Quintum | Kerbedanz


“Quintum minute repeater” draw its origin from the ancient Chinese civilization and represents the five elements or the four cardinal points seen from the earth: the water in the north, represented by the Turtle enlaced by the Snake, black; the metal to the west, represented by the celestial Tiger, white; the Fire in the south, figured by the Chinese Red Phoenix or the Bird Vermilion, red; the Wood in the east, represented by the Dragon, blue-green or turquoise; and finally the Earth in the center, represented by the Unicorn or Qi-Lin, kind of chimera, yellow. These five elements are important in the composition of the sky, the constellations and the Chinese astrology.

Mechanical hand-wound tourbillon KRB-05 caliber, minute repeater and animations, designed, manufactured and decorated by Kerbedanz, La Fabrique du Temps and Concepto, 29 jewels, 21’600 vib/h, 100-hour power reserve, Silicon escapement wheel and pallets, Côtes de Genève decoration.

Hours, minutes, tourbillon, minute repeater, animations.

Polished and Satin-finished 18K rose gold 5N, 45mm. Designed and manufactured by Kerbedanz. Sapphire crystal and case back with anti-reflective treatment. Crown situated in the north-east, between 1 and 2 o’clock.

Massive rose gold, Bas-relief with micro miniature, 2 layer dial, designed, manufactured and hand decorated by Kerbedanz. Visual animation on the dial with the movements of the leg of Qi-Lin, the wings of the Vermilion Bird and the oscillations of the Turtle enlaced by the Snake.

Alligator mississippiensis with 18K rose gold folding clasp with a special Kerbedanz design.

2 unique pieces.


The masters of micro-sculpture, over long hours of dexterity, which only human hand is able to create, allow to design and produce forms in volume; it could be in low-relief, relief in hollow, high...


The bas-relief is a sculpture or modelling projecting on a background to which it belongs and by which it is detached more or less. It can be painted. The peculiarity of the bas-relief is to...

Jewelery and watch decoration

To its traditional heritage of jewelry KERBEDANZ adds the most successful watchmaking decoration arts such as chamfering, circular graining, polishing... 

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