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Cartier Love White Gold Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Holland, PA
18k White Gold Love Bangle Bracelet by Cartier. Size 17. This bracelet comes with Cartier box and Cartier screwdriver. Details: Size: 17 Weight: 34.1 grams Width: 6.5mm Hallmarks:...
Category

1990s Bangles

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White Gold

Cartier Anniversary Diamond Bangle White Gold Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A classic Anniversary white gold diamond bracelet from Cartier. This hinged bangle is finely crafted in solid 18kt white gold and features a single .10ct round brilliant cut diamond....
Category

Early 2000s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Panthère 18k White Gold Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Southampton, PA
From Cartier's iconic Panthère collection, this open bangle is crafted from 18K white gold and weighs 93 grams. The mythical animal accent features emerald eyes and an onyx nose. Thi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

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18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier LOVE 18K White Gold Diamond Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Southampton, PA
This Cartier LOVE 18K White Gold Diamond Bangle Bracelet is a classic Cartier offering. The simple bangle is made with 18K white gold and 10 bezel set round diamonds. The inside of t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Cartier White Gold Diamond Bangle 2.90 Carat F/VS
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A stunning 18k white gold Cartier diamond bangle. The bangle comprises of a full pave set with 116 round brilliant cut diamonds with a total weight of approximately 2.90ct, F colour ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Love White Gold Bracelet Bangle Pouch Receipt. Sz.20
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
This classic Cartier bangle from the iconic Love collection is crafted in 18k white gold and comes with the original screwdriver, pouch, and receipt. This bracelet is a size 20. Made...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

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18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Love 18k White Gold 4 Diamond Bangle Bracelet and Screwdriver
By Cartier
Located in Southampton, PA
Beautifully designed and exquisitely decorated, this bracelet is made in an attractive 18K white gold. The stunning bracelet is adorned with four dazzling diamonds that boast an exce...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Cartier Love 18 Karat White Gold Ten-Diamond Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Southampton, PA
A piece from the acclaimed “LOVE” collection by Cartier, this sublime bracelet offers a splendidly elegant look. The bracelet is made of 18K white gold and it is set with 10 diamonds...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

18 Karat White and Yellow Gold Diamonds Cartier Bangle
By Cartier
Located in Rome, IT
18 kt. white and yellow gold bangle with 0.20 carat of round-cut diamonds. This modern bangle is signed by Cartier and comes with the original red Cartier pouch. The size is adjustable.
Category

Vintage 1980s Modern Bangles

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier White Gold Full Round Diamond Bangle 2.90 Carat F/VS
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A stunning 18k white gold Cartier diamond bangle. The bangle comprises of a full pave set with 116 round brilliant cut diamonds with a total weight of approximately 2.90ct, F colour ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Vintage Cartier Diamond Gold Bangle Bracelet, 1970s
By Cartier
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Bold and articulated bracelet created by Cartier in Italy in 1973. Chic and wearable, the bangle is a great addition to your jewelry collection. Made of 18 karat yellow and white go...
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Vintage 1970s Bangles

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Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Trinity 18 Karat White, Yellow and Rose Gold Rolling Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Southampton, PA
The Cartier “Trinity” bracelet is made out of 18K white, yellow and rose gold and weighs 59.7 grams. It measures 7” in length. This jewelry piece is offered in estate condition and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

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

Cartier Trinity 18 Karat White, Yellow and Rose Gold Rolling Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Southampton, PA
The Cartier “Trinity” bracelet is made out of 18K white, yellow and rose gold and weighs 30 grams. It measures 7” in length. This jewelry piece is offered in estate condition and in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

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

Cartier 18 Karat Tri Color Yellow White Rose Gold Thin Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Cartier 18K Tri Color Yellow White Rose Gold Thin Bangle Bracelet This is an original by Cartier. Size 8. (8 inches length). 0.30 inch width.
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Bangles

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

Cartier ‘Trinity de Cartier’ Seven Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
Cartier ‘Trinity de Cartier’ Seven Bangle Bracelet This classic, vintage piece is composed of seven interlocking bangles, three in yellow gold and two pairs in white and rose gold. ...
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1990s Bangles

Materials

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

Cartier White Gold Diamond Trinity Full Circle Bangle Bracelet 6.45 Carat
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
A Cartier diamond white gold trinity bangle in 18k gold, pave-set throughout with collection quality brilliant-cut diamonds. A magnificent Cartier "Trinity" bangle, masterfully set ...
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1990s Modern Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Cartier Love Bangle Bracelet 18 Karat White Gold COA Box New Style Receipt
By Cartier
Located in San Diego, CA
Cartier Style: LOVE Bangle Bracelet Serial Number: BPM*** Metal: 18k White Gold Size: 17 Width: 10 MM Hallmark: © Cartier 17 FOF*** AU 750 Includes: Cartier Boxes - COA R...
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2010s Bangles

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18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Trinity Tri-Color Bangle, Bracelet 18 Karat Rose, White and Yellow Gold
By Cartier
Located in Berlin, DE
Cartier Trinity Tri Color Bangle, Bracelet 18 Karat Rose, White and Yellow Gold. Including original Cartier box and certificate of authenticity from our house.
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20th Century Modern Bangles

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

Cartier 'Love' White Gold Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Authentic Cartier 'Love' bracelet crafted in 18 karat white gold. Size 21. Signed Cartier, 17, Au750, with serial number and hallmarks. The bracelet is presented with the pouch and s...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier White Gold Love Bangle
Located in New York, NY
This is a stunning 18k white gold Cartier love bangle. This love bangle features a wonderful smooth polished finish screw barrel design. The width of the bangle is 6mm and it weighs ...
Category

