Emmanuel Alder


Affiliated since more 2007-2008 to the network of independent journalists and experts of the press agency TàG Press +41, Emmanuel Alder writes until 2014 for the Swiss watch magazines JSH – Journal Suisse d’Horlogerie, Heure Suisse and Heure Schweiz and until 2018 as a contributor of the media Watchonista.

He invented the character of Barnabé Hossien, a philistine who, through his popularizing approach, asks original questions, raises questions that ultra professionals no longer think to answer as they seem to be givens. Fascinated by mechanical things from the beginning, whether inside or outside a watch case or a piece of jewelry, Emmanuel Alder was hooked on watchmaking very early on. His goal is to « transform magic into knowledge » in the form of writing dedicated to sharing knowledge.

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Vincent Perego


A first meeting with Charles Zuber: respect, listening and sharing. « You should write a book, » Vincent Perego says to this master jeweler who impresses him and with whom he builds and produces exceptional jewelry watches.

By turns artist, photographer and entrepreneur, this professional of mechanics will design machines, will be builder and then, thanks to a history of family continuity, jeweler.

Vincent Perego learns his new profession with the gem-setter Heinz Pichler. He then worked for Chopard, founded Swiss Mad Complications SA with Félix Baumgartner (Urwerk) and set up his own business in 2001.

Setting is more than a profession, it is a passion that combines a love and knowledge of precious and semi-precious stones. Before being bought by one of his most important clients, his companý Lancelin managed exceptional creations for Patek Philippe, Rolex, Piaget, Girard Perregaux, Chanel, de Grisogono, Cartier, Harry Winston, Jaeger LeCoultre, Fabergé or Audemars Piguet…

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