In the world of watches does Christophe Claret holds a special status. As a master watchmaker, he developed not only many complicated pieces for other brands such as the Ulysse Nardin San Marco minute repeater, but also innovates with the brand that bears his own name. This innovation is not only mechanically driven but also aesthetically. The Maestro is a perfect example of this, especially in this gem-stone set version. Continue reading Christophe Claret: A Maestro At Work
With the Angelico has Christophe Claret created yet another masterpiece. In his own unique style, he puts the mechanical aspect of the watch on center stage. The result is a watch that is very modern in appearance, although many of the technical ideas behind it are rooted in the history of watchmaking. Christophe Claret often reinvents them, refines them, or gives them an unexpected twist. This avant-garde approach has become his signature and is also clearly visible in the Angelico. Continue reading Christophe Claret Angelico
While master watchmaker Christophe Claret has been producing exceptional complications for leading Swiss watch companies since the 1980s, he founded his eponymous brand in 2009. To mark the 10th anniversary of the brand this year, the boutique haute horology manufacture unveiled the limited-edition dual time jump hour Christophe Claret Angelico, which combines a tourbillon with a long detent escapement and a cable-type fusee transmission system—a world’s first for a wristwatch.
Christophe Claret reimagined his Maestro into the habitat of one of the fiercest and most dangerous snakes in the world, the Mamba! Fortunately for its owners, it is a highly detailed snake made from pink gold painted with green SpectraCoat, which houses on the dial. Continue reading Christophe Claret Maestro Mamba
If there is one thing that the world of Haute Horlogerie and gambling have in common, it is the high stakes. Christophe Claret united them both in his “gaming collection.”
What is the continuing appeal of pirates and privateers? Their sense of freedom or their adventurous life? Whatever it is, it has long ago also infected the world of Haute Horlogerie, and now Skull and Bones-watches form their own niche. New member to this elite group of watches is the X-TREM-1 StingHD by Christophe Claret.
Swiss complications specialist Christophe Claret brings his eponymous brand to the SIHH watch salon for the second year in a row next week, and we’ve had a chance to preview one of the new timepieces he will unveil there: the Christophe Claret Maestro, which features a clever new “reminder” function. Here’s a closer look.