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Friday, December 13, 2013

Cartier The Magnificent

Mystery Clock, Cartier Paris 1920
Ebonite (hard vulcanised rubber) citrine, yellow gold, white gold ,platinum, diamonds, and enamel.

The largest exhibition to date with over 600 pieces.
Cartier is a true Paris Original.
The exhibition is well documented and beautifully presented including gigantic jeweled projections on the ceiling and walls of the Salon d'Honneur of the Grand Palais.

Tiara Cartier Paris 1914, natural pearls, diamonds onyx.

Marie of Romania Sapphire  Qatar Museum authority.
478 cts. of Sri Lankan origin, a natural (non-heat treated) sapphire.

 Marie Queen of Romania
Purveyors of jewels and objects to Queens, Duchesses, and celebrities and people with taste and style.
Cartier  is owned today by
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Cartier bracelet Silver and gold.  The trend in yellow gold,  I call"jungle modern" was
 Inspired by the Colonial Exhibition Paris, in 1931.

For fierce followers of fashion
The Duchess of Windsor Horst P.Horst 1948
Marlene Dietrich 1942,With Cartier silver and gold bracelet and earrings.  a gift from Jean Gabin
Image Marlene Dietrich collection Berlin

 Cartier a step in time, and always ahead.
 Cartier Panther watch Cartier paris 1914
Mughal emerald 141.13 cts.
Jeweled rapture at the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs Paris 1925

Sir Bhupindra Singh Maharaja of Patiala (1891-1938)

Patiala Necklace
Special order Cartier Paris, 1928
Cartier Style and History

 Mrs. Daisy Fellowes

Cartier Hindu style necklace special order Cartier Paris  1936 for Mrs. Daisy Fellowes.

Cartier brooch  Mughal  emeralds, platinum and diamonds for Marjorie Merriweather Post 
Made by Cartier London in 1923 
Altered by Cartier New York 1928.
Image Cartier in America, Fine Arts Museums San Francisco

Image Hillwood Estate  Museum and Gardens
Marjorie Merriweather Post( then)Mrs. E. F. Hutton and her daughter  Nadenia
Painted by Giulio de Blaas in 1929

Queen Elizabeth II of great Britain with Princess Anne, photo by Marcus Adam.
 The Queen is wearing the flower brooch made by Cartier London Brooch in 1953.
 Flower brooch platinum diamonds,  23.60 cts pink diamond called the Williamson.
Royal collection/Her majesty Elizabeth II, London. Images Cartier Style and History 

 The sumptuous exhibition catalogue.

Cartier emerald, diamond, and pearl necklace,
 windows rue de la Paix Paris.

Cartier Paris earrings
windows rue de la Paix Paris.

1 comment:

gésbi said...

Hello, Debra. Nice to see you are still out there posting lovely things. These images are superb and and the in-depth article you linked to on your other blog was very appreciated. All the best to you!