European Heritage Days 2022 in Paris: inside the watchmaking machinery of Maison Bucherer

By Audrey L., Laurent P. Posted Aug 6, 2022 7:19 PM

On the occasion of the 39th edition of Heritage Days, the Maison Bucherer opens its doors to watch lovers on Saturday September 17, 2022. The opportunity to admire legendary watches from every angle.

Tick ​​tock! It’s almost time for European Heritage Days 2022, the event which allows an immersion in the most majestic places of France, but also the most exclusive spots. In Paris, it is necessary to draw up a roadmap if you want to have time, in two days, to discover all the treasures that abound in the capital. Landmarksmuseums, workshopswe don’t know where to turn!

And there, on Boulevard des Capucines in the 9th arrondissement, stands the Bucherer House which is also taking part in the 39th edition of the Heritage Days 2022 in Paris. Go through the doors of the shop, all covered in wood, and dive into the marvelous universe ofwatchmaking. The Bucherer adventure began in 1888 with the first store opening in Lucerne and proliferated in 1924, when the creators’ son signed a partnership with rolexone of the most famous watch brands in the world today. In 2013, Bucherer celebrates its 125e anniversary and opens the largest watch and jewelry store in the world in Paris. The brand is today the largest watchmaker and jeweler from Europe.

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The Heritage Days 2022are a godsend for lovers of watches who will be able to meet the employees of the sign and discover their know-how around various animations. A privileged event to discover the Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the heart of this traditional house.

Program of Heritage Days 2022 at Maison Bucherer:

  • vintage conferencefrom 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Model GMT from Rolex, Speedmaster from Omega or Luminor from Panerai, legendary watches that make up the vintage Bucherer collection, to be discovered during this conference, retracing the history of these iconic watchmaking models. On registration [email protected]

  • Watchmakers workshopsfrom 11:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Immerse yourself in the heart of the infinitely small, experiencing an exceptional moment with a watchmaker from Maison Bucherer: learn how to disassemble and reassemble a mechanical movement. This workshop takes the form of a conference broadcast on a big screen where the expert will dismantle a movement live and answer all your questions. On registration [email protected]

  • Gemmology workshopfrom 11:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Gemmology immerses you in the heart of creation and precious stones. Live a unique experience in the discovery of exceptional gems by learning about the characteristics of colored stones as well as the different stages of the diamond, from its raw state to the cut stone. You will have the pleasure of discovering with a magnifying glass, the 4 Cs, all the characteristics of this unique stone: Cut (the quality of the cut), Clarity (the purity), Color (the color), Carat (the weight) . You can also admire exclusive pieces from Bucherer Fine Jewellery. On registration [email protected]

  • A Swiss story in Paris FREE ENTRANCE

Watch brands are given pride of place through numerous activities offered in the Bucherer boutique. You can also enjoy:
– the discovery of the different so-called “Manufacture” movements as well as the new 2022, by a watchmaker from the Frédérique Constant factory
– the conference presenting the actions implemented by the Ulysse Nardin house in the face of the major challenge of the 21st century: the preservation of the planet, led by Sébastien Gautier, Western Europe director of the Ulysse Nardin manufacture.

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