Is nickel present in the steel components of Original Grain watches? Mikaila Updated January 17, 2020 18:29 Follow Original Grain uses 316L steel, which may contain trace elements of nickel, among other elements. Learn More about 316L Steel HERE. Related articles Are Original Grain watches water resistant? What is the battery life and battery type? Why was my order was canceled? What is the color variance of the wood? Should I get a Barrel 47mm or a Barrel 42mm? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.