15 June 2018
TO MARK ITS 280TH ANNIVERSARY, JAQUET DROZ PRESENTS THE PARROT REPEATER POCKET WATCH, A ONE-OF-A-KIND AUTOMATON WITH MINUTE REPEATER
In every family there is a common raison d'être that spurs the clan to thrive and grow. So it was in the time of Pierre Jaquet-Droz. Trained in clockmaking by older relatives, he worked with his father-in-law and later his son Henri-Louis. Together they pooled their creative genius and avant-garde vision of clockmaking.
15 June 2018
JAQUET DROZ BASELWORLD 2018 NOVELTIES PRESENTATION IN PARIS
It is in a tropical atmosphere that Jaquet Droz has presented its new 2018 collection in the heart of Paris.
11 June 2018
BASEL NOVELTIES PRESENTATION IN HANOI, VIETNAM
As a part of the world tour, on June 8th Jaquet Droz presented Basel Novelties in Hanoi together with the local partner Sam&Sassy Knightsbridge.
07 June 2018
GRANDE SECONDE OFF-CENTERED “METEORITE” AND “STROMATOLITE”: AN EXCEPTIONAL LIMITED SERIES CELEBRATING THE ORIGINS OF LIFE AND THE FARTHEST REACHES OF THE COSMOS
Jaquet Droz unveils two exclusive variations of its Grande Seconde Off-Centered timepiece, with dials made of meteorite and stromatolite. Each piece constitutes a wearable fragment of eternity that has traveled through space or time.
01 June 2018
JAQUET DROZ "STORY OF THE UNIQUE" EXHIBITION AT LES AMBASSADEURS ZURICH
At the occasion of its 280th anniversary, Jaquet Droz invites you to discover the magic of Time through its exceptional exhibition “Story of the Unique” from 1 to 30 June 2018 at Les Ambassadeurs Zurich.
18 May 2018
JAQUET DROZ UNLEASHES THE LION IN A SERIES OF 28 ONE-OF-A-KIND ATELIERS D’ART PIECES
Jaquet Droz embraces the natural world once again. In a new ultra-limited series (Numerus Clausus 28 pieces), the Ateliers d’Art at Jaquet Droz are breaking creative boundaries to immortalize the mighty lion. King of the animals, the extraordinary big cat is a mystical and mythological icon of power and strength.
26 April 2018
GRANDE SECONDE TRIBUTE, JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES ITS 280TH ANNIVERSARY BY PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE GRANDE SECONDE
It is this historic and aesthetic tradition that Jaquet Droz celebrates today as part of its 280th anniversary. With the Grande Second Tribute, limited to 88 pieces and presented in an exclusive box, it is the first time the brand offers a wristwatch version in yellow gold.
25 April 2018
JAQUET DROZ EVENT IN RUSSIA
On the 23rd of April Swiss manufacture Jaquet Droz together with Sublime by Bosco and the publishing house Alfavit Media held a unique event for the fans of Fine watchmaking art dedicated to the rich legacy of the great watch brand.
18 April 2018
THE SIGNING MACHINE BY JAQUET DROZ: THE ART OF MECHANICAL ASTONISHMENT
Four years of development were required to complete the project launched in 2014. The Signing Machine, unveiled for the brand's 280th anniversary, continues the centuries-old tradition of mechanical Astonishment begun by its founder in 1738.
12 April 2018
JAQUET DROZ INAUGURATES ITS FIRST BOUTIQUE IN DUBAI
On April 11, Jaquet Droz inaugurated its first boutique in Dubai in the legendary Dubai Mall, marking a major milestone in the watchmaker’s global expansion.
06 April 2018
MACAU WELCOMES THE “STORY OF THE UNIQUE” EXHIBITION FROM JAQUET DROZ
Jaquet Droz is celebrating its 280th anniversary in Galaxy Macau with a special exhibition dedicated to the heritage of the brand.
06 April 2018
"THE STORY OF THE UNIQUE" EXHIBITION IN MILAN
On the occasion of its 280th Anniversary, Jaquet Droz inaugurated an exceptional exhibition that will be held from 4 to 15 April at PISA Orologeria, in Milan.
22 March 2018
NEW CREATIONS FOR 2018: AN EXCEPTIONAL YEAR
On the occasion of its 280th anniversary, Jaquet Droz invites you to discover the magic of Time through extraordinary pieces that combine design, fine materials and artisanal craftsmanship with the most breathtaking refinements in watchmaking mechanics.
13 March 2018
PARIS, A CAPITAL RECENTLY COVERED BY A WHITE BLANKET OF SNOW, SAW ON MARCH 8 THE SPRING ARRIVING WITHIN THE JAQUET DROZ BOUTIQUE.
The Parisian address of the songbirds brand, hosted its Chinese and Russian partners for a traditional cocktail in a festive musical atmosphere.
28 February 2018
ON THE CUSP OF ITS 280TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS, JAQUET DROZ OPENS A NEW BOUTIQUE AT WYNN PALACE, MACAU.
Since its inception, the brand known by its twin stars has displayed a special passion for nature and birds, inspiring pocket watches and automata.
09 February 2018
JAZZ NIGHT IN NEW DELHI WITH JAQUET DROZ
Jaquet Droz and its retailer Johnson Watch Co invited around 70 VIP guests to a special jazz evening in New Delhi, India.
08 February 2018
CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
It has become a tradition for Jaquet Droz to invite its loyal friends and watch lovers to celebrate Chinese New Year over a traditional lo-hei salad in partnership with The Peak magazine.
02 February 2018
INSIGHTS FROM THE EXPERTS WORKING ON THE RESTORATION OF THE SINGING BIRD PENDULUM CLOCK BY PIERRE JAQUET-DROZ
Restoration work by Association Automates et Merveilles reaches its halfway mark under the patronage of Jaquet-Droz.
30 January 2018
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATED THE STORY OF THE UNIQUE AT PRINCE CLUB IN HONG KONG
Jaquet Droz and Prince Club located at Pekin Road, organized a special event to honor the 280th anniversary of the brand.
