LVMH Annual Report

AS PART OF LES JOURNÉES PARTICULIÈRES, JOURNALIST AND PODCAST HOST JULIEN CERNOBORI MET OUR MAISONS’ ARTISANS IN THE PLACES WHERE THEY WORK AND CREATE. THESE PASSIONATE INDIVIDUALS EMBODY THE GROUP AND ITS VALUES. SELECTED EXCERPTS.

LV MH WAT C H E S & J EWE L RY

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“The Chaumet method is to say ‘it can be done!’”

“I look for the soul inside the gemstone, so I can pass it on.”

“A mechanical watch is about emotion, heritage, and craftsmanship. It is a piece of history, it has a soul.”

BENOÎT VERHULLE Workshop Manager

LUCIA SILVESTRI Creative Director of Jewelry and Director of Gem Acquisitions

JEAN-CLAUDE BIVER Former President of LVMH Watches

What happened when Benoît Verhulle was a child for him to become a jeweler at the tender age of 15? From the Chaumet workshop on Paris’ Place Vendôme which he now runs, he tells us his moving story and shares his love of high jewelry.

Lucia Silvestri holds her gemstones up to the light of her window overlooking the Tiber. She likes to describe them as people and entertains us with tales of the wonderful adventures her profession has taken her on, none of which would’ve happened if she hadn’t fallen in love with gems one day when filling in for someone…

An iconic figure in the watchmaking industry, Jean-Claude Biver, President of LVMH Watches (Hublot, TAG Heuer, Zenith) looks back at a lifetime in watches and reveals his many sources of inspiration.

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