WATCHES-ITEMS BY JOCHEN BENZINGER
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Fabergé, the famous court jeweller to the Russian Tsar, was unsurpassed in guilloché. Albrecht Dürer redefined engraving. And Jochen Benzinger is a master in no less than three of these arts: guilloching, engraving and skeletonizing watches. He has thus mastered a craft that is threatened with extinction in the age of mass production. A machine, however, can perhaps produce quite passable stopwatches for sports instructors, but not a unique piece with character that will delight watch enthusiasts.
Jochen Benzinger, on the other hand, knows how to breathe a soul into solid matter like hardly anyone else. At the headquarters of Benzinger Uhrenunikate in Pforzheim, he makes use of the Some of his machines and tools are over 100 years old. He meticulously works his works of art to perfection. Quietly and completely absorbed in his work, he sits there. The world is a clock. Everything else no longer exists. Jochen Benzinger does not feel the urge to check the news on his cell phone. He can focus his attention absolutely. You can see that: Magnificently refined one-of-a-kind pieces are only created in truly capable hands. They are created by personalities who are themselves impressive one-offs.
A look behind the scenes by Jochen Benzinger
Unique watches from Jochen Benzinger