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Why Watches from Hermès Are True Works of Art https://t.co/Xlncsy6vLB

Why Watches from Hermès Are True Works of Art https://t.co/Xlncsy6vLB

Hermès ’s Philippe Delhotal works with a massive array of artisans at his fingertips. In mid-19th century France, people were fanatical about paperweights. Some of the most luxurious were crafted by Les Cristalleries royales de Saint-Louis, using the ancient millefiori technique. Though the fad dwindled by 1860, Saint-Louis never stopped producing millefiori orbs, as Philippe Delhotal discovered on a visit to the maison in 2012. “They had four artisans still making the paperweights,” he recalls. “It was not a way to earn money, but just to save the craft.” Delhotal inquired whether the hefty glass bulbs might be scaled down to make watch dials. One of the artisans, a man named Xavier, looked at him and said, “Are you crazy?” As creative director at La Montre Hermès, Delhotal is accustomed to that response—a reaction he often provokes by suggesting the impossible to artisan...

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