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Shark Skin Watch Bands

Most of us haven't seen a shark strap before. But they are known for being quite luxurious. These watch straps have a unique way of being both elegant and durable. Each shark skin strap comes with its own design and texture, making each shark skin wa

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Acrylic & Plastic Containers | Watch Part Organizers

Anyone in the watch business knows what a pain it can be to organize all your tiny watch parts. Crowns, stems, crystals - there are a million tiny pieces that need to be labelled and contained meticulously. We've been using our own plastic containers

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Updates and New Watch Movements

As you probably have seen, we've been making some big changes here on the Watch Material site. One of the exciting updates we're excited to share is a selection new quartz watch movements. We've already got quartz movements from ETA, Hattori, France

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How to: Remove a U Shaped Metal Link

On of the most common questions we get at Watch Material is how to remove metal watch band links. You can resize your watch bands by adding or removing metal links. Before you start changing our metal strap or jewelry band, it's important to know how

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How to: Resize a Metal Watch Band

One of the most common requests we get at watchmaterial is how to resize your metal watch band. We carry a variety of tools to help you remove or add links to your watch band. Some of these tools are the LK-6, the LK-3, and the larger 

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Videos: How to Remove Leather Watch Bands

Next up in our series of instructional watch repair videos - we discuss how to remove a leather watch band. In this video we focus on removing leather watch bands with spring bar pins and leather watch bands with quick release pins. We describe screw

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How to Videos: Leather Watch Bands

We're going straight to the basics with our new series of instructional videos. Over the next few months, we'll be going over some watchmaker 101 basics. We're starting with leather watch bands - and we're going to cover everything. How to remove lea

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Find us on Twitter!

Hey Watchmakers! It's been a busy year for us here on Watch Material. Sometimes it's hard to keep up with everything going on out there. We've been busy with orders and creating the new website. But recently, we've gotten a chance to join the twitter

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Instructions: How to Remove a Leather Watch Band

It's back to basics with our latest instructional video. If you're not a watchmaker, chances are, changing a leather watch band might be something new. It doesn't have to be difficult though. We've created a series of instructional videos focusing

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New in: Seiko Nylon Watch Bands

Just in! We've got a selection of genuine Seiko Nylon watch straps in a variety of colors. They're crafted from heavy duty nylon - making them perfect for everyday wear. These Seiko straps also come with stainless steel buckles, which won't tarnish.

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New in: ETA 7750 Valjoux Parts - 7750, 7751, 7753

We're  excited to share that we have just brought it ETA Valjoux parts for models 7750, 7751, and 7753. Shop our wide selection of parts - including Barrel and Train Wheels, Center Tubes, Date Discs, Winding stems, and more. Make sure to find th

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Satin Watch Bands!

Satin Watch Bands!

We're excited to share our collection of dreamy ladylike watch straps in satin. Available in ivory, light pink, blue, and lavendar - they're great for delicate watches. The perfect palette for spring! Shop these watches and more, and make sure to fin

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FAQ: Types of Leather Watch Bands

FAQ: Types of Leather Watch Bands

Watch bands come in a variety of styles and materials. One of the most popular choices for replacement straps are leather watch bands. Leather watch bands are ideal for a number of reasons. They're comfortable and adjust to your wrist and they're ava

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Tutorials: What is a Non-Original part?

We sometimes get questions about generic, non generic, original, and genuine. What do these labels mean? On our site, we refer to these words to describe a product's origin and manufacturer. The terms "Generic", "Non-original", and "non-OEM" all mean

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