Born in a clock-makers family, Bernard RICHARDS was quite logically led to study at the Horology and micro-mechanics Schools of Paris, and to be filled in turn by the love of traditional clock and watch making.
This knowledge enabled him to create his own watch, a unique model, reflecting his passion for mechanical sports, and more particularly for the automobile competition. Thus was born the GP44, very first model of the BRM collection, a watch which was immediately adopted by customers eager for authenticity and originality.
1958 : Bernard RICHARDS was born in Paris.
1972 : The RICHARDS, initially a jewellers family, decides to give up jewellery and to turn towards clock and watch making.
1974 : Bernard RICHARDS enters the horology school of Paris.
1976 : He turns towards the micromechanics school of Paris.
1978 : he chooses to enter the gemstone school of Paris.
1981 : He decides to improve his knowledge of the sorting through diamonds (more particularly as regards their colour and quality) thanks to a stage.
1983 : Bernard RICHARDS joins the family business and develops a series of clocks, watches, pens, lighters for huge international luxury groups.
1986 : Creation of the Bernard RICHARDS Company, which specialized in machining components for the luxury industry.
1996 : The Bernard RICHARDS company moves to new premises and invests in brand new sophisticated numerical machines.
2002 : BRM is founded, and 6 supplementary numerical machines are bought.
2005 : BRM moves, thus doubling its premises, and stops producing for the big luxury groups.