Design A Watch

Pioneers In Watch Design

Ctime watch is a Chinese watch manufacturer with 16 years of experience in designing and manufacturing watches and is the industry leader in customized watches.

Our best-selling products are 316L stainless steel watch series, you can personalize the case appearance, dial logo, strap, buckle and box, you can also specify the watch movement and our designers can redesign the watch according to the movement. After nearly 20 years of development, our watches are loved by customers all over the world.

Since 2009, we have worked with companies such as Disney, American Polo Assn, Police, Invicta, Quantum, and many more, thanks to our dedication to watch design and commitment to quality.

Ours is reinforced by four certified production lines (BSCI, SEDEX, SMETA) and compliance with CE, RoHS, lead and nickel standards.

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Table Of Contents For This Page

It’s not easy to cover every aspect of designing a watch, so we’ve put together a wealth of information for you to delve into on this page. To ensure that you can quickly find the information you need, we have compiled a table of contents which, when clicked on, will take you to the appropriate location.

Customers of Ctime Watches

At Ctimewatch we offer a personalised service to a wide range of customers with watch design needs. You can customise your watch case appearance, dial logo, watch glass, watch band material and watch movement on demand, all of which we can easily help you with. Let’s take a closer look at the customer base we serve:

  • Independent Brand Watch Buyers: Like Ryan Mouledous, a customer from the USA who values originality and seeks suppliers with exceptional design capabilities, we have been working together for over 10 years to bring their unique watch visions to life.
  • Discerning Business Owners: Bosses and purchasers who prioritize quality over price understand that a well-crafted timepiece complements their professional image and represents their commitment to excellence. We provide watches that elevate their brands.
  • International Watch Distributors: These distributors have a global presence and appreciate our workmanship and reliability as we are able to meet their specific requirements, allowing us to access markets such as the United States and Germany.
  • Watch Enthusiasts: We welcome watch enthusiasts from all over the world, whether they discover us through social media platforms or at events such as the Hong Kong Watch Fair, and regardless of the size of their watch order, they are welcome to become part of the Ctime Watch family.

Regardless of our customer base, we make our watch design and quality control our top priority. Our mission is to provide high quality watches that exceed expectations, reflect individuality and provide functional timekeeping.

The Latest Design of Watch Models

“Design a Watch” combines the quality of impeccably selected materials and the beauty that demands attention, crafted by our highly skilled watch craftsmen. Whether you are looking for fashionable sophistication or flamboyance, our watches can suit your unique personality and perfect style.

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With decades of adventures, Ctime watch presents you with the precious design and manufacturing of high-quality timepieces. Dedicating to build each timepiece for the fierce of believing.

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With decades of adventures, Ctime watch presents you with the precious design and manufacturing of high-quality timepieces. Dedicating to build each timepiece for the fierce of believing.

Take a deeper look into our watch designs?

The catalogue contains over 300 of the latest watch design projects and will be kept up to date with 2-3 new models per week, you can email us here and one of our experienced colleagues will contact you within 12 hours.

Cost Components of Watches

The engineers and technicians at a good watch factory will analyse the cost of the various components of the watch if you need to.

This will include a breakdown of the cost of materials such as the case, dial, hands, glass, movement and strap. Each component will be analysed in terms of production costs, quality and durability.

We will also compare the cost of different types of materials such as stainless steel versus titanium, leather straps versus rubber straps, regular glass versus sapphire glass, and quartz movements versus automatic movements.

We will provide accurate and detailed information to help you make an informed decision during the process.

Estimated Time From Watch Design to Watch Delivery

When you partner with us to create a batch of custom watches, we understand that a clear and transparent process is important. We’re committed to guiding you through the entire process from order confirmation to delivery. Here’s a breakdown of our process:

Step 1: Design confirmation (3-7 days)

We will work with you to confirm the design details, materials, and specifications to ensure that we fully understand your vision.

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Step 2: Sample production (7-14 days)

Once the design is confirmed, we will create samples for your approval. We’ll make sure that the design meets your existing standards and exceeds your expectations.

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Step 3: Production Confirmation (within 1 day)

With your approval of the sample, you can place a production order with us and provide a deposit.

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Step 4: Production (30–45 days)

We’ll start mass production based on your order and timeline. We use tried and true production methods to create your custom watches with the highest quality standards.

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Step 5: Quality Control (7 days)

Our team conducts quality inspections throughout the production process to ensure that your watches meet our standards and your requirements.

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Step 6: Packing and Shipping

Once the production is completed, we pack and ship the watches to you within the agreed time frame. We pay close attention to the packing process to ensure that your watches arrive safe, sound, and ready for wear.

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Step 7: Delivery

The watches will be delivered to you, and we’ll follow up to ensure you’re happy with the final product.

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By partnering with us at Ctime watch, you receive the highest levels of quality and customer service in the industry. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality custom watches that exceed your expectations. Contact us today to start your custom watch journey!

Want to know how to compress lead times?

We’re proud to say that we have over a thousand successful cases of creating custom watches for our satisfied customers. To begin your own custom watch journey with us, simply leave your email below and one of our experienced sales representatives will contact you within 12 hours to discuss the best solution for you. We look forward to partnering with you to create your unique and exclusive timepiece.

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Design a Watch Common Pitfalls

Are you a watch retailer or distributor looking to add a personalised element to your watch collection? As a watch factory, we understand the importance of design and the pitfalls that can occur during the customisation process. Here are some tips to keep in mind when customising a watch for your business

Why Choose Us

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We are a leading manufacturer and supplier of customised watches in China. In addition to high quality and unique designs, we will support your brand in many other ways to make it more distinctive and valuable in the watch market.

  1. New Product Development, High Quality, and Easy Communication

  2. Over 16 years of experience in watch manufacturing
  3. More than one thousand satisfied customers
  4. Over 3000 successful projects

Need Help?


Explore some of the FAQs below. If you don’t find the answer to your questions, please contact us at ctime12@ctime.cn.

Yes, our professional design team will provide the best design drawings before proofing or placing an order until you are satisfied. It’s free of charge.

35~50 days for mass production.

We offer two packing options for our customers.

  •  Free packing, our normal packing is 1 opp bag for 1 watch
  • Customized your own branded watch box

Our production capacity per month is 500,000pcs.

We provide one year warranty to any watches caused by manufacturing.

Please contact us if you have special requirement.

We usually ship worldwide via DHL / TNT / UPS / EMS / FedEx etc. It takes about 3–7 days, depending on the courier company you choose. Sea freight, air freight is also possible.

The cost depends on the watch model, packaging and shipping method, we will recommend the most economical one for you.

  • Stainless steel watches, the MOQ is 300pcs each model, 100pcs each color, and the color combinations can be multiple.
  • Aalloy watch, the MOQ is 500pcs each model, 100pcs each color, and the color combinations can be multiple.

We work with Japanese Miyota and Seiko movements, and Swiss Ronda and Sellita movements. Of course available on your request.

Please contact us for a quote, as prices vary by quantity, material, style, color, and function.

Of course, we welcome customization of your own logo, and we can design it for you for free.
You can customize it on the dial, the back, the strap, the buckle or anywhere else.

  • Sample fees will be charged depends on different model. The fee will be refunded once order quantity reaches 500pcs accumulated, that is to say the samples are free to provide.
  • For existing models, lead time is 35 working days, for new models take 45 working days.

30% deposit and 70% before shipment. We will keep you updated in the process of mass production.

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