Piece Time — Distinctive Watch Parts, Chapter 5: Screw Shapes

A watch’s design is the sum of its so-called “appearance parts:” hands, dial, crown, bracelet, et cetera. In this fifth and final article in our series about distinctive parts of watches, we put the spotlight on screws. Watch designers know that it’s the little details that make the difference, which is why so many top watch brands create unusual screw heads that distinguish their cases.

Click through the gallery below to see various brands’ special screw head shapes:


Click here for last week’s chapter on the various styles of watch bracelets.

If you’d like to learn more about the visual elements of watches, and other important aspects of watch design, download our Design Special 2017 from the WatchTime Shop.

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