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Cartier Santos Dumont - Legendary Status in Horology
At present day Cartier Santos watches are found among the most highly-demanded timepieces of the brand. Santos does not simply denote the name of a successful Cartier watch. read more


Cartier Pasha Seatimer - King-Sized Chrono
The case of the Cartier watch is crafted from solid 18-K yellow gold successfully mixed with stylish black rubber and majestic diamonds. The Cartier Pasha Seatimer paralizes the glance due to its extra-large volumes and simply amazes by its extravagance. read more


Ballon bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon with the Geneva Seal
The Ballon bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon watch has become the first timekeeping creation of the brand crowned by the prestigious Geneva Seal hallmark.

The watch, a true instrument of High Watchmaking, features a 46 mm 18K pink gold case with the outstanding cabochon and profiled refinement.

The heart of the Cartier watch is 9452 MC caliber, an exceptional manufacture-crafted mechanical tourbillon movement with manual winding. The tourbillon on the Ballon bleu de Cartier watch has been designed with irresistible aesthetic appeal. The tourbillon carriage seems to 'fly' over the bridges and to float freely above the dial.

The slate-colored guilloche dial reveals a sun-ray open-worked grid with Roman numerals. It is completed with sword-shaped, blued-steel hands. The watch embraces the wrist with a brown alligator strap fitted with dual adjustment folding clasp. read more





Cartier Santos Triple 100 Watch Changes Faces
The oversized Cartier Santos Triple 100 watch delivers a great surprise due to the first-ever rotating-dial mechanism united with a skeleton movement. All you have to do is to simply turn the winding crown of the Cartier watch and it will reveal to you a gripping display of its hidden faces. read more


Meet Rotonde de Cartier Flying Tourbillon Skeleton
Cartier fans will surely be excited to see the latest timekeeping creation of the brand - the Rotonde de Cartier Flying Tourbillon Skeleton watch. The new Cartier watch will be unveiled at the upcoming SIHH 2010 to start on 18 January 2010.

The Rotonde de Cartier Flying Tourbillon Skeleton watch fascinates the glance by every single detail reflecting its sophisticated nature. Your attention will be caught by a flying tourbillon. Moreover, the watch demonstrates the brand’s exclusive hand-wound movement – the Cartier Caliber 9455 MC - that rests inside the well-balanced skeletonized dial.

This design makes the movement inside seem really tiny. The design peculiarity of the movement is the Cartier “C” that makes part of the tourbillon carriage. read more


Cartier Santos 100 Squelette Watch - Amazing Transparency
The Santos 100 Squelette watch from the jewellery and watchmaker Cartier boggles the audience’s imagination with its total transparency. The dial of the Cartier extraordinary timepiece indicates the time in a very special manner. It is fitted with conventional hands, dressed in blue.

They travel, however, over Roman numerals, represented by bridges, artfully incorporated into a hand-wound mechanical skeletonized movement - calibre 9611 MC.
Graced with Haute Horlogerie finishing, it oscillates at the rate of 28, 800 vibrations per hour. Equipped with two barrels, the caliber provides a 72-hour power reserve.

Composed of 138 meticulously hand-made individual parts, the remarkable movement can be seen through two sapphire crystals. The watch wearer can admire its beveled bridges and mainplate, satin brushed sides as well as circular-grained wheels.
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Cartier Introduces Santos 100 chronograph
The Santos 100 chronograph is crafted in an amorphous diamond-like carbon (ADLC) and rose gold.

Cartier says, ADLC stands out of all other coating methods due to its unique property of the coating thickness, implying it will not demonstrate a contrasting color in case of scratching.

Besides, the case is distinguished by a fingerprint-resistant treatment, so there will not be left a fingerprint while touching it. According to Cartier, this process of specific treatment is applied in military equipment and the brand possesses exclusive rights to use the treatment in question for timepieces.

Cartier offers three interpretations - the Cartier Santos 100 XL Chronograph, Santos 100 XL and Santos 100. Both XL models boast a diameter of 38 mm, while the smaller one is equal to 32 mm.


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Cartier Unveils New Baignoire Watch
Baignoire is the name of one of the most distinctive lady’s watch designs created by Cartier. The line was initially introduced in the 1920’s.