24 January 2018
BASELWORLD 2018 PREVIEW, GRANDE SECONDE MOON BLACK ENAMEL: A LUNAR MARVEL
A finely crafted timepiece gleaming with romance pays homage to the moon.
12 January 2018
PETITE HEURE MINUTE CUPRITE: A SHIMMERING STONE FOR VALENTINE’S DAY
Jaquet Droz celebrates Valentine’s Day with a new limited edition Petite Heure Minute, a rare, special beauty in a palette of unique hues.
10 January 2018
Haute Living and Jaquet Droz celebrates Kristaps Porzingis
On Monday, in New York City, Jaquet Droz and the Haute Living celebrated the latest cover of the magazine featuring Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks. The intimate dinner at Tao Downtown was enjoyed by 25 guests including #1 Fencer in the world, Miles Chamley-Watson, New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard and fellow New York Knicks...
09 January 2018
JAQUET DROZ BLENDS TRADITIONAL ELEMENTS WITH MODERN DESIGNS AT ITS NEW BOUTIQUE IN DUBAI MALL
Switzerland’s luxury watch, brand Jaquet Droz has announced the opening of its first boutique in the Dubai Mall, inviting connoisseurs, collectors and watch aficionados from the Middle East to explore and discover the 280-year-old legacy of the brand.
20 December 2017
THE PETITE HEURE MINUTE CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR
Jaquet Droz is honoring its centuries-old history with the Middle Kingdom, with a stylish nature-inspired timepiece dedicated to the Chinese Year of the Dog. This new model benefits from all of the brand's creativity and expertise, and its exquisite storytelling promises to transport you to the heart of Chinese New Year.
11 December 2017
THE TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER HAS BEEN UNVEILED IN TOKYO FOR THE FIRST TIME.
The Nicolas G. Hayek Center, located at the heart of Ginza, Japan’s iconic luxury shopping area, welcomed for the first time the Tropical Bird Repeater during a special event.
04 December 2017
EUROPEAN LAUNCH OF THE TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER IN GENEVA
The Tropical Bird Repeater, a new creation in the Jaquet Droz Automata Collection, was revealed for the first time in Europe on November 30 during a press day for Swiss and international media outlets, followed by a soirée for Jaquet Droz customers with a passion for fine watchmaking.
20 November 2017
JAQUET DROZ, BREGUET AND BLANCPAIN GATHERED FOR A UNIQUE EVENING IN SYDNEY
Wednesday November 15, 2017, Australia hosted an exceptional event that brought together the three prestigious Houses of Jaquet Droz, Breguet and Blancpain.
17 November 2017
TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER UNVEILED IN SINGAPORE
After Beijing and Hong-Kong, Jaquet Droz new automaton, the Tropical Bird Repeater, has been presented for the first time in Singapore on November 13.
15 November 2017
JAQUET DROZ EXCLUSIVELY REVEALED ITS NEW AUTOMATON WATCH, THE TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER, AT A FASCINATING EXHIBITION IN BEIJING.
Echoing the strong historical links that bind the famous watchmaker to the Middle Kingdom, the opening of the automaton exhibition, which is the only one of its kind, was celebrated in the well-known Shin Kong Place shopping mall, dedicated to the most prestigious international brands in fashion and luxury, including the Jaquet Droz boutique.
25 October 2017
TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER: A JOURNEY TO PARADISE
As part of its line of exceptional automaton watches presented since 2012, Jaquet Droz unveils a new model inspired by a tropical landscape. Celebrating the beauty of nature, its animated birds and other creatures push the boundaries ever further in the art of astonishment.
18 October 2017
JAQUET DROZ AT WATCHTIME SHOW IN NEW YORK
Among the most exclusive and complicated timepieces exhibited at last weekend’s WatchTime New York event at Gotham Hall were two Jaquet Droz chiming automatons: The Charming Bird and the Loving Butterfly, introduced this year.
12 October 2017
LADY 8 FLOWER, EXPERIENCE HARMONY
The Lady 8 Flower has been reborn to pay homage to fine jewelry. This timepiece marries the emblematic esthetics and mechanics of the Jaquet Droz brand, and is an ode to poetry and femininity.
02 October 2017
INAUGURATION OF JAQUET DROZ AT “TIME GALLERY” BOUTIQUE IN ROSTOV-ON-DON
On Thursday, September 28., Jaquet Droz inaugurated the opening of the Time Gallery boutique in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
02 October 2017
UNIQUE JAQUET DROZ AUTOMATA IN MOSCOW TOURBILLON BOUTIQUE
On September 29., Jaquet Droz presented the new Loving Butterfly Automaton and the Charming Bird in Moscow Tourbillon Boutique, in Russia.
15 September 2017
GRANDE SECONDE MOON THE MAGIC OF READING TIME
An emblematic model of the Jaquet Droz philosophy, the Grande Seconde is adorned with a new watchmaking complication: moon phase display.
17 August 2017
GRANDE SECONDE CERAMIC
The Grande Seconde collection redefines contemporary watchmaking with new timepieces blending strength of character and purity of lines.
20 July 2017
NEW VERSIONS OF THE “PETITE HEURE MINUTE”
Enhanced by the contrast between black Grand Feu enamel and vibrant miniature painting, a lion, flamingo and koi carp conceived in the Jaquet Droz Ateliers d’Art awaken a desire to travel to exotic destinations with a new interpretation.
12 July 2017
DISCOVERING THE ART OF MINIATURE PAINTING IN SINGAPORE
On July 6 and 7 Jaquet Droz honored the art of miniature painting on enamel at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
12 July 2017
“SOME WATCHES TELL TIME, SOME TELL A STORY” TAGLINE NARRATED IN AUSTRALIA
Jaquet Droz organized a series of events in Sydney and Melbourne to introduce its astonishing world and exquisite timepieces to the Australian market.
