Alchimie Horlogère

Reading Time: < 1 minute “This book is my attempt to make sense of watchmaking in the 21st century, to open pathways that might inspire inventiveness and audacity in the new generation. To transmit through my own experience the lessons of history, of art mechanics and today’s technological potentialities. It is my way of taking partContinue Reading

The Mecavers project

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Mecavers project by Denis Flageollet – A new TV series, directed by Olivier Ronot, of which the first episode can be viewed now on  This is the story of the creation of the ultimate timepiece…One that will retrace through its myriad gears the history of Time, the universalContinue Reading

De Bethune DW5 Empreinte

Reading Time: 6 minutes The new De Bethune DW5 Empreinte, a one-of-a-kind creation belonging to the Maestri’art collection, stems from the collaboration between Denis Flageollet, founder and master-watchmaker of De Bethune and Clara Martin, designer and winner of the first De Bethune/ECAL prize in 2019.Continue Reading

De Bethune Dream Watch 6

Reading Time: 4 minutes Contemporary creativity in design by @byJorgHysek reinterprets De Bethune’s DNA, aspiring to a different vision of the world. A moon phase with an accuracy of 5.7 seconds in a lunar month, or 1 day every 1225 years – which corresponds to an accuracy improved by a factor of 457 overContinue Reading