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Cartier Rimless Eyeglasses in Titanium
By Cartier
Located in Surfside, FL
Cartier rimless oval eyeglasses in titanium. Lens width 50mm, Bridge 19mm, Temple length 135mm
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20th Century Vintage Cartier Rimless

Materials

Titanium

New Vintage Cartier Rimless Brushed Platine Gradient Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier unique rimless brushed platine sunglasses with mauve gradient (uv protection) lenses
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Vintage Cartier Rimless Titanium Dark Grey Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier unique rimless titanium sunglasses with dark grey (uv protection) lenses. Frame with
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Platine Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with wood temples and mauve gradient uv protection lenses
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Monogram Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with monogram wood temples and brown uv protection lenses
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless " CROCO " C Decor Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Original Cartier Sunglasses with carved " Croco " motif on the wood temples and honey brown
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Platine Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with wood temples and blue gradient uv protection lenses
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Classic Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with wood temples and blue gradient uv protection lenses
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1980s Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Classic Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with wood temples and blue gradient uv protection lenses
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Granite Rimless Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
rimless sunglasses feature an 18k gold plated frame with a small red granite on each arm. Cartier stamping
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier 1980s Rimless Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
A favorite of both jewelry and fashion lovers, Cartier is always a classic! Circa 1980s, these
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Panther Rimless Glasses circa 1980s
By Cartier
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
rimless glasses feature an 18k gold plated frame with the signature Cartier panther at the front and
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier Salisbury Rimless Gold Made in France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Salisbury unique rimless sunglasses with solid brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame with
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1980s Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Salisbury Rimless Gold Special Edition 51mm France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Salisbury unique rimless special edition sunglasses with solid brown (uv protection
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Serrano Rimless Gold 55mm Brown Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Serrano unique rimless sunglasses with brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame with the
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Salisbury Rimless Special Edition Gold Gradient Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Salisbury unique rimless special edition sunglasses with brown gradient (uv protection
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Madison Round Rimless Brushed Platine Grey Lens Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New 1990 Cartier Madison unique rimless sunglasses with grey (uv protection) lenses. Frame with
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier Salisbury Rimless Platine Grey Gradient Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Salisbury unique rimless sunglasses with Grey G15 (uv protection) lenses. Frame with
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Serrano Rimless Gold Special Edition Blue Gradient France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Serrano unique rimless special edition sunglasses with blue gradient (uv protection
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Serrano Rimless Platine Ultra Light Brown Gradient France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Serrano unique rimless platine edition sunglasses with ultra light brown gradient (uv
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier Matte Gold Plated Rimless Gradient Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
1990 Cartier gold plated unique rimless sunglasses with light rose gradient (uv protection) lenses
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier France Titanium 18 135 Rimless Sunglasses Eyeglasses Pink Gradient Case
By Cartier
Located in Dayton, OH
Cartier Titanium 18 135 rimless sunglasses featuring pink gradient lenses; serial number 3443005
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Late 20th Century Modern Vintage Cartier Rimless

Materials

Metal

New Vintage Cartier Scala Gold Rimless Brown Lens Case France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New 1990 Cartier Scala unique rimless sunglasses with brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame with the
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1990s Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Vintage Cartier Serrano Gold Plated Rimless Gradient Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New 1990 Cartier gold plated unique rimless sunglasses with light rose gradient (uv protection
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Vintage Cartier Scala Platine Rimless Grey Lens Case France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New 1990 Cartier Scala unique rimless sunglasses with grey (uv protection) lenses. Frame with the
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1990s Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier France 60-18 130 Santos Galaxy Aviator Rimless Sunglasses COA
By Cartier
Located in Dayton, OH
Cartier 60-18 130 Santos Galaxy rectangular aviator style sunglasses; made in France. Serial number
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Late 20th Century Modern Vintage Cartier Rimless

Materials

Metal

New Vintage Cartier Titanium 53MM Semi Rimless Grey Lens Case France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New 1990 Cartier Titanium semi rimless sunglasses with grey (uv protection) lenses. All hallmarks
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1990s Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Vintage Cartier Capri Gold Plated 18K Rimless Brown Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New 1990 Cartier Capri unique rimless sunglasses with solid brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Vintage Madison Classic Special Gold 50 Mm Sunglasses France
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Madison unique rimless sunglasses with brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame with
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1980s Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Condotti Rimless Gold 55mm Brown Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Condotti unique rimless sunglasses with brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame with the
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Madison Round Rimless Gold Brown Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Madison unique rimless sunglasses with brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame with the
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
Category

1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
Category

1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Vintage Cartier C Decor Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Chicago, IL
Classic rimless Cartier sunglasses. Comes with original lens. Frame Width: 130mm Lens Width: 50mm
Category

1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Rimless Silver Frame Glasses
By Cartier
Located in Surfside, FL
Cartier Rimless Silver Frame Glasses with box, glasses case and undated certificate.
Category

