Sumary of Geneva clocks! Exploring the swish Swiss city that’s the world’s capital of time :
- Even the iconic Jet d’Eau which rockets from the lake to the height of 140 metres, owes its existence to this ancient art, when water supplied the ateliers of Geneva.
- The iconic Jet d’Eau, which rockets from Lake Geneva to the height of 140 metres a patek Philippe clock in Geneva So the craftsmen of Geneva turned their hand to watchmaking — a fiddly craft performed on the top floors of buildings, to maximise the availability of light.
- Teresa Levonian Cole makes a timely drop by to Geneva – the world capital of moment (stock illustration) When the craft and watchmaker workshops closed, the hydraulic factory that had supplied them with water from the Rhone had to install a safety valve to release the excess — thus, in 1886, the Jet was conceive.
- This is among the 2,500 mind-boggling exhibits in the Patek Philippe museum, whose amass spans astrological clocks of the 13th century to the present.
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