23 November 2015
The expansion of Jaquet Droz in China highlights a privileged relationship
The inauguration in 2015 of four new single-brand boutiques in China bears testimony to the Swiss watchmaker's desire to celebrate its long-standing ties with the Middle Kingdom.
30 October 2015
Jaquet Droz wins the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève in the "Mechanical Exception" category
Jaquet Droz is deeply moved to be rewarded by the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. The Jaquet Droz Charming Bird is the winner in the "Mechanical Exception" category, which distinguishes watches that present a special mechanism or other original or...
20 October 2015
The Grande Seconde Deadbeat watch, a new tribute to the Age of Enlightenment from Jaquet Droz
The Deadbeat Seconds was at its peak in the 18th century. Jaquet Droz pays tribute to this complication with this revised version of its iconic model, equipped with a new caliber.
13 October 2015
The Philosophy of the Unique
For nearly three centuries, Jaquet Droz has placed time under the banner of astonishment, excellence and constantly renewed creativity. Jaquet Droz has also added a sense of exclusivity to this unique philosophy through customization....
25 September 2015
PETITE HEURE MINUTE MOSAIC ELEPHANT
Jaquet Droz has introduced the Asian art of eggshell mosaic to the world of watchmaking. The result? A masterpiece of miniaturization and poetry.
13 August 2015
GRANDE HEURE MINUTE QUANTIÈME
With the Grande Heure Minute Quantième, Jaquet Droz brings together its historic aesthetic codes in a contemporary watch with a unique identity.
08 July 2015
Jaquet Droz presents the Only Watch Petite Heure Minute Paillonnée
Created for the Only Watch charity, this unique piece embodies the expertise and creativity of Jaquet Droz.
03 July 2015
Béjart Ballet Lausanne and the Tokyo Ballet present the Ninth Symphony in Monaco
Jaquet Droz is proud to present the Ninth Symphony for the first time in Monaco, a superlative production of unprecedented stature with more than 250 artists on stage.
19 June 2015
Jaquet Droz Celebrates The 9th Symphony interpreted by the Béjart Ballet Lausanne
As the official presenting partner of Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Jaquet Droz shares its excitement about its participation to The Ninth Symphony, an amazing production with an exceptional scope.
12 June 2015
Record sale for a Jaquet Droz antique piece at $2,530,000
Jaquet Droz Singing Bird Scent Flask was one of the centerpiece of Sotheby’s watch auction yesterday in New York.
27 May 2015
Jaquet Droz opens its first boutique in Beijing
With historic links to China that date back several centuries, the Swiss watchmaker now unveils its first showcase in the capital of the People's Republic.
11 May 2015
Jaquet Droz introduces the Petite Heure Minute Relief Carps
The brand known by its twin stars pushes the limits of decorative techniques by blending engraving and enameling on this naturalistic model.
18 March 2015
2015 JAQUET DROZ'S HIGHLIGHTS
Jaquet Droz welcomed the opportunity to present its 2015 creations at Baselworld.
10 February 2015
The magic of Sunstone makes Jaquet Droz timepieces sparkle
Jaquet Droz fills the early days of 2015 with light by unveiling a star-born aventurine: Sunstone.
09 February 2015
Jaquet Droz boutique in Macau the Landmark reopens with a new face
The 277 year-old prestigious watch brand – Jaquet Droz, its boutique in Macau the Landmark has been renovated recently to offer an upgraded luxurious shopping experience to its customers.
12 January 2015
Jaquet Droz presents The Bird Repeater Geneva
Exceptional animations, poetry in nature: a remarkable automaton watch by Jaquet Droz honors Geneva, where Pierre Jaquet-Droz opened his third workshop in 1784.
15 December 2014
The Rudra Béjart School, Lausanne, or The Art of Excellence
Excellence, a value cherished by Jaquet Droz and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, is instilled in the trainee dancers of the Rudra Béjart School.
26 November 2014
Jaquet Droz creates two new Ateliers d’Art models celebrating the year of the Goat
The tradition is now established: every Chinese New Year Jaquet Droz observes the change in the zodiac cycle with a model celebrating a rare technique or new craft skill practiced in its Ateliers d'Art. It is a way for the brand known by its twin stars...
