History of Chopard

Founder: Louis-Ulys Chopard

Louis-Ulysse Chopard founded the firm owned by the Scheufele family.

Chopard founded the firm in Sonvillier in the Swiss Jura Mountains.

A major supplier to Swiss Railways in its early days.

In 1920 the company moved to Genève (Geneva, Switzerland), making glamorous watches including the famous Happy Diamonds.