Over the past decades, luxury brands, jewellers, passionate entrepreneurs and independent creators have entered the watchmaking world where they have distinguished themselves with truly original case designs.
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First jumping, now sliding! Manufacture DeWitt offers a creative view of time with the original and amusing Academia Slide.
For the fourth consecutive year, Carré des Horlogers welcomed a panel of brands representing "new watchmaking", the majority of which are intent on shaking up old habits and traditions.
Two schools have emerged in Fine Watchmaking in recent years, one traditional and one unconventional. In 2019, it would appear that the second category has the upper hand. Take the example of these complicated timepieces, all making their debut at SIHH and all characteristic of a new way of thinking.
At the SIHH 2018, DeWitt will reveal the Academia Endless Drive reveals an original design with an endless screw as the dial’s distinguishing piece.
Since 2005, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie has been recognised around the world as the leading authority for excellence in watchmaking, a status it confirms with the arrival of twelve new partner-brands. Now with 41 partner-brands supporting its work, the FHH is all set for the next twelve years and more.
Renowned antique dealers, Fine Watch and High Jewellery houses gathered beneath the domed ceilings of the Grand Palais for La Biennale Paris. We spotlight two outstanding Manufactures: F.P. Journe and DeWitt.
All eyes will be on the Lady Pressy watch, whose honeycombed dial in gold is studded with diamonds and cognac garnets. There can be no doubting the inspiration behind it: the Imperial court and all its splendour.