14 November 2014
Jaquet Droz revamps its boutique in Shanghai Xin Tian Di
The reopening of the Jaquet Droz boutique in Shanghai on November 14, 2014 marks the beginning of a new chapter in a history that reaches back well over two centuries. The protagonists are Jaquet Droz and China, and the themes are trust, mutual...
07 November 2014
When Jaquet Droz met Stéphanie Barba, inspiration followed
In Tokyo for the IX symphony, Jaquet Droz surprised with a collection of timepieces dedicated to the Art of Dance
05 November 2014
Tokyo 2014: Jaquet Droz is about to unveil its first collection dedicated to the art of dance
The Béjart Ballet Lausanne company, in collaboration with the Tokyo Ballet, interprets Maurice Béjart's legendary choreography of the IX Symphonie, while JD celebrates dance and movement by revealing two exclusive versions of the Petite Heure Minute....
08 October 2014
The Bird Repeater Openwork by Jaquet Droz
An exceptional automaton watch that lays claim to a flavor of modernity and a legacy of tradition
30 September 2014
Lady 8 Shiny
When Jaquet Droz thought to the women and their feminity, it reveals a sparkling and shiny eight.
23 September 2014
At Jaquet Droz, the Ateliers d'Art answer to elegance alone.
Following the tradition of writing ever present in the magic of the automata and perpetuated by The Time Writing Machine and The Signing Machine (both presented at Baselworld), the brand known by its twin stars, in collaboration with its artisan...
12 September 2014
JAQUET DROZ TO REVEAL 275 YEARS OF HERITAGE WITH AN EXHIBIT IN LAS VEGAS
This fall Jaquet Droz brings the Enchanted Journey Exhibit to The Shops at Crystals in Las Vegas.
10 September 2014
A homage to history and the artisans of Jaquet Droz
Jaquet Droz rekindles the magic of watchmaking in the Age of Enlightenment with the Museum Pocket Watch.
03 September 2014
GRANDE SECONDE CIRCLED PIETERSIT
Lost in the dark blue of the night, Jaquet Droz offers you the opportunity to capture the night in a dial.
20 August 2014
GRANDE SECONDE QUANTIÈME IVORY ENAMEL
Time in Evolution
12 August 2014
GRANDE SECONDE SW STEEL 45 mm
The subtle mix of cool elegance
30 July 2014
Lady 8 : enchanting time in new ways
Discover all the facets of contemporary femininity
30 June 2014
JAQUET DROZ MINERALS
Within the inert immensity of the Earth lies a radiant treasure. Rocks, crystals and minerals remind us that nature is an artist.
20 June 2014
The Magic of Versailles
Jaquet Droz, as exclusive Presenting Partner of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne directed by Gil Roman, has delighted their guests gathered in Versailles for a wonderful evening.
11 June 2014
The Time for a Dance
More than two and a half centuries later, Jaquet Droz invites you to dive into the magic of Versailles, in collaboration with the Béjart Ballet Lausanne – of which it became the Presenting...
02 June 2014
The Grande Seconde Tourbillon Aventurine
The poetry in the mineral glitter of a star-strewn night sky embodied
22 May 2014
35mm of sophistication and elegance
The new Petite Heure Minute 35 mm: precious femininity, mother-of-pearl, aventurine, ruby heart…
23 April 2014
Jaquet Droz brings to Dubai the Art of Astonishment through dial painting
In tandem with Rivoli, Jaquet Droz brought to Dubai the master creation of the Enamel Dial Painting craftsmanship.
14 April 2014
The Timeless Art of Paillonné Enameling by Jaquet Droz
Three exclusive, limited edition models showcase the virtuoso technique of paillonné enameling, perfected by the artist craftsmen of Jaquet Droz.
26 March 2014
The Signing Machine
The art of automata interpreted by Jaquet Droz.
