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Initium, Le Noirmont

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.

Info
Four different courses are offered : 

Alpha : Introduction to watchmaking: Theoretical aspects of the functioning of a mechanical watch, assembling and disassembling of a movement.
Price : CHF 350.00
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.
Price : CHF 350.00
Duration : 3h

Gamma : Create your own mechanical watch: Assemble your watch after the design has been defined from a wide selection of components.
Price : CHF 1690.00
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.
Price : CHF 2290.00
Duration : a day

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.

Initium CreaWatch Sàrl
Sous-la-Velle 14
2340 Le Noirmont
T. +41 (0) 32 953 10 87
www.initium.ch

Initium, Le Noirmont