Question: When Did Rolex Start Using Ceramic Bezels?

Rolex Ceramic Bezels

The new material made its debut on an 18k yellow gold GMT-Master II model in 2005 in the form of a black bezel.

When did Rolex introduce ceramic bezel Submariner?

The Rolex Submariner 16610 was first introduced in 1989 as a Date model with a water resistance of 300 meters (1000 feet). This particular model was produced until 2010 when it was discontinued and replaced with the Submariner Date 116610 model.

When did Rolex start using 904l steel?

1985

What is a ceramic bezel?

Brands Using Ceramic

Hublot uses ceramic combined with metals to create their Cermet. Their Cerachrom ceramic inserts are far superior to the classic metal bezels used in older models. The ceramic retains the color and is scratch-resistant; this means the bezel will always keep its “brand new” look.

How durable is a ceramic watch?

High-tech ceramic is really a material with unique properties. Apart from being scratch resistant, high-tech watch ceramic is very lightweight, heat-resistant and anti-allergic. Ceramic watches are durable and very versatile in shiny metallic colours with smooth or ornate surfaces.