Scratch Resistant Watches

Scratch Resistant Watches

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4.7/5

Based on +6,200 customer reviews

Probably the best Scandinavian watch

I wanted a special memento of my favourite city, Copenhagen. This beautiful watch is exactly what Danish design is all about; beautiful, simplistic and modern. I look forward to many hyggelig moments with it.

Matthew Soucie, May 14 2020

Can definitely recommend buying from Nordgreen

Very pleased with my purchase - exactly what I was hoping it would be. Very quick delivery , well packaged. Would definitely recommend. Particularly like the scheme where part of the purchase price goes to an eco scheme.

Shelagh Williams, April 27 2020

I'm completely amazed

For some years now I have been looking for a quality watch that will last me a lifetime, like my grandparents' time. I finally found a brand with whom I identify.

Raquel Pereira, April 28 2020

'They made buying a watch easy'

Nordgreen offered a very professional service. They made buying a watch easy, pleasant, and efficient. I thought their website was well organized and informative. And I especially valued their socially conscious ethos. The watch was also delivered to me within 3 days!

Anonymous, Feb 7 2020

Excellent service, high quality products

Ordered on a Sunday, received on Tuesday which is phenomenal in the current circumstances. Love the watch, really classy

Chris Brown, May 27 2020

Amazing!

Quick delivery, watch looks great and love the CSR scheme to give back to the environment. 5 stars!

Ben Challenger, April 27 2020

Excellent customer service - went the extra mile

Excellent customer service - went the extra mile . Very happy with the watch - great to wear ! .

Anonymous, April 27 2020

Great design, fast

The watch is beautiful and it arrived in just a couple of days to the US from Copenhagen.

Paul D'Alto, May 28 2020

When simplicity is everything

A very nice watch with a beautiful simple design and not that expensive as well

Mohamed El Kerdany

A sustainable watch from a wonderful company!

The watch arrived within 3 days of ordering it. The company is fantastic at customer service and all email communication was easy and accessible.

June Young

Fantastic watch and service

Love the watch and the ethos. Excellent service, communication and delivery. Highly recommend!

Mark Carter

Beautiful Timepiece

I like the watch on my shirt. It is a nice watch to wear. Simplistic and beautiful at the same time. I value this purchase. Thank you.

Soham Trivedi

Watches are the type of accessory that is worn every day. Most watches are designed to suit various occasions and can last for years.  

You may wonder what’s so special about scratch-resistant watches?

If you only own one or two watches, you need a wristwatch that can handle frequent wear. The good-quality and scratch-resistant watches are perfect for people who take part in active jobs and sports, for example. These watches are also useful when you are in the great outdoors, as it protects the mechanism from scratches against sand and rocks.

If your lifestyle is active and you are looking for a watch that is durable, scratch-resistant watches are an ideal choice.

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Native | White Dial - Brown Leather - 32mm / Silver
32mm 36mm 40mm
Native | White Dial - Brown Leather
$184.00
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Native | White Dial - Mesh - Silver
Swatch r
32mm 36mm 40mm
Native | White Dial - Silver
$194.00
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Native | White Dial - Mesh - Rose Gold
Swatch d
32mm 36mm 40mm
Native | White Dial - Rose Gold
$194.00
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Native | White Dial - Mesh - Gun Metal
Swatch l
32mm 36mm 40mm
Native | White Dial - Gun Metal
$210.00
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Native | White Dial - Mesh - Gold
Swatch d
32mm 36mm 40mm
Native | White Dial - Gold
$194.00
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Philosopher - Brown Leather - 36mm / Silver
36mm 40mm
Philosopher - Brown Leather
$209.00
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Philosopher - Black Leather - 36mm / Silver
36mm 40mm
Philosopher - Black Leather
$209.00
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Native | White Dial - Black Leather - 32mm / Silver
32mm 36mm 40mm
Native | White Dial - Black Leather
$184.00

For the earth

Our commitment to earth first echoes the principles of Danish society, seeking to inspire positive change by giving back to the world. Wearing Nordgreen gives you the chance to donate to one of three global sustainability organisations via our Giving Back Program.

For form and function

Created by award-winning designer Jakob Wagner, our minimalist Danish designs honour form and function in equal measure, with each having a different story to tell. These are modern classics: watches designed for everyone, everywhere.

