Poetically baptized “Montres et Merveilles”, the fine watchmaking boutique “Fréret-Roy – 1818” is a hymn to watchmaking ardour and a benchmark for lovers of remarkable watches.
The eagerness for high quality watchmaking that drives the Fréret-Roy home dates again to the seventeenth century, when the Roy household made their debut within the occupation in Switzerland, within the Canton of Neuchâtel. Settled since then in France, it was not till 1997 that Michel Fréret-Roy revived the household custom by creating his watch distribution firm.
In 2005, the primary boutique within the title of Fréret-Roy opened its doorways, a stone’s throw from the well-known Place Vendôme. Poetically baptized “Montres et Merveilles”, it alerts to everybody the retailer’s ardour for atypical watch manufacturers.A yr later, Michel Fréret-Roy launched into the creation of unique items of jewellery, rings and pendants that are made within the Parisian workshops, in accordance with the custom of French jewellery. He then indicators his second nice success…
It was on the finish of 2011 that the Parisian watchmaker offered its first assortment of watches signed “Fréret-Roy – 1818”, which marked its nice return to the noblest household custom: watchmaking. The date is fully symbolic since it’s a direct reminder of the founding of his household’s first manufacturing unit in 1818.
Composed of a dozen watches combining simplicity, class and “small problems”, this assortment reveals its genuine character within the “Assortment AOC” label, in reference to the well-known “Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée”.
Certainly, every of the watches is made in Switzerland, in a vibrant tribute to the origin of the household and that of those valuable timepieces. The primary piece, an atypical and really fashionable mannequin known as “Open Coronary heart New Wave”, is the spearhead of those creations. It reveals the “skeleton” of the watch, in a robust and fashionable design, however nonetheless timeless.
♡Paris Choose favorite: famend for its atypical watch collections, the “Montres et Merveilles” boutique presents all of the creative and meticulous work of Maison Fréret-Roy within the fields of watchmaking and luxurious jewelry.
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