Welcome to the world of fine luxury timepieces. In order to familiarize yourself with various watch brands and its functionality, its important for you to know some of the standard terms in the industry. Here are some commonly used terms.

This might be thought of as the very basis of a watch's movement. It's a tiny moving part secured at its base with a hairspring that causes it to oscillate back and forth regularly. In each oscillation, the wheel moves one click, marking off 1/8th of a second.
The ring surrounding the watch dial and crystal.