20th Century Vintage Cartier Rimless

Materials

Silver

Cartier Rimless Panthère de Cartier eyeglasses
By Cartier
Located in Surfside, FL
Cartier Rimless Panthère de Cartier eyeglasses. Box and open papers.
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20th Century Vintage Cartier Rimless

Materials

Gold Plate

Cartier Rimless Eyeglasses in Black Titanium
By Cartier
Located in Surfside, FL
Cartier rimless eyeglasses in black titanium. Lens width 54mm, Bridge 20mm, Temple length 140mm
Category

20th Century Vintage Cartier Rimless

Materials

Titanium

Cartier Rimless Eyeglasses with Tortoise Shell Temples
By Cartier
Located in Surfside, FL
Cartier rimless eyeglasses with tortoise shell temples. Lens width 54mm, Bridge 16mm, Temple length
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20th Century Vintage Cartier Rimless

Materials

Titanium

Cartier Rimless Gold Finish Sunglasses With Amber Lenses, 1980’s
By Cartier
Located in Atlanta, GA
1980’s Cartier rimless sunglasses with a gold finish and gradient amber lenses. The iconic ‘C
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Vintage Cartier Rimless Titanium Dark Grey Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Salisbury unique rimless sunglasses with dark grey (uv protection) lenses. Frame with
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless " C " Monogram Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Original Cartier Sunglasses with carved Cartier monogram " C " on the wood temples and honey
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with wood temples and mauve gradient uv protection lenses
Category

1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless " CROCO " C Decor Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Original Cartier Sunglasses with carved " Croco " motif on the wood temples and honey brown
Category

1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Monogram Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with monogram wood temples and brown uv protection lenses
Category

1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Zebra Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with zebra carved wood temples and blue gradient uv protection
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Platine Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with wood temples and mauve gradient uv protection lenses
Category

1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Rimless C Decor Monogram Precious Wood Full Set France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
Vintage Original Cartier Sunglasses with monogram wood temples and brown uv protection lenses
Category

1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier 1990s Silver Tone Rimless Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Introducing the Cartier 1990s Silver Tone Rimless Sunglasses, a stunning and luxurious accessory
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1990s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Serrano Rimless Gold 55mm Brown Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Serrano unique rimless sunglasses with brown cartier (uv protection) lenses. Frame
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Serrano Rimless Gold 55mm Brown Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Serrano unique rimless sunglasses with brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame with the
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

New Cartier Serrano Rimless Gold 55mm Brown Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Serrano unique rimless sunglasses with brown (uv protection) lenses. Frame with the
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Salisbury Rimless Titanium 51mm Dark Grey Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Salisbury unique rimless sunglasses with brown gradient (uv protection) lenses. Frame
Category

1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Salisbury Rimless Platine 51mm Brown Gradient Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Salisbury unique rimless sunglasses with Grey G15 (uv protection) lenses. Frame with
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

Cartier Salisbury Rimless Titanium 51mm Dark Grey Lens France Sunglasses
By Cartier
Located in Baleares, Baleares
New Cartier Salisbury unique rimless sunglasses with grey (uv protection) lenses. Frame with the
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1980s French Vintage Cartier Rimless

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Vintage Cartier Rimless For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the vintage or contemporary vintage cartier rimless you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Gray is a pretty popular color, but we also have Beige, Brown, Gold and more in stock now. If you’re browsing our inventory for these accessories, you’ll find that many are available today for men, but there are still pieces to choose from for women and unisex.

How Much is a Vintage Cartier Rimless?

On average, a vintage cartier rimless on 1stDibs sells for $1,199, while they’re typically $899 on the low end and $1,599 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Cartier for sale on 1stDibs

For its extraordinary range of bracelets, watches, rings and other adornments, French luxury house Cartier is undeniably one of the most well known and internationally revered jewelers in the world among clients both existing and aspirational.

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 that transformed fine jewelry.

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.

Find contemporary and vintage Cartier watches, engagement rings, necklaces and other accessories on 1stDibs.

Finding the Right sunglasses for You

A pair of vintage designer sunglasses can be a game-changing finishing touch to your ensemble.

No matter your age or general fashion sensibility, wearing sunglasses may already be part of your regular outdoor routine owing to their practicality. Most sunglasses protect the eyes from harmful UV (ultraviolet) rays — and not merely on sunny days. Glasses that utilize color-enhancing lenses, which feature specific coatings or filter tints, can limit the amount of light coming through, while polarized lenses substantially reduce glare.

So while their usefulness is well known, let’s face it, a good pair of sunglasses can be stylish too.

People have been making a statement with iconic eyewear for a while — sunglasses garnered popularity with the Hollywood set in the early 1900s, when it wasn’t uncommon for a hip actress to be photographed in a pair of her sharpest shades.

