A custom watch dial is a classic way to upgrade a wardrobe. The watch dial, also referred to as the face, is the part of the watch the displays the time. They come in a variety of colors and marker combinations. The hands of the dial indicate the time with the majority of watches having three hands to show the hours, minutes and seconds.
What types of watch dials are there?
There are found common types of watch dials which include stick, Roman, Arabic and mixed. Stick dials only have markers to indicate the hours on the face while Arabic faces use numbers and Roman dials use Roman numerals. As the name implies, mixed watch dials combine either Roman and stick or Arabic and stick elements. Other less common watch dials include diver, California, Panerai, KonTiki and Flieger. Some watches have subdials. These are referred to as chronograph watches and feature secondary dials on the face of the watch that can display the seconds, calendar date or even be used as a stopwatch.
Businesses looking to market to a middle-class market with opulent taste may look to incorporate elements from luxury brands such as Seiko mods, Seiko mod watches and custom Rolex dials. The opportunity to design a watch dial allows businesses to have a stakehold in a booming market. Design options include the look of the face, selecting from styles such as elegant crosshair faces, every day enamel faces and special occasion skeleton dials that show off the inner workings of the watch. Other parts of the watch dial that can be customized are the color, the hands, the case, the bezel, the hour marker, the signature and the crystal. An experienced custom watch dial maker will be able to assist businesses in customizing the dial and other watch parts to create a unique and profitable piece.