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Non-standard battery a deal-breaker
on October 5, 2013
I bought this watch when it was a daily deal. I have a large wrist, so I was very pleased to see it has a slightly longer-than-normal bracelet that fit around my wrist, and the proportion looked good on me -- still feminine, but not so small it looked silly on me. My only complaint about the appearance is the crystals at noon, six, and nine o'clock. To me, they looked cheap/gaudy and not at all like real diamonds. I really liked the watch at first, but less than a month after I received it, the battery died. The watch uses a non-standard battery, so you would need to send it to the manufacturer (you pay shipping) with a check for $20 for return shipping to have them replace it within the first two years (assuming it is covered under their warranty). After that, who knows how much they would charge you to replace it. Oh, and the kicker is that repairs may take up to six weeks!
So while I am disappointed that the non-standard battery died, I am glad it died within Amazon's 30-day return period (thank you, Amazon). I will go back to looking for a nice watch with a big band, but with a standard battery I can have replaced at a local jeweler next time.