A Horological Gathering
Since 1960 we have been serving watchmakers and clockmakers through our mission of Setting service standards and educating the horological community.
For more than 50 years, the members of the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI) have been providing the highest quality of care and service for watches and clocks. Please use our professional directory to find a watchmaker or clockmaker near you.
Our classes are developed in conjunction with our Industry Advisory Board and with the Research & Education Council to meet the specific needs of modern horologists. Sign up for one of our classes today!
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Brush up on your chronograph skills before taking the CW21 Exam with this class on the modern mechanical chronograph. It focuses on the service and adjustment of modern mechanical chronographs, such as the ETA 7750. Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21 To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (36...Find out more »
Learn the basics of operating a watchmaker’s lathe. Including using gravers, cutting shapes, cutting geometry, turning square shoulders, tapered surfaces, sharpening, drilling, cutting out a balance staff, making bushings, measuring and making tools, proper maintenance and much more.Find out more »
Monthly Meeting of the Board of Directors open to all members.Find out more »
Expand what you know to increase your profit! Quartz watches can be one of the most profitable sectors of your business. This course reviews quartz watch repair and quartz chronographs, including the various important electronic tests, giving you the skills you need to be faster and more consi...Find out more »