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"I came to clock making after a long career as a professional artist. My other passion apart from painting has been model and precision engineering, therefore the move to clockmaking seemed natural to me, since I view my clocks as works of art. 


My workshop is equipped extensively with Swiss and English machine tools alongside the many specialist tools required for gear cutting and manufacture of precision components. Many specialist tools I make myself, and every component from a simple screw to a finger is made in my workshop."

Published articles:

British Horological Society Journal   June 2019

British Horological Society Journal   November 2019.

British Horological Society Journal   April 2020.


Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

Member of the British Watch and Clockmaking Guild

Member of Society of model and Experimental Engineers


December 2020 

Tick tock star:Financial Times magazine 'How to Spend it'


Jake Sutton spent his professional career as a painter, exhibiting regularly in galleries in London's West End. In the art world he is known for capturing movement, having worked extensively with the Royal Ballet and orchestras at the BBC Proms.

His work has appeared on Royal Mail stamps, and a commemorative London Transport poster for the millennium. His paintings can be found in many major collection, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the House of Commons Permanent Collection, where eighteen paintings on the theme, The Highlights of London are on permanent display.

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