20 March 2014
JAQUET DROZ UNVEILS A NEW WEBSITE, TRIBUTE TO THE LEGACY OF ITS FOUNDERS
An eminent watchmaking family in the early 18th century, the Jaquet-Droz family left behind them an incredible legacy, of which the most famous pieces are three humanoid automata.
05 February 2014
BASELWORLD 2014 PREVIEW
GRANDE SECONDE SW Côtes de Genève: The subtle mix of cool elegance
28 January 2014
THE BÉJART BALLET LAUSANNE VISITS THE JAQUET DROZ ATELIERS.
Jaquet Droz and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne officially announced their partnership last December 19th in Lausanne.
09 January 2014
JAQUET DROZ: ART OF ASTONISHMENT
Jaquet Droz is proud to present its new advertising campaign “Art of Astonishment.”
19 December 2013
Jaquet Droz and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne: Art of astonishment
Jaquet Droz and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne have signed an other-worldly collaboration. A collaboration of two worlds that bring magic to the present moment and share a common vision of a rich past and promises for the future....
16 December 2013
In 2014, Jaquet Droz launches three new Ateliers d’Art models that pay tribute to the sign of the Horse
The horse has been a key part of Man's history since the beginning of time. In 2014, China will mark the arrival of a new year with this sign, the seventh in the Chinese zodiac, which is celebrated by Jaquet Droz every year....
12 December 2013
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES ITS 275TH ANNIVERSARY IN MOSCOU
As part of a world tour to celebrate 275 years of heritage, Jaquet Droz invites all connoisseurs and fans of watchmaking to visit the Enchanted Journey Exhibition. The Exhibition is held, at the State Historical Museum in the heart of Moscow....
03 December 2013
JAQUET DROZ PRESENTS THE LADY 8, A NEW FINE JEWELRY WATCH
The Lady 8, a new fine jewelry watch elegantly plays on curves, for women who appreciate the sensuality of time.
29 November 2013
GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL AND JAQUET DROZ OPEN SHARED BOUTIQUE
Sister brands unveil exclusive store in Geneva
21 October 2013
Jaquet Droz presents a spectacular new moon phase, the PERPETUAL CALENDAR ÉCLIPSE
The Perpetual Calendar Éclipse by Jaquet Droz presents a spectacular new moon phase display in two models with a resolutely modern design.
17 September 2013
THE GRANDE HEURE GMT PAYS TRIBUTE TO PIERRE JAQUET-DROZ’S MANY TRAVELS.
Jaquet Droz reinvents the luxury of time with a new classic: the Grande Heure GMT.
30 July 2013
PETITE HEURE MINUTE RELIEF SEASONS
In an expert blend of mastered skill by the Jaquet Droz craftsmen, the Petite Heure Minute Relief Seasons offers a new aesthetically-pleasing performance while reinventing tradition.
01 July 2013
Jaquet Droz renews its support for the 2013 Only Watch with The Loving Butterfly
Jaquet Droz presents The Loving Butterfly, a watch produced as a single original piece for the 5th annual Only Watch event.
14 June 2013
JAQUET DROZ’S INVOLVEMENT WITH CHINA GOES BACK OVER TWO CENTURIES
On June 14, 2013, Jaquet Droz will be officially opening its very first store in mainland China, thus strengthening its ties with the Middle Kingdom.
11 June 2013
THE ECLIPSE 39MM
Round and full, the watch face looks like a vision in a dream...
27 May 2013
The Jaquet Droz Pavilion opens at International Antiques Fair 2013
On 24th May, 2013, International Antiques Fair 2013, organized by renowned antique expert Chak’s Investment Limited, officially opened at Hall 5G of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
24 May 2013
GRANDE SECONDE QUANTIÈME: A MODERNIZED LOOK, FRESH COLORS
With the Grande Seconde Quantième, Jaquet Droz gives a subtly modernized look to one of its flagship models, thanks to new hour makers and fresh colors.
26 February 2013
Grand opening of a large Jaquet Droz boutique in the Venetian Macao
Jaquet Droz is investing in a new location at the heart of the Shoppes Grand Canal.
