28 September 2023
Your Phygital venue...
Fly over the Jura and land into the heart of the watchmaking Metropolis of La Chaux-de-Fonds.
04 July 2023
THE ROLLING STONES AUTOMATON – ONLY WATCH 2023: IT’S ONLY LOVE – AND I LIKE IT
A unique timepiece, based on the Rolling Stones Automaton. An entire animated and colorful world for the child in all of us, thanks to a scenography entirely made and assembled by hand.
13 June 2023
TOURBILLON SKELET SAPPHIRE : PUSHING THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE UNIQUE STILL FURTHER
Jaquet Droz now offers its collectors the possibility of designing their own Tourbillon Skelet Sapphire, most of the components of which will be customisable, giving a total of over one million combinations.
27 April 2023
DRAGON AUTOMATON SAPPHIRE - LAPIS LAZULI
For the first time, the Dragon Automaton - Sapphire-Lapis Lazuli features a dial made from a single surface of Lapis Lazuli, captured within a 45 mm-diameter made entirely of sapphire crystal. It is truly a remarkable display of craftsmanship and a unique, disruptive piece.
12 April 2023
TOURBILLON SKELET CERAMIC - SKULL POINTILLISM
The Tourbillon Skelet Ceramic - Skull Pointillism is a unique piece, with 3000 dots of paint applied one by one to the symbol of Carpe Diem, which can never be reproduced identically.
14 December 2022
THE ROLLING STONES AUTOMATON: THE ROCK ’N’ ROLLEST UNIQUE PIECES IN WATCHMAKING HISTORY
A warmed up stage, a drum kit, a few guitars and a harmonica: “It’s only rock’n’roll!” Today, Jaquet Droz unveils the first out of the 23 unique timepieces to retrace the world of the Rolling Stones through motion. Beside the arm of a record player that hovers over a platinum album replica (the power reserve), a scene depicts their signature...
02 September 2022
DRAGON AUTOMATON: JAQUET DROZ TAKES PERSONALIZATION TO NEW HEIGHTS
After three years of work, Jaquet Droz and John Howe have developed an Art Watch dedicated to emotion, wonder and fantasy. Draped in gold and rare stones, their dragon has a record 9 distinct animations. Inside a 43 mm case, the piece is entirely handmade and can be customized almost without limit by the client. Thanks to a Studio in the heart...
31 March 2022
2022 - THE HISTORIC AUCTIONS CONTINUES FOR JAQUET DROZ
The “Effinger” clock dated from 1783 and signed Jaquet-Droz, has been sold at CHF 256,000.-, which is more than three times the starting bid of CHF 70,000.-, during the Koller auction on March the 31st 2022.
24 February 2022
JAQUET DROZ & SHIRLEY ZHANG: MINUTE REPEATER WATCH AND ITS NFT SOLD AT AUCTION
Jaquet Droz and designer Shirley Zhang unveiled their joint minute repeater watch, alongside its NFT counterpart, at the inaugural Shanghai Jiahe winter auction. A first for both Jaquet Droz and the Shanghai Jiahe auction house.
31 January 2022
CHINESE NEW YEAR: JAQUET DROZ DEDICATES SIX EXCLUSIVE CREATIONS TO THE TIGER
Jaquet Droz celebrates Chinese New Year for the first time with six unique pieces that pair together, each one taking an artistic approach to represent the Tiger’s iconic attributes.
15 December 2021
JAQUET DROZ X SHIRLEY ZHANG, ENCOUNTER OF CULTURES
Shirley Zhang, an international jewelry designer who uses enamel art to connect Eastern to Western cultures, expresses her perception of life in the most poetic and aesthetic way in countless classic jewelry creations.
12 November 2021
2021 - HISTORIC AUCTIONS MARK A NEW ERA FOR JAQUET DROZ
Jaquet Droz achieves two historic results back to back at Christie's auctions in Geneva.
20 July 2021
GRANDE SECONDE SKELET-ONE TOURBILLON: JAQUET DROZ, ARCHITECT OF LIGHT
The Maison unveils the new radically innovative aesthetic of its masterpiece, whose tourbillon is revealed through meticulous geometry.
01 July 2021
IN THIS CELEBRATORY YEAR MARKING THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF PIERRE JAQUET-DROZ’S BIRTH, THE MAISON UNVEILS AN EXCEPTIONAL UNIQUE PIECE RESERVED FOR THE “ONLY WATCH” CHARITY AUCTION.
For the ninth consecutive time, Jaquet Droz is proud to donate a unique piece of its own creation, designed exclusively for Only Watch, a charity sale to benefit the Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy), and featuring a degree of technical ambition and aesthetic never-before achieved:...
