delicate element of this otherwise sporty design.

On the dial, silver-colored numerals appear at the quarters (12, 3, 6 and 9), with trapezoid shaped hour markers in between. Below each hour marker are seconds indications in five-minute increments. The date window at 3 o’clock is edged inward to make room for the numeral 3 and framed in black for definition. In fact, all of the printed lettering on the dial is black, including the Viceroy logo and the water resistance rating printed at 6 o’clock. As it suggests, the Viceroy Communion is water resistant to a depth of 330 feet.

In addition to the 10-minute increments on the bezel and the five-minute increments on the dial, the watch has a seconds track at the outside of the dial. As a whole, these elements provide several points of reference for the eye and improve at-a-glance readability. The stainless steel hands feature a large area of luminous material to ensure that readability is good in the dark, too.

Viceroy 46680-05 Women’s Communion Tonneau Stainless Steel Case Luminous Watch

Buy Viceroy 46680-05 Women's Communion WatchKey features:

  • Precise quartz movement
  • Stainless steel tonneau shaped case, diameter 36 mm, thickness 12 mm
  • White dial with minute track, second hand, date and luminous hands
  • Stationary stainless steel bezel
  • Mineral crystal
  • Soft black leather strap, width 18 mm, buckle clasp
  • Water resistant to 330 feet
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty

Given the stainless steel base and black-on-white design, the black leather calfskin strap is very fitting. It features a semi-oval stitch pattern at the lugs and closes by way of a tang buckle. As a daily sport watch, the Viceroy Communion is one capable companion. Wear it as part of your regular rotation or wear it exclusively; this sporty number is at the ready. Contact your authorized Viceroy watch dealer today.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group, watchmaker and wholesale watch distributor, is the exclusive U.S. agent for exquisitely designed and crafted European luxury and fashion watch brands, distributing and servicing some of the best affordable luxury and Swiss watches and trendy fashion watches. Gevril Group also operates a full-service watch repair, staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Gevril Group by email or by calling 845-425-9882.

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Viceroy 40700-97 Ladies Femme Rose Gold Ion-Plated Stainless Steel Crystal Encrusted Watch


by Adrian Herscovici  

In the Pink

Viceroy WatchesThe Femme collection by Viceroy is a series of modern looking watches that emphasize femininity in fashion with gold colors, glamorous details and casual sportiness. Among them is a rose-gold colored, crystal-laden timekeeper, reference number: 40700-97.

Buy Viceroy Women's 40700-97 Rose Gold Ion-Plated Stainless Steel and Metallic Patent Leather WatchThis watch is no blushing beauty: it is unapologetic in its purpose as an eye-catching accessory, strong on personality and certain in character. It is a timepiece created to enhance a casual-chic ensemble and to reflect the style-conscious enthusiasm of its wearer.

The 41 mm stainless steel case is ion-plated in rose gold with deeply hued pink coloring. Dozens of crystals adorn the case, embedded around the bezel as well as on the upper side of the lugs. Twelve more crystals are positioned on the dial as hour markers, each set within a rose-gold-colored corolla (petals) that has the appearance of a flower.

But sparkling crystal isn’t the only detail of the Viceroy Ladies 40700-97 Femme that immediately captures attention. The dial base is silver and beautified with decorative hollows that, in addition to adding texture, create another surface to reflect light – if the crystals don’t get you then the hollows sure will. The three hands of the watch are also ion-plated rose gold; the hour and minute hands are leaf-shaped and skeletonized as to not divert attention away from the dial below. The brand name Viceroy is printed in black on a solid banner for maximum exposure.

Last, but not least, the watch is paired with a pink patent-leather strap, which has the characteristic gloss and shiny finish. The pink is a delightful complement to rose gold and the collective effect of this color pairing, along with the copious crystals, is über-feminine, dynamic and vibrant. The strap’s prong buckle is ion-plated in rose gold for a seamless appearance. The buckle is personalized with the name Viceroy, as is the solid steel caseback, which also conveys a few details about the watch including its water resistance (99 feet) and the type of movement it contains, i.e. quartz. An additional “V” moniker appears on the fluted crown.

