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Biver, back to the sources of time


After nearly 50 years in watchmaking, Jean-Claude Biver joins forces with his son Pierre to revive the art of watchmakers.

Even if it means getting started, you might as well strike hard: the Biver duo, father and son, decided to create a most exclusive watch brand, with as their first creation a high-flying complication, a Minute Repeater, combining chimes, microrotor and stone dial. lasts, available from

520,000 euros.

"After fifty years of watchmaking, it was inconceivable not to start at the top,"

explains Jean-Claude Biver, a major figure in the sector who notably successfully relaunched Blancpain and Hublot.

I couldn't see myself repeating what I had already done.

In my entire career, I have conquered the equivalent of all the summits of the Alps.

Now I'm tackling Annapurna and the Himalayas.

I had to do something that I had never done before: bespoke watches, with extremely meticulous decoration.”

To design their first model signed Biver, the duo therefore decided to call on the best specialists in each field: dial, hands, bracelet, case…


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Source: lefigaro

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