Independent Watchmaking – In Conversation with Steffen Cornehl, Founder Of Cornehl Watches

Independent Watchmaking - In Conversation with Steffen Cornehl, Founder Of Cornehl Watches by Tom Mulraney Chances are, you’ve never heard the name Steffen Cornehl before. That’s because he is an independent watchmaker of the more obscure variety. He doesn’t come from one of the major brands, nor is he based in Switzerland. Instead, he works [...]

Introducing the Affordable and Teutonic Cornehl Regulator

A three-quarter plate, gold chatons, blued steel screws for under US$5000. Written By Su Jia Xian (SJX) Located in Stuttgart, Steffen Cornehl is a watchmaker specialising in restoration, having been part of the team that worked on the timekeepers inside the Peterhof Palace museum in St Petersburg in the early 2000s. For several years now the [...]

The gift of time

By Thomas Borgmann - Stuttgarter Zeitung -  23. Juli 2014 Steffen Cornehl is travelling regulary to Sankt Petersburg to bring back up and running the clocks and watches in Tsar Palace Peterhof – the „Russian Versailles“. The 39 year old does this on a voluntary basis just for board, lodging and cultural program.   Steffen Cornehl [...]

Cornehl at Munichtime 2017

Cornehl at Munichtime 2017 Thank you very much! The 1st Place at the Watch election of the Munichtime 2017 (Category until 5000 Euro): Cornehl SC1 Regulator with 436 votes, made us very thankful! The results, the winner ...  the original article For us it was the second time being at MunichTime. We had a lot of very [...]

Cornehl Watches Vienna Time 2016

Cornehl Watches at Vienna Time We had a great time in Vienna metting new and old friends! Cornehl Watches at ViennaTime 2016. That was our first year and it was very sucessfull. It was amaising to see how incradelbe interestet the Austrian watch enthusiast are in German watches. Althogh the typical Vienna resident is a [...]

MunichTime 2016 Watch-Election

MunichTime 2016 Watch-Election on We hardly can believe! Our SC1 Regulator won the 3rd price in the category II (up to 4.000 Euro). 1.400 watch fans used the chance to vote out of 59 watches in 6 categories. Thank you very much for your vote! We're apreciating very much your support to make known [...]

Restorer in watchmaking

Restorer in watchmaking In 2000/2001 Steffen Cornehl attended a series of seminars on the subject of restoration and assessment of historical clocks and watches at the Academy of Craft at castle Raesfeld. Main topics at the seminars were, among others: Art history foundations for the determination and classification of historic clocks and watches, Restoration / preservation [...]