08 February 2013
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES 275 YEARS OF FINE WATCHMAKING
Jaquet Droz celebrates in 2013 its 275th anniversary, maintaining the avant-garde spirit and refined taste that distinguished its founder.
17 January 2013
PETITE HEURE MINUTE 35 MM
With the Petite Heure Minute 35 mm, Jaquet Droz forges an unconventional steel and mother-of-pearl tribute to contemporary femininity.
05 January 2013
While sports may be today’s sign of the times, Jaquet Droz has been setting trends since its founding, leaving its impassioned mark on its timekeeping creations.
18 October 2012
THE BIRD REPEATER
THE BIRDS OF JAQUET DROZ, A DREAM IN MANY DIMENSIONS
13 September 2012
THE POCKET WATCH IVORY ENAMEL, A HOROLOGICAL MYTH
Eminently literary and utterly romantic... These days, the pocket watch invites the modern man to embrace its legend: its refined shape, the sense of a continuing mystery on which all eyes come to rest as it appears out of the silk lining of a...
12 September 2012
New Jaquet Droz Boutique in Hong Kong
Two months after the opening of its own boutique in Shanghai, Jaquet Droz is very proud to welcome a new Jaquet Droz Boutique in Hong Kong!
09 July 2012
NEW JAQUET DROZ BOUTIQUE IN SHANGHAI
On July 5th, 2012, Jaquet Droz welcomed its new own boutique in Shanghai XinTianDi, which is also its first boutique in Mainland China. XinTianDi is a key landmark of Shanghai which gathers the best watch boutiques with its unique urbanization....
27 June 2012
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES ITS FABULOUS HERITAGE ON JUNE 21ST, 2012
On the occasion of the “Automates & Merveilles” Association’s project, Montres Jaquet Droz SA invited on June 21st and 22nd, 2012 the brand’s friends to discover through three exhibitions the history and know-how of its founder, Pierre Jaquet...
19 June 2012
Grande Date Ivory Enamel, Winner of the WatchPro Classic Watch 2012
"Classic by name, classic by nature. While some of these watches are legacy models updated for 2012, others are striking new designs that are sure to be future classics. Great looking watches that are supremely but subtly handsome" WatchPro....
10 June 2012
ONCE UPON A TIME, GEMSTONES HAD MAGICAL POWERS
From time immemorial, minerals have fascinated mankind because of the magic and emotion they impart. In honor of this endeavor, begun at the dawn of time, Jaquet Droz has fashioned inimitable watch dials from noble materials, treasures drawn from...
16 May 2012
The Grande Seconde Off-Centered - 2012 novelty already in stores
The radiance of gold, a noble material that has served our craftsmen well for three centuries. The strength of the flame, the secret to producing ultra-fine powders to make our unique dials of Grand Feu enamel. A wealth of meticulous skills and...
10 May 2012
Jaquet Droz Honors Ben Grossman, Academy Award Winner for Best Visual Effects for ‘Hugo’
On May 4th, in partnership with Feldmar Watch Company, Jaquet Droz hosted a private event at The Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel.
04 May 2012
Jaquet Droz partner of Wired for the second year
Jaquet Droz has been partner of the Wired Business Conference for the second year.
02 May 2012
“AUTOMATES & MERVEILLES” EXHIBITION from April 28th to September 30th, 2012
Jaquet Droz is pleased to announce the official opening of the "Automates & Merveilles" exhibition since April 28th, 2012.
11 April 2012
NEW TRENDS AT JAQUET DROZ: ONYX AND STEEL
In the purest of watchmaking tradition, the creations bearing the Jaquet Droz signature have always been grounded in excellence and poetic imagination. They spring from a matrix in which history joins forces with innovation and the gleam of metal...
21 March 2012
2012 JAQUET DROZ'S HIGHLIGHTS
During Baselworld 2012 (from March 7th to March 15th, 2012), we were pleased to present you the 2012 Jaquet Droz novelties, which earned a great success.
15 December 2011
THE JAQUET DROZ AUTOMATON "THE WRITER" TRAVELS TO CHINA TO ANNOUNCE A FABULOUS EXHIBITION!