24 June 2021
BIRD REPEATER “300TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION”: A HISTORICAL EDITION PAYING HOMAGE TO THE BIRTHPLACE OF SWISS WATCHMAKING
Issued in eight pieces to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the founder Pierre Jaquet-Droz, the Bird Repeater, an automaton with a minute repeater, embodies the essence of the House. Its dial in white mother-of-pearl and black onyx features appliqués in 18K red gold. Multiple bird animations, eggs hatching and the river in the background...
06 May 2021
JAQUET DROZ TO SHOW ITS MASTERPIECES AT THE MILAN MUSEUM OF CULTURE (MUDEC)
When the Milan Museum of Culture (MUDEC) asked Jaquet Droz to join its show “Robot. The Human Project” the brand brought out Pierre Jaquet-Droz’s 250-year-old automatons.
28 January 2021
JAQUET DROZ REAFFIRMS ITS ETHICAL COMMITMENT AND JOINS THE RJC
The Maison has been certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council, a guarantee of a responsible supply chain on a global level.
03 September 2020
JAQUET DROZ ANNOUNCES ITS COLLABORATION WITH JOHN HOWE, THE FAMOUS LORD OF THE RINGS ILLUSTRATOR AND CONCEPTUAL ARTIST
Jaquet Droz is launching new exclusive watchmaking creations in collaboration with John Howe, a legend of fantasy art, illustrator and conceptual artist of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies.
31 March 2020
JAQUET DROZ HONORS ITS ART OF MINERAL DIALS
Jaquet Droz unveils two new unique timepieces devoted to opal carrying on the art of mineral dials, a rare artisanal skill it applies to breathe life into Earth's treasures.
10 March 2020
JAQUET DROZ GIVES ITS LOVING BUTTERFLY A PLACE IN ETERNITY
This automaton takes flight once again in a limited series whose centerpiece is an exquisite mineral dial made of Chinchilla Red, a wood petrified 150 million years ago.
11 December 2019
THE MAGIC LOTUS AUTOMATON AWARDED IN ITALY
Jaquet Droz is proud to announce that the Magic Lotus Automaton won the „Savoir-Faire“ Prize 2019, awarded by the well-known Italian magazine L’Orologio.
25 October 2019
JAQUET DROZ SUPPORTS “URBAN ODYSSEY”, A FAR-REACHING PROJECT BY TWO MURAL ARTISTS FROM LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS
Jaquet Droz, a longstanding patron of the Arts, is sponsoring Muga & Ghost, two artists from La Chaux-de-Fonds who spent three years painting enormous murals on cultural landmarks around the world.
12 June 2019
JAQUET DROZ UNVEILS A NEW ONE-OF-A-KIND “TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER”
Jaquet Droz will only manufacture one copy of this exquisite creation at its Ateliers d’Art. The height of luxury in a singular piece.
23 May 2019
ANTIQUE JAQUET DROZ AUTOMATON CLOCK FETCHES RECORD PRICE AT AUCTION
An original creation signed “Jaquet-Droz & Leschot” has been sold for over $1 million. This exceptional sale by Antiquorum auction house puts an impressive price on the brand’s heritage.
21 May 2019
MAGIC LOTUS AUTOMATON BLOOMS FROM THE NATURALIST ROOTS OF JAQUET DROZ
The new Magic Lotus Automaton invites meditation and contemplation in an animated Zen garden. Fauna and flora come to life in breathtaking detail in this luxurious showcase of artisanal techniques.
24 December 2018
JAQUET DROZ BIRD REPEATER FALCON SPREADS ITS WINGS IN THE DESERT
The falcon, national symbol of the United Arab Emirates, is honored in an exclusive new version of the Bird Repeater that draws on 280 years of the Jaquet Droz Art of Astonishment.
13 November 2018
JAQUET DROZ IN BEIJING TO UNVEIL A UNIQUE EDITION OF THE TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER
A green peacock steps onto the stage, displaying its plumage against a lavish backdrop in a new interpretation that conjures the Art of Astonishment by Jaquet Droz.
26 October 2018
JAQUET DROZ UNVEILS THREE NEW VERSIONS OF THE LOVING BUTTERFLY AUTOMATON
Including a unique opal piece, these latest interpretations embody the legacy of Jaquet Droz: the Art of Astonishment.
18 September 2018
CHARMING BIRD IN FULL FLIGHT
Jaquet Droz unveils two new variations of the Charming Bird, an extraordinary timepiece that was awarded the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève.
06 September 2018
LADY 8 FLOWER: NEW ANIMATED FLORAL POETRY BY JAQUET DROZ
Two new Lady 8 Flower models with automaton by Jaquet Droz present a poetic vision of feminine watchmaking: tender, sensual and secret.
20 July 2018
THE INCREDIBLE RESTORATION OF AN AUTHENTIC JAQUET DROZ CLOCK
Over centuries it became a legend, serving imperial whims before returning to its place of birth – almost by accident. The “Singing Bird Clock” by Jaquet Droz is a one-of-a-kind story in the history of watchmaking.
