Top 10 Ceramic Ladies Watches + Ceramic Timepieces Review and Information

Yes, ceramic watches for women are still in style! They do offer a lot of goodness: beauty, style, durability and they are hypoallergenic. They are some of the most popular ladies watches today. They have been for a while and will definitely continue to be fashionable. The enduring popularity of Chanel J12 ceramic watches is proof enough! 

Ceramic watches for women are stylish and beautiful, whether white, black, colored, two-tone or set with diamonds. Most people find ceramic watches appealing but are not sure whether they are worth it. The most common concerns: Are ceramic watches durable? Do ceramic watches scratch? Are ceramic watches better than lets say stainless steel? Do ceramic watches break easily?

If you're interested in acquiring a ceramic timepiece for yourself and are looking for the best options available or have concerns similar to the above, find the answers in this ceramic ladies watches review and information page. Plus some gorgeous and stylish ceramic ladies watches for all budgets from affordable to very expensive fine timepieces.

Best Ceramic Women's Watches and Brands

Affordable Ceramic Ladies Watches

Top brands with affordable women's ceramic watches include Oniss Paris, Akribos XXIV, Fossil, Stuhrling Original, Swiss Legend, Bulova, Anne Klein among others.

High End Luxury and Designer Ladies Ceramic Watches

Almost every top watch brand has ceramic watches from brands such as Hublot, Audemars Piguet, Bell & Ross, Panerai, Rado, TAG Heuer and IWC which use ceramic for cases and bezels.

As for designer ceramic watches for women, Chanel, Fendi, and Christian Dior have exquisire ceramic timepieces for ladies.

The Best Ceramic Watch Styles

White Ceramic Watches- Ceramic is the best material for white and other light colored watches because of its non-stain properties.

Black Ceramic Watches- ceramic watches with a black matte or glossy finish look amazing. Very sophisticated and eye catching.  

Ceramic diamond watches- Ceramic watches are normally decorated with diamonds or crystals to give them a luxurious and sparkling look.

Ceramic Two Tone Ladies Watches- Some bracelet watches have both ceramic and metal to produce beautiful and versatile two tone bracelet timepieces.

Colored Ceramic Women's Watches - Apart from black and white options, there are also blue and pink ceramic women's watches.

Chanel J12 Ceramic Watches: No list of ceramic watches for women would be complete without the iconic Chanel J12. Chanel J12 watches epitomize the essence of ceramic timepieces: beautiful, stylish, modern, and timeless. The Chanel J12 is the most popular ceramic watch for women. It is probably what led to the surge in interest in ceramic watches and inspired watch makers to make some more affordable alternatives. It comes in black as well as white and is set with varying amounts of diamonds.

Ceramic Watches Review and Information: What You Need To Know About Ceramic Watches

What Are Ceramic Watches Made Of?

Ceramic is a non-metallic and anti-allergenic mineral material. Ceramic as a watch material is used in making case, bands and bezels.

Ceramic is traditionally a delicate substance. When you hear or read the word `ceramic', what comes to mind are the everyday earthenware ceramics such as bricks, pots and tiles. And this association is what raises all the doubts about the quality and durability of ceramic timepieces. 

The ceramic used in watches is not the same. The ceramic used in watch making is very strong and tough. It undergoes treatment in a high-temperature environment and is transformed into a highly-durable and scratch-resistant material ideal for watch cases, bezels and bands. 

Ceramic watches are made out of engineering grade ceramic carbide. These are synthetic, high-tech ceramics made from other pure synthetic materials. High-tech ceramic is made of zirconium oxide, a non-metallic material created through scientific processes  involving heating and cooling to achieve the desired durability and other characteristics and available in black, white, or other dark tones.

This ceramic is used in Jet engines, NASA space shuttle heat shields, watch making among other industries.

