Learn how to ware and care of your timepiece

How do I clean my timepiece?
Your timepiece should be cleaned with a soft cloth and water only. Do not submerge your timepiece. Your timepiece should be rinsed clean and dry w...
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016 at 9:30 AM
How do I adjust the time or set the date?
The date of the Ballast timepiece changes between 10 PM and 2 AM. Therefore, do not adjust the date function during this time. It could seriously damage t...
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016 at 2:34 PM
What maintenance does my Ballast need?
The high finish mechanism of your Ballast timepiece will give you satisfaction for many years, when properly cared for. However, we recommend that you h...
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016 at 11:57 PM
What care shall I perform after exposing my watch to the sea water?
After it has been immersed in sea water rinse your timepiece with clean fresh water and dry with soft cloth.
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016 at 11:57 PM
What to do if I don’t wear my timepiece regularly?
If you do not regularly wear your timepiece, we recommend winding up your Ballast once a week, in order to slow down the natural deterioration of the gr...
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016 at 11:58 PM
Can I swim with my Ballast leather strap?
No, if your timepiece has a genuine leather strap we do not recommend swimming with it. Leather is a naturally porous material and the water leads to di...
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016 at 11:58 PM
How do I care about the leather strap?
Leather is a naturally porous material, therefore you should prevent the high quality leather straps to come into contact with oily substances, solvents...
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016 at 11:58 PM
What conditions should I avoid for my Ballast?
Avoid vibrations and extreme shocks and extreme temperatures (above 60°C and below -30°C). Avoid magnetic fields that you are exposed to on a daily ba...
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016 at 11:59 PM
How to change the battery?
Your Ballast has no battery, it is an automatic timepiece and it is designed to never need a battery. It is powered by the wearer’s wrist movement or in t...
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016 at 11:59 PM
How to clean my Ballast?
Your timepiece should be cleaned with a soft cloth and water only. Do not submerge your timepiece. Your timepiece should be rinsed clean and dry with a ...
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016 at 11:59 PM