Louis Erard Watch Review
Tuesday - 24 November 2015
Tradition is an unwritten law that follows a specific custom or belief adhered to generation after generation; carefully passed down with passion and wisdom. Through this passage a skill is never lost in a modern era. Yes, the tradition may be complimented with new techniques and design ideas but the historical foundations remain in play. Many yearn for traditional skills by looking to the wealth of heritage that has worked so well. the familiar saying springs to mind - if it's not broken don't fix it!!! The tradition principle applies to watchmaking with many brands nodding to tradition repeatedly. Louis Erard - a new member to the Jura Watches family - is recognised for its immersion in time.
The Louis Erard world is a familiar land of tradition and contrast. Stretching far and wide across the landscape to uncover influence in the shades of greens and tones of grey from rock formations, a dry stone wall or a vale. The traditional aspect is keep secretly hidden in the workshop to nurture their admiration for Swiss watchmaking. Located in the heart of watchmaking, a place internationally recognised for its past and present link with timepiece construction, a home to the leading luxury watch brands, the tradition is kept very much a live. You've guessed it!! It's Jura - The Watch Valley. Absorbing the cultural heritage that encompasses the region, Louis Erard and their fellow watchmaking rivals can keep to tradition, adding their new expertise to bring the designs to the contemporary audience. The brand are on a personal quest for excellence through precision, technical innovation and aesthetic maturity.
Lets discover Louis Erard's dedication to Swiss-Made with their selection of classic, refined instruments available at Jura Watches.
Louis Erard Watch Excellence Regulator
Tradition: The roman numerals that mark the hour give a classic feel that is enhanced by the stainless steel case and leather strap.
Contemporary: The layout of the dial is extremely unique with the hour markings and regulator shrunk to the middle surrounded by the minute indices; a creative way of telling the time.
Specifications: fixed bezel, leather strap, steel case, 40mm diameter, white dial, regulator, 50M water resistance.
Price: £ 1,345
Louis Erard Watch Excellence Skeleton
Tradition: The enlarged roman numerals that circle the dial again provide the heritage feel along with the black leather strap.
Contemporary: The exposed skeletonised element in the centre of the dial adds a modern aspect to the timepiece.
Specifications: fixed bezel, leather strap, steel case, 40mm diameter, white dial, automatic movement, 50M water resistance.
Louis Erard Watch Heritage Quartz Day Date
Tradition: The conventional formula of watchmaking is emphasised by the contrasting silver triangular indices and fine hands.
Contemporary: The vivid blue dial and matching alligator strap provide a striking, modern aesthetic that will stand out on the wrist.
Specifications: fixed bezel, leather strap, steel case, 40mm diameter, date display, blue dial, quartz movement, 50M water resistance.
Louis Erard Watch Heritage Sport Lady
Tradition: The four enlarged roman numerals and slick stainless steel casing and bracelet strap provides sophistication.
Contemporary: The hint of sparkle and greyish black cloudy dial adds a modern edge to the elegant timepiece.
Specifications: fixed bezel, steel bracelet, steel case, 30mm diameter, date display, black dial, automatic movement, 50M water resistance.
Are you a fan of tradition in a modern era?