Cartier is a French watch manufacturer and jeweler from Paris. The firm was established in 1847, however the company has been owned by the Richmont group since 1998.
Masterpieces offered by Cartier are often replete with not only precious metals, but also with the diamonds and rare gems. Large Roman numerals on the dial is a signature motif of Cartier’s watches.
The company began its business with the production of both jewelry and watches, however the first men’s watch was not released until the 20th century.
During this period of time, Jaeger-LeCoultre was contracted to create movements for Cartier watches.
Today, Cartier makes a lot of its own movements, previously, the brand used to collaborate with the other companies as well as using their calibers.
Cartier in-house movement department was established in 2005.