We visited Jaquet Droz Manufacture to have a closer look to the famous “Ateliers d’Art” that contribute greatly to the reputation of the brand. These two days spent in the heart of the workshops where the most elaborate models are created allowed us to better understand a new area of the world of fine watchmaking.
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It took several decades before “LeCoultre” and “Jaeger” got together to give birth to what undoubtedly become one of the finest watchmaking company in the world. Fortunately, it took us a little less time before having the chance to enter inside the sacrosanct Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture. Here’s what we discovered.
Maximilian Büsser and his friends have once again stroke hard, or rather rang. MB&F unveils today its first “Machine” that is not based on a timepiece. It is indeed a “Musical Machine”, an object generally very classic but this time quite unconventional. Welcome to the wonderful world of the MusicMachine where Luke Skywalker meets John Lennon!
In 1845, the first watch manufacturer founded by A. Lange began its activity in a small Saxon town called Glashütte. For more than 165 years now and after an exciting and eventful history, the stronghold of German watchmaking beats to the rhythm of beautiful timepieces developed by some exceptional watchmaking house among which stands Glashütte Original.
For those who follow our Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter profiles, you’ve probably seen some Chopard’s watches blossom on your screen a few weeks ago. What could be more normal since we’ve just returned from two days of complete immersion in the famous watchmaking world composed of 3 initials: “L.U.C”.
Second episode of our visit into the heart of the Fine Watchmaking Manufacture : Roger Dubuis. After having initiated you to the very particular universe of this extravagant and daring house, here is an overview of its expertise stamped “Poinçon de Genève” (Hallmark of Geneva).
IWC religiously practice the fine art of watchmaking in Schaffhausen for over 140 years. For the love and fascination that we carry some of its models that today we begin this new section by presenting its history with the motto: “Probus Scafusia” sufficient to bring the art of excellence trademark. Read more…