05 July 2017
A TIME FOR COMMITMENT
In honor of the 7th edition of the Only Watch, Jaquet Droz presents an exceptional Grande Seconde Off-Centered model that raises money for the fight against Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
05 July 2017
JAQUET DROZ EXHIBITION AT LES AMBASSADEURS IN ZURICH
Les Ambassadeurs invites you to discover the heritage and expertise of Jaquet Droz at a unique exhibition in the heart of Zurich from July 1st to 31st, 2017.
30 June 2017
CELEBRATING JAQUET DROZ’S LATEST NOVELTIES AT THE PARISIAN BOUTIQUE
On June 22nd and 23rd, the Jaquet Droz boutique, located 8 rue de la Paix in Paris, hosted its annual Post Basel Novelties Presentation in the presence of the brand CEO, Mr. Christian Lattmann.
30 June 2017
NEW SW MODELS
The subtle marriage of form and material highlights masculine, sporty elegance.
23 June 2017
JAQUET DROZ PAYS TRIBUTE TO TRADITIONAL CHINESE CULTURE
On June 7th, Jaquet Droz held a Sino-Swiss culture lecture at the Beijing Ritz-Carlton.
15 June 2017
GRANDE SECONDE QUANTIÈME SATIN-BRUSHED
As pure as they are elegant, two new versions of this iconic model celebrate the expertise and excellence of Jaquet Droz.
13 June 2017
PETITE HEURE MINUTE THOUSAND YEAR LIGHTS, BEST OF THE BEST
The Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Thousand Year Lights is one of Robb Report’s 2017 Best of the Best winners!
13 June 2017
EXCLUSIVE JAQUET DROZ EVENT IN VIETNAM
For the first time in Vietnam Jaquet Droz presented its creations adorned with birds - the Bird Repeater, an authentic automaton equipped with a minute repeater and the Charming Bird, the first miniature singing bird on a wristwatch.
02 June 2017
INTIMATE GATHERING AT THE JAQUET DROZ BOUTIQUE IN GENEVA
Jaquet Droz recently organized a private cocktail in Geneva devoted to the presentation of its exceptional timepieces.
30 May 2017
GRANDE SECONDE OFF-CENTERED
Jaquet Droz is presenting its iconic Grande Seconde Off-Centered model in four versions with a diameter of 39 mm.
29 May 2017
JAQUET DROZ 2017 NOVELTIES IN SINGAPORE
On May 25th, Jaquet Droz presented its 2017 novelties to local collectors and watch aficionados during an exclusive event in Singapore.
19 May 2017
Six new timepieces honour the art of paillonné enameling, an ornamental treasure preserved by Jaquet Droz.
16 May 2017
JAQUET DROZ BRINGS TO ABU DHABI THE ART OF ASTONISHMENT
On the 4th of May 2017, Jaquet Droz has been invited by Rivoli and the Magazine Esquire Middle East to co-host its famed watch collector's dinner called Gentlemen’s Evening at the Rosewood Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
09 May 2017
INDULGE IN ART WITH JAQUET DROZ’S ATELIERS D’ART CREATIONS
During the month of May, Elegant Watch & Jewellery in Hong Kong is paying a tribute to the craftsmanship of Jaquet Droz’s Ateliers d’Art creations through an exclusive exhibition.
24 March 2017
LOVING BUTTERFLY AUTOMATON
A masterpiece of watchmaking craftsmanship, the new automaton revealed by Jaquet Droz is truly a piece of art come to life, presenting an allegory of love and nature.
22 March 2017
BASELWORLD 2017 NOVELTIES
Jaquet Droz is paying tribute to the craftsmanship of its artisans, who excel in the art of miniature painting, paillonnée enameling, and engraved ornamentation.
20 March 2017
PETITE HEURE MINUTE RELIEF SEASONS
Jaquet Droz is presenting two new models of the Petite Heure Minute Relief Seasons which portray the magic of spring and the splendor of summer. The two timepieces bring together unrivaled wonder, beauty and mastery.
30 January 2017
JAQUET DROZ INTRODUCES THE GRANDE SECONDE TOURBILLON MOTHER-OF-PEARL, THE NEW MARVEL OF FEMININE BEAUTY AND WATCHMAKING VIRTUOSITY
Jaquet Droz previews an exceptional timepiece at Baselworld 2017 designed with a tourbillon that embodies a past-perfect fusion of its supreme mastery in mechanics and adornments.
26 January 2017
JAQUET DROZ UNVEILS ITS PETITE HEURE MINUTE ASTORITE, A NEW TIMEPIECE PLAYING ON THE ROMANCE AND TENDERNESS OF VALENTINE'S DAY.
A rare gemstone with a legendary aura, astorite adorns the dial of the Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute just in time for the lovers’ holiday, giving birth to a new symbol of elegance, femininity and passion.
12 December 2016
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES THE CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH A TRIBUTE TO THE FIRE ROOSTER
As the Chinese calendar turns to the New Year under the sign of the Fire Rooster, Jaquet Droz introduces four models, the result of extraordinary collaboration between the Ateliers d’Art, thus celebrating the historic ties between China and brand known for its twin stars.
15 November 2016
JAQUET DROZ AND GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL OPEN THEIR SECOND JOINT BOUTIQUE IN TOKYO
[November 10, 2016 – Tokyo, Japan] The second joint boutique with Jaquet Droz and Glashütte Original is now renovated and has opened its doors to customers at the Nicolas G. Hayek Center in Ginza, Tokyo.
11 November 2016
DIANA VISHNEVA FOR JAQUET DROZ
As Diana Vishneva holds her fourth Context festival of contemporary dance, Jaquet Droz is proud to count the celebrated Russian ballerina as its ambassador. Diana Vishneva is an artist who perfectly embodies the excellence, finesse and sophistication of the watchmaking brand.
25 October 2016
A MASTERPIECE RETURNS TO ITS ORIGINAL SPLENDOR WITH THE SUPPORT OF JAQUET DROZ
The brand known by its twin stars lends its support to the restoration of three major timepieces led by the Association Automates et Merveilles by sponsoring the restoration of a spectacular Empire-style singing bird pendulum clock operated by a Pierre Jaquet-Droz mechanism.
