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 want to say thank you very much for rushing the Movado watch out to me. It made my Christmas!! Thank you again.
Diane L. - Carver, MA
 
I sent you my beautiful older Hamilton watch and you put a quartz work on the inside. It is wonderful, beautiful, very "up to date" and I absolutely love it. You did a magnificent job and I thank you! I am so pleased with what you did and would tell anyone who needed any kind of a watch repair.
Carolyn L. - Quitman, GA
 
Thank you for repairing my Rolex. It is keeping accurate time, better than any time previously. Thank you again!
James L. - Austin, TX
 
Thank you. I received my Movado watch yesterday. I was very pleased with your speedy and professional service. I would definately use your services again in the future.
Nancy C - Chatham, NJ
 
Thanks for your great work. The whole process was smooth and efficient. I will send all my watches to you when they need repair.
Gary S. - Baltimore, MD
 
My Rolex looks wonderful. I wish all the other companies we deal with were as great and customer friendly.
Bert G. - Orangeburg, SC
 

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