19. March 2015 08:23
Right before Christmas Jord Wood Watches reached out and asked if I was interested in reviewing one of their BEAUTIFUL wood watches. I said yes, and they sent me this beauty!
I put it right on, and went about my normal daily tasks including washing the dishes, taking a shower, bathing the #TampaTrio, you know, mom duties.
The next morning I got up and the watch was all foggy and DID NOT WORK. A quick peek at their website told me this:
Q. Are JORD watches water resistant?
A. JORD watches are considered to be splash proof. Normal wear and use can include kitchen activities, a day on the beach, the gym, etc. However, full submergence in water is not recommended both for the integrity of the movement and the wood itself. Excessive moisture exposure can result in a diminished flexibility in the bands wood links. If this occurs, allow the watch to dry for 1 to 2 days to allow the wood links to dry and return to their natural size.
I put the watch in some rice and gave it a few days, but NOPE. I broke it. Oops. I'm just so used to my Polar M400 and it's ability to do all activities.
I let Jord know what had happened and they were kind enough to send me out another #WoodWatch.
This time though, I was smart about it and I gifted it to a librarian co-worker. One who was used to taking her watch off for all activities, and was in desperate need of a new watch.
The following is a review from her:
Wearability: It just fit my ample wrist, so I didn't need to remove any links. This worked out well because there were no instructions! (Not so good for the not so mechanically inclined)
It was very comfortable and surprisingly lightweight. The color was perfect!
Fashionability: (is there such a word?): I thought the watch was beautiful! It fit my personal casual style, but I felt it could also be worn as a statement piece with business wear- a nice suit perhaps. My husband, who collects watches was very impressed (might consider gifting one to him for our anniversary). Only two other people remarked on the watch, both were men - I'm thinking that the wood and style may appeal more to men. I maintain that it a beautiful watch!
Functionality: Some instructions would help regarding setting the date, if you need to remove/add links or if it winds, has a battery or is works on movement.
Overall my friend really loves her new Jord #WoodWatch and Jord wants to give one of YOU your very own!
Just follow the link below and get entered to win!
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