In the beginning of the twentieth century the jewelry business was managed by the founder's grandsons. The brand had already opened boutiques in the world's most famous cities - Paris, London and New York. Basing on the great success of Cartier jewelry pieces, the heads of the company came up with the idea to create luxurious watches.
First wristwatch: The first Cartier wristwatch - Santos - appeared in 1904. The timepiece inherited its name after Alberto Santos-Dumont, a famous Brazilian aviator. Two years later, in 1906, Cartier introduced its first jewelry timepiece. In 1910 the Cartier Company designed and patented its deployment clasp.
Tank: The Cartier Tank watch introduced in 1917 enjoyed great success, and at present day the Tank Francaise is one of the brand's most popular watch lines. The timepiece was highly appreciated for its one-of-a-kind design that considerably influenced the timekeeping creation of other horological brands.
Water resistant watch: In 1933, following the request of Pasha of Marrakech to design a special watch that would be helpful and reliable underwater, Cartier developed its first water resistant timepiece. The watch featured a very attractive design with a case produced from solid gold.
Today Cartier develops luxurious watches based upon the original designs of the brand's founder. Louis Cartier came up with numerous innovative ideas, patents and iconic designs. Some of the brand's latest most famous collections are created while taking into consideration Louis Cartier's designs.
Popular collections: Among most popular collections designed by Cartier today you will discover the Pasha, the Santos, the Tonneau, the Panther, the Bagnoire, the Diabolo, La Dona de Cartier and the legendary Tank.
The Cartier Tank Francaise watch has incorporated an innovative movement and wins the hearts of a lot of customers due its unique marvelous design. The model is available in three different sizes and with a wide range of movements, including quartz and automatic ones.
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