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Gnomon’s Best Watches For College Graduation Gifts

Celebrate the graduation day with the best timeless piece on your wrist.
Jul 29, 2021

Looking for some perfect college graduation gifts for your bestie? Gnomon has got you covered! Graduating from college is one of the best moments in students’ life. It is a kind of an accomplishment where their hard work -finishing the essay, getting grade A in the exam, winning debate competition-  is finally paid off. Sure, there are job interviews waiting and some realities to face, but those things can be put on pause for a while. Let them celebrate their graduation day. You can even make their days complete by sending them timeless presents, figuratively and literally timeless. Below we have 12 of the best gift ideas you can get on Gnomon store for your college grad to show how proud you are of them. Don’t miss out!

Glycine Combat SUB 36 Brown Ref. GL0338

Fit for all genders, Combat SUB 36 Brown Ref. GL0338 is the perfect college graduation gift for your best friend. It is a dive watch with 36 diameter case and resistant to 200m water depth. The 12mm thickness makes this timepiece comfortable to wear, not to mention it is very light. Well, if your college friend is a diver or loves any kind of water sports, then he/she must be lucky to have this piece. 

Glycine Combat SUB 36 Brown Ref. GL0338

Orient Star Contemporary Standard White Ref. RK-AU0006S

Started in 1950 as an independent company, a Japanese watch brand Orient Star is now standing with Swiss watch brands which manufacture high standards quality pieces with aesthetic designs. Contemporary Standard White Ref. RK-AU0006S is one of the examples of Orient Star masterpieces. Paired with special traits, 100 meter water resistance, stainless steel case, calendar display, and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, this timeless piece is ready to make your college friend’s day! 

Orient Star Contemporary Standard White Ref. RK-AU0006S

Orange ZULUZ Extreme Nylon Strap 20mm

Orange is the new black, they said. This color is often associated with meanings of enthusiasm, joy, fascination, creativity, and this color will carry a lot of happiness for those who celebrate their biggest achievement. Orange ZULUZ Extreme Nylon Strap 20mm could be your best option for college graduation gift ideas. This type of bracelet is highly durable, smooth, and water resistant.

Orange ZULUZ Extreme Nylon Strap 20mm

Seiko 5 Sports “Sports Style” Black 40 Ref. SBSA045

Moving to another Japanese watch brand, Seiko, that began its first journey in 1881. It has been years and they keep consistently making a variety of timepieces with unique characters. Seiko 5 Sports “Sports Style” Black 40 Ref. SBSA045 is one of them. Sending your friend this everyday automatic watch with 100m water resistance as a graduation gift would be a great idea.

Seiko 5 Sports “Sports Style” Black 40 Ref. SBSA045

Spring Bar Tool

There are dozens of watch accessories out there, but spring bar tool is considered to be a must-have tool if your college friend is a watch enthusiast and likes to collect a bunch of bracelets. This essential item helps him/her in removing or changing its favorite watch strap. 

Spring bar tool

Dievas Caoutchouc Rubber with Genuine Alligator Leather Strap

Or, he/she probably needs a new leather strap for refreshment, the handmade Dievas Caoutchouc Rubber with Genuine Alligator Leather Strap is here with five varieties of colors—bluish/grey, mid brown, deep brown, dark green, and light tan. Feel free to change the bracelet style anytime your friend wants! This Italian alligator leather has a vanilla scent to boost everyone’s mood, especially the one who just graduated!

Dievas Caoutchouc Rubber with Genuine Alligator Leather Strap

Hamilton Khaki Field King Auto Ref. H64455523

Another watch recommendation as your college graduation gift ideas comes from Hamilton. Paid tribute to the military pedigree, Khaki Field King is the best present to give especially for your friend who will join the army after graduating. With a very close military history, no wonder if this timepiece has good accuracy and a super long power reserve of 80 hours. Check out this super cool watch for your friend now.

Hamilton Khaki Field King Auto Ref. H64455523

Evant Polestar Classique 

Evant, a German watch brand was built by a group of watch collectors in different backgrounds—watchmakers, engineers, and architects. For almost a decade, they passionately created trendy pieces with a vintage touch. The Polestar Classique is designed in a robust stainless steel case with shiny bombé lugs carrying a classic look of the 70s. As a tribute to the ocean, this watch features a 300m water resistance.

Evant Polestar Classique

Cape Cod Polishing

If your friend needs a cleaning kit for his/her watch, then a pack of Cape Cod Polishing kits would be perfect. We have four special items your friend might need: Buffing Cloth to wipe the watch without scratching it, Link Spray that keep your watch away from dirt and dust, Horse Hair Brush ($12) is a special brush for watch to remove the hidden dirt, and a Metal Polishing Cloth ($7) to make the metal-material watch shiny again.

Cape Cod Polishing

RIOS Pilot Strap Tula - Bund - Black

Are there any of your friends who have just graduated from Aviation Academy? If so, RIOS Pilot Strap Tula - Bund - Black could be the best memorable gift he/she ever received. This Russian leather strap is refined with the finest oils and waxes as well as finished in matte to build up its rugged looks. A comfortable barrier lets the wristwatch in a pristine condition. It is even safe for those with metal allergies because the metal case-back won’t touch your skin.

RIOS Pilot Strap Tula - Bund - Black

Gnomon’s 180 Days Timepiece Protection Plan

We are so pleased to give our customer 180 Days Timepiece Protection Plan after the end of the original manufacturer’s warranty period. You can add this as an extra gift every time you purchase the timepiece on Gnomon Store. All warranty claims will be executed in Gnomon’s in-house service center using original manufacturer's parts which covers free battery replacement as well as free parts for the technical things. Your friend would be happy knowing his/her college-graduation-gift watch has a 180 days timepiece protection plan.

Gnomon’s Gift Card

Still hesitate in picking out college graduation gifts? Let your friend, family, or your beloved one choose their own watch models with a Gnomon Watches Gift Card. Without any additional processing fees, this gift card will be directly delivered to the recipient’s email together with some instructions to redeem it while checkout. Make sure your friend receives an unforgettable gift on his/her special day!

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