In 1774, Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721-1790), his son Henri-Louis Jaquet-Droz (1752-1791) and their fellow clockmaker Jean-Frédéric Leschot (1746-1824) presented three humanoid automata known as The Writer, The Musician and The Draughtsman, for the first...
12 December 2011
THE NEW JAQUET DROZ TOURBILLON: A TECHNICAL AND AESTHETIC CHALLENGE
To truly appreciate the value of each passing instant, one must be able to measure it. True to a tradition of acclaimed technical excellence and aesthetic vision that spans three hundred years, Jaquet Droz presents two exclusive timepieces...
01 December 2011
PETITE HEURE MINUTE DRAGON BY JAQUET DROZ
This is the story of an encounter between a country and a master watchmaker. Since they first met more than three centuries ago, Jaquet Droz and China have been steady companions.Today, the Manufacture is celebrating the Chinese New Year with the...
21 November 2011
THE "AUTOMATES & MERVEILLES " ASSOCIATION: ONE EXHIBITION, 3 CITIES, 3 MUSEUMS
The idea of an exhibition germinated from the presence of the historic automata constructed by Pierre and Henri-Louis Jaquet-Droz in the collections of the Musée d’art et d’histoire de Neuchâtel and the latter's desire to gain more scientific...
13 November 2011
THE SPORTS WATCH (SW) LINE BY JAQUET DROZ
Sporting values may be seen as the latest thing, but Jaquet Droz adopted them from the start. Today, these values are integral to the brand's passion for measuring each moment of passing time and creating fabulous instruments to do it with. Its sports...
19 October 2011
THE PETITE HEURE MINUTE IN A 35-MM DIAMETER, THE NEW FORMAT OF DESIRE BY JAQUET DROZ
Stone, mother-of-pearl and enamel. For the first time, Jaquet Droz is celebrating its venerable history of craftsmanship by introducing a new format that pays tribute to the beauty of design, timeless yet always very up to date. ...
07 September 2011
GRANDE SECONDE QUANTIÈME BY JAQUET DROZ
Esthétique inédite, design à l’épure avant-gardiste, la Grande Seconde célèbre depuis le XVIIIème siècle la magie du temps, dans ses plus infimes instants. Ce modèle tutélaire de la Manufacture Jaquet Droz est unanimement reconnu comme l’une des...
08 July 2011
GRANDE SECONDE SW 2011: ALREADY IN STORES!
Grande Seconde : deux mots qui, chez Jaquet Droz, évoquent tout à la fois trois siècles d’histoire, d’attachement à la tradition et d’innovation continue. Modèle phare de la Manufacture dont elle célèbre le huit, son chiffre fétiche, la Grande...
05 July 2011
Opening Jaquet Droz Boutique in Macau
Jaquet Droz proudly announces the grand opening of its second boutique at Macau Landmark, the luxury hub in Macau, marking another milestone of the 273-year-old brand. Renowned artist Miss Charmaine Sheh, celebrity models Mr. Kenny Wong and Miss...
16 June 2011
JAQUET DROZ & ONLY WATCH 2011!
For the Only Watch 2011 charity auction, Jaquet Droz will be unveiling a unique Petite Heure Minute model while lending its support to research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, led by the Monegasque Association against Myopathies. ...
10 June 2011
THE CERAMIC BY JAQUET DROZ
Giving concrete form to the mystery of time is the eternal challenge for a watchmaker. Jaquet Droz meets this challenge with the arrival of three models in ceramic. Scratchproof, inert and produced with exceptional expertise at extreme temperatures...
13 May 2011
Portraits de Villes by Jean-Michel Berts
Jaquet Droz is pleased to invite you to the exhibition of the photographer Jean-Michel Berts’ pieces. The theme will be “Portraits of Cities”, which inspired the brand’s new advertising campaign. The exhibition will be on show from May, 13th 2011 to...
08 April 2011
JAQUET DROZ UNVEILS ITS NEW MOBILE APPLICATIONS!
Since it was first established in 1738, Jaquet Droz has perpetuated the spirit of innovation and aesthetic refinement of its founder, Pierre Jaquet Droz. Expressing the values of the Age of Enlightenment, this elegant and well-travelled philosophy...
