From the middle of the 19th century, someone will be timing wall charts put on a belt, wear on the wrist to start, gradually improve, reduce body shape, landscaping style, development into a watch. The world's first watch was made in 1868 by hundred Patek to the Countess Koscowicz of Hungary.
But this form of clocks was not popular at the time. In 1904, Louise Francois Cadia, a French businessman who operated jewellery, received a complaint from a pilot's friend, Aberto Santos Doumont, that it was difficult to take a pocket watch out of his pocket when driving a plane, hoping he could help solve the problem so that he could see time on the flight. So Cartier came up with a belt and buckle, the pocket watch tied to the hands of the method to solve the problem of friends.
And this pocket watch, which is tied to the hand, is today's watch. 1911 Cartier officially commercialized this form of watches, launching the famous Santos Watch.
Since then, the watch has become popular. After a century of improvement, the Swiss made quartz watches for the first one in 1967, after the watch also by the manual/automatic winding form, developed to use quartz, electronic and other power display time, and mixed with relatively simple other functions, such as timing, the moon, measuring pulse, etc. modern watch watches add more complex features, Such as: Electronic hand account, MP3, mobile phones and other forms. And some watches have also become a kind of hand ornaments, the focus is not showing time, but the design, brand, material (such as precious metals and diamonds) and other characteristics.
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