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Louis-François Cartier established Maison Cartier in 1847 in Paris after 10 years of apprenticeship in a jewellery workshop. The Maison Cartier had an immediate success with the French Imperial court and became a point of reference for the aristocracy. In 1872 after the maison created strong relationships with the Brithish court, the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VII, refered to Cartier as "Jeweller to Kings, King of Jewellers". Driven by a constant quest for excellence in design, innovation and expertise, the Maison stands in a unique and enviable position, that of a leader and pioneer in its field. A reference of true and timeless luxury in the world, with highly recognizable collections and perfectly handcrafted pieces. With a strong legitimacy since 1887, Cartier Eyewear’s quality is reached through a perfect blend of tradition and innovation, leveraging on the Maison savoir-faire and the pioneering design with sophisticated, contemporary design, with all the maison symbols in homage for its design history, with precious finishings.