The Lost Art of Watch Engraving?

This month the Geneva-based Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie asks whether the fine art of engraving watch movements is a lost art.

The artistic embellishment of watch cases and movements requires both technical and creative expertise.

Skilled professionals draw on an array of techniques to finish the smallest detail of a movement while often creating elaborate motifs to give the movement a certain unique flair. But modern machining techniques are threatening this time-honored process.

Categories: Swiss Watch News.

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