Here at Fratello, we clearly love watches, however we additionally love to meet with other watch devotees. What better approach to have an occasion for our perusers in a delightful spot where you can appreciate some staggering works of art of German watchmaking?
Baden-Baden, where you can appreciate the great life, is the place where we held our Glashütte Original occasion along with . An excellent city in the Black Forest territory in Germany, a mainstream objective for some sightseers. Yet, you will likewise discover a many individuals from the region visiting Baden-Baden for their spas and wonderful encompassing nature. A year ago, we previously held an Omega Trilogy occasion in the Tourbillon shop in Baden-Baden, and last Saturday we cooperated with Glashütte Original to show their oddities and give an understanding into German watchmaking.
The little however comfortable Tourbillon Boutique in Baden-Baden conveys an assortment of watch brands, similar to Omega, Blancpain, Breguet, Harry Winston, Jacquet Droz yet additionally the German Glashütte Original. Tourbillon Boutique is a multi-brand idea from Swatch Group, thus the brands I just referenced. Tourbillon Boutiques can be found around in Europe and the United States. In different years, we likewise facilitated occasions in the Tourbillon Boutique in Amsterdam for example.
Baden-Baden isn’t actually a focal area in Germany, so a few group needed to drive for quite a long time to go along with us for this special Glashütte Original occasion. The program was nice, a little presentation of the Glashütte brand and the introduction of their 2018 oddities (and specialities from different years). Other than that, there was a watchmaker from Glashütte that gave shows on watchmaking and dial-production. The two fields of skill are in-house with Glashütte Original, the first in Glashütte itself and the last in the city of Pforzheim. Pforzheim is one of those different urban communities in Germany celebrated for its gold & silver industry just as watchmaking. The dial manufactury in Pforzheim is claimed by Glashütte Original and gives them some stunning work, similar to the delightful Sixties dials we’ve seen showing up in the last not many years.
Glashütte Original additionally brought a portion of their vintage watches from their historical center/documents, models that propelled the Sixties assortment. These watches were – obviously – a lot more modest, however the shape and plan components have been respected for the new models. The rich watchmaking history of Glashütte Original can be seen in the Deutsches Uhrenmuseum in Glashütte (German Watchmaking historical center), certainly justified regardless of a visit in the event that you are visiting that (Berlin/Dresden) region in Germany. To give the visitors a thought regarding the abilities vital for watchmaking, they could have a sit behind the work area and check it out themselves. Glashütte Original brought a few developments that could be manhandled for this ; – )
Together with our visitors, we likewise appreciated an extraordinary Italian lunch in Baden-Baden, in café Garibaldi. After lunch, we got back to the store where individuals could get their Glashütte Original goodie pack however most remained for somewhat more to appreciate and play with watches.
It was a stunning day with extraordinary visitors. More data on Glashütte Original can be found in our manufacture visit report and obviously on their .
Below, a choice of watches a portion of the visitors were wearing.