11 October 2016
THIS FALL THREE EXTRAORDINARY EXHIBITIONS INVITE YOU TO LUXURIATE IN THE FABULOUS WORLD OF JAQUET DROZ.
Starting October this year Jaquet Droz celebrates its expertise and rich history with exhibits in the United States, bringing back its magical Métiers d’Art, the beauty of its automaton pieces and the ultimate luxury of customization.
05 October 2016
GRANDE SECONDE DUAL TIME – A Time to travel
The Grande Seconde Dual Time keeps cadence with history, resonating with the rhythm of the journeys made by Pierre Jaquet-Droz in the 18th century. Here is a timepiece that celebrates the magic in a two-beat tempo with a brand new mechanism and elegantly positioned second time zone.
26 September 2016
JAQUET DROZ COMBINES THE ART OF WATCHMAKING WITH THE UNIVERSE’S INFINITY
Discover four meteorite models in this exclusive Jaquet Droz collection of timepieces, each exuding a mysterious elegance born from the encounter between first class expertise and one of the rarest minerals.
15 September 2016
LADY 8 FLOWER – ASTONISHMENT IN NATURALIST TIMES
Adorned with a lotus flower that unfurls its petals on request, the new version of the Lady 8 Flower is an aesthetic and mechanical feat embodying all the exceptional design codes of the brand known by its twin stars. The true luxury of emotions at their height…
26 August 2016
THE CHARMING BIRD - THE ART OF NATURE AT ITS PEAK
A universally symbolic creature cherished by the world of Jaquet Droz, the singing bird now appears in two new versions which put mechanical virtuosity hand in hand with contemporary poetry.
27 July 2016
GRANDE SECONDE SW LADY, THE SPIRIT OF SPORTS WITH A FEMININE TOUCH
Jaquet Droz is presenting its first feminine model of the Grande Seconde SW in 41 mm set with 40 diamonds. A timepiece of radiant modernity, where the thirst for competition meets the love of jewelry.
30 June 2016
PETITE HEURE MINUTE THOUSAND YEAR LIGHTS
Celebrating the historic expertise at the core of Jaquet Droz for nearly three centuries, the Petite Heure Minute Thousand Year Lights is a decorative masterpiece dreamt up to celebrate the beauty of flowers… and the women for whom they are intended.
15 June 2016
JAQUET DROZ'S MINERAL ELEGANCE
Minerals were always a particular focus for Pierre Jaquet-Droz, who held them in special affection. Rocks, crystals and minerals remind us that nature is an artist. Born in the depths of our planet or in the farthest reaches of the universe, they inspire a rare and inexhaustible emotion.
13 June 2016
THE WONDER OF DANCE TO THE BEAT OF JAQUET DROZ
As Presenting Partner of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Jaquet Droz hosted a cocktail reception for its friends to coincide with six performances at the Beaulieu Theatre from June 7 through 12, 2016.
31 May 2016
HOMAGE TO THE ART OF PAILLONNÉ ENAMELING
The spirit of Jaquet Droz takes on a new incarnation in this line of exceptional timepieces, a celebration of the magnificent decorative art of paillonné enameling. This landmark in artistry and watchmaking brings together the legends of the past with the finest of the present.
11 May 2016
LES AMBASSADEURS IN ZURICH HOSTS THE JAQUET DROZ EXHIBITION
Les Ambassadeurs invites you to discover the heritage and expertise of Jaquet Droz at a unique exhibition in the heart of Zurich.
24 March 2016
2016 JAQUET DROZ'S HIGHLIGHTS
Jaquet Droz welcomed the opportunity to present its 2016 creations at Baselworld.
28 January 2016
GRANDE SECONDE OFF-CENTERED, THE ESSENCE OF BLACK
The Grande Seconde Off-Centered embodies the essential Jaquet Droz design codes, balancing a sense of history with sheer, modern elegance.
17 December 2015
Jaquet Droz celebrates the Chinese new year with four exceptional models
As the Chinese calendar turns to the New Year under the sign of the Fire Monkey, Jaquet Droz introduces four models to celebrate the historic ties between China and the brand known by its twin stars.
01 December 2015
Lady 8 Flower
An expression of refined femininity enhanced by the astounding automaton and the virtuosity of the Jaquet Droz Ateliers d'Art.
23 November 2015
The expansion of Jaquet Droz in China highlights a privileged relationship
The inauguration in 2015 of four new single-brand boutiques in China bears testimony to the Swiss watchmaker's desire to celebrate its long-standing ties with the Middle Kingdom.
30 October 2015
Jaquet Droz wins the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève in the "Mechanical Exception" category
Jaquet Droz is deeply moved to be rewarded by the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. The Jaquet Droz Charming Bird is the winner in the "Mechanical Exception" category, which distinguishes watches that present a special mechanism or other original or exceptional horological concept.
20 October 2015
The Grande Seconde Deadbeat watch, a new tribute to the Age of Enlightenment from Jaquet Droz
The Deadbeat Seconds was at its peak in the 18th century. Jaquet Droz pays tribute to this complication with this revised version of its iconic model, equipped with a new caliber.
13 October 2015
The Philosophy of the Unique
For nearly three centuries, Jaquet Droz has placed time under the banner of astonishment, excellence and constantly renewed creativity. Jaquet Droz has also added a sense of exclusivity to this unique philosophy through customization.
25 September 2015
PETITE HEURE MINUTE MOSAIC ELEPHANT
Jaquet Droz has introduced the Asian art of eggshell mosaic to the world of watchmaking. The result? A masterpiece of miniaturization and poetry.
13 August 2015
GRANDE HEURE MINUTE QUANTIÈME
With the Grande Heure Minute Quantième, Jaquet Droz brings together its historic aesthetic codes in a contemporary watch with a unique identity.
08 July 2015
JAQUET DROZ PRESENTS THE ONLY WATCH PETITE HEURE MINUTE PAILLONNÉE
Created for the Only Watch charity, this unique piece embodies the expertise and creativity of Jaquet Droz.
