Cartier Libre

In this latest edition, Cartier Libre presents a technicolour vision: by highlighting or putting certain aspects into perspective, the colour exposes previously imperceptible facets.

Tank Chinoise Red Watch

In addition to its history of considering form, Cartier is also questioning names with the Tank Chinoise. Cartier chose to use this watch from 1921 for this stylistic exercise and to pair it with a colour imbued with strong symbolism in China: red, for passion and vitality.

When placed in this prism of colours, the square is lengthened to become a rectangle bordered by two lintels of calibrated rubies highlighted by black enamel. A line of diamonds adorns the brancards and edge. The complete composition and the tension between the coloured elements and the diamonds strengthen the original architectural reference of this watch, available as a limited edition of 100 pieces.

Technical details

Tank Chinoise Red Watch
White gold, case set with brilliant-cut diamonds and rubies, black enamel
Black lacquer dial (164 diamonds, ~1.12 cts)
Black alligator leather strap
Quartz movement
Numbered limited edition of 100 pieces

Diagonale Watch

Although quite unlike any other, this watch seems to be taken straight from the Maison’s sketchbooks. With its contorted and distorted features, it lays all expectations to rest.

The lines of red or black enamel are accompanied by paved diamonds, leading a new and daring harmony to emerge from the use of colour. With a minuscule dial distinctively stamped with Cartier’s watchmaking codes, the Diagonale watch pays homage to a heritage of disrupting the classics.

Technical details

Diagonale Watch
White gold case set with brilliant-cut diamonds, black and burgundy enamel (70 diamonds, ~0.90 cts)
Burgundy alligator leather strap
Quartz movement
Numbered limited edition of 50 pieces

Baignoire Allongee Celadon Watch & Baignoire Allongee Black Watch

This watch’s volume is viewed as a surface for creation. It is studded with emeralds and Paraiba tourmalines, black spinels, yellow sapphires or diamonds. When perceived with the eyes, each gemstone becomes a minuscule speck of light. Meanwhile the dial in the middle is paved with dazzling diamonds.

Available in white or yellow gold and released as numbered editions of 50 pieces, the watches are disrupted by an unsettling eruption of colour, which by daring to venture into immoderation reveals the elegance of their signature aesthetics.

Technical details

Baignoire Allongée Céladon Watch, Medium model
White gold Case set with brilliant-cut diamonds, emeralds and paraiba tourmalines
Dial set with brilliant-cut diamonds (573 diamonds, ~2.57 cts)
Green alligator leather strap
Manual movement 1917 mc
Numbered limited edition of 50 pieces

Baignoire Allongée Black Watch, Medium model
Yellow gold Case set with brilliant-cut diamonds, black spinels and yellow sapphires
Dial set with brilliant-cut diamonds, (473 diamonds, ~1.75 cts)
Black alligator leather strap – manual movement 1917 mc
Numbered limited edition of 50 pieces

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