Konstantin Chaykin (AHCI)
Konstantin Chaykin is a talented Russian inventor, master of high watchmaking and the owner of the ·Konstantin Chaykin’ Manufacture. Each of his timepieces could be considered a work of art, combining sophisticated mechanics and incredible artistic execution. The ·Konstantin Chaykin’ Manufacture is the only Russian company producing unique, high class mechanical watches with proprietary calibres. It is the absolute leader in the luxury watch segment of the modern clock and watchmaking industry in Russia.
15 years ago, young Chaykin, armed only with books and drawings, built the first ever Russian clock with a flying tourbillon. And thus modern fine watchmaking was re-born in Russia. Today, Chaykin is acknowledged by the international fine watchmaking community and is a member of the prestigious Académie Horlogère Des Créateurs Indépendants. Chaykin has registered over ąþ patents for his innovative movements and inventions in general mechanics: a unique achievement for many century old manufacturers, not to speak of a young watchmaker. Ultimately, Chaykin’s dream is to spark a renaissance of fine watchmaking in Russia. By combining watchmaking traditions with new trends and ideas, he is leading the art of watchmaking in Russia to new heights and creating timepieces that future generations will cherish.