10 July 2018
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF ITS FIRST BOUTIQUE IN XI’AN, CHINA
Jaquet Droz is writing a new chapter in its special relationship with China. The grand opening of the Xi’an boutique on July 6th thus solidifies a history that the Jaquet-Droz family first began to write 280 years ago.
15 June 2018
TO MARK ITS 280TH ANNIVERSARY, JAQUET DROZ PRESENTS THE PARROT REPEATER POCKET WATCH, A ONE-OF-A-KIND AUTOMATON WITH MINUTE REPEATER
In every family there is a common raison d'être that spurs the clan to thrive and grow. So it was in the time of Pierre Jaquet-Droz. Trained in clockmaking by older relatives, he worked with his father-in-law and later his son Henri-Louis. Together they pooled their creative genius and avant-garde vision of clockmaking.
18 April 2018
THE SIGNING MACHINE BY JAQUET DROZ: THE ART OF MECHANICAL ASTONISHMENT
Four years of development were required to complete the project launched in 2014. The Signing Machine, unveiled for the brand's 280th anniversary, continues the centuries-old tradition of mechanical Astonishment begun by its founder in 1738.
02 February 2018
INSIGHTS FROM THE EXPERTS WORKING ON THE RESTORATION OF THE SINGING BIRD PENDULUM CLOCK BY PIERRE JAQUET-DROZ
Restoration work by Association Automates et Merveilles reaches its halfway mark under the patronage of Jaquet-Droz.
25 October 2017
TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER: A JOURNEY TO PARADISE
As part of its line of exceptional automaton watches presented since 2012, Jaquet Droz unveils a new model inspired by a tropical landscape. Celebrating the beauty of nature, its animated birds and other creatures push the boundaries ever further in the art of astonishment.
12 October 2017
LADY 8 FLOWER, EXPERIENCE HARMONY
The Lady 8 Flower has been reborn to pay homage to fine jewelry. This timepiece marries the emblematic esthetics and mechanics of the Jaquet Droz brand, and is an ode to poetry and femininity.
24 March 2017
LOVING BUTTERFLY AUTOMATON
A masterpiece of watchmaking craftsmanship, the new automaton revealed by Jaquet Droz is truly a piece of art come to life, presenting an allegory of love and nature.
30 January 2017
JAQUET DROZ INTRODUCES THE GRANDE SECONDE TOURBILLON MOTHER-OF-PEARL, THE NEW MARVEL OF FEMININE BEAUTY AND WATCHMAKING VIRTUOSITY
Jaquet Droz previews an exceptional timepiece at Baselworld 2017 designed with a tourbillon that embodies a past-perfect fusion of its supreme mastery in mechanics and adornments.
25 October 2016
A MASTERPIECE RETURNS TO ITS ORIGINAL SPLENDOR WITH THE SUPPORT OF JAQUET DROZ
The brand known by its twin stars lends its support to the restoration of three major timepieces led by the Association Automates et Merveilles by sponsoring the restoration of a spectacular Empire-style singing bird pendulum clock operated by a Pierre Jaquet-Droz mechanism.
15 September 2016
LADY 8 FLOWER – ASTONISHMENT IN NATURALIST TIMES
Adorned with a lotus flower that unfurls its petals on request, the new version of the Lady 8 Flower is an aesthetic and mechanical feat embodying all the exceptional design codes of the brand known by its twin stars. The true luxury of emotions at their height…
26 August 2016
THE CHARMING BIRD - THE ART OF NATURE AT ITS PEAK
A universally symbolic creature cherished by the world of Jaquet Droz, the singing bird now appears in two new versions which put mechanical virtuosity hand in hand with contemporary poetry.
31 May 2016
HOMAGE TO THE ART OF PAILLONNÉ ENAMELING
The spirit of Jaquet Droz takes on a new incarnation in this line of exceptional timepieces, a celebration of the magnificent decorative art of paillonné enameling. This landmark in artistry and watchmaking brings together the legends of the past with the finest of the present.
01 December 2015
Lady 8 Flower
An expression of refined femininity enhanced by the astounding automaton and the virtuosity of the Jaquet Droz Ateliers d'Art.
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 exceptional horological concept.
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.
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.
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.
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
20 August 2014
GRANDE SECONDE QUANTIÈME IVORY ENAMEL
Time in Evolution
02 June 2014
The Grande Seconde Tourbillon Aventurine
The poetry in the mineral glitter of a star-strewn night sky embodied
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.
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
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 Droz,.
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 associating one of its most emblematic models – the Grande Seconde – with the tourbillon complication, a...
01 July 2010
Marc Alexander Hayek
Marc Alexander Hayek becomes the new President of the Board of Jaquet Droz.
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.