03 July 2015
Béjart Ballet Lausanne and the Tokyo Ballet present the Ninth Symphony in Monaco
Jaquet Droz is proud to present the Ninth Symphony for the first time in Monaco, a superlative production of unprecedented stature with more than 250 artists on stage.
19 June 2015
Jaquet Droz Celebrates The 9th Symphony interpreted by the Béjart Ballet Lausanne
As the official presenting partner of Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Jaquet Droz shares its excitement about its participation to The Ninth Symphony, an amazing production with an exceptional scope.
12 June 2015
Record sale for a Jaquet Droz antique piece at $2,530,000
Jaquet Droz Singing Bird Scent Flask was one of the centerpiece of Sotheby’s watch auction yesterday in New York.
27 May 2015
Jaquet Droz opens its first boutique in Beijing
With historic links to China that date back several centuries, the Swiss watchmaker now unveils its first showcase in the capital of the People's Republic.
11 May 2015
Jaquet Droz introduces the Petite Heure Minute Relief Carps
The brand known by its twin stars pushes the limits of decorative techniques by blending engraving and enameling on this naturalistic model.
18 March 2015
2015 JAQUET DROZ'S HIGHLIGHTS
Jaquet Droz welcomed the opportunity to present its 2015 creations at Baselworld.
10 February 2015
The magic of Sunstone makes Jaquet Droz timepieces sparkle
Jaquet Droz fills the early days of 2015 with light by unveiling a star-born aventurine: Sunstone.
09 February 2015
Jaquet Droz boutique in Macau the Landmark reopens with a new face
The 277 year-old prestigious watch brand – Jaquet Droz, its boutique in Macau the Landmark has been renovated recently to offer an upgraded luxurious shopping experience to its customers.
12 January 2015
Jaquet Droz presents The Bird Repeater Geneva
Exceptional animations, poetry in nature: a remarkable automaton watch by Jaquet Droz honors Geneva, where Pierre Jaquet-Droz opened his third workshop in 1784.
15 December 2014
The Rudra Béjart School, Lausanne, or The Art of Excellence
Excellence, a value cherished by Jaquet Droz and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, is instilled in the trainee dancers of the Rudra Béjart School.
26 November 2014
Jaquet Droz creates two new Ateliers d’Art models celebrating the year of the Goat
The tradition is now established: every Chinese New Year Jaquet Droz observes the change in the zodiac cycle with a model celebrating a rare technique or new craft skill practiced in its Ateliers d'Art. It is a way for the brand known by its twin stars to pay tribute to its ties with China since the 18th century.
14 November 2014
Jaquet Droz revamps its boutique in Shanghai Xin Tian Di
The reopening of the Jaquet Droz boutique in Shanghai on November 14, 2014 marks the beginning of a new chapter in a history that reaches back well over two centuries. The protagonists are Jaquet Droz and China, and the themes are trust, mutual fascination and excellence.
07 November 2014
When Jaquet Droz met Stéphanie Barba, inspiration followed
In Tokyo for the IX symphony, Jaquet Droz surprised with a collection of timepieces dedicated to the Art of Dance
05 November 2014
Tokyo 2014: Jaquet Droz is about to unveil its first collection dedicated to the art of dance
The Béjart Ballet Lausanne company, in collaboration with the Tokyo Ballet, interprets Maurice Béjart's legendary choreography of the IX Symphonie, while JD celebrates dance and movement by revealing two exclusive versions of the Petite Heure Minute.
08 October 2014
The Bird Repeater Openwork by Jaquet Droz
An exceptional automaton watch that lays claim to a flavor of modernity and a legacy of tradition
30 September 2014
Lady 8 Shiny
When Jaquet Droz thought to the women and their feminity, it reveals a sparkling and shiny eight.
23 September 2014
At Jaquet Droz, the Ateliers d'Art answer to elegance alone.
Following the tradition of writing ever present in the magic of the automata and perpetuated by The Time Writing Machine and The Signing Machine (both presented at Baselworld), the brand known by its twin stars, in collaboration with its artisan craftsmen, is offering a collection of matching writing instruments and cufflinks for the very first...
12 September 2014
JAQUET DROZ TO REVEAL 275 YEARS OF HERITAGE WITH AN EXHIBIT IN LAS VEGAS
This fall Jaquet Droz brings the Enchanted Journey Exhibit to The Shops at Crystals in Las Vegas.
10 September 2014
A homage to history and the artisans of Jaquet Droz
Jaquet Droz rekindles the magic of watchmaking in the Age of Enlightenment with the Museum Pocket Watch.
03 September 2014
GRANDE SECONDE CIRCLED PIETERSIT
Lost in the dark blue of the night, Jaquet Droz offers you the opportunity to capture the night in a dial.
20 August 2014
GRANDE SECONDE QUANTIÈME IVORY ENAMEL
Time in Evolution
12 August 2014
GRANDE SECONDE SW STEEL 45 mm
The subtle mix of cool elegance
30 July 2014
Lady 8 : enchanting time in new ways
Discover all the facets of contemporary femininity
30 June 2014
JAQUET DROZ MINERALS
Within the inert immensity of the Earth lies a radiant treasure. Rocks, crystals and minerals remind us that nature is an artist.
20 June 2014
The Magic of Versailles
Jaquet Droz, as exclusive Presenting Partner of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne directed by Gil Roman, has delighted their guests gathered in Versailles for a wonderful evening.
11 June 2014
The Time for a Dance
More than two and a half centuries later, Jaquet Droz invites you to dive into the magic of Versailles, in collaboration with the Béjart Ballet Lausanne – of which it became the Presenting Partner in 2013 – under the direction of Gil Roman.
02 June 2014
The Grande Seconde Tourbillon Aventurine
The poetry in the mineral glitter of a star-strewn night sky embodied
22 May 2014
35mm of sophistication and elegance
The new Petite Heure Minute 35 mm: precious femininity, mother-of-pearl, aventurine, ruby heart…
23 April 2014
Jaquet Droz brings to Dubai the Art of Astonishment through dial painting
In tandem with Rivoli, Jaquet Droz brought to Dubai the master creation of the Enamel Dial Painting craftsmanship.
