Top 5 World’s Most Expensive Cartier Watches as of 2021
August 27th, 2021
Cartier began its glorious journey of the luxury watch and jewellery making in 1847. And with its luxurious and innovative creations, Carter earned the title ‘Jeweller of Kings and the King of Jewellers”. People adore this brand for its tradition of innovation in making luxury timepieces.
Cartier was the first watchmaker who produced small movements in the 1920s, making it a milestone in watchmaking technology. However, the brand has successfully maintained its watchmaking legacy by creating upgraded generations of its iconic timepieces.
Moreover, every Cartier watch represents refined taste and elegance that define the brand, be it is the Tank, Pasha, or Panther. And you can find the reflection of these elegance and splendid taste in their prices. So let’s take a look at some of the most expensive Cartier watches ever produced as of 2021.
The Most Expensive Cartier Watches
Cartier Ballon Bleu Tourbillon Diamond Extra Large Watch
This Cartier Ballon Blue Extra Large Diamond timepiece comes with a 46mm case diameter with a thickness of 13mm. It features a slate grey satin-finished grid dial and a transparent case back. Moreover, the dial flaunts the brand’s signature blue sword-shaped hands and Roman numerals.
You can see the tourbillon at the 6 o’clock position. However, Cartier embellished this Ballon Bleu with diamonds on the bezel and bracelet, increasing its overall gleam and opulence. And the watch comes with a price tag of about £1 million.
Platinum Cartier Rotonde Tourbillon Chronograph
Cartier produced the Platinum Rotonde Tourbillon Chronograph as a limited edition of only 50 pieces available globally. The watch features a 45mm round platinum case with 15.7mm thickness. However, the slate grey open-worked dial exhibits the unrivalled craftsmanship of the brand. It further features blue sword-shaped hands and Roman numeral hour markers.
Moreover, the dial has two chronograph subdials at 9 and 3 o’clock sides. The Cartier Rotonde Tourbillon Chronograph is water-resistant up to 30m. The watch costs nearly £175,170.
Cartier Pasha White Gold Diamond Watch
This Cartier Pasha is crafted of 18ct white gold and comes with a round brilliant diamond-set bracelet. Moreover, the watch flaunts a silvered opaline guilloched inner square dial and Arabic numerals. The luminous, blued steel hands and the markers increase the legibility of the timepiece in the dark. However, Cartier equipped this self-winding Pasha with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. It can resist water pressure up to a depth of 30m. What’s the price tag? It’s about £131,296.
Cartier Ballon Bleu Large Pave Diamond Watch
Cartier produced this large 42mm Ballon Bleu Diamond watch from 2010 to 2011 only. It comes in an 18ct white gold silhouette and two rows of diamonds on the bezel. Moreover, the watch also features a diamond-set bracelet.
This Cartier Ballon Bleu Large watch sports a silver opaline lacquered and guilloche dial with Roman numerals in black and a date display at 3 o’clock. The price tag is about £119,609.
Cartier Phoenix Décor Secret Watch
Cartier portrayed its unique and exquisite artistry in this timepiece, offering it the shape of a Phoenix. Interestingly, you may not spot the watch at a glance, but it is there somewhere. Cartier made the Phoenix Décor Secret watch of 18ct white gold and rhodium plating.
However, the brand highlighted the eyes with emeralds and used a portrait-cut, pear-shaped diamond of 3.53 carats on the watch. Thus, the entire timepiece has 3,010 brilliant-cut diamonds, having a combined 80.13 carats combined weight. The Cartier Phoenix Décor Secret watch belonging to the Merveilles du Nil de Cartier line has a price tag of about £2.01 million.
So which Cartier model do you own? Keep in mind that Cartier watches are some of the sheer examples of the finest watchmaking artistry. They represent an illustrious legacy, premium quality, utmost luxury and elegance. Thus, Cartier watches retain their value very well with time.
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