The name of the watch was suggested by a bathtub as the shape of its case reminds a bathtub's rim. The shape of the case is simple yet elegant. It is an interpretation of the tonneau case.

The new Cartier Baignoire watch is animated by an ultra-thin manually wound movement - Piaget 430C. The case of the timepiece is produced from 18-karat gold. The solid silver dial demonstrates sunburst guilloche.  read more


Cartier Tank Solo and Ronde Solo in New Les Must Collection
The legendary watch and jewelry company Cartier is pleased to unveil its novel "Les Must" collection, which includes appealing models for men and women. The timepieces will be available in the brand’s boutiques all around the world.

Besides watches, the "Les Must Collection" also comprises leather goods, jewelry, accessories, and gifts. The line is brand new, although it is named the same as the "Les Must de Cartier" assemblage introduced in 1970.

The first models to be presented are Tank Solo and Ronde Solo.

The small model of the Cartier Tank Solo watch features a steel case that incorporates a crown embellished with circular graining and a spinel cabochon in blue. read more


Cartier Watch - Symbol of Luxury and Exquisite Taste
It was Louis-Francois Cartier, a gifted jewelry master, who gave birth to the company. Cartier's masterpieces were worn by many crowned heads of Europe. read more


Cartier Reveals Innovative Concept ID One Watch
The famous jewelry and watchmaker Cartier is extremely pleased to unveil its first timepiece, which requires no adjustment: the Concept ID One watch needs neither regulating the balance wheel screw, nor adjusting the balance spring or modifying its active length. It is also free from regulating the position of the paddles on the anchor.

Due to the advanced materials and cutting edge technologies, employed in manufacturing of this progressive concept model, it can easily do without any adjustment components, which are usually an integral part of a mechanical movement.

The Concept ID One watch from Cartier comes with a unique 46 mm case, rendered in niobium-titanium. Both front and backsides of this innovative watch are fitted with sapphire crystals. read more


Cartier Cirque Animalier 'Elephant' watch
The Cartier Cirque Animalier watch collection unveils majestic jewelry creations depicting various animals crafted in precious metal, and set with gemstones.

The Cartier Cirque Animalier 'Elephant' watch shown reveals an a 18K pink gold case, and an eye-fascinating elephant design in 18K white gold, with emerald eyes. Almost the entire creation is paved with round brilliant diamonds.

The unique timepiece goes on a fabric strap fitted with an 18K pink gold diamond-set buckle. Diamond total weight is about 7.2 carats. The Cartier watch accommodates a Swiss quartz movement, and is fitted with a sapphire crystal.
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Cartier Unveils Tourbillon and Crocodile Watch Calibre 9458 MC
Cartier is proud to unveil its new flying tourbillon timepiece – the Tourbillon and Crocodile Geneva Seal watch, calibre 9458 MC. The horological masterpiece demonstrates a diamond crocodile guarding the time. The crocodile with emerald eyes is sculpted in white gold. The reptile is presented along with a majestic bed of water lilies in translucent red and white enamel.

The jewelry timepiece is animated by a unique flying tourbillon movement - the calibre 9458 MC, embellished with the Geneva Seal.

The in-house mechanical manual-winding movement is constructed from 167 components, including 19 jewels. Operating at a frequency of 21,600 vibrations/hour, it gives an advantage of a 50-hour power reserve.
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Cartier Introduces its "Captive" Watch
The famous watchmaker Cartier is delighted to present its novel “Captive” watch at the SIHH exhibition, which is scheduled for 2010.

The “Captive” watch from Cartier features an oversized case, measuring 35 mm in diameter. It is sculptured in 18 carat rhodium-plated white gold.

The timepiece exposes a rhodium-plated white gold dial, studded with round diamonds and protected by a sapphire crystal. The case of the model is fitted with a bezel, also adorned with round diamonds. The total weight of the diamonds, the “Captive” model is embellished with, constitutes 3 carats.

The timekeeper focuses on the essential: displaying the hours and minutes. Animating these functions is a quartz movement. The watch boasts 30-meter water-resistance.

The new Cartier watch is mounted on a light grey brushed canvas strap. It is equipped with an adjustable folding clasp, done in 18 carat rhodium-plated white gold.


