Cartier was founded in 1847 by Louis-Francois Cartier to be one of the world’s esteemed houses of luxury. Cartier design and manufacture exclusive collections of fine jewellery, wristwatches and prestige accessories. Cartier lunettes are handcrafted in Sucy-en-Brie, France from luxurious precious materials including titanium, yellow, white and rose gold, wood and buffalo horn and sometimes adorned with diamonds.
Cartier is a brand that focuses on forging a style out of its extraordinary history to express elegance, timelessness and originality. Cartier has a long history of clients including royalty and celebrities. King Edward VII of England referred to Cartier as “the jeweller of kings and the king of jewellers.” Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has been seen in the Cartier Ballon Bleu timepiece.
Cartier is renowned for the “Santos” wristwatch of 1904, which has been translated into the Santos de Cartier Aviator Sunglasses. Other collections include Amulette de Cartier, Trinity de Cartier, Ballerine solitaire, C de Cartier and Panthere de Cartier.