14 April 2014
The Timeless Art of Paillonné Enameling by Jaquet Droz
Three exclusive, limited edition models showcase the virtuoso technique of paillonné enameling, perfected by the artist craftsmen of Jaquet Droz.
26 March 2014
The Signing Machine
The art of automata interpreted by Jaquet Droz.
20 March 2014
JAQUET DROZ UNVEILS A NEW WEBSITE, TRIBUTE TO THE LEGACY OF ITS FOUNDERS
An eminent watchmaking family in the early 18th century, the Jaquet-Droz family left behind them an incredible legacy, of which the most famous pieces are three humanoid automata.
05 February 2014
BASELWORLD 2014 PREVIEW
GRANDE SECONDE SW Côtes de Genève: The subtle mix of cool elegance
28 January 2014
THE BÉJART BALLET LAUSANNE VISITS THE JAQUET DROZ ATELIERS.
Jaquet Droz and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne officially announced their partnership last December 19th in Lausanne.
09 January 2014
JAQUET DROZ: ART OF ASTONISHMENT
Jaquet Droz is proud to present its new advertising campaign “Art of Astonishment.”
19 December 2013
Jaquet Droz and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne: Art of astonishment
Jaquet Droz and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne have signed an other-worldly collaboration. A collaboration of two worlds that bring magic to the present moment and share a common vision of a rich past and promises for the future.
16 December 2013
In 2014, Jaquet Droz launches three new Ateliers d’Art models that pay tribute to the sign of the Horse
The horse has been a key part of Man's history since the beginning of time. In 2014, China will mark the arrival of a new year with this sign, the seventh in the Chinese zodiac, which is celebrated by Jaquet Droz every year.
12 December 2013
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES ITS 275TH ANNIVERSARY IN MOSCOU
As part of a world tour to celebrate 275 years of heritage, Jaquet Droz invites all connoisseurs and fans of watchmaking to visit the Enchanted Journey Exhibition. The Exhibition is held, at the State Historical Museum in the heart of Moscow.
03 December 2013
JAQUET DROZ PRESENTS THE LADY 8, A NEW FINE JEWELRY WATCH
The Lady 8, a new fine jewelry watch elegantly plays on curves, for women who appreciate the sensuality of time.
29 November 2013
GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL AND JAQUET DROZ OPEN SHARED BOUTIQUE
Sister brands unveil exclusive store in Geneva
21 October 2013
Jaquet Droz presents a spectacular new moon phase, the PERPETUAL CALENDAR ÉCLIPSE
The Perpetual Calendar Éclipse by Jaquet Droz presents a spectacular new moon phase display in two models with a resolutely modern design.
17 September 2013
THE GRANDE HEURE GMT PAYS TRIBUTE TO PIERRE JAQUET-DROZ’S MANY TRAVELS.
Jaquet Droz reinvents the luxury of time with a new classic: the Grande Heure GMT.
30 July 2013
PETITE HEURE MINUTE RELIEF SEASONS
In an expert blend of mastered skill by the Jaquet Droz craftsmen, the Petite Heure Minute Relief Seasons offers a new aesthetically-pleasing performance while reinventing tradition.
01 July 2013
Jaquet Droz renews its support for the 2013 Only Watch with The Loving Butterfly
Jaquet Droz presents The Loving Butterfly, a watch produced as a single original piece for the 5th annual Only Watch event.
14 June 2013
JAQUET DROZ’S INVOLVEMENT WITH CHINA GOES BACK OVER TWO CENTURIES
On June 14, 2013, Jaquet Droz will be officially opening its very first store in mainland China, thus strengthening its ties with the Middle Kingdom.
11 June 2013
THE ECLIPSE 39MM
Round and full, the watch face looks like a vision in a dream...
27 May 2013
The Jaquet Droz Pavilion opens at International Antiques Fair 2013
On 24th May, 2013, International Antiques Fair 2013, organized by renowned antique expert Chak’s Investment Limited, officially opened at Hall 5G of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
24 May 2013
GRANDE SECONDE QUANTIÈME: A MODERNIZED LOOK, FRESH COLORS
With the Grande Seconde Quantième, Jaquet Droz gives a subtly modernized look to one of its flagship models, thanks to new hour makers and fresh colors.
26 February 2013
Grand opening of a large Jaquet Droz boutique in the Venetian Macao
Jaquet Droz is investing in a new location at the heart of the Shoppes Grand Canal.
08 February 2013
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES 275 YEARS OF FINE WATCHMAKING
Jaquet Droz celebrates in 2013 its 275th anniversary, maintaining the avant-garde spirit and refined taste that distinguished its founder.
17 January 2013
PETITE HEURE MINUTE 35 MM
With the Petite Heure Minute 35 mm, Jaquet Droz forges an unconventional steel and mother-of-pearl tribute to contemporary femininity.
05 January 2013
While sports may be today’s sign of the times, Jaquet Droz has been setting trends since its founding, leaving its impassioned mark on its timekeeping creations.
18 October 2012
THE BIRD REPEATER
THE BIRDS OF JAQUET DROZ, A DREAM IN MANY DIMENSIONS
13 September 2012
THE POCKET WATCH IVORY ENAMEL, A HOROLOGICAL MYTH
Eminently literary and utterly romantic... These days, the pocket watch invites the modern man to embrace its legend: its refined shape, the sense of a continuing mystery on which all eyes come to rest as it appears out of the silk lining of a jacket or from the depths of a waistcoat...
12 September 2012
New Jaquet Droz Boutique in Hong Kong
Two months after the opening of its own boutique in Shanghai, Jaquet Droz is very proud to welcome a new Jaquet Droz Boutique in Hong Kong!
09 July 2012
NEW JAQUET DROZ BOUTIQUE IN SHANGHAI
On July 5th, 2012, Jaquet Droz welcomed its new own boutique in Shanghai XinTianDi, which is also its first boutique in Mainland China. XinTianDi is a key landmark of Shanghai which gathers the best watch boutiques with its unique urbanization.
