Luxurious Jewellery and Timepiece Retailer Launches State-of-the-Artwork Service Heart



Maison Birks has launched a state-of-the-art in-house workshop for timepiece providers to help luxurious watch aficionados throughout Canada. The Maison Birks Atelier, which relies in Montreal, spans over 1,500 sq. ft and presents technical providers, sprucing, and superior restorations.

The Maison Birks Atelier is a licensed licensed service middle for prestigious worldwide timepiece manufacturers together with Rolex, Alpina, Baume & Mercier, Bijoux Birks, Cartier, Chaumet, Frédérique Fixed, Longines, Montblanc, Omega, Rado, TAG Heuer and Tissot.

“We’re proud to be Canada’s main multi-certified vacation spot for high-luxury timepieces,” says Jean-Christophe Bédos, President and CEO, Birks Group Inc. “Haute Horology is growing in recognition, and the Maison Birks Atelier will present unparalleled skilled watchmaking providers to our clientele throughout Canada.”

Impressed by the cutting-edge watchmaking workshops present in Switzerland, the trendy house options floor-to-ceiling home windows, creating the proper ambiance for intricate repairs. The Atelier contains 4 principal areas: the Administrative Space, the Sprucing and Refinishing Studio, The Motion Cleansing Room, and the Watchmaking Laboratory.

The Sprucing and Refinishing Studio is supplied with optimum Swiss gear permitting advanced refinishing methods with a view to restore the unique lustre and form of any case and bracelet. Lap sprucing, satin brushing and case restoration are simply a few of the methods used with metals like Platinum, Gold, Titanium and Stainless Metal.
The Cleansing Room homes high-tech, ultrasonic machines that delicately clear even the best of watch actions utilizing preprogrammed sequences and numerous cleansing formulation.

The Watchmaking Laboratory is the place extremely expert watchmakers carry out technical providers and superior repairs. Specialised hydraulic adjustable benches line the central space, providing ergonomic assist for the watchmakers all through the day. Surrounding these specialised benches are avant-garde water tightness measuring gear that may detect impermeability in watchcases, utilizing compressed air or water as much as a powerful strain of 1200 meters, 120 Atmospheres or 1800 PSI. The laboratory can also be geared up with superior Swiss precision measuring computer systems that enable the watchmakers to calibrate and time every motion to its exacting requirements.
There are eight skilled watchmakers on the Maison Birks Atelier crew. Each member of the crew has studied and graduated from revered watchmaking institutes. They take part in ongoing coaching, evaluations, and certifications, each internally and by partnered manufacturers, to keep up operations on the highest of trade requirements.