Haute Horlogerie

Note the spelling.

These timepieces are made in smaller quantities by prestigious watchmakers and artisans. Prices start in the low five figures. These timepieces are not only usually made using precious metals, there is also a high attention to detail on the decoration of the movements. Often, people will refer to the "Holy Trinity" of watchmakers.

The "Holy Trinity"

The "Holy Trinity" of watchmakers are Audemars Piguet (AP), Patek Philippe (PP), and Vacheron Constantin (VC). These brands have distinguished pedigrees and were often worn by royalty and other important historical figures.

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