Cartier is a luxury jeweler located in France that is known all around the world for their glamorous pieces. They also make some of the most amazing watches in the world with a style that they can truly call their own. Their long history in providing luxury items for royalties is still carried out today amongst the world’s elite. Cartier has been described as being “Jeweler to Kings, King of Jewelers” and this reputation takes a lot of hard work and innovative designs to be maintained at such a high level. Cartier watches are grouped into seven classic collections that have been developed over a long period of time.
Calibre de Cartier: This collection includes 13 models that can be easily recognized from the round display and classic style. Most watches in this collection come with a leather bracelet that brings out the vintage aspect and the long heritage of the company. The seconds dial is usually shown in the lower part of the display and there is also an automatic changing date, regularly on the left side. This collection offers precise movements and gorgeous designs with perfect lines.
Pasha de Cartier: Such a collection is held at high standards by women because it offers a wide variety of models that can be perfect for every style. The main feature of this collection that makes it instantly recognizable is the round case. It is very common for these watches to have diamonds and precious stones on the bezel and there are many combinations of valuable metals to choose from. The case diameter can also vary from small to large thus offering the most important thing when shopping for luxury watches, variety.
Tank: A great collection that inspires strength due to the right angles and the rectangular shape of the case. The many models that have the honor of being in this collection are all about offering a classic timepiece that will never go out of fashion. Leather is very common for the bracelet and not only does it offer a comfortable grip but it also maintains the vintage style.
Santos the Cartier: A collection where glamour has a name and where the style is known by everyone in the fashion world. These watches are probably the most popular from Cartier and the square case combine with the Roman numerals that are inclined to form a perfect line with the hands no matter where they are, makes for an amazing design. Usually made out of steel with a black leather strap, it is not uncommon for Cartier to offer gold versions with precious stones.
Baignoire: Every Cartier collection has a unique feature that sets it apart from all the rest; this is usually the shape of the case. With the Baignoire collection, the oval case inspires luxury and it is a collection made just for the beautiful gender. Women all around the world want to have such a glamorous timepiece on their hand that will complement their figure and complete their outfit. Gold is the main material used to create such a glamorous collection and it can be found in three colors, yellow, white and pink.
Tonneau: Despite it not being a very big collection, it is one of the classics from Cartier and it represents their heritage. There are two models in this collection and the difference is made by the type of gold used to make the case, pink or white. Both models are for her and the shape of the case is quite interesting as are the stones used to crate the Cartier style.
Aside from these classic collections, Cartier also has many others that have been added over the years as they found new designs and new ways to show their value to the world. An ever-changing world where only the most prestigious and exclusive watchmakers can claim to offer a unique style with every model and with every new customer. The top new collections from Cartier are as follows:
Roadster: This collection was inspired by the racing world of the 60s and the sturdy build as well as the shape of the case is all about bringing that style back. Aside from the lines used to make the case, there is another feature that stands out about this collection and that is the shape of the crown. There are many styles to choose from, both casual and refined, made from steel or from gold.
Ballon bleu: This collection brings a new icon to the existing list with its round case and Cartier lines. The crown is put inside the case in a unique way and even the markers are forced to make room for it as they take a small detour from the perfect circle. With styles for both genders and with materials for all pockets, this collection will surely become one of the classics over time.
Delices de Cartier: Feminine and glamorous, the perfect words to describe such a unique collection. The case has a very interesting shape that shows the passion put into making such timepieces by Cartier that change the way we think about watches. With so many stones and rare materials used to create them, we can start calling them luxury jewelry that can display time. Choosing between white gold and pink gold may be the only problem with this collection.
Captive de Cartier: It is clear that Cartier is a luxury jeweler and that they have taken the glamour of jewelry and put it into their watches. This collection shocks with its beauty, the round dial and the way the bracelet connects to it; add diamonds and rare materials to this design and you have the perfect Cartier recipe for a glamorous watch.
If there is one thing we can say about Cartier watches is that they belong in an art museum for everyone to admire their beauty. Definitely a unique manufacturer that has earned the title of most luxurious watchmaker with its incredible designs and use of familiar shapes, Cartier will always be among the greatest in the world.