As the new material of watchmaking, the ceramic is very popular among many famous luxury watch brands. However, it needs advanced technology. The trip of ceramic of Omega is developed gradually which was first adopted by the brand on a small triangle part on the dial, which was also the brand’s first step to introduce the high-tech ceramic. Nowadays, the multi-purpose material has appeared on various products of Omega in different forms and different colors.
It is really difficult to find the “right” color that people have such experience will know that deeply. For Omega, the only way to find the ideal color is to keep trying. Now the popular copy Omega has developed ceramic with different colors. Coloring is a long process. First of all, adding the ZrO2 into the metal oxide, and this step can only be achieved in the initial period of operation. If we fully understand the patience of adding a new color to the ceramic, you will understand how difficult it is to make a seemingly simple ceramic bezel.
In watchmaking industry, it is a challenging job to develop and manufacture the colored ceramic. The key point is to find the suitable raw material ratio to resist the high temperature when firing, achieving the performance of the ceramic such as the hardness and tenacity. For example, the newly released Omega Seamaster fake watch with blue ceramic bezel looks brilliant and eye-catching and many watch lovers favor the delicate appearance. However, do you know how difficult for the watchmakers to manufacture it?