Inside the Manufacture: A Look at the Rare Handcrafts of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Inside the Manufacture: A Look at the Rare Handcrafts of Jaeger-LeCoultre

By Roberta Naas

Tucked away in the village of Le Sentier, Switzerland, lies one of time’s best providers: Jaeger-LeCoultre. The manufacture – with more than 200 watchmakers and various artisans — has a rich history of watchmaking and innovative, cutting-edge pioneering that sets it apart from most others and flags it as a benchmark leader. Let’s face it; the brand is just about 17 years shy of its 200th birthday.

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Jaeger-LeCoultre and its rare handcrafts department. This is the heart of the artistic repertoire of the brand – the place where the masterful hand enameling, engraving and gem setting takes place. Here we share with you a little insight into how these incredible timepieces are hand crafted and brought to life. READ MORE

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