Give a Unique Gift: Wood Watches (ft. Jord Watch)

To my dearest:

How’s everyone doing? To be honest, I’ve had quite the headache recently. With Mother’s Day last month and Father’s Day coming up, I haven’t actually gotten suitable gifts for my parents. I wanted something unique and customizable for the both of them, so my search began. I thought long and hard about their hobbies, interests, likes, and dislikes. Then I remembered something that they both liked: watches!

A little background about my parents, they’re both watch collectors. I remember when I was younger, I would marvel at their displays of watches across a shelf in their room. And they would take them out to polish from time to time. And during this time, I would sit on their laps and they would tell me the stories and adventures they had with each watch. To them, each watch was a special moment, special memory, and even a badge of their achievements.

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That was when I figured giving them a watch would be the perfect present. However, given their large collection and the budget I had, I knew I couldn’t get them anything extravagant. So it had to be one that was unique and something they didn’t have. Being a blogger had it’s perks. I stumbled upon many blog posts about Jord Watches and they immediately caught my attention. I thought that wood watches were such an awesome idea. It’s unique and chic at the same time. Not to mention, I am a complete fan of wood material — I like that it is light weight and environmentally friendly. I was quite lucky, as wood watches were on the top of my list, I got on their radar around the same time, and Jord watches reached out to me for a collaboration to try out their watches!

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I picked out two different colors from the Frankie 35 series. This series has a slightly smaller watch face than the Frankie. My parents are both petites, so I figured this would look nice on them. I picked the Dark Sandal Wood and Slate for my dad and the Zebrawood and Champagne for my mom. I thought the contrasting colors were a great combination! I loved their Frankie collection for their minimalism as well!

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Shipping was quick and efficient. I received it well protected and bubble packaged. The watches were in beautiful wooden cases and came with cleaning and maintenance material. It was very well made and everything I imagined it to be. I couldn’t wait to give it a test drive!

couples watches

I loved the concept of the pair as a couples watch. I think that they’re the perfect gift for your loved ones or yourself because they’re so unique and not your average designer watch. You can wear it casually or dress it up as well, so what’s not to like? They also have a pretty large selection of designs and colors to choose from. If you’re still contemplating on gift ideas — whether for Father’s Day, belated Mother’s Day, Graduation gift, Birthday gift or whatever the occasion, Jord Watches should be on your list. Plus, they offer engraving to make it all the more special! You can check out their Men’s Watches HERE and their Women’s Watches HERE.

And you’re certainly lucky to have stumbled upon my site! Because you can now click HERE to enter for a contest to win $100 off their wide selection of watches from now through June 25th! There will be one lucky winner, however everyone who entered will get $25 towards their order of Jord Watches once the campaign ends! So I highly encourage you guys to enter! Who knows, you may hit the jack pot and be a lucky winner!

Thanks again for dropping by and I hope you guys like wood watches as much as I do. Let me know what YOUR unique gift ideas are! I’d love if you can share with us!

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Sincerely Ophelia
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  1. thehouseturnedhome
    June 12, 2017 / 8:01 AM

    I’ve never heard of wood watches before, but I love the idea of them! They would be great for those with metal allergies, and they look gorgeous!

  2. confettiandbliss
    June 12, 2017 / 10:45 AM

    What lovely wood watches! They’re so handsome. These would make perfect graduation gifts.

  3. June 12, 2017 / 2:35 PM

    These are such gorgeous watches! I own two of them and I always get compliments when I wear them.

  4. June 12, 2017 / 6:19 PM

    These watches are so beautiful. My boyfriend has shown me a few wooden watches a couple of months ago and I have been wanting one of these for a while. Maybe we can have matching ones:)

  5. shaunacoleman79
    June 12, 2017 / 6:21 PM

    I really like the watches. Wish my parents were that simple to buy for.

  6. June 12, 2017 / 6:48 PM

    Those couple watches are adorable! And the wood looks perfect on a watch. Glad I can put this on my radar. It’s a cool gift I’ve never thought of!

  7. Marta
    June 12, 2017 / 7:03 PM

    Love these pics xx

  8. chicclassyspicy
    June 12, 2017 / 8:00 PM

    I love how thoughtful you were in selecting gifts for your parents! Great selection and great post!

  9. June 12, 2017 / 9:14 PM

    I love how unique these are, great for nickel allergies which is always a concern for me with watches. I love that they have the diamond accents available on the faces as well.

  10. June 12, 2017 / 11:34 PM

    I keep hearing great things about these watches. They are certainly lovely to look at.

  11. Claudia Krusch
    June 13, 2017 / 12:05 AM

    A Jord watch will be an amazing Fathers day gift. It wil be perfect for my Husband. He has a watch collection.

    • June 13, 2017 / 12:39 AM

      Yes! It’s definitely a unique and inexpensive piece to add to a watch collection!

  12. June 13, 2017 / 10:22 AM

    I love Jord as a brand because they are awesome and they make unique and beautiful watches. Everything’s just so lovely and it’s tough not to fall in love with the quality of the watches as well.

  13. June 13, 2017 / 4:15 PM

    JORD watches are lovely, I have a burgundy one and it goes with everything. I think it would be the perfect gift for your mother and father! x

  14. June 13, 2017 / 6:57 PM

    Those couple watches are adorable! My husband loves wooden things, i would definitely buy it fir him.

  15. June 13, 2017 / 8:12 PM

    Both watches are amazing. I really like the woodwork, especially the finish on the zebrawood!

    Jessica |

  16. June 13, 2017 / 11:34 PM

    These watches are beautiful! I like how the watches come with a maintenance kit and instructions for care.

  17. June 14, 2017 / 12:21 AM

    Jord watches are BEAUTIFUL! I have one, and always get so many compliments from them!

  18. June 14, 2017 / 12:39 AM

    My Mom has a Jord watch and loves it! I think this is perfect for any stage in life (men or women) and I love that it’s not going to break the bank!

  19. mls3004gmailcom
    June 14, 2017 / 1:00 AM

    i LOVE wood and these watches make it so easy to fall in love with them! I love the simplicity of them.

  20. Chemady
    June 14, 2017 / 3:24 AM

    Jord watches looks beautiful. I look forward to get one.

  21. June 14, 2017 / 5:55 AM

    I love these watches. These would be great gift for anyone. watches are timeless and so is the wood design. I love it

  22. June 14, 2017 / 2:52 PM

    This would be great for my boss who is allergic to metal it is a beautiful gift

  23. June 14, 2017 / 2:59 PM

    This is so unique! This is also be a great gift idea for the upcoming Father’s Day.

  24. Melissa
    June 14, 2017 / 3:04 PM

    Those are so pretty! I love the wood it makes them unique and organic!

  25. June 14, 2017 / 4:23 PM

    These are gorgeous! I love the photos and the layout of this post. It’s amazing!

  26. June 14, 2017 / 4:26 PM

    I have seen so many different Jord watches. They all are so nice and unique.

  27. June 15, 2017 / 12:51 PM

    They have such beautifully crafted watches. I am more of a metal watch hand kind of person myself though.

  28. June 16, 2017 / 2:08 AM

    I always wanted to have a Jord watches but this is not yet available in our country it really looks beautiful and I wish I can buy someday

    • June 16, 2017 / 3:13 PM

      Aw. That’s a bummer. I hope it’ll be available to you soon!

  29. Elle
    June 18, 2017 / 7:53 AM

    Love this concept, and it looks very cool; Two is always better than one!
    This brand is very good! Wood watches are great.
    xx, Elle

  30. June 28, 2017 / 4:38 PM

    I’ve been seeing these watches quite a bit and find them great!

    xx, rebecca

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