Watch Band Guide – Why we ask many questions when you order a watchband (Important)
Bespoke watch band guide – little things but important
Custom leather watch bands information:
The watchband looks very simple and easy, however, it is actually more complicated than we thought. Some customers might be confused why we always ask a lot of questions when they purchase a custom leather watch band, we always ask them to send us pictures of your watch and buckle to confirm if you purchased the proper leather watch strap. , that is because you may NOT know that different type of buckle requires different type of leather watch bands.
There are various qualities: Why alligator leather strap so expensive
What do I need to know before buying a watch band?
- Lug size: different lug sizes for the watch end and the buckle end, 1mm would make difference.
- Length: different wrist size requires different length. wrist size 15cm and wrist size 18cm requires a different length of watch bands
- Thickness, different brands of watches have different thicknesses of leather watch straps.
- Buckle type: different buckle type requires a different type of watch band and pin-holes.
- Adapter: some watches have to have an adapter (also called connector or hardware) to connect the watch band and watch case together.
- Wrist size: if you are unsure about your watch band length, please measure your wrist size
- Your watch brand and model number, different brand of watches have a different appearances.
How to size a watch band? Lug width and length guide
How to measure wrist size:
Watch band buckle type guide
Bvlgari watch buckle type
Cartier watch strap buckle instructions
Watch Band Guide
Watchband thickness guide
Watch band lining guide:
Different brands or model watches have different color linings from the original.
Cartier Santos NEW lining: Mostly black lining
Cartier Santos 100 lining: Mostly cream lining
Breitling watch band lining: mostly yellowish lining
Hermes watch bands: brown lining
Watch band guide – Pinholes: watch band pin size chart
Panerai pin buckle requires a big hole
Patek Philippe 5524R deployment buckle requires square holes
Corum Admiral Cup requires large pin holes
IWC watch buckle requires a small round hole
If you want the watch band to fit better on your watch and wrist, please give us the information we required, the best way is to send us a picture of your watch and buckle, as well as the lug size and length. Shop handmade watch strap now
Custom leather watch bands for watch brands include Audemars Piguet, Blancpain, Breguet, Bvlgari, Breitling, Cartier, Chopard, Corum, Franck Muller, Glashutte, Graham, Hamilton, Hermes, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger LeCoultre, Omega, Oris, Panerai, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Rado, Richard Mille, Rolex, Tudor, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin, Zenith and more watches watch bands & straps. Drwatchstrap is NOT affiliated with any watch companies mentioned above.
As every exotic skin is unique, no two watch straps will look exactly the same. Every leather watch band we sell is custom handmade! Leather color, stitching color, lug size, and length all can be personalized. Welcome to contact us.
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How to measure watch lug width – Step by step What is watch band width? There are many ways to measure your watch or watch strap lug width and length, either from your old strap or from your old watch case, How to measure what lug width size watch band you need? Check your old...