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New Cartier Tortue XL Watch with Unique Jaguar Decor
The new Cartier Tortue XL watch paralyzes the glance by a unique highly-realistic jaguar decor. The timepiece was born due to the use of two artistic crafts - relief engraving and champleve enamel. It will be limited to just 80 pieces.

The dial of the new Cartier watch demonstrates a high-relief engraving incorporating four pieces assembled and adjusted with utmost precision.

The jaguar gives an impression of fur and staring eyes. It was achieved by the craftsman with help of a flat graver, and, then, he pricked them with a slender point-graver.

The craftsman also performed another delicate operation to accentuate the volume of the whiskers – he chiselled the sides with help of a point graver and then polished them with a rubber.

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Cartier Tortue Perpetual Calendar - Luxury Watch
Product of Haute Horlogerie, the Cartier Tortue watch is a men's skeleton, with mechanical self-winding Manufacture, and complications such as the perpetual calendar.

Cartier Tortue is the case in 18 carat white gold, while the crown (ring, from Avant-garde design, very appreciated by Cartier for models of its most prestigious collections of clocks) is decorated with a beautiful faceted sapphire.

Sapphire glass, engine-turned dial in view of slate, with satin silver grille cloth developed ray of sunshine hours are indicated by Roman numerals blacks, while the hands are in blued steel. The caseback is sapphire crystal, making the watch very bright.

The strap is alligator leather with folding clasp in 18K rose gold.

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Cartier Rotonde Astroregulateur Watch - Counteracting Effects of Gravity
Cartier has created a stir by the release of a new Rotonde Astroregulateur watch. An identifying attribute of the model is a self-winding mechanical Calibre 9800 MC movement, developed and manufactured from A to Z in the brand’s workshops.

The extraordinary mechanism was born as a result of painstaking effort invested by highly-qualified specialists within a period of five years. A true technical feat, the individually numbered movement is 10.1 mm thick and boasts a diameter of 32.5 mm. It comprises 281 individual parts. Embellished with 43 jewels, the mechanism runs at the rate of 21,600 vibrations per hour and offers an 80-hour power reserve.

The movement, housed in the new Cartier watch, required 60 hours of hand finishing. It also incorporates a circular-grained main plate. Its bridges, meanwhile, are beveled, drawn and adorned with a Cotes-de-Geneve pattern.
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Geneva Seal to be Featured by Cartier Calibers
The House of Cartier, one of the most famous and prestigious watch brands in the world, has joined the extremely limited group of watch manufactures certified to display the highly sought-after Geneva Seal. Cartier master craftsmen have developed and crafted the calibre 9452 MC now crowned by the prestigious certification.

The Geneva Seal dates back to the 19th century, initiated by a guild plagued by counterfeit products. Nowadays it is the true symbol of watchmaking perfection. The certification was enacted into law in 1886, thus representing one of the oldest professional labels. The Geneva Seal is recognized as an indication of independent origin and a guarantee of perfect quality.
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Admire Pasha de Cartier Skeleton Flying Tourbillon Watch
Cartier boasts a unique expertise in the field of skeletonized watchmaking. In 2009, the brand stunned watch lovers with its first skeleton timepieces with the movement bridges shaped like Roman numerals and forming the watch dial.

This year, Cartier unveils its new stunning timekeeping creation, an original interpretation of the great Cartier classic - the Pasha de Cartier Skeleton Flying Tourbillon watch.

The new Cartier watch is animated by the Calibre 9457 MC. The manual-winding movement incorporates 175 parts and 19 jewels. Operating at a frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour, it offers 50 hours of power reserve.
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Le Cirque Animalier de Cartier Watches - Bewitching Animals and Dazzling Diamonds
The house of Cartier is extremely excited to bring forth its head-turning Le Cirque Animalier de Cartier collection, which includes three limited edition jewellery watches.

The new models feature different animals: a panther, two lovebirds and a snake. Artfully paved with dazzling diamonds, they mesmerize the audience with their emerald eyes.

A true piece of art, the image of each animal is protected by an open-worked grid. Every model is set in a case, which brings to mind that of a power. Once it is opened, the precious cover reveals a stunning display. Each new Cartier lady’s watch represents a charming blend of mother-of-pearl, black enamel, white gold and the already-mentioned diamonds.
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