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How to measure the width and calculate the lengths of your watch strap?

Determine your strap size, widths: 

The first measure to take into account is the width of the strap at the watch. Warning, never measure your existing strap, it can have shrink because of heat, humidity or perspiration, and so become too small. You must measure the distance between the lugs of the watch case.
Once these two measures are taken, good news, you have your widths at the watch and at the buckle. For example a 18/16 strap width means that the strap measures 18mm at the watch case (between lugs of the watch) and 16mm width at the buckle. 


Determine your strap size, lengths:

You must measure the lengths of the two parts of your watch strap, the tip (with the range of holes to adjust your strap) and the element (where the buckle or clasp is attached).


Then, you have only to ask yourself a simple question: does your watchstrap have the correct lengths for your wrist?

If yes, then you can order the new strap with the same lengths of your used strap. Otherwise, you will need to order a shorter or a longer strap.

If you are unsure, measure your wrist with a tape measure or string. Here are the recommended lengths depending on your wrist size and type of buckle:

Wrist circumference Tang buckle or double fold clasp Single fold clasp
14,5 cm - 5.7 inches 100/60 mm - 3.94/2.36 inches 110/50 mm - 4.33/1.97 inches
15 cm - 5.9 inches 105/60 mm - 4.13/2.36 inches 110/55 mm - 4.33/2.16 inches
15,5 cm - 6.1 inches 105/65 mm - 4.13/2.56 inches 115/55 mm - 4.53/2.16 inches
16 cm - 6.3 inches 110/65 mm - 4.33/2.56 inches 115/60 mm - 4.53/2.36 inches
16,5 cm - 6.5 inches 110/70 mm - 4.33/2.76 inches 120/60 mm - 4.72/2.36 inches
17 cm - 6.7 inches 115/70 mm - 4.53/2.76 inches 120/65 mm - 4.72/2.56 inches
17,5 cm - 6.9 inches 115/75 mm - 4.53/2.95 inches 125/65 mm - 4.92/2.56 inches
18 cm - 7.1 inches 120/75 mm - 4.72/2.95 inches 125/70 mm - 4.92/2.76 inches
18,5 cm - 7.3 inches 120/80 mm - 4.72/3.15 inches 125/75 mm - 4.92/2.95 inches
19 cm - 7.5 inches 125/80 mm - 4.92/3.15 inches 130/75 mm - 5.12/2.95 inches
19,5 cm - 7.7 inches 125/85 mm - 4.92/3.35 inches 130/80 mm - 5.12/3.15 inches
20 cm - 7.9 inches 130/85 mm - 5.12/3.35 inches 130/85 mm - 5.12/3.35 inches

If in doubt, please let us know the result and we will calculate the length of the watch straps that will suit you best.

About the nomenclatures, you will find on the internet the following sizes of watch straps going from the smallest to the biggest length: size XS, size S, size M, size L, size XL, size XXL.

In any case, whether you are looking for a large size watch band for a strong wrist, or a small size watch band for a small wrist, both our shop and our customizer will meet your demand.