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Vintage Cartier 18k Yellow Gold Cocktail Ring
By Cartier
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Stunning cocktail ring created by Cartier in New York in the 1970's. It features a beautiful oval-shaped Persian turquoise set in 18 karat yellow gold and accented with round brillia...
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Vintage 1970s Cocktail Rings

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White Diamond, Emerald, Blue Sapphire, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

  • Vintage Cartier 18k Yellow Gold Cocktail Ring
  • Vintage Cartier 18k Yellow Gold Cocktail Ring
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H 0.5 in. W 0.5 in. L 1 in.
Cartier Himalia Diamond Earrings
By Cartier
Located in Boston, MA
Instantly recognizable as Cartier, these Himalia earrings feature an effortlessly modern circular design throughout. Individual 18k yellow gold circlets are set with the finest Carti...
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2010s Link Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Draperie Diamond Gold Chandelier Earrings
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Elegant diamond and 18K yellow gold chandelier earrings from the "Draperie" collection by Cartier. They feature high grade round brilliant cut diamonds. Beautifully made and translat...
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1990s Chandelier Earrings

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Diamond, 18k Gold

  • Cartier Draperie Diamond Gold Chandelier Earrings
  • Cartier Draperie Diamond Gold Chandelier Earrings
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W .38 in. L 2.38 in.
Cartier Diamond Double Hoop Earrings
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
These fabulous earrings by Cartier feature a double hoop design set with round brilliant cut diamonds and are crafted in 18k yellow gold. These come with their original Cartier box....
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1990s Dangle Earrings

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Lanieres Allongee 18 Karat Gold Diamond Case Quartz Watch W15364W3
By Cartier
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Cartier Lanieres Allongee 18K White Gold Diamond Case Quartz Watch •MODEL NO: W15364W3 •REFERENCE NO: 2544 •MOVEMENT: QUARTZ BATTERY •CASE MATERIAL: SOLID 18K WHITE GOLD •CONDITION:...
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Art Deco Cartier Rock Crystal Pendant Necklace Magnifier in Platinum and Diamond
By Cartier
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Classy Art Deco pendant on a black satin cord created by Cartier in the 1920s. Understated, elegant, wearable and timeless, the necklace is a great addition to your jewelry collectio...
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Antique Early 19th Century Art Deco More Necklaces

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Rock Crystal, Diamond, Platinum

Vintage Cartier Diamond 18 Karat Gold Trinity Ring
By Cartier
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Would you wear this beautiful symbol of infinity and love? If so we hope it's your size. The iconic Vintage Cartier Diamond 18k Gold Trinity Ring. Accented by 150 round brilliant cut...
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Early 2000s Band Rings

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Diamond, 18k Gold

Cartier 5 Carat Diamond Leaf Ring, 18K White Gold
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
A Cartier Diamond Leaf Ring with appx. 5 carats of Diamonds, made in 18K White Gold. The total weight is 9.60 grams. The ring size is US 6.
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20th Century Band Rings

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Love "Noubelle Vague Etincelle" Diamond Ring in 18 K White Gold
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
Signed Cartier "Noubelle Vague" diamond ring in 18 carat white gold. This collection exudes elegance and design simplicity. 10 round brilliant cut diamonds, approximate total weight...
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2010s Modern More Rings

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Diamond, White Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

Cartier Trinity, Tri Color Gold and 5 Diamond Ring 18 Karat Yellow Gold
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Tri Color Gold And 5 Diamond Ring 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Size 5 1/2 One of the ring has 5 round diamonds. Color of the rings are not very distinctly different from each other...
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2010s Band Rings

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Diamond, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Cartier 18 Karat Yellow, White and Rose Gold Diamond Classic Trinity Band Ring
By Cartier
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
This Ring by Cartier is from their Trinity collection and features 432 round brilliant cut Diamonds of 2.98ct total colour E-F, clarity VVS mounted in 18k Yellow, White & Rose Gold i...
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2010s Modern Band Rings

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Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier 1895 1.03 Carat Radiant Cut Solitaire Engagement Ring
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
A radiant cut engagement ring made, signed and numbered by Cartier. Part of the 1895 Collection of Cartier. Set with a 1.03 carat radiant cut diamond center stone that GIA certified ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Engagement Rings

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Diamond, Platinum

Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Gold Wave Ring
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A fabulous authentic Van Cleef & Arpels wave style ring set with 66 of the finest Van Cleef & Arpels round brilliant cut diamonds in 18k white gold. Dimensions: The ring has a width...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Rings