Properties of High Tech Ceramic and How They Apply To Watches- Ceramic Watches Pros and Cons

The Good:

Hard and Strong- Engineering ceramics are extremely hard and strong. Harder than stainless steel. They are used not just in watches but also in engineering, space and aeronautics.

Scratch Resistant- Being hard and strong, they are extremely hard to scratch. Only diamonds can scratch them. Metal watches with ceramic bezels combine the toughness of metal and the scratch resistance of ceramic to make extremely durable watches. According to Rolex, ceramic is nearly indestructible.

Extremely Durable- They wear out well, being hard, strong and scratch resistant. As long as you pay for a quality ceramic watch and refrain from shattering, dropping and smashing your watch. Ceramic coatings will wear out with time.

Light Weight- Lighter than stainless steel. Similar to aluminium in lightness. This makes ceramic timepieces comfortable to wear.

Non Reactive- Ceramic is inert and this makes them resistant to rust and corrosion.

Hypoallergenic: Another benefit from the inactive nature of ceramics is that they are hypoallergenic and perfect for people with sensitive skin who get allergic reactions from wearing metal watches.

No Staining- Ceramic does not stain. Its surface is non-porous, so it resists stains.  It is very easy to clean if it gets dirty. Just use a clean and damp soft cloth and a non abrasive cleaner to wipe. This is why white ceramic watches are so popular. It is easy to maintain the crisp white and keep the watch looking pristine as long as you have it.

Not Affected by Temperature- Ceramic watches won't overheat or feel too cold on the skin. They feel cool to the skin and offer a comfortable fit.

Good Looking. Black and white ceramic watches, with a matte or glossy look, are very eye catching and will get you compliments.

Resists Wear and Tear: Ceramic has a glossy surface that will resist scratches and wear.

Doesn't Fade: Ceramic does not fade with age and wear but retains its tone.

The Bad:

Ceramic is extremely hard, strong and durable but it is not bulletproof. It has one weakness: it will break upon hard impacts. If you bang it or drop it on metal or concrete, it may chip, crack, break or shatter completely.

Why Are Ceramic Watches Expensive?

Ceramic is more expensive than stainless steel and titanium but not as costly as gold and other precious metals.  

This is because the process of making high-tech ceramic is expensive and requires pure materials. The primary raw materials used in making ceramic parts are cheap, but the ceramic making process is expensive. Ceramic is a high-tech material because it requires special machinery and construction materials to transform the raw materials into ceramic and to construct watch cases, bands and bezels out of it.

That's why solid ceramic does not come cheap. The good thing is that with all the above good qualities, a ceramic watch is a worthy purchase and quite a bargain in the long run. 

There are also inexpensive IP coated ceramic watches. For example, black or gunmetal IP coated stainless steel watches are very popular and they look good. But the coating will eventually wear off and can be scratched.

Solid ceramic ladies watches don't get scratches or wear out. If you just want a stylish but affordable ceramic timepiece for fashion, you will also enjoy it for sometime before the coating wear off.

So Are Ceramic Watches Worth It?

Ceramic watches for women are some of the best in terms of looks and quality. Beautiful stylish and yes extremely durable and resilient. Ceramic is extremely hard and scratch resistant and therefore ceramic watches last long before looking worn. Since ceramic is hypoallergenic, it doesn't irritate sensitive skin. They are easy to keep clean and keep looking good, and they get lots of positive reviews from owners. 

The ceramic watch trend is not just a fad. Ceramic ladies watches are timeless as demonstrated by the ever popular white Chanel J12. Even top classic brands such as Rolex, Omega, IWC among others are utilizing this material. 

If you've been admiring ceramic watches for women and thinking about acquiring one but weren't sure whether they were worth it, go ahead and get a beautiful one of your choice. As long as you avoid hard impacts, you will  enjoy them for years. 

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As the Chinese Proverb goes: ''An inch of time is an inch of gold but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold''. Well, you can buy a great timepiece to help you manage the precious gift that is time while expressing your style!