Gerald Charles - watches & reviews

Gerald Charles is an independent, family-owned watch company based in Switzerland, at Rue du Mont- Blanc 3 in Geneva. It was founded in 2000 by the great designer Gérald Charles Genta, the most celebrated watch designer of the 20th century. Mr. Genta, often referred to simply as ‘Maestro,’ was an artist and prolific watch designer. After selling his company in 2003, he remained its chief designer until his death in 2011.

Each watch designed by Gerald Charles is inspired by one of his original models and continues his heritage of "Artistic Creativity and Technical Mastery". At the cutting edge of ergonomics, Gerald Charles watches have been designed and manufactured to sit comfortably and elegantly on the wrist. Uncompromisingly crafted, they combine traditional know-how with cutting-edge technologies in Swiss mechanical watchmaking, with the aim of delivering superior precision and performance, as well as remarkable resistance to water and shock.

Today, the company produces around 1,500 watches a year. In reference to the company's founder, Mr. Gérald Charles Genta, each Gerald Charles timepiece reflects the brand's sporty, elegant style.