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Sauvage Diamonds Ring
By Cartier
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Beautiful Cartier Ring, made in 1999. Yellow gold 18k. 3 carats of diamonds. Ring size 50 or 5.25 USA. Signed with numbers and year. 12.10 grams
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1990s Band Rings

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Diamond

Cartier Colored Diamond Necklace
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Designed as a graduated line of fifty oval-cut diamonds of various brown, orange and yellow hues, centering upon an oval brilliant-cut fancy deep brown-orange diamond, weighing appro...
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Vintage 1980s More Necklaces

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Diamond, 18k Gold

Cartier 'Étincelle de Cartier' Platinum Diamond Ring
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Authentic Cartier 'Étincelle de Cartier' wedding band crafted in platinum, set with round brilliant cut diamonds weighing an estimated 0.93 carats. Signed Cartier, 51, PT950, with se...
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2010s Band Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Cartier Platinum Diamond Pin
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Signed Cartier platinum pin with round cut brilliant diamonds.
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Vintage 1920s More Jewelry

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Diamond, Platinum

Cartier 'Étincelle de Cartier' Platinum Diamond Ring
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Authentic Cartier 'Étincelle de Cartier' wedding band crafted in platinum, set with round brilliant cut diamonds weighing an estimated 0.93 carats. Signed Cartier, 51, PT950, with se...
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2010s Band Rings

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Diamond, Platinum

Cartier Ring diamond "Serpentine".
By Cartier
Located in Monte Carlo, MC
CARTIER convex ring in white gold, Snake Skin pattern, paved with diamonds. Signed and numbered. (30,55 grs) Diamond : 7.80 carats Quality color F, clarity VVS.
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21st Century and Contemporary Dome Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Cartier Gold Diamond Brooch
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Signed Cartier 18k yellow gold brooch with 2.00 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds.
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Vintage 1940s Brooches

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Cartier 'C De Cartier French Diamond Gold Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
This stunning authentic Cartier bracelet of French provenance is crafted in solid 18K white gold, composed of 21 artfully designed artier "C" motif flexible links, cumulatively adorn...
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1990s Art Deco Modern Bracelets

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Diamond

Cartier Trinity Diamond Ring
By Cartier
Located in Houston, TX
Cartier Trinity ring in 18K white gold with diamonds. The ring features ninety three (93) round diamonds totaling 2.25 carats, F-G color and VVS-VS clarity. The ring is a European...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Band Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

  • Cartier Trinity Diamond Ring
  • Cartier Trinity Diamond Ring
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Cartier Paris Diamond Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Impressive Cartier Diamond Bracelet circa 1960's with marquise, emerald and baguette shape diamonds with a total carat weight of approximately 30carats. (Seven large Emerald cut di...
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Mid-20th Century Artist Link Bracelets

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Diamond, Platinum

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  • Cartier Paris Diamond Bracelet
  • Cartier Paris Diamond Bracelet
  • Cartier Paris Diamond Bracelet
W 0.63 in. L 7.1 in.
Cartier Himalia Diamond Ring
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Cartier Himalia ring crafted in 18 carat white gold, featuring 10 round brilliant cut diamonds, weighing approximately 0.35 carats total, E color, VS clarity. Five circular motifs, o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Band Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Chalice Diamond Ring Gold
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
CARTIER Chalice Diamond Ring Gold in 18k Yellow Gold. Diamond weight approx. 5.46 carats total. Measures approx. 0.93″ at widest point, tapering to 0.30″. Height is approx. 0.21″ of...
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Early 2000s More Rings

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Diamond, Gold

Cartier Love Diamond Gold Ring
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A fabulous authentic Cartier "Love" diamond ring featuring 6 gleaming diamonds in a distinct style in 18k white gold. Size: US 5 3/4 / EU 51 Dimensions: 10mm wide (.39 inches) Inv...
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Early 2000s Band Rings

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Platinum Diamond Brooch Necklace
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A fabulous vintage Cartier diamond brooch featuring 1.35ct appx of the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds.
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Vintage 1980s Brooches

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Diamond, White Diamond, Platinum

Cartier Boudoir Diamond Eternity Ring
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
CARTIER Boudoir Diamond Eternity Ring in Platinum. A fairly contemporary design by Cartier of the 'Boudoir' series, this eternity band features art nouveau-esque scroll designs in a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wedding Rings

