History

We are proud to offer a complete line of both new and pre-owned Patek Phillipe watches that are steeped in tradition and history.

1839

Two Polish immigrants, Antoni Patek (Businessman) and François Czapek (Watchmaker) joined forces to found "Patek, Czapek & Cie" in Geneva.

1844

Patek met the French watchmaker, Jean-Adrien Philippe in Paris where the latter presented his pioneering stem winding and setting system by the crown.

1845

When Czapek decided to leave the company and to continue on his own, the company name changed to "Patek & Cie".

1851

When Adrien Philippe officially became associated with the company, it was renamed "Patek Philippe & Cie", before changing once more in 1901 to "Ancienne Manufacture d’Horlogerie Patek Philippe & Cie, S.A.".

1932

The company was purchased by two brothers, Charles and Jean Stern, owners of a fine dial manufacture in Geneva. Since then, "Patek Philippe S.A." remains a family owned firm.

2009

the company presidency was officially transferred from the 3rd to the 4th generation : Thierry Stern became president and his father Philippe Stern, Honorary president.

We also offer a complete line of award-winning designer of bridal and engagement rings by Danhov which was founded in 1984 by Khajag "Jack" Hovsepian , Danhov has revolutionized the luxury jewellery category with its innovative design philosophy. This philosophy ensures every Danhov customer wears a unique ring that is an extension and statement of their discerning taste.

Jack, who designs each ring with exacting measures, learned at an early age how to marry precision with art. Shadowing his father, an accomplished fashion designer, he spent a life exposed to trend-setting haute couture. This influence now drives his passion to create the world's most exquisite collection of rings. Whether it's a classic baroque or modern minimalist, Danhov's award-winning collection are certain to impress.