Holiday Shops Sale: Get up to $400 Off with Code SHOPS400. In honor of the brand’s creative legacy, let’s take a look at the origins and evolutions of some of Cartier’s most celebrated jewels. 18K Gold Love Bangle with Screwdriver by Cartier, 1970. Required fields are marked *. The center stone diamond weighed an incredible 236.65 carats. Copyright © 2014. We so wish the golden era (to be precise 1910 to 1940) would bless us with these beautiful creations. Buying these classic pieces at auction makes for a smart investment, as they will continue to increase in popularity and price with their average resale value remaining at a consistent 69% over the last several years. With its’ timeless design, it’s easy to see why the Trinity de Cartier rings are one of the brand’s longest running and most beloved jewelry collections. Cartier purchased gemstones there and adopted these carved gemstones into important Art Deco jewelry, such as this brooch. Although the Juste un Clou Cartier jewelry collection only made its official debut in 2012, its origins date back to the 1970s. Daisy Fellowes’s Tutti Frutti Collier Hindou Necklace. Consisting of three strands of alternating round and baguette-cut diamonds, the necklace perfectly complemented her Cartier diamond and platinum tiara. Circa 2005, By Cartier. What started as a simple Cartier Trinity ring has now bloomed into a full Cartier jewelry collection of rings, bracelets, earrings, and necklaces. The bracelet was also a tribute to New York’s wild and independent spirit during the 1970s and still holds its’ power today. Several years later in 1917, Pierre travelled to New York and in a famous exchange for two strands of fine pearls, he acquired the prestigious address of 653 Fifth Avenue. From December 4-February 16, Cartier, Style and History will be presented in the Salon d’Honneur wing of the Grand Palais in Paris, a display of over 600 Cartier pieces. This legacy and reputation makes Cartier one of the most sought after jewlery brands in the world. Nevertheless, there still remained a close collaboration between the three to maintain high level standards in quality and workmanship. In 1913, Cartier’s signature panther was inspired by a painting by George Barbier, which Louis Cartier commissioned as the new image for the house’s advertising campaigns. Evalyn's jewellery collection, including the Hope Diamond, was bought by Harry Winston in 1949 and later donated to the Smithonian Institution. Aside from looking great, each of the colors represents a deeper meaning. The youngest member of the Kardashian crew has recently become a favorite among the younger generation. Cartier is currently most famous for its popular and modernized LOVE collection, as well as its’ Tank collection of men’s watches. Simpson was the famed American divorcée for whom King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry. Acquired by the Duke of Windsor directly before the German occupation, designed by Jeanne Toussaint. This included the infamous and Dalí-esque Crash Watch in 1967, inspired by a Cartier Maxi Baignoire Allongée (‘extended bathtub’) watch that melted in the fire of a car accident, according to Cartier legend. Since founding The Jewellery Editor in 2010, we have grown our digital magazine to be the number one global source of information and inspiration for fine jewellery and luxury watches.,, Daisy Fellowes’s Tutti Frutti collier hindou necklace. The vibrant colors used in this necklace surly tempts us a lot! In fact, most Cartier jewelry pieces are instantly recognizable—emphasizing the company’s ability to create icons. When Prince Rainer III of Monaco proposed to actress Grace Kelly he presented her with a ruby and emerald engagement ring. Perhaps the most famous of Cartier jewelry collections, the Love bracelet has enjoyed immense popularity throughout its history. Despite its vintage roots, the Juste un Clou collection is one of the most modern looking Cartier jewelry lines today. Alternatively, if you are willing to help, you can donate so that in the meantime, we can continue to publish more interesting content. Take a look at 10 of the most famous Cartier jewelry pieces from the 19th century. Diamond, Emerald and Onyx Panthere De Cartier Ring By Cartier. Bought by Cartier in 2002, the maison set this exceptional diamond into a platinum bracelet for the 2006 Biennale des Antiquaries in Paris. After their engagement, Kelly never removed the diamond from her finger. Today, there are countless emblematic pieces manufactured by the house, from their famed Flamingo brooch, to their classic Panthère collection, and their legendary line of classic elegant “Tank” watches. Each of the three interconnected bands represents a different stage of a romantic relationship. 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The lifelike serpent, regularly worn by Mexico's most glamorous actress coiled around her neck, took two years to make and features 2,473 brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds as well as two pear-shaped emeralds for the snake's eyes. Due to the popularity of the piece, there have been countless imitations. Jacques Cartier had famously traveled to India at the beginning of the 20th century to sell to the extremely rich maharajas, but these trips led to one of the greatest cultural exchanges in the jewelry world. TrueFacet, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Described as "the most famous diamond in the world", Pierre Cartier sold it to the American heiress Evalyn Walsh McLean in 1911. From Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor to, most recently, Kate Middleton, through the decades, the world's most stylish and iconic women have chosen diamonds signed by Cartier. The house has remained true to the finest traditions of watchmaking and jewelry by employing rare craftsmanship and unique skills that are often in danger of becoming extinct. Less than 48 hours later, Richard Burton had bought what was the twelfth largest diamond in the world at the time as a gift for Elizabeth Taylor. The Princess' longstanding relationship with Cartier had begun earlier that year when she was given a Cartier engagement ring by Prince Rainier III featuring a truly exceptional 10.47ct emerald-cut diamond flanked by two baguette-cut diamonds. Cartier has designed countless iconic and unbelievable accessories. This particular model was worn by Louis Cartier himself and it’s a watch he considered one of his finest accomplishments. Rose Gold, Platinum, Enamel, Diamond and Black Onyx Vanity by Cartier, circa 1920. Large pearls in general are an incredible rarity in nature.