Schwarz Etienne

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Schwarz Etienne
TypePrivately held company
FounderPaul Arthur Schwarz and Olga Etienne

Schwarz Etienne is a Swiss luxury watch brand, founded in 1902 by Paul Arthur Schwarz and his wife Olga Etienne.[1]


In 1902, Paul Arthur Schwarz and his wife Olga Etienne created a fabrique in La Chaux-de-Fonds and its name is a combination of their surnames. The company owned brands such as Venus or Alpha.[2] The brand is acquired in 2003 by Raffaello Radicchi who soon initiated an action a plan to develop and produce movements in-house.[3]


Modern watches of the brand are Haute Horlogerie, manufactured in-house including their movements. At BaselWorld 2017, the brand introduced a Tourbillon with retrograde seconds indication.[4]

See also[edit]

List of watch manufacturers


  1. ^ "Novelties".
  2. ^ "Discovering Schwarz Etienne, an Integrated Manufacture of Luxury Watches". 27 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Schwarz Etienne, une start-up centenaire". Le Temps. 19 February 2016.
  4. ^ "TimeZone : Industry News » Basel 2017 - Schwarz Etienne Tourbillon PSR".

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