Paul grew up around watches as his father is a longtime
collector and one of the charter members of the International
Watch and Jewelry Guild (IWJG). An interest in team leadership
led him to the business world, and prior to founding Connoisseur
of Time, he held an executive position within a training
and development firm based outside of Atlanta.
founded Connoisseur of Time in 2005. Since that time the
company has grown to become an internationally trusted
seller of collectible vintage and luxury watches and is
very privileged to count among its clients many public
figures and leaders of industry, entertainment, and government,
He has overseen several thousand restoration projects
and bought and, alongside the COT team, helped to sell
very fine watches of diverse brands, eras, and types,
from simple time-telling pieces to complicated masterpieces.
His specialty is vintage wristwatches from the finer Swiss
He enjoys sharing his passion and has been asked to contribute
to major watch magazines and publications in the U.S.
not working with watches, he loves spending time with
his wife Brandi, their two daughters, and their slightly
over-caffeinated Jack Russell Terrier named Audemars Piguet.
has a mean watch addiction and loves anything with diamonds
on it. Formerly an executive assistant within leadership
expert John Maxwell's organization, she has a wealth
of experience making sure that on-the-go individuals
are given the kind of peace of mind that comes from
knowing that all of the details important to them will
be taken care of to their satisfaction.
second generation watchmaker and watch and tool collector
with over 40 years of experience working on vintage era
watches, Dr. Miller was busy working at the bench in his
father’s watch and jewelry store at the age of 13.
By 16, he was already performing much of the business’s
watch repair work. He prides himself on his ability to
employ traditional watchmaking methods and techniques.
When not working at his prized “masterpiece”
workbench made in 1887 (he has three other benches to
work at as well), he enjoys making his own watchmaking
is a Russian trained master matchmaker with 34 years
of experience. An extremely well-rounded watchmaking
expert, Grigoriy worked in a number of different watchmaking
roles in production factories in his motherland, learning
and performing a different, specialized watchmaking
skill in each. He now focuses on the servicing of timepieces
by Rolex, Cartier, Omega, Patek Philippe, Vacheron &
Constantin, Panerai and other of the luxury brands that
we sell and does all of the work on our modern-era watches.
is a Swiss-trained master watchmaker with over 15 years of experience at the bench
and is the third generation of his family to be employed in the watch and jewelry
business. He holds certifications in both “Watch Repair” and “Microtechnology”
as well as a diploma in “Advanced Watch Repair” from the prestigious
Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Educational Program (WOSTEP) in Neuchatel,
Switzerland. Besides his formal schooling, he has also received special, private
additional training from Patek Philippe and Omega at their respective factories.
Paul always sees his restoration jobs through to completion with a goal of perfection,
even if it means hand-crafting factory quality new parts to replace those no longer
both a lifelong watchmaker and jeweler, Jerry’s
unique set of skills perfectly prepares him to do an exceptional
job restoring watch cases to their former glory. Jerry
trained in the former Yugoslavia for three years, then
in Austria for one learning the trades. Having started
as a watchmaker in 1947, Jerry now has 69 years of experience!