AQUET DROZ’ ENCHANTED JOURNEY EXHIBIT KICKS OFF IN LAS VEGAS
As part of a world tour to celebrate 275 years of history, Jaquet Droz brings the Enchanted Journey Exhibit this fall to The Shops at Crystals in Las Vegas. After tremendous success in Moscow, Basel, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macau, the Jaquet Droz masterpieces arrived in the US allowing this sophisticated audience to appreciate all the facets of Swiss watchmaking and understand how the brand manages to preserve its heritage.
This journey through time sheds light on the relationship between Classic 18th century and contemporary works. Timeless icons, unique automatas and exclusive models from its artistic workshop, reveal the beauty of hand engraved and miniature painted legendary timepieces. The most innovative timekeeping mechanisms sit side-by-side with the simple elegance of enamel or the luster of precious stones and pearls, and magnificent minerals used in custom-made dials.
The exhibition, officially opened last Tuesday, September 30, is being held in front of the Tourbillon Boutique. On the opening day visitors had the chance to see a Jaquet Droz master painter in action, doing demonstrations of the skillful artistry of hand engraving and miniature painting on watch dials.
These most outstanding Jaquet Droz creations can be admired until November 12th, 2014, after which they will travel to the Middle East and Europe.
About Jaquet Droz Since it was first established in 1738, Jaquet Droz has perpetuated the spirit of innovation and aesthetic refinement of its founder, Pierre Jaquet-Droz. This ingenious inventor and man of uncommon vision conquered the royal courts of Europe and China with his stunning creations: fabulous humanoids automata and precious musical watches. Since Jaquet Droz joined the Swatch Group in 2000, it has continued its never-ending quest to perpetuate the history and expertise of its founder. The manufacture’s spirit is intact after nearly three centuries, as attested by its unique products characterized by exceptional craftsmanship. Jaquet Droz remains true to its time-honored goal, namely, to push back the limits of the watchmaker’s art for your greater pleasure.
About Tourbillon Boutiques A prestige luxury retail brand of the Swatch Group, Tourbillon sprung from Nicolas G. Hayek’s visionary approach towards watch-making marketing. Its network now spans three continents and comprises 20 stores, located at some of the most exclusive and sought-after addresses in the world, thus reflecting the exceptional character of the watch-making brands it represents. Bringing together under one roof the timepieces and jewelry pieces designed by Breguet, Harry Winston, Blancpain, Glashütte Original, Jaquet Droz and Omega, as well as Swatch’s special collections, the Tourbillon boutiques provide an unparalleled shopping experience to the most demanding clientele. Stepping inside a Tourbillon boutique gives the opportunity to discover a unique range of exceptional products, presented in an ultimate luxury environment and bolstered by impeccable service and unmatched expertise.
About The Shops at Crystals The Shops at Crystals is an exquisite 500,000-square-foot shopping and dining experience adjacent to the AAA Five Diamond ARIA Resort & Casino. Rivaling shopping meccas throughout the world, Crystals features the largest Louis Vuitton store in North America as well as the largest Tourbillon Boutique in the world. Flagship stores at Crystals include Prada, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Dolce & Gabbana Men’s and Dolce & Gabbana Women’s, Roberto Cavalli and Ermenegildo Zegna. Unique-to-the-market retailers include TOM FORD, Stella McCartney, Paul Smith, Donna Karan, Tourbillon, Lanvin, RIMOWA and Richard Mille among several others. Crystals is also home to a selection of premier restaurants including Mastro’s Ocean Club; Todd English P.U.B; and Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina. For more information, please visit theshopsatcrystals.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter