CARTIER

C DÉCOR 290/O

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53 / 55 mm
18 / 19 mm
140 / 145 mm
 

Model: CT0290O

Material: Acetate / Metal

Louis-François Cartier established Maison Cartier in 1847 in Paris after 10 years of apprenticeship in a jewelry 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, referred to Cartier as "Jeweler to Kings, King of Jewelers". 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, when Louis Cartier produced its very first optical instrument for Princess D`Essling, an amazing jewel on the form of a Lorgnette in tortoise shell and diamonds. In 1898, Alfred’s oldest son Louis joined the family business, now known as ‘Alfred CARTIER et Fils’. This was when the Belle 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 finishing. In 1904, Louis Cartier created the first wristwatch for his famous Brazilian friend Alberto Santos-Dumont, a famous aviator and one of the pioneers of aviation. Cartier developed the wristwatch in response t