Shami Fine Watchmaking, located at 155 Willowbrook Boulevard in Wayne, is a family owned business that has been in the watch repair industry for over 70 years. Marketing Manager, Amy Bonilla, discusses how this type of work is especially unique compared to others. Shami Fine Watchmaking specializes in various services such as battery replacements, polishing, crystal replacements, waterproofing, appraisal, adjustments and many others. In addition, the business also introduced an online shop recently that displays men’s and ladies timepieces.
Shami Fine Watchmaking offers a broad range of brand services such as Chronoswiss, Armand Nicolet, U-Boat, Michael Kors, Tiffany & Co, Louis Vuitton, David Yurman and Panerai. Bonilla states that, “They are all tremendous yet different timepieces. I always encourage all my clients to learn about the history and craftsmanship about these brands”.
Watch repair is incredibly intriguing because every watch is distinct and different in its own way. Bonilla explains, “All watches are never repaired the same, as they all have its unique mechanics. It is a true craftsmanship”. She further describes that this industry is rare but fascinating and she is proud of the talent that her watchmakers have at Shami Fine Watchmaking. She proudly explains, “I take pride knowing how my watchmakers can restore any timepiece to look like new! Many clients have valuable timepieces, pocket watches, etc. which they believe can never be restored or fixed to its originality. With the knowledge and experience we have, it’s nice to know we were able to provide the upmost quality and care to these watches”
Bonilla is very eager about the future of Shami Fine Watchmaking. She optimistically states, “In the upcoming years, we hope to continue flourishing within the watch repair and watchmaking profession, and providing quality care in all of our timepieces. I am proud of what we have accomplished thus far and look forward to what the future has in store for us. Many clients have valuable timepieces, pocket watches, etc. which they believe can never be restored or fixed to its originality. With the knowledge and experience we have, it’s nice to know we were able to provide the upmost quality and care to these watches.”