“Konstantin Chaykin: Haute horlogerie, with Russian Soul”


  • Limited, collector’s gift edition

  • The most complete history of the creation of the Konstantin Chaykin watch brand and its famous pieces of art

  • Unique insights and details never made publicly available

  • Written by one of the most well-known and respected expert watchmakers, with active participation and direct input from the master himself



The most important book about the Russian watchmaker and inventor, and his famous brand

All the most interesting details in one book. In depth. Honest. First-hand.

  • A detailed biography of Konstantin Chaykin throughout every step of his artistic journey

  • The inner workings of the creation of all his watch and clock masterpieces

  • The secrets of building and promoting a Russian brand on the world market

  • Exclusive author’s illustrations of watch movements from the master’s personal archives

You are about to discover the fascinating story of how a talented Russian watchmaker works, from where he draws his inspiration and how he embodies his original ideas. Find out how new ideas and projects were born and the meanings each new creation is imbued with. At the end of the book, you will find a detailed glossary of terms associated with watches and their assembly.

A gift certain to be treasured by connoisseurs of watchmaking and fans of the work of Konstantin Chaykin

  • Collector’s gift edition

  • Limited edition (1000 copies)

  • Author’s illustrations of watch mechanisms

  • Rare, exclusive photos not found anywhere else

  • Previously unpublished facts of the biography of this eminent Russian watchmaker

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More than just a book

Immerse yourself in the world of watchmaking, with the opportunity to see all its subtleties from the inside

This book will reveal:

  • How the most complex clockwork mechanisms are born. From the first sketches to the release of the finished product

  • How to master watchmaking from scratch, compete with global brands and build a commercially successful business

  • How to combine artistic creativity and the running of a business, whose revenue in 2018 amounted to 55m rubles (around $1m)

  • How to find buyers for watches costing upwards of 1m rubles, with a production cycle of up to two years

  • Where to find investment for expensive, ambitious projects, How to not be afraid of taking risks, how to find non-standard solutions and to create watches that conquer the world


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Book details

Pages: 384

Illustrations: 771

Copies: Limited to 1000

Format: 244 x 289mm

Language: English

In addition:

  • Complete list of Konstantin Chaykin’s patents

  • Detailed glossary of watch and watchmaking terms

Read, be inspired by an expert and create your own masterpieces!

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Additional information

Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 3.6 × 24.3 × 28.9 cm