When you've been lucky enough to handle the Christopher Ward Bel Canto, you might think there is no way that you can perfect this machine further.
It is, in every measurable way, a work of art, and as we stated in our review of the watch, it brings the world of elite horology into the realm of everyday watch collecting. The watch comes standard on either a titanium bracelet which is beautifully finished to match the case, or a Vacona leather strap which is also highly crafted.
However, should you decide that your precious Bel Canto would benefit from an alternate look, it was our pleasure to find some beautiful examples from our extensive portfolio, which we feel really bring something different to this extra special watch.
Yes, we appreciate that putting an £18 strap onto your £3000 CW may not be your first instinct but trust us, this looks superb.
The Elastic Military Watch strap by ZULUDIVER is crafted from high-strength elasticated woven webbing material. This versatile strap is a must-have in your collection and will fit a wide range of wrist sizes.
This military-style strap is designed to withstand the toughest conditions and provide maximum comfort, made from a combination of military-grade nylon and elastic rubber webbing material woven together. Again, we appreciate that this is not what you're going to do with your Bel Canto, but the aesthetic appearance on the watch just works.
There's not much more to be said about this classic; it just looks great on any watch, and because of the quality of manufacture and design, it elevates any watch head. The Bel Canto doesn't need much elevation; however, the strap more than steps up to the sophisticated characteristics of the watch.
The Vintage Highley is very much a staple in the WatchGecko range of leather straps. It’s proven to be incredibly popular among customers and continues to be a top seller. This is a generous strap in every way. It is thickly padded (6mm thick at the lug end) and made from the very best Italian vegetable-tanned, full-grain leather. The supple pull-up leather is oiled and will age with grace, picking up patina as it’s worn.
A high strap for a high-class watch. The Leuven strap uses handmade horse leather that has been vegetable tanned with leaves and olive tree bark, achieving a beautiful and supple grain that feels very comfortable on the wrist. The tanning process also gives this strap the durability to last, developing a pattern as it ages.
Each Leuven leather watch strap is a unique and timeless piece that has been meticulously crafted by hand at a family-run workshop in Oostende, Belgium. Their experienced craftsmen dedicate a great deal of time to creating each watch strap, never compromising on quality and always striving to offer the best possible leathers.
The handstitched edge of the Leuven strap has been expertly executed using contrasting thread and hand-painted with a color stain to match the leather. This watch strap is available in various lug widths and features a robust stainless-steel buckle with a highly polished finish.
Another one of our Tier 1 straps for your Bel Canto. The Rochefort Patina Calf straps are made from very durable yet supple calf leather, which has been carefully tanned with more oil than the average leather strap. The result gives you an incredibly soft and pliable strap, while the tanning process provides the strap with an earthy patina for a well-aged look.
Each Rochefort Patina Calf leather watch strap is a unique and timeless piece that has been meticulously crafted by hand at a family-run workshop in Oostende, Belgium. Their experienced craftsmen dedicate a great deal of time to creating each watch strap, never compromising on quality and always striving to offer the best possible leathers.
The box-edge stitching of the Rochefort Patina Calf strap has been expertly executed by hand using contrasting ivory-colored thread and hand-painted with a color stain to match the leather. This watch strap is available in various lug widths and features a robust stainless-steel buckle with a highly polished finish..
The Maverick, we hear you say, surely not on the Christopher Ward Bel Canto? Check out the stunning image before you judge.
The ZULUDIVER Maverick quick-release sailcloth watch strap is made from premium PVC rubber and outperforms cheaper alternative sailcloth materials.
With this new MKII improved version of one of our most popular selling sailcloth watch straps, we have taken customer feedback and made a few upgrades.
The buckle has been upgraded to our popular Sub-Aquatic, which is made from saltwater-resistant 316L stainless steel, professional dual finishing, solid machined tongue, and drilled holes for easy fitting or removal.
This watch strap features medium padding for added comfort but remains lightweight and flexible.
And finally, we have fitted quick-release spring bars so there is no risk of you scratching the lugs of your Bel Canto.
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