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Diamond, Platinum

Cartier Platinum Diamond Brooch Necklace
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A fabulous vintage Cartier diamond brooch featuring 1.35ct appx of the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds.
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Vintage 1980s Brooches

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Diamond, White Diamond, Platinum

Cartier Trinity Diamond Gold Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A magnificent Cartier "Trinity" bangle, 6.45ct of round brilliant cut diamonds grace the full length of each of these 18k Yellow Gold Trinity Bangles. The bracelet measures a size me...
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Early 2000s Bangles

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Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Sapphire Diamond Flower Brooch
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Signed Cartier Flower Brooch finely crafted in 18K yellow gold, accented with sapphires, natural fancy yellow diamonds, round and baguette cut diamonds.
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Vintage 1950s Brooches

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Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Cartier Panthere Diamond Onyx Ring
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A fabulous authentic Cartier Panthere collection ring featuring 3.66 carats of the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds and 2.43cts of onyx studs in 18k white gold. Size 55 /...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Rings

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Diamond, White Diamond, Onyx, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Pave Diamond Gold Ring
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A magnificent authentic Cartier cocktail ring featuring a slightly swirled design set with the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds (5cts appx) in 18k white gold. Size: US 6 R...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Paris Diamond Dress Ring
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
Cartier Paris diamond dress ring. Set with eight round brilliant cut diamonds in open back platinum claw settings with an approximate combined weight of 1.60 carats, to an elegant cu...
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Vintage 1960s Cocktail Rings

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Diamond, Platinum, Yellow Gold

Cartier Paris Diamond Platinum Necklace
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Stunning vintage platinum necklace set with 19.56 carats of round brilliant-cut diamonds bezel-set in triple-line flexible links. Clasp stamped "Cartier Paris 55 29 05 PT950&quo...
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Late 20th Century Link Necklaces

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Diamond, White Diamond, Platinum

Cartier Gold Diamond Dome Ring
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier 18k gold dome ring, set with approx. 1.40ctw in diamonds. Ring size 7.25, ring top is 10mm wide. Marked: 750, Cartier (partially visible) 731162. Weight - 7.8 grams.R-03080
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20th Century More Rings

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Diamond, Gold

Cartier Multicolored Diamond Trinity Necklace
By Cartier
Located in La Jolla, CA
Estate Cartier Multicolored Diamond Trinity Necklace. This colorful estate Cartier Trinity necklace is an 18k rose, white and yellow gold pendant pave set with matching diamonds on a...
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21st Century and Contemporary More Necklaces

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Destinée Diamond Wedding Band
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Finely crafted in platinum with 18 round brilliant cut diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 1.80 carats. Signed by Cartier. Size 5 3/4
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21st Century and Contemporary Wedding Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Cartier 1895 Diamond Solitaire Necklace
By Cartier
Located in Glasgow, GB
A Cartier 1895 Diamond Solitaire Necklace. This diamond solitaire necklace is a part of the '1895' collection by Cartier. The solitaire claw set round brilliant cut diamond weighs ap...
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Early 2000s Modern Pendant Necklaces

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier France Diamond Gold Earrings
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
"Trinity" earrings, Made, signed and numbered by CARTIER France. 18K yellow gold, encrusted with approximately 2 3/4 cts. of brilliant white diamonds. 3/4" in diamet...
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Vintage 1980s Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, 18k Gold

Cartier Paris Diamond Gold Ring
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
An exceptionally rare authentic Cartier ring in 18k white gold set with the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds. Size: US 6 1/2 / EU 53 Dimensions: .53″ Inches Wide In...
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1990s Cocktail Rings

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Gold Diamond Dome Ring
By Cartier
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
shipping policy: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Buyer will be in charge of these c...
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Late 20th Century Retro Dome Rings

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Diamond

Cartier Diadea Diamond Gold Earrings
By Cartier
Located in Coral Gables, FL
Cartier Earrings from the Diadea collection. Six Vvs1 Clarity E-F Color Diamonds (three on each earring) 0.78"L x 0.78"H x 0.33"W Metal Type: 18 Kt White Gold Metal Weight: 7.6 Grams
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1990s Stud Earrings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

  • Cartier Diadea Diamond Gold Earrings
  • Cartier Diadea Diamond Gold Earrings
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W 0.32 in. L 0.79 in.
Cartier Love Diamond Gold Necklace
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A fabulous authentic Cartier necklace from the iconic Love collection set with 6 of the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds in 18k white gold. Necklace Length: 16″ Dimension...
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Early 2000s Chain Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold, Gold

