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Hermès

An icon in the world of luxury goods, Hermès has been a feature of the world of watch-making since 1920. It honours ancestral trades such as hand engraving, translucent enamel and marquetry. In 1978, the La Montre Hermès SA company is charged with producing and marketing all the brand's collections. This led to the launch of models which were to become the great classics: Arceau, Clipper, Heure H and Dressage.

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1912

Émile Hermès makes first the watch bracelet in his workshops for his daughter Jacqueline.

1975

Birth of the Cadenas watch which follows the style of the famous Kelly bag.

1978

Foundation of the La Montre Hermès SA company in Brügg close to Bienne, Switzerland.

2011

Creation of the suspended Arceau Le temps watch which conceals the time and erases it from the dial while the movement still keeps going in the background.