First is the watch quartz or mechanical?
Second there is always either a detent (place to push to relase the
stem) or a screw to loosen.
Third if you have opened the watch and don’t know what you are doing
you more than likely will damage the watch. It should be worked on by
Damage can come in the form of your tools not being the right ones
to be used or you putting too much pressure on the parts and not
understanding the way the mechanism works. Or getting the movement
dirty. ‘Dirt’ for a watch is fine dust that you can see only under
magnification and larger particles. This dirt can only be cleaned
using the proper equipment and solutions.
If cleaned it will need to be relubricated properly.
Watches are precision machines.
Your handling of the movement can easily break the pivot on the
balance wheel or distort the balance wheel. You can also very easily
destroy the hairspring just by blowing on it.
Unless you want to buy her a new movement or have to send it to a
watchmaker for repair at your expense I would suggest you close it
back up and tell her to get it repaired by a qualified person.
Watch repair is expensive for several reasons. Parts are expensive.
The skill to work on the watches and the knowledge has come at a very
high price to the watchmaker.
Your skills at jewelry making are not the same as for working on
watches. Especially a ladies tiny watch. If you want to know how to
fix watches I would recommend you contact Dan Gendron and take one of
his classes. I will be happy to give his phone number out if you or
anyone is interested.
The marker on the dial should be replaced by a dial company. Which
means the dial needs to be refinished. Dial refinishing companies are
not the easiest people to deal with. They don’t seem to be able to
read and follow the simplest of instructions. How they live from day
to day is a mystery!
Also NEVER use super glue on a watch.
If you need any help with the watch let me know. I am an accredited