Jaquet Droz is paying tribute to the craftsmanship of its artisans, who excel in the art of miniature painting, paillonnée enameling, and engraved ornamentation. Enlightened by the contrast between the black Grand Feu Enamel and the vivacity of the colorful miniature painting, the new Petite Heure Minute models are a true invitation to an exotic journey. Moreover, the iconic Grande Seconde is now adorned with a new watchmaking complication: the display of “astronomical” moon phases. With its refined style, the Grande Seconde Moon is a perfect mix of understated elegance and mechanical technicity. Last but not least, the masterpiece of watchmaking craftsmanship, the new Loving Butterfly Automaton revealed by Jaquet Droz is truly a piece of art come to life, presenting an allegory of love and nature.
Discover the new Jaquet Droz 2017 timepieces at a glance:
Loving Butterfly Automaton
Petite Heure Minute Relief Seasons
Grande Seconde Moon Ivory Enamel
Grande Seconde Quantième Satin-Brushed
Petite Heure Minute Black Enamel
Grande Seconde Tourbillon Mother-Of-Pearl
“Some watches tell time, some tell a story”
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.
In a new architectural interpretation of its icon, the Grande Seconde Skelet-One lets light into the heart of its mechanics.
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.
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