WATCHES fifteenth century. Ardavín
watches presented here are the work of Carlos Fernandez-Ardavín and are
manufactured as in medieval times. Inspired by the first watches
mechanical and studying the literature on mechanics
old watches, Ardavín has created watches that, while not copy
no original model have the same performance as gothic clocks,
They have the same mechanical systems and are constructed with the same
using the same materials and techniques used at the time.
daughter, Mary, continues the medieval craft of watchmaking that his father
He teaches every day.
Now gothic mechanical clock, the first real clock protagonist
this exhibition. The mechanical clock is the machine par excellence, the mechanism
pristine. This crude set of wheels and iron bars that composes a
Gothic clock derived not only our modern chronometers, but all
our present and future mechanization. Nobody remembers because this mechanism
Primal come the keys of firearms, all gadgets
moved by springs and all the mills that made the
automation. All nuclei of industrialization Renaissance develop from a certificate yet
Gothic: The manufacturer of mechanical watches.
This desktop clock iron works like watches the fifteenth century. He has only one hour hand and a system of ancient chime that sounds only once every hour. It is entirely handmade, all its parts and their mechanism is our design and exhaust "foliot" It allows you to adjust speed manually.