For those of us who love watches head down to Harrods London where Cartier has taken over a section in the London Knightsbridge store. The exhibition is a large collection of their amazing timepieces, called Cartier Talk to Men Exhibition gives you the opportunity to stroll through the luxury brands collection of beautifully crafted watches. The Man by Cartier runs from 25 October – 19 November at Harrods.
One to look out for is The Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Hours and is priced at just under 1million pounds. Made from white gold.
Mysterious time display has enriched Maison Cartier’s heritage since 1912 when the first Cartier mysterious clock was created. Calibre 9981 MC is a unique mysterious movement where the hour and minute hands are seemingly suspended in the case with no apparent connection to the rest of the movement. This captivating magical illusion is a true display of Cartier’s creative audacity as well as its unique watchmaking know-how.
Manufacture mechanical movement with manual winding, calibre 9981 MC, mysterious display of hours and minutes hands.
Casing diameter: 13 lines 3⁄4, i.e. 31.3 mm.
Total diameter: 31.9 mm.
Thickness: 4,61 mm.
Number of jewels: 27.
Number of parts: 158.
Balance: 28,800 vibrations / hour.
Power reserve: around 48 hours.
Individually numbered movement.
Case: 43.5mm. 18K rhodiumised white gold case, set with baguette-cut diamonds (7,13cts). 18K white gold circular-grained crown set with a brilliant-cut diamond. Sapphire crystal. Sapphire back. Water-resistant to 30 meters.
Dial and Hands: 18K white gold dial set with baguette-cut diamonds (5.92cts). Sword-shaped hands.
Strap and Buckle: 18K white gold bracelet set with baguette-cut diamonds, (37.26cts). 18K white gold DADB.
Reference: HPI00890 Limited edition of 10 individually numbered pieces