making

Video: Patek Philippe – Birth of a legend

This video hopefully summarises in 9 minutes what goes on behind the scenes of the most prominent watch manufacture today. Starting from drawn designs, through to being vetted by Thierry Stern himself, to making the baseplate and other components, hand-finishing and assembly. You’ll get some insights to the high tech [...]

Video: Making of an AP Royal Oak Dial

The tapisserie dial on a Royal Oak is a demonstration of how age-old techniques are still able to produce beautiful pieces of art. The video by Audemars Piguet here shows exactly how they manufacture their Royal Oak dials. An impressive process. TheĀ guillochage work done on the Royal Oak series watches [...]