La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland, located at an altitude of 1,000 meters above sea level has 37,000 inhabitants. It has the highest concentration of fine watchmakers and related activities worldwide.
It was quite natural the watchmaking facility of Chanel was set up in La Chaux-de-Fonds, ideally situated among fir trees, mountain pastures and in close proximity to the neighbouring watch manufacturers and workshops, which serve the world's most prestigious watchmaking brands.
From conception to the final assembly process, Chanel teams conceive, design, shape, mould, polish, assemble and fit all watch parts, including some components of the mechanical movements housed in the famous J12 watchcases in high-tech ceramic.
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