Bewell Watch Review Summary

BeWell is one of the most popular wooden watch brands in affordable wooden watch category. They make dozens of styles of wood watches for both men and women and have been around since 2006.

Our Ratings For BeWell Watches

Overall Watch Quality:★★★★☆ (4 / 5 )
Customer Service:★☆☆☆☆ (1 / 5)
Design & Style:★★★☆☆ (3 / 5)
Watch Durability:★★★★☆ (4 / 5)
Packaging:★★★☆☆ (3 / 5)
BeWell Price & Value:★★★★☆ (4 / 5)

The Pros Of BeWell Watches

After being in this market for so long, we have seen many different natural grain and solid wood watch companies come and go – but BeWell has been around since 2006 – ensuring they make solid product that people like. Overall the top features of this company:

  • Tons of choices & great selection of watches to match you personal style
  • Very affordable prices
  • Good quality

The Cons Of BeWell Watches

The downsides to BeWell are what you might expect from a wooden watch brand on the more affordable side of the wooden watch price scale. Considering their watches tend to range from about $30 – $150 (compared to other companies like Original Grain (read our complete Original Grain Review) or Holzkern (read our Holzkern buyer review) that tend to be $200 a watch plus). The Downsides of BeWell:

  • The BeWell watch quality and choice of materials are solid – but not the highest quality.
  • Their customer service is at times a little slow to respond and not always the most helpful.

If you are looking for a great looking and good quality watch made from wood for yourself or a gift – and would like to spend less than $100 BeWell is absolutely a top watch brand to consider.

About BeWell

Bewell specializing in producing wrist watches that range from solid wood like maple, zebrawood or rosewood to wood and stainless steel watches all the way to ceramic watches, allow watches and some watches with plastic or nylon.

They advertising that they are handcrafted using skilled engineers and top quality standards across their 4,500 square meter factory that can manufacture all of their own cases ranging from bamboo to steel watch cases.

What Watch Movements Does BeWell Use?

Bewell does not manufacture their own movements, just like most other wooden watch builders, they use movements from specialty movement companies like Myoto and other japanese, chinese and swiss watch movement specialists.

Does BeWell Make Automatic Movement Watches?

Yes! BeWell does make a few watches with automatic movements. BeWell features all types of movements including quartz analog, digital and mechanical self-winding movements.

Read our Best Mechanical Movement Wooden Watches Guide

BeWell Return Policy & Guarantee

Bewell is based in China and as such their customer service and contact goes directly to China. They do not clearly state any return policies or product guarantees on their website.

We recommend purchasing Bewell watches from your trusted online watch retailer that will handle and customer service issues directly themselves – instead of going to the Bewell company headquarters.

Best Bewell Watches For Men

About 60% of the styles Bewell creates are watches designed for men. In general their men’s watches feature larger sizes (usually about 40mm-48mm faces), longer and wider watch bands and more masculine styles using darker colors and more metal / steel cases. Additionally, their men’s watches tend to be a bit heavier.

Popular styles of wood used for their man’s watches included: Zebrawood, ebony wood, redwood, rosewood, bamboo, maple & green wood.

Some of the Most Popular Bewell Men’s Watch Styles

Bewell Watches For Women

Bewell manufactures a few dozen styles of wooden watches for women and we have been seeing their popularity grow. In general, the women’s watches follow the same manufacturing process as the men’s BeWells, but feature smaller styles and more delicate and feminine watch designs.

The primarily feature smaller watch faces (usually around 25mm to 35mm) and shorter and narrower watch bands so that they fit the smaller wrists of women more comfortably.

The women’s watches often feature lighter wood colors like maple, rosewood and use less steel than the men’s.

Some Popular Women’s BeWell Watches

BeWell Watch Construction

Because Bewell has their own factory they pride themselves on controlling the entire manufacturing process and handmade processes to their exacting specifications.

They source their different woods from around the world and work hard to use premium woods with natural premium wood grain designs. They find the select pieces and then carve them into their desired designs and stain.

Top Woods That Bewell Uses

  • Zebrawood
  • Ebony wood
  • Maple
  • Redwood
  • Rosewood

Who Should Buy These Watches?

Who are Bewell watches for? In our opinion Bewell’s are the perfect choice for people shopping for wooden watches for themselves of a gift, are looking for more of the classic wooden watch styles and a watch in the move value oriented price range of $50 to $150 for a watch.

Editor’s Award

After reviewing hundreds of wood watches, Bewell has earned the editor’s award for:

  • Best Value Classic Wood Watches

Most Popular BeWell Watch Styles

Natural Wood & Red

Analog Subdial Chrono

Retro Solid Wood Bewell

Good Alternatives To BeWell

BeWell makes some great, value wooden watches, most of which cost less than $100 – but if you are still shopping we would recommend checking out these other wooden watch brands.

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