Cartier Paris Diamond Gold Ring
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
An exceptionally rare authentic Cartier ring in 18k white gold set with the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds. Size: US 6 1/2 / EU 53 Dimensions: .53″ Inches Wide Invento...
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1990s Cocktail Rings

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold, Gold

Cartier Love Diamond Gold Necklace
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A fabulous authentic Cartier necklace from the iconic Love collection set with 6 of the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds in 18k white gold. Necklace Length: 16″ Dimens...
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Early 2000s Chain Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Paris Diamond Platinum Necklace
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
This stunning, vintage, platinum necklace is set with 19.56 ctw of round brilliant-cut diamonds, bezel-set in triple-line flexible links. Clasp stamped "Cartier Paris 55 29 05 PT950"...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Link Necklaces

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Diamond, Platinum

Cartier Retro Diamond Gold Ring
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
A Cartier retro dome shaped ring in 18kt yellow gold, the mounting embellished with fine round cut diamonds, showcasing an Old Mine Brilliant Cut Diamond weighing 4.24 (L Color, SI1 ...
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Vintage 1950s Retro Solitaire Rings

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White Diamond, 18k Gold

Cartier Love Diamond White Gold Ring
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
Classic, unique, and completely luxurious, this fabulous Cartier "Love" diamond gold ring features 6 brilliant diamonds in the glamorous white gold setting of the Cartier Love Collec...
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Early 2000s Band Rings

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Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Trinity Diamond Dress Ring
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A stunning 18k three colour gold diamond set ring from the Cartier Trinity collection. The ring is set with a raised bombe centre, pave set with 16 round brilliant cut diamonds total...
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21st Century and Contemporary Band Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Nigeria Diamond Tutti Frutti Ring
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
CARTIER Nigeria Diamond Tutti Frutti Ring in 18k Yellow Gold The iconic Nigeria Ring by Cartier, featuring white faceted diamonds throughout with intermittent cabochons of transpare...
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1990s Band Rings

Materials

Blue Sapphire, Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, 18k Gold

Cartier Himalia Diamond White Gold Ring
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A magnificent Cartier Himalia diamond ring paved with 72 of the finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds set in shimmering 18k white gold. The ring measures a size 5 1/4 and can b...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Rings

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Diamond, White Gold

Cartier Turquoise, Diamond, Emerald Bird Brooch
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
CARTIER Turquoise, Diamond, Emerald Bird Brooch. An 18k yellow gold and platinum bird brooch, set with cabochon turquoise, emerald and diamonds, Cartier. measures approx. 4″ in lengt...
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Vintage 1980s Brooches

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Diamond, Emerald, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Platinum

Cartier Trinity Diamond Yellow Gold Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A magnificent Cartier "Trinity" bangle, 6.45ct of round brilliant cut diamonds grace the full length of each of these 18k Yellow Gold Trinity Bangles. The bracelet measures a size me...
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Early 2000s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Panthere Diamond Onyx Gold Earrings
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A magnificent pair of Cartier Panthere earrings adorned with 5cts appx of finest Cartier round brilliant cut diamonds set in 18k white gold. Earring Width: .25" Earring Length: 1.02"
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Early 2000s Hoop Earrings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Onyx, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Platinum Diamond Clip Brooch, Signed, Cartier London, 1950
By Cartier
Located in Heerlen, NL
One (1) White Platinum Brooch, signed: Cartier London. Clip mechanique, set with: 36 brillant cut daimonds 3.00ct VVS/VS -D-E 10 single cut diamaonds 0.20ct VVS/VS - D-E 19 baquet...
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Vintage 1950s Art Deco Brooches

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Cartier Diadea Diamond White Gold Necklace
By Cartier
Located in Holland, PA
18k White Gold Diamond "Diadea" Necklace by Cartier. This necklace comes with an original Cartier box, and a Cartier certificate. With 112 round brilliant cut diamonds, VVS1 clarit...
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2010s Choker Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Cartier Longines Diamond Gold Watch Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
18k gold bracelet by Cartier, adorned with approx. 3.65ctw in diamonds, featuring Longines manual wind watch. Bracelet is 7 2/8" long and 20mm wide. Case is 18mm. Marked on bracelet:...
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20th Century More Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, Gold

CARTIER Panthere Diamond Onyx Coil Ring
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
CARTIER Panthere Diamond Onyx Coil Ring in Platinum. An extraordinary adornment embodying the Maison's most iconic creature, the Panthère de Cartier coiled ring features white diamo...
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Late 20th Century More Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Onyx, Platinum

