Giving a watch as a gift and what it means to different people
Have you ever given someone a watch as a present? Perhaps you chose a timepiece for a loved one, a family member, or your children. Have you ever thought past the initial notion that it’s a nice gift that will be received well and questioned what it means to different people to be given a watch, whether it’s antique pocketwatches, vintage wrist watches, or a ‘my first watch’ style movement?
If you haven’t, fear not, we’ve done the thinking for you, scoured the globe, and found some proverbs-style meanings that relate to offering a watch as a present:
What does it mean for a man to give woman a watch as a present?
A declaration that ‘we are together for every second of the day’.
He is bestowing his time to the woman.
By seeing the timepiece, the owner sees their significant other every day, every hour, every minute, and every second.
What does it mean for a woman to give a man a watch as a present?
A woman is declaring that ‘my time is your time. Your time is my time’.
Whenever you are missing the other half, just remember that every minute and every second the other person is waiting for you.
She is by your side.
What does it mean to give a watch to a friend?
Our time is a treasure and the watch suggesting a long friendship.
I hope that the person I give this watch to is happy every day and I will always be by your side.
What does it mean for an adult to give a watch to a child?
A watch represents the hope that the child will cherish their time.
The idea that children should seize the time to learn knowledge and become a success.