Viceroy 40700-97 Ladies Femme Rose Gold Ion-Plated Stainless Steel Crystal Encrusted Watch

Buy Viceroy Women's 40700-97 Rose Gold Ion-Plated Stainless Steel and Metallic Patent Leather WatchKey features:

  • Precise quartz movement
  • Rose gold IP stainless steel case, diameter 41 mm, thickness 9.5 mm
  • Silver dial with decorative hollows, 12 crystal hour markers, skeletonized IP rose gold hands
  • Rose gold IP crystal embedded stationary stainless steel bezel
  • Mineral crystal
  • Pink patent-leather strap, width 19.5 mm, prong buckle
  • Water resistant to 99 feet
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty

Some watches were meant to flaunt, and this pink dazzler is one of them. Its large diameter has wrist presence that is amplified by the copious crystals and elegant rose-gold coloring – all dressed up for an energetic, modern woman who is ready to wear it out and wear it well. Purchase your new Viceroy watch from an authorized Viceroy dealer.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group, watchmaker and wholesale watch distributor, is the exclusive U.S. agent for exquisitely designed and crafted European luxury and fashion watch brands, distributing and servicing some of the best affordable luxury and Swiss watches and trendy fashion watches. Gevril Group also operates a full-service watch repair, staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Gevril Group by email or by calling 845-425-9882.

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Johan Eric Ladies JE2100-09-001.9 Herlev Slim Danish Designer Watch

Johan Eric JE2100-09-001.9 Herlev Slim Danish Designer Watch


by Ryan Johnson  

Johan Eric Herlev: Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication

Johan Eric WatchesLess is definitely more with the Johan Eric JE2100-09-001.9 Herlev timepiece in trendy rose gold tone. This attractive ladies watch is sculpted from hypoallergenic, rose gold IP stainless steel. Inspired by the Herlev Hospital in Denmark, the tallest building in Denmark and the fifth tallest hospital in the world, the watch is a stunning example of Danish watchmaking, with its clean lines and delightfully easy-to-read dial.

Buy Johan EricWatchesThe diameter of the case comes in at a cool 35 mm – perfect for the fashionista, yet small enough for daily wear. As far as case thickness goes, the new JE2100-09-001.9 is categorized as ultra-thin with its 8 mm case height. This model’s main crown is ridged allowing for greater dexterity while adjusting the time. The main crown also features the Johan Eric Denmark logo. The case back is screwed in maximizing the water resistance which stands at 99 feet.

Pink is the Johan Eric JE2100-09-001.9 Herlev’s central theme, with both its genuine calfskin leather strap and dial hued to match the case material. The small 6 mm leather strap uses a classic ardillon buckle to gently secure this watch to the wrist. Powering this gorgeous wrist watch is a precise and reliable quartz movement.

The watch dial is decorated with a brushed “sunburst” design, adding a measure of refinement to this already sophisticated ladies timepiece. The rose gold toned hands are dauphine shaped and are beveled, adding texture to the dial. The applied stick-hour-markers are also rose gold toned and are coated with lume for legibility during low light conditions. The two tiered bezel securely holds the scratch resistant mineral crystal which protects the dial.

Three gemstone quality diamonds are found at the 12 o’clock position. These diamonds are individually set and are full cut (58 facets), Top Wesselton round brilliants with a total carat weight of 8 points.

Johan Eric Ladies JE2100-09-001.9 Herlev Slim Danish Designer Watch

Buy Johan EricWatchesKey features:

  • Precise quartz movement
  • Rose gold IP stainless steel case, diameter 35 mm, thickness 8 mm
  • Pink sunray dial, three diamonds at 12 o’clock, second hand and raised index markers
  • Rose gold IP stationary stainless steel bezel
  • Mineral crystal
  • Pink calfskin strap, width 6 mm, ardillon buckle
  • Water resistant to 99 feet
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty

Should the Johan Eric Herlev inspire you, then contact your nearest authorized Johan Eric dealer today.

Gevril Group US Agent for Johan Eric Watches

Gevril GroupGevril Group is the sole US agent for Johan Eric Watches. Contact us by email or call 845-425-9882.

In Europe, the Johan Eric brand is distributed by Gevril Group Europa.

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