About Us

Lawrence Watchmaking is owned and run by Aaron Lawrence, a highly skilled second-generation watchmaker with over 20 years’ experience and expertise in all forms of watchmaking.

Located upstairs in the Adelaide Arcade, Lawrence Watchmaking delivers exceptional service for all types of watch repairs, restorations and servicing for local, interstate and international clients.

Aaron works individually with each client providing personalised service and attention to detail.

Lawrence Watchmaking provides a full range of watch-related services including but not limited to:

  • Restoration and servicing of high grade swiss watches
  • Complete movement restoration
  • Case and bracelet refurbishment
  • Seal replacement and pressure testing
  • Replacement of defective parts
  • Fault identification and analysis
  • Cleaning and polishing
  • Battery replacements
  • Band adjustments and sizing

Lawrence Watchmaking prides itself in undertaking repairs of the highest grade and all work is covered by an 18-month guarantee.

Qualifications and previous experience

Aaron is a fully qualified watchmaker with a Certificate III in Watch and Clockmaking and is an active member of the industry association Watch & Clock Makers of Australia.

Aaron has developed extensive knowledge and experience in watchmaking, having worked in the trade for over 20 years. For ten years, Aaron was a joint owner of JJ Brown Watchmaking located in the Adelaide CBD. More recently Aaron has worked at R. McMahon Watchmakers, focussing on vintage restorations on high grade swiss watches including Rolex, Tudor, Tag Heuer and Breitling, as well as pocket watch restoration. During this time he also further expanded his skill set by completing Omega’s Co-Axial Lubrication and Timing Course with Swatch Group in Melbourne Australia