Wednesday, September 14, 2016

JORD Frankie in Purpleheart & Plum and $100 E-gift Card Giveaway

Disclaimer: The product mentioned in this post is given to me and the giveaway is sponsored. I am affiliated with the company but not getting paid to advertise the product/giveaway/link. This post is written with my honest opinion.

I am fortunate to work with JORD Watches. I love working with companies that appreciate and love to continue the collaboration. Not only that, the customer service is amazing! They sent me the wrong watch and the next day, they shipped out the watch I asked for. How awesome is that! I highly recommend checking out the women's shop that's where I found mine.

I took this picture from my Instagram. I have already reviewed JORD Cora in Maple & SilverJORD Sully in Green Sandalwood, and JORD Delmar in Dark Sandalwood & Blue Carbon.
Product Review: JORD Frankie in Purpleheart & Plum

Where to purchase: online at
Price: $189

Description from the website:

Minimalism has never equated to more. Create color in motion, a synchronized canvas of moments. Your time is your own. Find elegance with ease in the ultra slim case powered by a Swiss movement and enjoy the comfort of the straight line strap. The uncomplicated face allows focus, the streamlined shaping offers style. Wear time well with the Frankie Purpleheart & Plum.

* sapphire crystal glass
* deployment buckle with push buttons
* case width: 45 mm
* case thickness: 10.5 mm
* lug ends: 55 mm
* bank thickness: 18 mm
* band length: 160 mm

* Swiss Ronda Normteck Caliber 763
* display: hours - minutes - seconds
* jewel bearing: 5 jewel
* tuning fork types: quartz crystal
* frequency: 1.5 V
* accuracy: -10/+20 seconds/ mo
* battery: silver oxide No. 364 (equiv)
* driver system: 2-pole stepping motor

Finish & Care: The natural purpleheart is hand finished and pretreated with tung oils. The Frankie is splash-proof but should not be submerged in water (3 ATM).

Lemon or orange oil extract is best for cleaning the natural wood. When storing this timepiece, avoid extremely hot, cold, and excessively dry/humid environments.

* 1 year limited warranty
Thoughts: When I saw this watch, I fell in love. I have never seen purple wood before.
Here's a closer look at the box. All JORD watches come in this wood box.
Here's a closer look inside the wood box. You slide the top in and out to open the box. It also comes with extra extensions and a cloth.
Here's a closer look at the watch. I was drawn to the purple center.
Here's a closer look at the band. This is the first watch that I received from JORD that has a different closure.
Here's how the band looks open. You push the sides to open and close the band.
Here's me wearing the watch. Let me tell you it wasn't easy. I don't know how fashion bloggers take pictures of their hand while taking the picture.

Now for my overall opinion... First of all just like every other watches from JORD, it's extremely well-made! It's sturdy, light-weight, and there's no wood sticking out. I've had the first JORD watch for some time now and they look brand new just as I received them. Since I've received this watch, I wore it pretty often. I got it wet and even spilled soda on the watch. Even with all that wetness, the wood didn't turn sticky and change color. That's how durable these watches are. With that said, it's a lot lighter than metal watches. That is one thing that has held me back from wearing watches. Since I got wood watches, I wear them more often than I ever did in the past. I also love that I don't have to worry about getting splinters. That is one of the fear of most people. Trust me it's so smooth I doubt that will happen. Secondly and last, I love the purple center and plum color wood. It's extremely unique. With that said, you cannot wear this watch with every outfit like black and brown watches. Even though it's not the typical black and brown watch, it'll stand out. I get so many compliments and curiosity with my brown wood watch. I get a lot more with this purple wood watch. Everyone loves it because it's so different. That's why I was drawn to it!

* Great customer service!
* Comes in protected wood box.
* Come with extra extensions.
* Comes with a cloth.
* Well-made.
* Sturdy.
* Light-weight.
* Smooth.
* Comfortable.
* Unique.
* Different.
* Get lots of compliments and curiosity.

* Only only; cannot see before you purchase.

Would repurchase: Yes!
Rating:  5/5 Tobey's Paws

Other JORD watches reviewed:

Not only that, JORD Watches was kind enough to give one of my readers $100 e-gift card to use on their website. Even if you don't win, you will get $20 regardless for signing up. You have nothing to lose!

Prize: One winner will win $100 e-gift card to use on JORD Watches. Everyone else will get $20 e-gift card.

Giveaway Dates: September 14, 2016 at 12 a.m. PST to September 26, 2016 p.m. PST (Pacific time)

How to enter:
1. Enter your name and email address on
2. This is open to everyone including international.

Disclaimer: The product mentioned in this post is given to me and the giveaway is sponsored. I am affiliated with the company but not getting paid to advertise the product/giveaway/link. This post is written with my honest opinion.

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