Trend Report: High-Jeweled Watches Inspired by Nature

These avian inspirations make time take flight, combining multiple modes of artistic diligence with enamel work, gem setting, sculpt­ing, and engraving. They are works of art that perfectly reflect nature, giving women the sense of gratification and pride that only a true piece of wearable art can bring. Cartier Tourbillon watch ($221,000) features a kingfisher…

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Off the Cuff: Cartier Tourbillon Kingfisher Takes Flight

This is one stupendous timepiece. There are no other words to describe it. Meticulously crafted, painstakingly built, and artfully finished, this Cartier Tourbillon watch is a masterpiece inside and out.  On the inside, the watch houses the Geneva-seal certified 9458 MC Caliber with flying tourbillon created in house by Cartier in its Manufacture in La…

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Breaking News: CARTIER—Vacuum Packed – The Release of the ID Two and the Astrotourbillon Carbon Crystal Watches

Cartier has just launched its second concept watch, one that continues to test innovative elements slated for use in future serial wristwatches.  11 July 2012  Elizabeth Doerr Rotonde d Cartier Astrotourbillon Carbon Crystal watch  It sounds like a distant dream, one slated to shape the future of mechanical watchmaking, not the present. Three years ago, Cartier’s…

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Around the World: Video — Cartier Unveils L’Odyssee de Cartier – a Film like Nothing Else!

Embracing the panther – Cartier’s long-time legendary icon – the House of Cartier brings superb luxury, imagination and sublime beauty to the forefront in a creative new three-and-a-half minute film that magically brings together its history, its global presence and its amazing craftsmanship. This is a MUST SEE VIDEO. Absolutely enchanting! It is one you…

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Trend Report: DRAGONS – It’s the Year

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon and it begins today. Many luxury watch brands have presented several pieces depicting the great mythical creature over the last few weeks. WORLDTEMPUS – Carlos Torres The first dragon appeared in China some forty-seven centuries ago, during the reign of Huang Ti (also…

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Watch Stops: SIHH — Cartier Does It Again with Animal Dials and Artistic Prowess

Last year, and throughout the past 12 months, we have regularly brought you masterpieces from Cartier – true artisan works that not only underscore the brand’s technological prowess, but also its amazing abilities with the Artistic crafts. This year is no exception.  Among the highlights: the Santos-Dumont XL watch in white gold with an amazing…

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