Today, we’re still talking about the sunglasses that Audrey Hepburn — the original trendsetter — donned in the opening scene of 1961’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s. She emerges from the flagship store of the legendary luxury house referenced in the film’s title in a pair of glamorous dark tortoiseshell frames designed by London eyewear firm Oliver Goldsmith Sunglasses. The brand was a keeper for Hepburn — in 1967, she famously wore a pair of Goldsmith’s Yuhu wraparound frames in the poster for Stanley Donen’s film Two for the Road.

Indeed, celebrities have long held sway in the sunglasses realm — perhaps you’ve opted for vintage Ray-Ban sunglasses because you’re enamored with Marilyn Monroe’s celebrated Wayfarers or you’ve taken to classic Aviators because actor Jon Hamm wore them in the nostalgic TV smash hit Mad Men. Good frames are a surefire way to take your style to the next level.

When shopping for the right pair of sunglasses, consider the color and shape of the frames (as well as the shape of your face), how dark or light the lenses are — or tint, if you’re leaning toward a chic gradient lens. Take your time, spring for more than one pair because different moods call for different shades and, while you’re at it, make sure you know how to spot a pair of fake Ray-Ban sunglasses before you make that purchase.

On 1stDibs, our collection of vintage designer sunglasses features classics from Gucci, Cartier, Chanel and other brands as well as a wide range that can be sorted by color — find sleek black sunglasses, brown pairs and a whole lot of other eye-catching options, whether it’s sunny outside or not.

Questions About Cartier
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    The price of Cartier bracelets varies based on age, condition, and rarity. The least expensive versions of the Cartier Love bracelet, for example, can still cost around $4,000. On 1stDibs, there is a variety of Cartier bracelets for sale.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    As one of the top luxury jewelry houses in the world, Cartier uses some of the finest quality materials. The company uses 18k gold in their jewelry and real diamonds.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Cartier rose gold doesn't tarnish but over many years of wearing, rose gold generally is said to become darker. Rose gold allegedly becomes slightly yellower in tone, toward a traditional gold.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Today, the Cartier symbol, or logo, is the luxury house's name written in a clean serif font that mimics cursive handwriting. Typically, the logo is either black on white or white on a black background. Its refined and understated appearance references the high standards that have long been associated with this celebrated brand.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Cartier is famous for producing jewelry and watches out of rare and luxury-grade materials and creating innovative designs, often packed with symbolism. Some of the jeweler's most famous pieces include the modern Love and Trinity bracelets and its custom-made antique and vintage jewelry like the Crocodile and Patiala necklaces. Find a range of Cartier jewelry and watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2024
    There are a few reasons why Cartier is so popular. For one thing, the French luxury house is known for its very long history of unparalleled prestige and quality craftsmanship. Cartier has been producing extraordinary jewelry, watches and accessories since 1847. While jewelry lovers have long been enthusiastic about Cartier’s elegant and streamlined designs for bracelets, rings, necklaces and other pieces, the brand is also known for innovation. It pioneered the use of platinum in fine jewelry, and its artisans were so mindful of trends in fashion that the house became the official jewelry supplier to King Edward VII. Later, Cartier’s Art Deco-era pieces would help define the movement with which they are associated. One of the brand’s earliest major successes was the Santos de Cartier watch, one of the world's first modern wristwatches for men. Today’s influencers continue to help popularize the brand, increasing the demand for certain pieces like Cartier buffalo horn sunglasses and the Cartier Love bracelet, an icon of modernist jewelry. Find a wide range of Cartier watches, jewelry and eyewear on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 1, 2024
    Yes, some Cartier watches are automatic but the legendary French luxury house also creates collections that include watches with quartz movements. Cartier’s iconic Tank collection, which includes the Tank Française, the Tank Louis Cartier and other models, features both quartz and automatic options for all kinds of collectors. Each of the watches in the Panthère collection, however, carries a quartz movement.

    While quartz watches are powered by a pre-installed battery and a high-frequency quartz crystal, automatic watches rely on a spring system and are self-winding. An automatic watch does not have a battery and is recharged on the wrist owing to the wearer’s movements during the day.

    It was Louis Cartier, grandson of Cartier founder Louis-François Cartier, who was responsible for bringing watchmaking to the venerable maison when he presented Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont with a wristwatch in 1904. 

    Although the pocket watch was the de rigueur men’s accessory of the day, Santos-Dumont found his own pocket watch hard to consult while keeping his plane aloft. Louis fashioned a timepiece with a flat, square case on a leather strap that could be referred to easily at a glance. Named in honor of Louis’s friend, the Santos was eventually produced for sale in 1911. 

    Find vintage Cartier watches for sale on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Cartier watches are considered luxury watches. Cartier is a noted jeweler, taking that attention to detail and access to high-quality metals and jewels to their watches—they spare no expense and are highly desirable. On 1stDibs, find a collection of authentic Cartier watches from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Cartier pieces may be cheaper in Paris than they are in the U.S., but that's because of the exchange rate. Cartier doesn't price the pieces depending on the country.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A Cartier engagement ring can cost between $3,000 and $800,000. The price depends on the diamond's carat weight and quality.