“Movement” in the context of clocks and watches refers to the internal mechanism responsible for keeping time and driving the hands of the clock or watch. Mechanical movements rely on a series of gears, springs, and escapements to regulate time. They can be further broken down into weight-driven or spring-driven. Also they are the heart of clock. It’s what determines their accuracy, functionality, and overall performance. Each type of movement has its own characteristics, advantages, and applications. Thus catering to different preferences and needs. In addition, there are several different manufacturers. The best of the mechanical ones are made in Germany.