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Arrigoni-Laufer: an introduction


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December 2020

Arrigoni-Laufer: an introduction

As part of our latest report, we met several suppliers who form the very weft of the Swiss watchmaking fabric. Here is a short portrait of Arrigoni-Laufer.


ased in La Chaux-de-Fonds in the historic building of the great chronometer-builder Paul Ditisheim, this freelance workers’ collective was created in 1991. Five experienced, multi-skilled artisans currently work here.

Specialising in complex chamfering tasks, these skeletonisers practise trait tiré, circular graining and block polishing, and all types of decoration.

Arrigoni-Laufer: an introduction
Christian Laufer

Working exclusively for the high end of the market, Arrigoni-Laufer, for whom decoration is territory for expression, seeks to “add something other than traditional skeletonising”. Its advantage: a flexible structure, different generations, and efficient 3D creation tools.

Atelier Arrigoni-Laufer, La Chaux-de-Fonds
Atelier Arrigoni-Laufer, La Chaux-de-Fonds
A bridge for Rudis Sylva with particularly complex chamfering
A bridge for Rudis Sylva with particularly complex chamfering

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