A few days ago, the Grand Palace in Paris hosted the ‘Cartier Style and History’ Jewelry Show (until February 16, 2014), exhibiting 600 pieces of Cartier jewelry and related background information. As a leading brand in the jewelry world, what is the beauty of Cartier? Counting Cartier’s 10 legendary jewels, maybe you can know the answer. Crown, 1914 After the French jeweler Louis Cartier founded Cartier in 1847, he soon became a British royal jeweler and was regarded as ‘the royal jewel, the royal family in jewelry’. The crown made by Cartier is loved by European monarchs Van Cleef Earrings Replica. When Prince William was married in 2011, King Kate was wearing the Cartier crown inherited from Queen Elizabeth. Bracelet, 1945 Gold is the most important element of Cartier.
Jean Cocteau designed Cartier’s most classic Trinity tri-color gold ring, giving the three colors a new meaning: rose gold for love, gold for loyalty, and platinum for friendship. Rouge box, 1925 Cartier loves exotic decor. This golden elephant is surrounded by turquoise and is a practical rouge box for finishing cheeks and lips. Free bird brooch, 1944 This piece of jewelry was a work of World War II. After Cartier’s founder, Louis Cartier, fled the United States, his lover, Jeanne Toussaint, took over Cartier. At that time, France was occupied by the Germans. She designed a brooch for a prisoner in a cage. After the liberation of France in 1944, she made the ‘Free Bird’ and became a legend. Snow Leopard Bangle, 1958 ‘No kind of beast is more tamed than a woman. She is more raging than a wildfire, and she is more arrogant than a leopard,’ Aristophanes said. In 1914, Louis Cartier decorated a leopard on a watch, and then other accessories also used leopard as an element. Cartier’s beautiful lover, Jeanne Toussaint, also loves leopard jewelry.