BR03-92 Blue Ceramic by Bell & Ross Matt Baily

By: Matt Baily  09-12-2011
Keywords: Ceramic Accents, Ceramic Designs, Ceramic Watches,

BR03-92 Blue Ceramic by Bell & Ross Matt Baily

2011 September 12

Ceramic is the latest trend in watch technology, having been dormant for many years (ceramic watches first emerged in the 1960s). The recent popularity of ceramic watches like the Chanel J12, not to mention the ceramic accents on high-tech watches from Hublot and Audemars Piguet, has created a demand for more and more ceramic designs from a variety of manufacturers. Entering the fray is Bell & Ross with a variety of new ceramic models, including the BR03-92 Military Ceramic (green, as we have here, and blue due later this year) and the upcoming BR01-92 Ceramic.

Keywords: Ceramic Accents, Ceramic Designs, Ceramic Watches, High-tech Watches, More Ceramic,

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