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Visionary Watchmaker Dominique Loiseau Joins Girard-Perregaux’s Manufacturing Team

Visionary Watchmaker Dominique Loiseau Joins Girard-Perregaux’s Manufacturing Team

Iconic luxury Swiss watch brand Girard-Perregaux has added legendary watchmaker, Dominique Loiseau, to its prestigious manufacturing team.  Dominique Loiseau has worked at the summit of complex horology for more than 30 years and is the creator of remarkable timepieces such as the six Montres de Sables, the Rose de Temps clock, the Renaissance or Capriccio pocket watches and the famed Blancpain 1735 wristwatch. His latest timepiece, the Loiseau 1f4, is the most complicated automatic watch in the industry with eight patents in its movement. A restorer of collectors’ timepieces, artisan and teacher at the International Museum of Watchmaking in La Chaux-de-Fonds, READ MORE

IWC CASEMAKING

IWC CASEMAKING

  The process of casemaking is both an art and a science. While Swiss IWC main factory is located  Baumgartenstrasse in the City of Schaffhausen, cases are produced in another facility in Neuhausenm which dedicates extra special attention to details and craftsmanship. While the movements and small pieces of watches are often thought to be the more intricate to create the construction of casing is in reality one of the most complicated processes as it  protects the watch’s movement and dictates the design Few other watch companies make their own cases because of the complexity and costs, which makes IWC stand apart READ MORE

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