Sapphire is one of the many components found in nature. It is versatile and also one of the strongest elements found on earth. Sapphire has many properties, though high-tensile strength and durability are primary reasons for its extensive use by jewellers and watch brands. Owning to its high-cost, be it genuine sapphire or synthetic, the sapphire face wristwatches are expensive.
Watch dials with sapphire window are scratch-resistant, and it helps maintain a clear view of the face. It gives longevity to the dial window and protects the watch from getting blemishes. Gemstones are used as embellishments in jewellery and wristwatches from thousands of years. Sapphires are among the most precious gemstones found in nature. Use of sapphires dates back to the middle age era by ancient Romans, Persians, etc.
It is one most durable elements in the world, and could only be scratched by a diamond which has the highest value on the Mohs scale. There are many options out there with sapphire crystal providing high-rigidity and durability. However, it is challenging to find something that is pleasing to the eye and suits your pocket. Out of the multitudinous watches, we have hand-picked the best options you could consider buying. The list of 10 scratch-proof sapphire watches available in 2020 will help you select a reliable and durable watch that fits your requirement. This list contains watches for both men and women. You can pick the one which suits your pocket and fits the criteria.
1. BERING Time Women’s Slim Watch
Combining black dial face with mesh silver band, this embellished timepiece is elegance personified. It goes well with everything, formal, casual, or your daily look. Wrap this slick watch around your wrist and feel confident in the scratch-resistant sapphire crystal window. The classically stylish slim watch features Swarovski elements hour markings on the blackface for a chic look. Also, the three-hand analog display is clear for time viewing, and the elegant mesh silver band made from stainless steel combines a safety clasp for closure. It wraps comfortably around the wrist and is suitable for general rain, splashing, showering and accidental submersion.
2. Seiko Sapphire White Dial Men’s Watch
Running on the Japanese quartz movement, the wristwatch from Seiko resonates masculinity. The classic timepiece combines an oversized white dial with a 40 mm silver-tone stainless steel case. Protected by a rigid sapphire crystal window, the white dial features simple Arabic indices in black with minute markers around the outer rim. Also, the three-hand analog display has a clear view through the rigid window. The silver-tone lugs connect the thick case to the comfortable black leather band with buckle closure. This timepiece is resistant in water up to 100 meters, implying its resistance against subtle splashing and moist conditions.
3. Seiko Men’s Casual Watch
The solar-powered watch runs on the energy of light and requires no battery change. It has a power reserve of 10 months on one full charge. Also, the silver-tone 40mm stainless steel case with a thickness of 10mm fits well around the wrist. Enclosed in the large case, the deep blue dial is covered by the sturdy sapphire crystal glass for a scratch-free view. It features simplistic silver hour and minute markings along with silver-tone three-hands. It gets a date window on the 3.0’Clock position which also displays the day. This solar-powered watch is resistant in water up to 100 meters and is a classic timepiece for those who don’t compromise on looks.
4. Casio Men’s Edifice Quartz Watch
The solar-powered timepiece with chronographs and sapphire crystal showcases Casio’s age-old craftsmanship that has improved over time. This highly-scratch resistant timepiece from Casio’s EFS-S550 Series charges itself on exposure to fluorescent light. It benefits from the latest chronograph h technology which enables measuring speed. Paired to a black bezel and dial face, it has slight accents on yellow for a sporty appearance, while silver dominates the timepiece. Also, the chunky crown and sub-dials add to the sporty look, while luminescent hands ensure effortless time viewing even at night or in dark places. This watch is suitable for swimming and snorkeling, though, diving is not advisable.
5. Citizen Watches EM0794-54D Citizen Ceci
Combining chic styling with feminism, this gold timepiece from Citizen is a marvel of Citizen craftsmanship. It runs on the quartz movement and benefits from Citizen Eco-Drive technology, which means no requirement of battery. The silver dial face and lugs match well with the gold-tone case and crown. Also, the sleek mother-of-pearl dial features a gold-tone three-hand analog display and embellished hour markings. The stainless steel gold mesh band looks elegant and uses a deployment clasp closure. Fitted with spherical sapphire crystal, it is highly resistant to scratches and also splash-resistant up to 50 meters in water. However, it is suitable for brief submersion, swimming and snorkelling.
6. BERING Time Max Rene Collection Watch
Epitomizing elegance, this slick wristwatch from BERING is part of its Max Rene watch collection. Personalize it by changing straps, and match to your outfit to ace the perfect look for any occasion. Enclosed in a gold-toned 40 mm and 7 mm thick case made from IP plated medical grade stainless steel, the white dial features simplistic Arabic hour markings. It comes with a two-hand analog display with a highly scratch-resistant flat sapphire crystal which gives protection from scratches. The gold case connects seamlessly to the gold IP-plated Milanese stainless steel with a safety clasp for closure. This timepiece is suitable for showering, splashing, but not diving or snorkeling.
7. BERING Time Unisex Slim Classic Collection Stainless Steel Minimalistic Watch
This classic, puristic and exciting wristwatch takes inspiration from the timeless Danish design. Powered by the quartz movement, it comes with a silver-tone IP plated medical grade stainless steel case. The 6 mm thick case looks perfect on the wrist. It pairs to a silver IP-plated Milanese strap with mesh design and uses a safety clasp for closure. Also, the synthetic sapphire crystal on the dial prevents scratches from blocking the view. The simplistic analog display with black finished hands looks vibrant on the silver dial, missing out on the hour and minute markings.
8. Marathon Quartz Swiss Made Military Field Army Watch
The Swiss-made military field army watch combines austerity with ruggedness. It benefits from the unique high torque quartz movement with the end of life indicator for battery, which alerts the users to replace the battery. A masterpiece of Swiss craftsmanship, it is built with Government specifications and is tailored for use by military personnel. Elements such as lightweight high impact fibre shell and sapphire crystal give it rigidity. And the self-illuminating tritium gas tubes glow in the dark for easy time viewing. The black dial matches perfectly with the black nylon strap and features contrast silver-tone Arabic hour markings.
9. Orient Men’s Black Leather Band Automatic White Dial Watch
The black timepiece coupled to a contrast white dial runs on self-winding automatic movement, an eco-friendly option for those who like contributing to nature. It is an excellent choice for watch enthusiasts with a penchant for classic black and white timepieces. The round stainless steel silver-tone case encloses white dial face and covers it with the high-strength sapphire crystal window to prevent scratches. Finished in gold, the simple hour markings and hands complement each other. Besides, it comes with two sub-dials and a date window at the 6.0’Clock position. The black leather strap fits comfortably on the skin and features buckle clasp for closure.
10. Tissot Powermatic Automatic Watch
Combining black with gold could be a bit tricky. Make sure the gold accents are not overdone else it could be disastrous. Brushed in rose gold, the PVD stainless steel case pairs to two-level black dial with line guilloche centre. The see-through sapphire crystal window guards dial view by keeping scratches at bay. On the dial, there is ‘Tissot 1853’ printed under the 12.0’Clock position and ‘Swiss Made’ at its opposing end. Luminescent hands with rose gold finish allow easy time viewing even in dull light or places with no access to natural light. There is also a day and a date window at the 3.0’Clock position for reminding significant events.