La Chaux-de-Fonds is indeed a place in haute horlogerie where the sun never sets. Great families have given Swiss watchmaking its international renown and made La Chaux-de-Fonds a prestigious watchmaking metropolis. Schwarz Etienne is one of those families. The namesake company was set in motion in 1902. Since then, it has been driven only by the desire to innovate, through its creations, its manufacture movements and its pioneering components. Its watch range is constantly evolving, giving reign to a boundless creativity, peppered with originality and a pinch of madness thrown to the winds of inspiration that blow from the Neuchâtel Mountains.
After having launched three new movements in 2013, the Schwarz Etienne watchmakers drew inspiration from the stars to give birth to two new creations this year, Roswell and Ode à la Semaine. Because star-gazing echoes the contemplation of life passing by. Because the conquest of space goes hand in hand with that of time.
And because stars have been seen as they dropped down from a sparkling sky over the Neuchâtel Mountains onto the eyes of passionate watchmakers, ready to challenge the laws of the universe to achieve a know-how second to none. The mastery of time.