Well, it happened, and it was glorious. After months of preamble and build-up, the Watchmaker’s Club Evening burst into action on Wednesday 7th and it raised the bar for UK watch events – even if we do say so ourselves.
Join the Watchmakers Club for a brief tour of Basel world 2018 and take a look at some of the independent watch brands who attended this years event.
Take a tour of our 2017 Night Before SalonQP event. Our famous Night Before event was attended by 10 independent brands and over 150 invited guests.
Andreas Strehler designs and builds the watches bearing his name. Each watch is made as it would have been made a hundred years ago: The components of the movements are manufactured in-house, each component is meticulously finished and each watch is individually assembled by hand.
At Moritz Grossmann, manufacturing means more than production methods, it is also a philosophy: From the Grossman balance to the hands, nearly all the parts of our watches are manually crafted down to the last detail.
In 2007, Joost Vreeswijk discovered the Lonville brand during an online auction, where he purchased an early 20th-century pocket watch bearing the Lonville name. It was this discovery which led Vreeswijk to embark on a journey to rekindle the Lonville brand.
Carl Eady interviews the founder of independent watch brand Vault Swiss at Baselworld 2018.
Mark Schwarz gives us the low down on his brand and their new mechanical marvel – the V1 timepiece.
Four years after unveiling the Midnight Planétarium watch, Van Cleef & Arpels invites you to discover its feminine version, enriching the universe of Poetic Astronomy™. Dive into a celestial ballet along the planets and the stars with the extraordinary Lady Arpels Planétarium watch. A collaboration with Van der Klaauw.
This photo slide-show illustrates the steps required to make the pattern welded steel. which GoS watches are made from. Johan Gustafsson takes you through the initial steps of his techniques while Patrik Sjögren shows you some of the manufacturing and finishing of the watch parts.