Jaquet Droz Lady 8 Petite Collection, New Models: Lady 8 Petite Mother-Of-Pearl and Lady 8 Petite Malachite

Jaquet Droz has unveiled two new versions of the Lady 8 Petite watch, which channel watchmaking elegance into a mere 25 mm of case, while playing with their unique figure 8 design. The Lady 8 is the exclusively women’s collection by Jaquet Droz, formed around a case in the shape of a figure 8, the …

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-One Ceramic

Designed over two and half centuries ago, the Grande Seconde by Jaquet Droz never ceases to amaze. Marrying every facet of its time and era, this ever-evolving piece reinvents details and finishes with each variation, to both surprise and astound. Its “Skelet-One” skeleton version, presented in 2018, marked yet another break: it was the first …

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Dual Time

The Grande Seconde Dual Time presents a stylish and contemporary new look that ushers the centuries-strong aesthetic of the Grande Seconde toward new horizons. Any travel watch must display dual times zones (local and home time) and the date. Jaquet Droz met this technical prerequisite with panache, in keeping with the immutable aesthetic codes of …

Jaquet Droz Magic Lotus Automaton

An ode to life and perpetual new beginnings, the new Magic Lotus Automaton is an unprecedented animation for Jaquet Droz. A new development that was designed and assembled in house, this automaton features an exceptionally long animation that runs to more than four minutes. In this time a naturalist fresco unfolds with all the grace …

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Chronograph

Swiss luxury watch brand Jaquet Droz expands their Grande Seconde collection by introducing chronograph versions for the first time. This first ever Grande Seconde Chronograph is equipped with an exclusive movement. An inaugural, limited series piece is complemented by three permanent additions to the collection. The custom-designed movement for the Grande Seconde Chronograph, exclusive to …

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute “Smalta Clara Hummingbird”

Presented in a highly exclusive limited series, the new “Smalta Clara Hummingbird” watches based on the Jaquet Droz’s iconic Petite Heure Minute line incorporates an ancient decorative technique known as plique-à-jour enamel on its dial. In 2018, Jaquet Droz Ateliers d’Art brought the plique-à-jour enamelling into the present, and breathed life into watchmaking creations evoking …

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon Swiss Serpentinite Limited Edition

This latest variation of Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde watch incorporates rock fragments from the sheer slopes of the Matterhorn. Waxing and waning through the phases of the new moon, first quarter, full moon and last quarter, the Moon brings poetry to watchmaking. It breathes into the mechanical the tender mystery of a celestial body, the …

Jaquet-Droz Pieces from the Forbidden City’s Imperial Collection on Display in a Unique Exhibition in Hong Kong

Until April 10, 2019, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Treasures of Time exhibition is running at the Hong Kong Science Museum. On display there are Jaquet-Droz clocks and automatons on loan from the private collections of the Palace Museum in the Forbidden City – an exceedingly rare move for an institution usually reluctant to …

Jaquet Droz Special Edition Collection, Year of the Pig

To mark the year of the Pig as per the Chinese Zodiac calendar, Jaquet Droz has created four special edition watch models honoring the twelfth and last animal in the Chinese Zodiac cycle. In February 2019, Jaquet Droz presented four new watches from its annual limited series celebrating the Chinese New Year. This keenly anticipated …