The Purposely Complex World Of Christophe Claret

Christophe Claret has reached a rockstar status that only a few watchmakers ever achieve. Born in 1962 in the French city of Lyon, he had early on a passion for watchmaking and went on studying under Roger Dubuis at the Geneva Watchmaking School. Even before his graduation, he opened a workshop of his own where he restored vintage watches. It where especially the complex movements in which Claret could utilize his talent. Only a few years after his graduation, he already developed and delivered minute-repeater movements to Ulysse Nardin, who used them in their San Marco collection.

By Adrienne Faurote