Introducing the Rotonde de Cartier Astromystérieux Sheer magic Discussing the secrets behind a mysterious movement is like revealing a magic trick. Cartier’s first mystery clock was actually inspired by the ones designed by the iconic illusionist and father of modern magic, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin (1805-1871). This piece, Model...

Cartier – Drive de Cartier One of the brand’s specialities is playing on and reinventing shapes which are immortalised in unique and instantly recognisable silhouettes. That’s what has happened with all Cartier’s cases be they round (Ballon Bleu), square (Tank), barrel-shaped (Tortue) or oval (Clé). This year...

Lounging leisurely among the silvery stalks of grass, against a diamond-besprinkled black backdrop, Cartier’s emerald-eyed panther appears pensive. Her white gold body is covered with a 270-diamond-bejewelled coat, set off with lacquered black spots. Just above her shoulders, off-centred at 10:30, two tiny, sword-shaped, gilded...

The fusion of a century old complication and the latest collection to be unveiled this year has made uncovering the Clé de Cartier L’Heure Mystérieuse a moving visual experience. Like watching the perfect magic trick, it’s spellbinding. But there’s no need for illusion here, just...

The Paris brand oozing creativity has dazzled everyone once again at the 2015 SIHH. A new collection was unveiled among the simply magical timepieces on show. You’ll fall head over heels for the smooth, sophisticated and subtle curves whose slim 40mm case hugs the wrist...

Artistic talent and watchmaking creativity knows no bounds as the Parisian brand has once again proved to us with a wonderfully poetic and complex take on the Rotonde. A cut-out white gold grid has lies over the lapis lazuli disc which forms the dial to...

The Ballon Bleu is the height of finesse for Parisian brand Cartier. This minimalist watch with curves in all the right places launched in 2007 and is now even more svelte than usual with a 6.90mm thick case. The 40mm rose gold case houses a...

Just because it’s called a "diving watch" and meets the requirements of the ISO6425 standard, doesn’t mean it’s thick and heavy. The proof? The 11mm thick Calibre Diver de Cartier is not only slim and sophisticated but also has all the required assets for use...