Welcome to A L'Emeraude

Step through the doors of A l’Emeraude Chronometry and Jewelry and let Derek and Marina Cremers and their experienced team of experts take you on a magical journey into the world of fine watchmaking and exceptional jewelry. A l’Emeraude’s passion for craftsmanship and dedication to service has earned it a loyal following of both local and international clients over its 110-year history, including members of royal families.

A l’Emeraude: Exploring Watches And Jewelry Differently

Stepping off the streets of Lausanne into the A l’Emeraude boutique is like being welcomed into the home of a friend. Even the security guard at the front door greets visitors with the warmest smile. The friendly hospitality continues at the front desk where all clients are individually accompanied inside the boutique. Once seated in one of the chic and comfortable salons, they can relax and discover the myriad of timepieces and jewelry creations that the Cremers family has personally selected for their discerning clientele…

The A l’Emeraude Story

Located in the heart of the city of Lausanne, in a magnificent listed building from 1898, The A l’Emeraude boutique has recently been completely renovated. Covering an impressive 260m2 on two levels, the store features the most prestigious brand names alongside highly-creative independents, such as F.P. Journe, Voutilainen, Romain Gauthier, De Bethune, with whom the Cremers family has established a very close relationship.

The Patek Philippe & Rolex Boutique

The recent renovation of the historic A l’Emeraude boutique included the creation of a unique and exclusive boutique dedicated solely to watchmaking legends Patek Philippe and Rolex, a first of its kind in Switzerland. Patek Philippe has been connected to A l’Emeraude for over a century, while Rolex joined more recently in 2017. Discover the timepieces from both these prestigious watchmakers, beautifully exhibited side-by-side, in an 80m2 boutique with its own entrance.

The Atelier Salon

The loyal and longstanding A l’Emeraude team understands the importance of providing a first class after-sales service. It is for this reason that each area of the boutique includes an experienced watchmaker on hand to size a watch bracelet or re-polish a favorite piece of jewelry. On the first floor, visitors are also welcome to relax in the Atelier Salon, an elegant and cozy lounge that includes a watchmaker at his bench who is on hand to assist and advise clients with any questions.

Bespoke Jewelry

In addition to A l’Emeraude’s extensive selection of watches, the boutique also prides itself on its large selection of jewelry for those special moments in life. And if you don’t find what you are looking for, Marina Cremers and her team will be delighted to advise you about transforming a current piece of jewelry into something completely new.

Jewelry Brands

The Boutique


Chronometry / Jewelery
12 Place St-François
1002 Lausanne, Switzerland

+41 21 312 9583

Monday to Friday 09:30-18:30
Saturday 09:30-17:00

Watchmaking Brands

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