Aug 11, 2015

The secrets of luxury watch boxes’ production

Tags: Bulgari Watch, Girard-Perregaux, Julien Queloz, Opal Creations, Zenith

In watchmaking, each watch is delivered in a customized case that reflects its personality. The most refined ones are impressive pieces of art. They are also often so big and beautiful that they deserve to stand in one’s living room. We visited Opal Creations, a company specialized in manufacturing high-end watch cases. As you will see many similarities exist between luxury watches’ production and the fabrication of these boxes. Some of them integrate also mechanisms and even electric motors digitally controlled. Most are also convertible for other purposes such as becoming a humidor for cigars or a safe! And their price can reach dozens of thousands of francs.

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  • RikkityRick


    Hello the watches.tv! Can you PLEASE tell me which watch the case is for at 2:27 ? Thank you so much in advance!

    Dec 17, 2018

  • Kay Batah

    Kay Batah

    Hey guys have u made a similar video about sapphire manufacturing ??

    Mar 04, 2016

  • calebl9959


    Can you please post how to get in contact with them

    Sep 01, 2015

  • Brian C

    Brian C

    I can't imagine the price of these boxes.

    Aug 19, 2015

  • pennfootball


    My goodness!!! .... What a cool video!

    Aug 13, 2015

  • OPAL Créations SA

    OPAL Créations SA

    Thank you for all your comments guys Very happy and proud that you like what we do Check out our website : www.opal-creations.ch and you will discover another sector that we propose to our clients ... Unique Artwork Dials I am at your disposal if you want more information at : j(dot)queloz@opal-creations(dot)ch Best regards Julien Queloz

    Aug 13, 2015

  • Willy Agathon

    Willy Agathon

    Or how to contact them

    Aug 13, 2015

  • Willy Agathon

    Willy Agathon

    Can i find the website in internet???,i want to Know more

    Aug 13, 2015

  • Attila Tang

    Attila Tang

    Would anyone know if they have a website?

    Aug 13, 2015

  • SoCalFreelance


    Wow!  Imagine if they made custom computer cases.

    Aug 12, 2015

  • djvartan


    Great video. Please do more like this.

    Aug 12, 2015

  • fab mic

    fab mic

    I wood like to have one

    Aug 12, 2015



    Those watch boxes are worth more than most people's watch collection.

    Aug 12, 2015

  • yiannis merianos

    yiannis merianos

    at 2:30 I want the star trek case!

    Aug 11, 2015

  • Paul William Nagy

    Paul William Nagy

    Amazing! The wood inlay with the tiny pieces cut out to make it,must've taken a huge amount of time. All of the different styles and opening mechanisms were fascinating to see. Great video. Thanks.

    Aug 11, 2015

  • Thoughts, Ideas, and what?

    Thoughts, Ideas, and what?

    This guy seems so young yet so successful. Thank you for this peak into the watch case world.

    Aug 11, 2015

  • GT


    So interesting to see the great effort that also goes into the design and manufacturing of the case! The Excalibur Quator case is out of this world :)!

    Aug 11, 2015

  • TheAppleG1


    Est-ce que cette entreprise produit des série de boite que pour des horlogerie reconnu, ou est-ce possible de faire faire une boite unique pour un client ordinaire (sans entreprise d'horlogerie) Merci :)

    Aug 11, 2015

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