Happy New Year to everyone reading this post. As Christmas celebrations were over, we all look forward to the year 2020. Therefore, if you haven’t done your New Year’s Resolution, there is still time!! While you contemplate your NYE’s resolution, we would like to present to you our new series on watch materials. Previously, we started our series with this post, ” Do You Know the Material of Your Watch?”. You can click here to learn all about it. Today, we will be exploring stainless steel as our watch materials.
Type of Watch Case Material (Source: Drmenstyle.com)
WHAT IS STAINLESS STEEL
Stainless steel is one of the most popular materials widely used for watches nowadays. However, do you know the exact composition of it? Well, stainless steel is basically steel, combined with chromium and nickel. And steel is an alloy combination of iron and carbon. Therefore, as the name suggests, it combines the hardness of steel with corrosion resistance properties.
WHY STAINLESS STEEL?
Stainless steel has properties that make it very popular not only in jewelry but watchmaking as well. Obviously, stainless steel is corrosion resistance. Therefore, you do not have to worry about rusting especially when it comes in contact with sweat and moisture. On top of that, stainless steel is incredibly lightweight but durable as well.
Stainless steel Oyster Bracelet (Source: Amazon.com)
On top of that, it is also scratch-resistant to a certain extent. However, it is because of its affordability which makes stainless steel very popular in mid-range watches. Stainless steel is definitely a material that is worth the cost to invest. A lot of watch manufacturers like to use stainless steel as it is the go-to material.
EXAMPLES OF STAINLESS STEEL WATCHES
Here we present a list of stainless steel watches from various brands. If you are looking for a New Year’s gift for your loved ones, you can check out our brief list below.
Seiko 5 Sports Watch (Source: Endclothing.com)
GUESS W1309G1 (Source: Zalora.com)