The Ballon Bleu de Cartier is a relatively young watch, less than fifteen years old. Yet, it has the look, feel, and presence of a watch with a longstanding history. This timeless nature is immediately recognizable as Cartier. The Ballon Bleu transcends trends and even
Like many of history’s greatest creations, the invention of the Cartier Santos started with a gripe.
In early 1906, Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont–notorious for being one of the first men to fly in a fixed-wing aircraft–complained to watchmaker and businessman Louis Cartier about his
This story of ours was originally featured over on the Huckberry Journal.
Legend has is it that Alberto Santos-Dumont–one of the first men to fly in a fixed-wing aircraft–was enjoying a drink with his friend and watchmaker Louis Cartier in 1906 when he first commented on
In 1904, Louis Cartier made the first men’s wristwatch, the Cartier Santos. Ever since this accomplishment, Cartier has created innovative and elegant watches for both men and women. Cartier helped to popularize wrist watches and later introduced the first ever wrist watch with a square