Watches

Initium

Initium
Initium
  • Place

    • Le Noirmont
    Ort
  • Recommended Duration

    • 3 h
    Dauer

Initium offers introductory courses in watchmaking open to the public at the production site in Le Noirmont, where the participants can assemble and take home their own mechanical Swiss watch. Create your own timekeeper and choose from a wide range of movements, cases, faces, dials, and wristbands.

Four different courses are offered :

Alpha : Introduction to watchmaking: Theoretical aspects of the functioning of a mechanical watch, assembling and disassembling of a movement.
Duration : 3h

Beta : Introduction to the arts of watchmaking: Discover the crafts of hand chamfering and engraving followed by a hands-on session at the workshop.
Duration : 3h

Gamma : Create your own mechanical watch: Assemble your watch after the design has been defined from a wide selection of components.
Duration : a half day

Delta : Create your own mechanical watch: Disassemble and reassemble a movement, then build your own watch by choosing from a wide selection of components. Lunch with the watchmaker at the Relais Château Georges Wenger is included.
Duration : a day

Good to know

Good to know
    • The flat-rate offer Omega which can be adapted to personal wishes including accommodation and supporting activities is available upon request.
    • In addition to the instructions given by a professional watchmaker while assembling the watch, the courses at Initium also provide interesting information about the history of the regional watchmaking industry as well as theoretical knowledge about the functioning of a mechanical watch.

Prices

Prices
  • Prices per person

    Alpha

    • CHF 350.-
  • Beta

    • CHF 350.-
  • Gamma

    • CHF 1690.-
  • Delta

    • CHF 2290.-

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • Free parking
    • Booking required
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Wheelchair accessible
  • Services

    • Suitable for groups

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