Jean Été, a French watchmaking company was formed in 1852 within the 8th arrondissement of Paris, a renowned emblem of French luxury. A region famed for its famous monuments, avenues, and the unmistakable Elysée Palace. Indeed, the list of French masterminds in the field of watchmaking does not start and end with Cartier. Before the Swiss watch industry became an international success, France was the renowned Center of Haute Horlogerie.
Numerous Huguenots left the country, causing France to lose many of its talented watchmakers to nations like the United States and Switzerland; the reason why these new locations took over the leading position from France. Nonetheless, France still has its share of skilled watchmakers, like the Jean Été brand, and is considered a force to be reckoned with, in both technical and commercial terms.
The Jean Été brand’s initial focus was on luxury watch production and then it moved on to luxury jewelry. It wasn’t long before the House acquired recognition from its associates; working for renowned jewelry establishments at Place Vendôme; the global center for luxury enthusiasts. Owing to expertise and admiration for jewelry craftsmanship passed on from one generation to the other, the House became one of the largest brands in high-end jewelry and watchmaking.
Jean Eté luxury watches are real artworks; depicting exceptional design, precision movements, their complex mechanisms, and numerous functions have effectively succeeded in captivating both luxury watch lovers and connoisseurs. The beautiful luxury timepieces are a true temptation with their gold cases, silver dials as well as antique leather straps. Other models are also highly representative of the brand.
Moreover, Jean Été jewelry collections, inclusive of solitaires and other rings that are replicas of flowers are truly captivating. Superb artisanship with wonderfully carved precious stones, the blending of colors: rubies, daffodils, sapphires, etc, produce a uniquely spectacular effect.
Paris is one of the world’s cities celebrated for its luxury jewelry and watch market. Out of all the worthwhile Parisian places, one of these is the Miller House. So, if you are in search of a vintage luxury watch by Jean Été for an opulent appearance or an affordable piece of vintage jewelry, then this is the right place. We have the pleasure of offering you pre-owned and antique signed jewelry of Jean Été; available both online as well as at our store.