An area on the 1st floor of Dream Square showing how wristwatches are made.
Observe the demonstrations of watch technicians, and view the tools on exhibit, which are the ones actually used in the Shizukuishi and Shiojiri ateliers. Experience the disassembly and assembly of a caliber on a tablet application.
This event is held twice every week.
An introduction to the technologies used in watchmaking is provided during the event.
Assembling the movement, which represents the heart of mechanical watches.
See the miniscule parts of watches carefully assembled by hand with the use of assembly tools and microscopes.
Engraving is a technique for carving patterns on metal with the use of tool bits that resemble cutting tools.
Various patterns and designs are engraved onto the main movement plates and barrel bridges of wristwatches.
Demonstrations by current-day "Comtemporary Master Craftsman" by the Japanese goverment are carried out two to three times every month.
We hope you will come and see the masterful techniques of these craftsman.
Mr. Mamoru Sakurada
The specialist of ultra-thin movement Caliber 68 series.
Mr. Kiyoshi Terui
The pioneer of Seiko’s shiny engraving.