Category Archives: High Watchmaking

Launch of the official Poinçon de Genève website

Poinçon de GenèveMore than 125 years after its promulgation by the Grand Council of the Republic and Canton of Geneva,
the Poinçon de Genève remains the oldest watchmaking certificate in the world, issued by a neutral and independent organisation operating under State control.

Manufacture Royale to the ”Watch Night Fair” in Monaco

 Manufacture Royal stand in Monaco

 Monday May 30, 2011, in Monaco took place the ” 2nd Night of the Watch industry ” of the principality, event gathering a  number of small Watchmaker brand like some great names of the jewellery. In the middle of those, a  particularly brand attracted the visitors, The ROYAL MANUFACTURE.


An exceptional brand, which through this event made us discover magnificent two news Watches…


Rado: The original Diastar

copyright Rado

Rado Swiss brand has released a limited edition Diastar (or so-called original) for Baselworld: the D-Star Rado Basel2011 Special, 1.111 copies.

The designer jeweler Gilbert Albert and timeless watches

Gilbert Albert was born September 20, 1930 to Easter but his look, his drive and passion does belie.
Gilbert Albert has always had a special connection with Nature.

Jaeger Lecoultre: A brief history of the Automatic



A watch could seeming greenish yellow,ordinary in the first look. There was no ostentation in this model, needles, numbers not even reported except of a line, the roundness of basic dial, hours and minutes, date, anything else I might find extraordinary at the time, except the name, Jaeger Lecoultre

Exhibition at the Beau Rivage Lots Sotheby’s in Fine Watches

A sale covering the period 1620 to 2005

Beyond that can delight any amateur experience of rare coins, watches precision, emphasis was also placed on pieces celebrating the history of mechanics, the Fine Watches Swiss and French, English, Dutch. .. Here are some previews:


Little news of watches: including the last Vacheron Constantin

Above New Vacheron Constantin


Watch the new complications of Neuchâtel Ulysse Nardin assigned to Sigatec

Le fabricant neuchâtelois confie au valaisan la réalisation de ses complications en silicium depuis 2006.

En effet, pour son échappement dual direct, le poids doit être très léger, en fabricant les spiraux en silicium, The manufacturer says the Valais Neuchatel achieving its complications in silicon since 2006.

Event Grand Prix d’Horlogerie Geneva 2010

official artwork Ceremony 2009 Grand Theatre

Just before the two prestigious Geneva Salons in Haute Horlogerie, the new edition in English of the article on the Grand Prix of watchmaking, November 2010


A new promising watchmaker: Manufacture Royale.

If a clock proves a watchmaker, a palace announcement if an architect, how the universe does indeed show he not a Supreme Intelligence?

Francois Marie Arouet called Voltaire

When Voltaire arrives at Ferney, he realized long ago that philosophy, technique and transmission of knowledge was linked.