Watch Care - Learn How To Care For Brathwait Watches

Watch care

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To clean the case and crystal:

Moisten a soft cloth with hot water. Gently wipe the case and crystal clean. Be careful not to put too much stress on the crystal as you clean. Avoid immersing or soaking the case of the watch regardless of water resistance to not soak the leather band.

Remove the watch when working with chemicals, using hand sanitiser or paint remover as it may cause damage to the coating and make it oxidate.

To clean the band or strap:

Mesh: Dip a cotton swab in hot water and gently rub it on the unclean area of the band. You may want to use a soft bristle toothbrush or nailbrush. Be sure to cover the case of the watch during this process so as not to soak it.

Do not use soap products, soap will leave residue behind when dry.

Leather: Simply wipe it clean with a damp cloth, using water only.

You may want to use leather conditioner or a small amount of hand lotion to keep the leather supple over time. Top grain leather may develop a milky haze if left alone for extended periods. This can simply be wiped away or removed with leather conditioner. A product called nubuck eraser can be used to remove light stains and debris from the inside of the strap.

* Do not soak your leather strap as this may cause moisture which can cause the leather to rotten and tear if not properly dried.

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