04 February 2011
The Eclipse - Watch of the Year 2010 in Japan
We are proud to announce that The Eclipse has won the award from the Watch of the Year 2010 in Japan, high standard class.
28 January 2011
Inauguration of the Jaquet Droz Boutique in Hong Kong
Jaquet Droz proudly announces the grand opening of its first boutique in Hong Kong, inviting renowned artist Mr. Moses Chan, Mr. Kevin Rollenhagen, President of The Swatch Group (HK) Ltd., Mr. Marc Aellen, Head of Sales of Jaquet Droz, and Miss...
14 January 2011
FROM THE FORBIDDEN CITY TO THE CITÉ DU TEMPS, JAQUET DROZ OVER THREE CENTURIES OF HISTORY
Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, in 1721, Pierre Jaquet Droz was a mechanical genius, a true living legend. In 1738 he founded the Manufacture of Haute Horlogerie Jaquet Droz, specializing straight away in the creation of prestigious models...
17 December 2010
From its iconic Grande Seconde SW, the Manufacture has conceived the SW Chrono, an exceptional model for all lovers of watchmaking precision. This timepiece vibrates with a love of competition, an obsession with innovation and a passion for entering...
01 November 2010
Opening Jaquet Droz Boutique in Hong Kong
BOUTIQUE JAQUET DROZ The Sun Arcade Canton Road 28 (Peking Road) Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong
26 October 2010
Grande Seconde SW Red Gold by Jaquet Droz
In unveiling the Grande Seconde SW Red Gold, Jaquet Droz is giving its sports collection URBAN * LONDON the recognition it so richly deserves.This new watch combines technical performance and ultimate elegance of design – red and black interact for...
09 September 2010
8, RUE DE LA PAIX: INAUGURATION OF THE NEW JAQUET DROZ UNIVERSE
Jaquet Droz inaugurates its first Boutique in Paris. This new boutique concentrates on 198 m2 all the Jaquet Droz aesthetical codes, which draw their inspiration from the new Manufacture: clean lines, black, ivory or gray shades, alternation of mat...
28 July 2010
Opening Tourbillon Shanghai
Boutique Tourbillon Shanghai Bund District 18 Shop 103, Bund 18 18 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Lu, Huang Pu District Shanghai 200002, China
24 July 2010
Opening Jaquet Droz Boutique in Paris
BOUTIQUE JAQUET DROZ 8, rue de la Paix 75002 Paris France
01 July 2010
Marc Alexander Hayek
Marc Alexander Hayek becomes the new President of the Board of Jaquet Droz.
28 June 2010
Communiqué Jaquet Droz
Biel/Bienne, 28 June 2010 - With deep sadness and regret we inform you that Mr. Nicolas G. Hayek, Chairman and Delegate of the Board of Directors of The Swatch Group Ltd. unexpectedly passed away today due to heart failure during work at his beloved...
18 June 2010
"Men's Party" Heritage Kazakhstan
Our retailer Heritage inaugurated on June 18th its new boutique in Almaty (Kazakhstan) with the participation of Breguet, Blancpain and Jaquet Droz. This exclusive "Men’s party" gathered a select audience of 80 watch collectors led by the famous...
17 June 2010
Gala night in Beijing
Jaquet Droz organizes a gala night in Beijing (China) so as to present to the press its new "Majestic Beijing" collection and in exclusivity its new advertising campaign displaying the Forbidden City.
11 June 2010
Jaquet Droz is moving in its new head office
Jaquet Droz is moving in its new head office located in the small green valley of Le Crêt-du-Locle, nestled in the Neuchâtel Mountains. The "Atelier de Haute Horlogerie" is ready to welcome its employees.
01 February 2010
Jaquet Droz and Chinese Emperor
According to the historical records, Jaquet Droz has a long history with Chinese Emperor in 18th Century.
01 September 2009
Jaquet Droz - Mr Nicolas G. Hayek
Mr. Nicolas G. Hayek takes over the reins of the 2-star brand, supported by a board.