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Synonyms for watchmaker

someone who makes or repairs watches

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And is it so?" said the old watchmaker, looking at him with just enough penetration to torture Owen's soul with the bitterness of worldly criticism.
On this occasion the old watchmaker had merely a gracious word or two to say.
however, imperceptible to the old watchmaker, he allowed himself.
"Well, Owen," inquired the old watchmaker, as his first greeting, "how comes on the beautiful?
He could have fancied that the old watchmaker was compressed into this baby shape, and looking out of those baby eyes, and repeating, as he now did, the malicious question: "The beautiful, Owen!
Owen Warland might have told them that this butterfly, this plaything, this bridal gift of a poor watchmaker to a blacksmith's wife, was, in truth, a gem of art that a monarch would have purchased with honors and abundant wealth, and have treasured it among the jewels of his kingdom as the most unique and wondrous of them all.
"Father," said Annie, thinking that a word of praise from the old watchmaker might gratify his former apprentice, "do come and admire this pretty butterfly."
It once seemed that the development of cheap quartz watches might result in the demise of the mechanical watch, which would in turn have a negative impact on the prospects for the watchmaker trade.
"Reintroducing a movement with such an important reputation must therefore be done with the utmost exactness," the watchmaker said in a press release.
The building was originally built as a watchmaker's cottage in 1855.
Among the speakers will be visionary owner of Bovet Pascal Raffy, legendary watchmaker Kurt Klaus; Dior's president of Timepieces Laurence Nicolas; Ben Clymer, founder and CEO of pre-eminent watch platform Hodinkee; Francois-Paul Journe, founder of F.P Journe; and seasoned timepiece collector Claude Sfeir.
The art deco-inspired timepiece is the newest version of a 1970s design by master watchmaker Vincent Calabrese.
That has always been the philosophy of Swiss watchmaker Hublot, founded only in 1980, and ranked today among the world's top luxury watchmakers.
In partnership with the Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Educational Programme, the $35,000 (Dh128,515) scholarship will allow one individual to obtain a degree in watchmaking in hopes of cultivating the first UAE-based watchmaker.
THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET BY NATASHA PULLEY (Bloomsbury Circus, hardback PS12.99, ebook PS7.47) .....