(And I assume that martini is shaken, natch.)
Didn't someone just post a few days back about sending a bracelet to someone in HK who tightens them up and restores them? Could be worth looking into that. Alternatively, as you say, keep the original bracelet somewhere safe and get a new bracelet for daily wear.
Yes, @P. Bateman, I believe, posted about that. I may go that route, but I think I'd prefer to leave the bracelet as it is now, essentially unmodified and original. I may purchase a new bracelet at some point, but for the moment I'm enjoying it on one of various Natos.
I'm a big fan of Nomos :)