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Joshua Kroman, CW21

Watchmaker

Josh Kroman is a San Jose, CA native; born and raised in the Almaden Valley. After graduating from Leland High School, he attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. He then moved to Lancaster Co. PA where he had the privilege of attending the Lititz Watch Technicum, one of the finest watchmaking schools outside Switzerland. There he spent two years of intense study, graduating with the LWT Diploma. Josh is currently serving a three year term on the Board of Directors of the American Watchmakers Clockmakers Institute (AWCI).

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Christopher Kelly, CW21

Watchmaker

Christopher Kelly currently resides in Fremont, California. After attending Colorado State University, Chris moved to Bern, Switzerland where his wife was consulting for Swiss PTT/Swisscom. It was in Switzerland that Chris’s love of watches was ignited. After returning from a year in Switzerland, Chris and his wife moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to pursue careers in the IT consulting industry. After a number of years as a database and UNIX system administrator, Chris returned to school at the Watch Technology Institute in Seattle, Washington for a two year course of study to pursue a new career in watchmaking. Since graduating in September of 2010, Chris has been working as a watchmaker, joining Kroman Watchworks in August 2013. In his spare time Chris can often be found just off the Pacific coast playing in the coastal caves, arches, or rock formations in one of his kayaks.

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Abigail Borsgard

Service Coordinator

Abigail Borsgard has lived locally since the age of two, growing up in Los Gatos. She attended UCSC and majored in marine biology. She loves to keep things organized and clean which is one reason why she is so beneficial to the workshop. She is responsible for welcoming customers and taking in watches. She also handles ordering all of the small parts that are necessary for repairs. In her free time she enjoys camping, 4 wheeling, playing with her puppy, and scuba diving.




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The Workshop

Our workshop is inspired by the Swiss & German concept of a luxury watch service center. It is a clean well-lit and modern space, completely visible to our customers and fully equipped with the latest in cleaning, timing and waterproofing machines. For your peace of mind, we carry full insurance coverage through Lloyds of London. Conveniently located in the heart of Almaden Valley, we look forward to serving the discerning clients of the San Jose / Silicon Valley metropolitan area.




Precision & Service,
in the heart of Almaden

"As San Jose's only CW21 Certified Watchmaker, it would be a privilege to care for your treasured timepiece."
-Josh Kroman, Watchmaker

Call: (408) 620-1450