I went to see the Bovet workshop in the Jura Mountains for myself; in particular the people who bring ticking alive. Workshop stories part #1.
Complications have a unique meaning in the field of watchmaking. The properties of mechanical watches, not including the hour-minute-second hands, are known as complications.
“If you throw money out of the window throw it out with joy. Don’t say: ‘one shouldn’t do that’ – that is bourgeois.”
The 300-year old porcelain manufacture in Meissen recently launched its new jewellery and watches product line.
The second part of the finishing methods covers the mirror and black polish techniques.
Abrasive roughening finishing techniques in brief: satin finish, perlage, linear graining and snailing.