Plastic Watches from The Watch Hut
Representing a wide range of synthetic and semi-synthetic materials, Plastic Watches are an obvious choice for the style conscious consumer.
Available in a wide range of colours and patterned strap and case designs, the materials allow the designer a far wider set of options than can be achieved in metal or ceramic items. Polymer materials can even be imprinted with photorealistic and high-resolution artistic images, a technique that is commonly used by the Swiss manufacturer, Swatch.
A number of finishes are available for the enthusiastic collector including smooth, velvety silk like pieces through to rubberised, rugged shells. For vegetarians, the use of plastics is a more ethical choice than leather as it is made without the involvement of animal products. The straps produce a similar level of durability to the organic product but with the obvious benefits in terms of welfare.
For those suffering from allergies such as reaction to varies types of metal, Plastic Watches can be a boon. Made of inert materials,Plastic Watches cause only limited problems for those suffering from medical conditions such as sensitive skins. The lighter materials in use also reduce both weight and more importantly pressure on the wrist for those who feel overburdened by heavier watches.
Synthetic materials can also be engineered to be resistant to external pressure. The toughness of timepieces by the likes of Casio G Shock and others are testament to the resilient nature of the products. They are also resistant to a number of chips, cuts, and nicks that would potentially damage other substances.