Gerald Charles is an independent, family-owned Swiss watch company based in Lugano. It was founded in 2000 by the great Gérald Charles Genta, the 20th century’s foremost watch designer. Monsieur Genta, often referred to simply as ‘Maestro’, was a prolific artist and watch designer. After selling the company in 2003, he stayed on as its designer-in-chief until his death in 2011, leaving a treasure trove of watch designs in the company’s care. Every watch created by Gerald Charles is based on one of his original designs and carries his legacy of ‘artistic creativity, technical mastery’ forward into the future. Gerald Charles’s exclusive collection of watches is produced without compromise, and according to the finest traditions of Swiss mechanical watchmaking. Gerald Charles’s collection perfectly combines the sporty-elegant style in its watches.