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Huguenot Watches

Huguenot company staffIn 2009, Huguenot company, producingHuguenot salon wrist watches was founded in the city of Biel, Switzerland. The design of the models is based on the well-known symbol, the Huguenot cross, created in 1688 by the skilled jeweller Maystre. The brand name is derived from the historical term "Huguenot", that appeared in Europe in 1520-1525. According to the researches, the word has come from the German “Eidgenossen”, that means "ally."
The religious wars that took place in the 16-17 centuries in Europe, caused the catastrophic devastation, that resulted in the massive migration of people from towns and villages. The wave of mass migration, sweeping on Europe, paralyzed the daily tempo of life in many European cities. In 1680, the population of Geneva almost tripled due to the Huguenots, who had arrived from France.
Some of the new-comers were the artisans, the Huguenots who had lost all their property and capital. But some of them were very good at watchmaking, and soon small workshops, producing watches were opened in a new place. Some time later the watchmakers established a corporation known as “Order and Regulations of the Guild of Horologers”. This story pours some light on the origin of Horology in Geneva.
The Huguenots also contributed to the development of the watchmaking in Holland, England and Switzerland. Their cultural heritage has left its indelible imprint on the social and cultural life in Switzerland.
The young company produces the exquisite handmade watches. These models are based on the original Swiss ETA movement caliber 2892. The watch case is made of high quality steel and the dial is decorated with the handmade engraving. The handmade straps are produced from crocodile leather.
HuguenotThe company collection consists of both men'sHuguenot and women's wrist watches. The women's watch cases are made of high-quality stainless steel. The models are based on the Swiss ETA 2671 movement. The diameter of the case is 36 mm. The watch case is set with pure diamonds.  The sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating protects the dial. The case is treated with yellow or red gold PVD. The water resistance of the models is up to 10 ATM. The strap is made of genuine crocodile leather and treated with water-repellent coating. It is also equipped with a buckle, decorated with the engraved company logo.
The watches from the Huguenot Chrono collection are united due to their irreproachable design and high quality. The chronograph case is made of stainless steel and protected by yellow and red PVD. The case diameter is 42 mm. The chronograph is based on the automatic Valjoux 7753 movement. The sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating protects the dial. The watches are water resistant up to 10 ATM. The strap is produced from genuine crocodile leather.
Huguenot watch company is constantly developing the most complicated technology and is trying to expand the product market. In 2009 and 2010, the company took part in the World Exhibition in Basel. Also since 2009, the company is an official sponsor of the Swiss judo championship. The company adheres to the active strategy and never stops at what has been accomplished. You can buy Huguenot watches through the dealer network, presented on the company official website.
 



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