Crystal Replacement or Refinishing

The transparent “glass” which protects the dial of the watch is called a crystal. There are three common types of crystals: acrylic, mineral and sapphire. A sapphire crystal is the most expensive, scratch-resistant and durable type of crystal. Watch crystals can break or crack from impact or by dropping a watch on a hard surface. The watchmakers at Govberg Watch Repair can replace almost any watch crystal, and when possible, will carefully buff the crystal of your timepiece to remove unsightly scratches or marks, restoring it to its original condition. When you would like to have your watch’s crystal replaced or refinished our watchmakers use the following procedures.

Crystal Refinishing

  • Disassemble the watch case and remove the movement to protect it while the crystal is being repaired
  • Carefully remove the crystal from the case
  • Cautiously buff the crystal to remove scratches or other distracting imperfections
  • Reinstall the crystal along with the movement and perform a time test to ensure accuracy

Crystal Replacement

  • Disassemble the watch case and remove the movement to protect it while the crystal is being repaired
  • Carefully remove the crystal from the case
  • Search our extensive parts supply and/or the manufacturer’s inventory for a genuine replacement crystal specific to yor watch brand and model
  • If no such crystal can be found, we may be able to custom make a new crystal for your watch.
  • Install the new crystal along with the movement and the watch and time test the watch to ensure its accuracy

Service to your watch’s crystal can greatly enhance its overall appearance and value. Govberg Watch Repair offers Free Estimates and Free return shipping on all watch repairs. Plus, all repair work comes with a 1 year Govberg Warranty. We perform quality crystal refinishing and replacement on over 200 top luxury watch brands.

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I am very pleased with my experience having my watch serviced and bracelet repaired by your company. I was done on time and at the quoted price. I have already recommended your service to a friend who was going to send his Rolex in for service.
Steve L. - North Groton, NH
 
I am very pleased with the watch repair. The entire experience was a plesant surprise. Your e-mail notifications are exceptional. Thank you for conducting your business in such an outstanding manner. I will recommend Goveberg and do business with you again.
A.T. - Clarksville, TN
 
I received the watch today. It looks like new. Well done! I will be sending in my Rolex.
John H. - Connellsville, PA
 
Thank you for the overhaul to my 1966 Omega Speedmaster. Looks great and keeping excellent time, I could navigate to the moon with it!
Will F. - Portland, ME
 
You were wonderful and did everything that you said you would do — my Omega watch looks GREAT!
Gil E. - Greenville, SC
 
My Omega came back in good shape and repaired. Packing material was first rate.
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