Philosopher - Mesh - Silver
Swatch r
36mm 40mm
Philosopher - Silver
$219.00
Philosopher - Mesh - Gold
Swatch d
36mm 40mm
Philosopher - Gold
$219.00
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Infinity - Mesh - Silver
Swatch r
32mm
Infinity - Silver
$209.00
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Infinity - Mesh - Rose Gold
Swatch d
32mm
Infinity - Rose Gold
$209.00
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Infinity - Mesh - Gold
Swatch d
32mm
Infinity - Gold
$209.00

For form and function

Created by award-winning designer Jakob Wagner, our minimalist Danish designs honour form and function in equal measure, with each having a different story to tell. These are modern classics: watches designed for everyone, everywhere.

Native | Black Dial - Mesh - Gold
Swatch d
32mm 36mm 40mm
Native | Black Dial - Gold
$194.00

Scratch Proof vs. Scratch Resistant Watches

The terms scratch-resistant and scratch-proof are technically different, but some brands use these words synonymously to promote their models.

By definition, scratch-proof means the product can withstand scratches well, while scratch-resistant points more toward the durability factor, meaning the product can withstand abrasion.

No matter how one product is described (whether scratch-proof or scratch-resistant), consumers generally won’t notice the difference.

When it comes to delicate accessories, one thing is clear: brands or manufacturers can’t guarantee scratch-proof products. It is better to consider any product that states it is scratch-proof as nothing but scratch-resistant to downplay your expectations.

Both terms describe the ability to resist small damages, though. Watches that are scratch-proof don’t easily suffer scratches because of resistant materials and screening. Watches that are scratch-resistant offer better protection, though and the product is less likely to suffer damage than non-scratch-resistant items.

Most brands use a scratch-resistant coating that doesn’t affect the function of the coated surface, for example. The scratch-resistant coating prevents abrasions and makes the surface more resistant to external factors.

What Protects Your Watch?

When buying a new watch, it is vital to know what type of crystal it features. There are three materials used for watch glass–sapphire crystal, mineral glass, and acrylic.

Acrylic is a piece of plastic. It is susceptible to scratches, and you may notice marks on the glass after some time. The advantage is that you can clean these models easily, and it is shatter-resistant.

If you need a new watch and your budget is limited, acrylic scratch-resistant watches are a great option. Today, you can commonly find acrylic in kids’ and teenagers’ watches.

The majority of watches use mineral glass, though. Both quality and price make this option attractive for manufacturers and customers alike. The mineral is hardened throughout the process, exposed to high heat, and more resistant to scratching.

There is no significant difference between acrylic and mineral scratch-resistant watches, but mineral watches are more durable and more expensive. Over the years, you are still going to find marks and abrasions on your watch—it is unavoidable.

Sapphire crystal is the material used in most luxury watches. It is also the highest priced material, and it is almost impossible to scratch it. As 100% scratch-resistant, the sapphire crystal breaks easily. A repair can be expensive (if the watch is repairable at all).

Don’t let these aspects make you skeptical of choosing scratch-resistant wristwatches. Consider your needs and budget and find the best watch for you that is worth the investment.

Which is The Right Material for Your Watch?

If you are tough on your watch and you need it to resist external factors, then titanium or stainless-steel watches are a better alternative.

A watch made of high-quality glass and sturdy material is the perfect choice for men or women. If you are not as tough on your accessories, you can always order a minimalist watch with a mineral or acrylic glass and enjoy it for many years to come.

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Our Sustainable Initiatives

Carbon Neutral
By planting 1000's of trees we have offset our carbon emissions generated by our office here in Copenhagen. Equally, each of our global shipments have been offset, including your Nordgreen order.
Sustainable Packaging
All our packaging is FSC certified. The cardboard paper in our packaging comes from responsibly managed forests. The felt insides of the box are formed using up-cycled plastic bottles.
Giving Back Program
Our Giving Back Program upholds our Nordic and Danish values of health, education, and environment, and in doing so, establishes partnerships with relatable charitable organizations around the globe.
Responsible Manufacturing
By partnering with Danish partners abroad we ensure that our overseas production facilities adhere to the highest standards while following Danish labor practices.

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