27 June 2012
JAQUET DROZ CELEBRATES ITS FABULOUS HERITAGE ON JUNE 21ST, 2012
On the occasion of the “Automates & Merveilles” Association’s project, Montres Jaquet Droz SA invited on June 21st and 22nd, 2012 the brand’s friends to discover through three exhibitions the history and know-how of its founder, Pierre Jaquet Droz,.
19 June 2012
Grande Date Ivory Enamel, Winner of the WatchPro Classic Watch 2012
"Classic by name, classic by nature. While some of these watches are legacy models updated for 2012, others are striking new designs that are sure to be future classics. Great looking watches that are supremely but subtly handsome" WatchPro.
10 June 2012
ONCE UPON A TIME, GEMSTONES HAD MAGICAL POWERS
From time immemorial, minerals have fascinated mankind because of the magic and emotion they impart. In honor of this endeavor, begun at the dawn of time, Jaquet Droz has fashioned inimitable watch dials from noble materials, treasures drawn from the depths of the Earth and from outer space.
16 May 2012
The Grande Seconde Off-Centered - 2012 novelty already in stores
The radiance of gold, a noble material that has served our craftsmen well for three centuries. The strength of the flame, the secret to producing ultra-fine powders to make our unique dials of Grand Feu enamel. A wealth of meticulous skills and techniques perpetuated and reinvented by Jaquet Droz, model after model. The hand of the craftsman,...
10 May 2012
Jaquet Droz Honors Ben Grossman, Academy Award Winner for Best Visual Effects for ‘Hugo’
On May 4th, in partnership with Feldmar Watch Company, Jaquet Droz hosted a private event at The Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel.
04 May 2012
Jaquet Droz partner of Wired for the second year
Jaquet Droz has been partner of the Wired Business Conference for the second year.
02 May 2012
“AUTOMATES & MERVEILLES” EXHIBITION from April 28th to September 30th, 2012
Jaquet Droz is pleased to announce the official opening of the "Automates & Merveilles" exhibition since April 28th, 2012.
11 April 2012
NEW TRENDS AT JAQUET DROZ: ONYX AND STEEL
In the purest of watchmaking tradition, the creations bearing the Jaquet Droz signature have always been grounded in excellence and poetic imagination. They spring from a matrix in which history joins forces with innovation and the gleam of metal enhances the rare beauty of mineral dials. In keeping with this exclusive legacy, Jaquet Droz...
21 March 2012
2012 JAQUET DROZ'S HIGHLIGHTS
During Baselworld 2012 (from March 7th to March 15th, 2012), we were pleased to present you the 2012 Jaquet Droz novelties, which earned a great success.
15 December 2011
THE JAQUET DROZ AUTOMATON "THE WRITER" TRAVELS TO CHINA TO ANNOUNCE A FABULOUS EXHIBITION!
In 1774, Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721-1790), his son Henri-Louis Jaquet-Droz (1752-1791) and their fellow clockmaker Jean-Frédéric Leschot (1746-1824) presented three humanoid automata known as The Writer, The Musician and The Draughtsman, for the first time at their workshop in La Chaux-de-Fonds. Le succès est énorme.
12 December 2011
THE NEW JAQUET DROZ TOURBILLON: A TECHNICAL AND AESTHETIC CHALLENGE
To truly appreciate the value of each passing instant, one must be able to measure it. True to a tradition of acclaimed technical excellence and aesthetic vision that spans three hundred years, Jaquet Droz presents two exclusive timepieces associating one of its most emblematic models – the Grande Seconde – with the tourbillon complication, a...
01 December 2011
PETITE HEURE MINUTE DRAGON BY JAQUET DROZ
This is the story of an encounter between a country and a master watchmaker. Since they first met more than three centuries ago, Jaquet Droz and China have been steady companions.Today, the Manufacture is celebrating the Chinese New Year with the Petite Heure Minute Dragon, a precious timekeeper that sparkles with exceptional brilliance.
21 November 2011
THE "AUTOMATES & MERVEILLES " ASSOCIATION: ONE EXHIBITION, 3 CITIES, 3 MUSEUMS
The idea of an exhibition germinated from the presence of the historic automata constructed by Pierre and Henri-Louis Jaquet-Droz in the collections of the Musée d’art et d’histoire de Neuchâtel and the latter's desire to gain more scientific knowledge about these creative geniuses and the world of clockwork automata.
13 November 2011
THE SPORTS WATCH (SW) LINE BY JAQUET DROZ
Sporting values may be seen as the latest thing, but Jaquet Droz adopted them from the start. Today, these values are integral to the brand's passion for measuring each moment of passing time and creating fabulous instruments to do it with. Its sports watch (SW) line is composed of timepieces with which house innovation is definitely... in time....
19 October 2011
THE PETITE HEURE MINUTE IN A 35-MM DIAMETER, THE NEW FORMAT OF DESIRE BY JAQUET DROZ
Stone, mother-of-pearl and enamel. For the first time, Jaquet Droz is celebrating its venerable history of craftsmanship by introducing a new format that pays tribute to the beauty of design, timeless yet always very up to date.
07 September 2011
GRANDE SECONDE QUANTIÈME BY JAQUET DROZ
Esthétique inédite, design à l’épure avant-gardiste, la Grande Seconde célèbre depuis le XVIIIème siècle la magie du temps, dans ses plus infimes instants. Ce modèle tutélaire de la Manufacture Jaquet Droz est unanimement reconnu comme l’une des plus étonnantes réalisations de l’histoire horlogère.
08 July 2011
GRANDE SECONDE SW 2011: ALREADY IN STORES!
Grande Seconde : deux mots qui, chez Jaquet Droz, évoquent tout à la fois trois siècles d’histoire, d’attachement à la tradition et d’innovation continue. Modèle phare de la Manufacture dont elle célèbre le huit, son chiffre fétiche, la Grande Seconde SW réinvente depuis 2008 l’extrême modernité du motif que dessinent les deux cadrans...
