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Watchmakers are almost magicians capable of unimaginable wonders. These master artisans, focused on the art of watchmaking, create and repair our loved watches. Their craftsmanship talent is mesmerizing, and it is surprising how their hands can craft such tiny pieces that compose Haute Horlogerie.

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Legacy Machine Perpetual, a fascinating award winning watch. Photo: ©South China Morning Post

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Training at the Alfred Helwig School of Watchmaking, one of the sanctuaries that still preserves the art and teaches it to the new generations. Photo: ©Lifetime Magazine

All the parts of the watches are handmade so their manufacture requires a deep knowledge of ancient techniques.While watchmakers work with watches, clockmakers do the equivalent with clocks.

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Watchmaker’s detailed work is extraordinary. The patience and dedication needed are remarkable. Photo: ©Geneva Tourism

The majority of contemporary watchmakers, specially from Switzerland and other European countries, work directly for the watchmaking industry and have high quality technical background and training.

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Watchmaking Detail. Photo: ©Penina Taylor

Watchmaking involves assembling and dismantling, polishing and installing dials and hands. However, the watch movement is the core of the process, where genuine watchmakers come in.

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Fine Watchmaking. Photo: ©Paris Match

Some watchmakers are independent, which means they do not work for a specific brand but directly for the manufacture company.

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Clockwork Mechanisms. Photo: ©Les Rhabilleurs

Among others, the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute and the FHH are some of the best organizations working in this field to preserve the excellent quality of the watches.

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Watchmaker’s Workshop. Photo: ©Popular Mechanics

All watch manufacturers have as their mission to maintain the tightest possible quality control on their art pieces. Therefor in this art standards are extremely high.

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SIHH. Photo: ©WatchAdvisor

In SIHH, all the best watch manufacturers in the world come together to share and discuss their latest creations, new trends and the future of the industry. Some of them, worth checking out, are:

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