Cartier Solitaire Diamond Platinum Engagement Ring
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
Cartier solitaire diamond engagement ring. Set to centre with a round old cut diamond, D colour, VVS2 clarity, with an approximate weight of 3.27 carats in an open back four claw set...
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Vintage 1950s Solitaire Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

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Cartier 4 Diamond For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact cartier 4 diamond you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Frequently made of Gold, 18k Gold and Yellow Gold, this item was constructed with great care. You can easily find a 5247 antique edition and 3447 modern creations to choose from as well. You’re likely to find the perfect cartier 4 diamond among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 18th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 21st Century. As it relates to this specific piece, our collection includes designs that are universally popular, but .5 Carat and 1 Carat carat weights, specifically, are sought with frequency. Today, if you’re looking for a round cut version of this piece and are unable to find the perfect match, our selection also includes brilliant cut and mixed cut alternatives. Finding a cartier 4 diamond for sale for women should be easy, but there are 2236 pieces available to browse for unisex as well as men, too.

How Much is a Cartier 4 Diamond?

Prices for a cartier 4 diamond can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $499 and can go as high as $1,550,000, while this accessory, on average, fetches $10,030.

cartier Biography and Important Works

Perhaps 1847 was not the ideal time to open a new watchmaking and jewelry business, as the French Revolution was not kind to the aristocracy who could afford such luxuries. Nevertheless, it was the year Louis-François Cartier (1819–1904) — who was born into poverty — founded his eponymous empire, assuming control of the workshop of watchmaker Adolphe Picard, under whom he had previously been employed as an assistant. Of course, in the beginning, it was a relatively modest affair, but by the late 1850s, Cartier had its first royal client, Princess Mathilde Bonaparte, niece of Napoleon Bonaparte, who commissioned the jeweler to design brooches, earrings and other accessories.

Under the leadership of Louis-François’s son, Alfred, who took over in 1874, business boomed. Royalty around the world wore Cartier pieces, including Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, the Maharaja of Patiala and King Edward VII, who had 27 tiaras made by the jewelry house for his coronation in 1902 and issued Cartier a royal warrant in 1904. (Today, the British royal family still dons Cartier pieces; Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, regularly sports a Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch.)

Cartier’s golden years, however, began when Alfred introduced his three sons, Louis, Pierre and Jacques, to the business. The brothers expanded Cartier globally: Louis reigned in Paris, Pierre in New York and Jacques in London, ensuring their brand’s consistency at their branches across the world. The trio also brought in such talents as Charles Jacqueau and Jeanne Toussaint.

One of Cartier’s earliest major successes was the Santos de Cartier watch — one of the world's first modern wristwatches for men. (Previously, a large number of people were using only pocket watches.) Louis designed the timepiece in 1904 for his friend, popular Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, who wanted to be able to check the time more easily while flying.

Cartier’s other famous timepieces include the Tank watch, which was inspired by the linear form of military tanks during World War I, and the so-called mystery clocks. Invented by watchmaker and magician Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin and later crafted exclusively for Cartier in the house’s workshop by watchmaker Maurice Couët, the mystery clocks were so named because the integration of glass dials on which the clocks’ hands would seemingly float as well as structures that are hidden away within the base give the illusion that they operate without machinery.

On the jewelry side of the business, Cartier’s internationally renowned offerings include the Tutti Frutti collection, which featured colorful carved gemstones inspired by Jacques’s trip to India and grew in popularity during the Art Deco years; the panthère motif, which has been incorporated into everything from brooches to rings; and the Love bracelet, a minimal, modernist locking bangle inspired by medieval chastity belts.

While the Cartier family sold the business following the death of Pierre in 1964, the brand continues to innovate today, renewing old hits and creating new masterpieces. It’s certainly one of the most well known and internationally revered jewelers in the world among clients both existing and aspirational.

On 1stDibs, find a growing collection of contemporary and vintage Cartier watches, engagement rings, necklaces and other accessories.

cartier Biography and Important Works

Cartier Furniture is available on 1stDibs for sale. These distinctive objects are frequently made of metal and designed with extraordinary care. In our Cartier collection, there are many options to choose from, although silver editions of this piece are particularly popular. Many of the original furniture by Cartier were created in Europe during the 20th century in modern style. The prices for Cartier furniture can vary depending upon size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at $1,087 and tops out at $1,087, while pieces like these can sell for $1,087 on average.