05 July 2011
Opening Jaquet Droz Boutique in Macau
Jaquet Droz proudly announces the grand opening of its second boutique at Macau Landmark, the luxury hub in Macau, marking another milestone of the 273-year-old brand. Renowned artist Miss Charmaine Sheh, celebrity models Mr. Kenny Wong and Miss Jocelyn Luko were invited to join hands on the 5th of July, 2011 with Mr. Kevin Rollenhagen,...
16 June 2011
JAQUET DROZ & ONLY WATCH 2011!
For the Only Watch 2011 charity auction, Jaquet Droz will be unveiling a unique Petite Heure Minute model while lending its support to research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, led by the Monegasque Association against Myopathies.
10 June 2011
THE CERAMIC BY JAQUET DROZ
Giving concrete form to the mystery of time is the eternal challenge for a watchmaker. Jaquet Droz meets this challenge with the arrival of three models in ceramic. Scratchproof, inert and produced with exceptional expertise at extreme temperatures, the ceramic of the case symbolizes the values of purity, durability and refinement so dear to...
13 May 2011
Portraits de Villes by Jean-Michel Berts
Jaquet Droz is pleased to invite you to the exhibition of the photographer Jean-Michel Berts’ pieces. The theme will be “Portraits of Cities”, which inspired the brand’s new advertising campaign. The exhibition will be on show from May, 13th 2011 to May, 28th 2011.
08 April 2011
JAQUET DROZ UNVEILS ITS NEW MOBILE APPLICATIONS!
Since it was first established in 1738, Jaquet Droz has perpetuated the spirit of innovation and aesthetic refinement of its founder, Pierre Jaquet Droz. Expressing the values of the Age of Enlightenment, this elegant and well-travelled philosophy still forms the core of our identity.
04 February 2011
The Eclipse - Watch of the Year 2010 in Japan
We are proud to announce that The Eclipse has won the award from the Watch of the Year 2010 in Japan, high standard class.
28 January 2011
Inauguration of the Jaquet Droz Boutique in Hong Kong
Jaquet Droz proudly announces the grand opening of its first boutique in Hong Kong, inviting renowned artist Mr. Moses Chan, Mr. Kevin Rollenhagen, President of The Swatch Group (HK) Ltd., Mr. Marc Aellen, Head of Sales of Jaquet Droz, and Miss Angel Man, Vice President of Jaquet Droz, Hong Kong and Macau, to officiate at the Opening Ceremony....
14 January 2011
FROM THE FORBIDDEN CITY TO THE CITÉ DU TEMPS, JAQUET DROZ OVER THREE CENTURIES OF HISTORY
Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, in 1721, Pierre Jaquet Droz was a mechanical genius, a true living legend. In 1738 he founded the Manufacture of Haute Horlogerie Jaquet Droz, specializing straight away in the creation of prestigious models and unique timepieces. En 1784, Pierre Jaquet Droz choisit de s’installer à Genève, ville...
17 December 2010
From its iconic Grande Seconde SW, the Manufacture has conceived the SW Chrono, an exceptional model for all lovers of watchmaking precision. This timepiece vibrates with a love of competition, an obsession with innovation and a passion for entering new areas.
01 November 2010
Opening Jaquet Droz Boutique in Hong Kong
BOUTIQUE JAQUET DROZ The Sun Arcade Canton Road 28 (Peking Road) Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong
26 October 2010
Grande Seconde SW Red Gold by Jaquet Droz
In unveiling the Grande Seconde SW Red Gold, Jaquet Droz is giving its sports collection URBAN * LONDON the recognition it so richly deserves.This new watch combines technical performance and ultimate elegance of design – red and black interact for dynamic visual impact.
09 September 2010
8, RUE DE LA PAIX: INAUGURATION OF THE NEW JAQUET DROZ UNIVERSE
Jaquet Droz inaugurates its first Boutique in Paris. This new boutique concentrates on 198 m2 all the Jaquet Droz aesthetical codes, which draw their inspiration from the new Manufacture: clean lines, black, ivory or gray shades, alternation of mat and brilliant, 8 frames. This is the first boutique adopting this new concept.
28 July 2010
Opening Tourbillon Shanghai
Boutique Tourbillon Shanghai Bund District 18 Shop 103, Bund 18 18 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Lu, Huang Pu District Shanghai 200002, China
24 July 2010
Opening Jaquet Droz Boutique in Paris
BOUTIQUE JAQUET DROZ 8, rue de la Paix 75002 Paris France
01 July 2010
Marc Alexander Hayek
Marc Alexander Hayek becomes the new President of the Board of Jaquet Droz.
28 June 2010
Communiqué Jaquet Droz
Biel/Bienne, 28 June 2010 - With deep sadness and regret we inform you that Mr. Nicolas G. Hayek, Chairman and Delegate of the Board of Directors of The Swatch Group Ltd. unexpectedly passed away today due to heart failure during work at his beloved Swatch Group.
18 June 2010
"Men's Party" Heritage Kazakhstan
Our retailer Heritage inaugurated on June 18th its new boutique in Almaty (Kazakhstan) with the participation of Breguet, Blancpain and Jaquet Droz. This exclusive "Men’s party" gathered a select audience of 80 watch collectors led by the famous Russian TV-host Dmitriy Shepelev.
17 June 2010
Gala night in Beijing
Jaquet Droz organizes a gala night in Beijing (China) so as to present to the press its new "Majestic Beijing" collection and in exclusivity its new advertising campaign displaying the Forbidden City.
11 June 2010
Jaquet Droz is moving in its new head office
Jaquet Droz is moving in its new head office located in the small green valley of Le Crêt-du-Locle, nestled in the Neuchâtel Mountains. The "Atelier de Haute Horlogerie" is ready to welcome its employees.
01 February 2010
Jaquet Droz and Chinese Emperor
According to the historical records, Jaquet Droz has a long history with Chinese Emperor in 18th Century.
01 September 2009
Jaquet Droz - Mr Nicolas G. Hayek
Mr. Nicolas G. Hayek takes over the reins of the 2-star brand, supported by a board.