Luxury watchmakers Patek Philippe have paired with Al Qurum Jewellery to open the first namesake boutique for the world renowned Swiss watch maker in the Opera Galleria at Oman’s Royal Opera House Muscat. The Geneva-based family company’s new boutique will fans of Patek Philippe the chance to see their current collections, as well as timepieces from the brand’s 174-year history.
Theirry Stern, the President of Patek Philippe, told us, ”Our association with Al Qurum Jewellery dates back more than 25 years and today, we are proud to take our relationship forward. We have now extending our presence in the Sultanate with the opening of our own retail space that exudes the intrinsic values of the Patek Philippe brand. From the very beginning, Patek Philippe has been following a philosophy deeply rooted in tradition, heritage, innovation and the quest for unrivaled excellence in watchmaking. We continue our legacy with intricate movements, the highest caliber of aesthetics, precision and craftsmanship. Owning a Patek Philippe timepiece is about sharing the passion and dedication of generations of a family-owned company.”
The boutique is a blend of classic and modern style, utilizing precious materials like marble, alabaster, rosewood and maple to capture the luxury brand’s DNA. Since 1839, Patek Philippe has been continuously perpetuating the tradition of finest Swiss watchmaking. Based in Geneva, the independent watch manufacturer enjoys total creative freedom to design, produce, and complete what experts agree to be the finest timepieces in the world. The company’s precious, classically elegant watches, proudly handed down from one generation to the next, are the result of advanced technology combined with ancestral watchmaking know-how. Relying on its extraordinary experience, Patek Philippe’s tradition of innovation is crowned by an impressive portfolio of more than 80 patents.
Ali Awadh Ali, the President of Al Qurum Jewellery, added, “The Opera Galleria sets the perfect stage for a brand that amalgamates tradition with innovation. We are confident that this new retail environment will be appreciated not only by our loyal customers but all enthusiasts of both beauty and art.”