20th Century Bangles

Materials

18k Gold

Cartier 18 Karat White Gold 4 Diamond Love Bangle Bracelet with Screwdriver
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
100% Authentic! 4 Diamonds Beautiful condition. Old screw system. Comes with Cartier box and screw driver. Also has a Cartier service paper to proof authenticity. Size: 16 Check o...
Category

2010s Modern Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Vintage Cartier Trinity Bangle with Box Set in 18k Yellow, Rose and White Gold
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A classic vintage Cartier Trinity bangle set in 18k yellow, rose and white gold, circa 2000. The bracelet is composed of three interlinked 8.5-millimetre bangles that are designed t...
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Early 2000s Retro Bangles

Materials

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

Cartier Trinity Bangle with Diamonds
By Cartier
Located in La Jolla, CA
This lovely estate Cartier Trinity bangle bracelet comes in 18k rose, white and yellow gold pave set with diamonds of G color and VVS2 clarity. The diamond weight is approximately 7....
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

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

Vintage Cartier Trinity Bangle in 18K Tri-Colour Gold
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A classic vintage Cartier trinity bangle crafted in 18k yellow, rose and white gold. Because the bracelet is designed to be solid instead of the typical trinity design, once on, we s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Bangles

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

Cartier Anniversary White Gold Diamond Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
A chic Cartier Anniversary bangle bracelet set with a .10ct round brilliant cut diamond in 18kt white gold. The bracelet measures 17cm and will fit a wrist up to 6.69" in length.
Category

Early 2000s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Double Panther Bypass Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Cartier Double Panther Head Bypass Bangle Bracelet finely crafted in 18 karat yellow, white and rose gold. Strands of white, yellow and rose gold blend to create warm rich tones and ...
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1990s Modern Bangles

Materials

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

Incredible Cartier Love Series Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
An incredibly rare Cartier Love series yellow gold bangle bracelet featuring hexagon white gold motifs embedded in 18k yellow gold. The bracelet measures 16cm, 6.29 "(Approx) The b...
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Vintage 1960s Bangles

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18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Incredible Cartier 1960s Love Series Bangle Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Feasterville, PA
An incredibly rare Cartier Love series yellow gold bangle bracelet circa 1960's featuring hexagon white gold motifs embedded in 18k yellow gold. The bracelet measures 16cm, 6.29 "(Ap...
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Vintage 1960s Bangles

Materials

Yellow Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Diamond Love Bracelet 18k White Gold
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Finely crafted in 18k white gold with diamonds. Signed by Cartier. Size 18 Comes with original Cartier box and certificate.
Category

Vintage 1970s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

Vintage Cartier Trinity Bangle Set in 18k Gold with Box and Certificate
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A classic vintage Cartier Trinity bangle set in 18k yellow, rose and white gold, circa 1998. The bracelet is composed of three interlinked 6-millimetre bangles that are designed to...
Category

1990s Retro Bangles

Materials

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

18 Karat Cartier Love Diamond Bracelet White Gold
By Cartier
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Cartier Love Bracelet in 18K White Gold. (4) Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds weighing .42 carat total weight, F-G in color, VVS1 are bezel set in this classic Bangle. Size 19. 35.45 ...
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2010s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Panthère Double Headed Bangle in Stainless Steel and 18k Yellow Gold
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A beautiful vintage 1980's Panthère de Cartier bangle set in stainless steel and 18k tri coloured gold. This incredibly stylish bangle is composed of two solid yellow gold panther he...
Category

Vintage 1980s Retro Bangles

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold, Steel, Stainless Steel

Cartier Love 18 Karat White Gold 4-Diamond Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
The famous Cartier Love bracelet, 18K yellow gold, set with 4 brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 0.42 carats. Size 18. Width: 6.1mm. unworn condition. No signs of wear. Comes with origi...
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2010s Modern Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Retro Cartier White Coral Gold Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
A Cartier New York 14kt yellow gold and white coral bangle bracelet. Made in New York, Circa 1955.
Category

Vintage 1960s Bangles

Materials

18k Gold

1990s Cartier Panthère Double Headed 18K Gold Bangle with Original Box Papers
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Designed as pair of opposing panthers, set in 18K Yellow Gold and accented by round-brilliant cut diamonds, with Cabochon-Cut Onyx noses, and completed by Marquis-Cut Blue Sapphire e...
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Late 20th Century Modern Bangles

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Blue Sapphire, Diamond, White Diamond, Onyx, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Y...

Retro Cartier White Coral Gold Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
A Cartier New York 14kt yellow gold and white coral bangle bracelet. Made in New York, Circa 1955
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Vintage 1960s Bangles

Materials

18k Gold

Cartier Love 10 Diamonds 18 Kt White Gold Bracelet Estate Evaluation by Cartier
By Cartier
Located in Scarsdale, NY
Part of the 'Love' collection. we have spotted this elegant Cartier bracelet on many celebs and models. It features a bangle style crafted from an 18k white gold and embedded with di...
Category

1990s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

Cartier Trinity Bangle Bracelet 4.50 Millimeter Width Each
By Cartier
Located in Washington, DC
The iconic Cartier Trinity Bangle Bracelet. This popular collection has been made for decades, in 18 karat white gold, yellow gold and pink gold. Transcending through time as a sta...
Category

1990s Modern Bangles

Materials

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

Cartier 'Love' White Gold Pavé Diamond Bracelet, Small Model
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Authentic Cartier 'Love' bracelet crafted in 18 karat white gold and pavé set with an estimated 0.95 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds (E-F, VS). Signed Cartier, Au750, 17, with...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

Cartier 18 Karat White Gold Love Bracelet Box Papers
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Classic 18k white gold Cartier Love bracelet. It is a size 16, comes with the screwdriver and box, as well as Cartier certificate. Current retail $6750 Hallmarks: Cartier 1993, 75...
Category

Late 20th Century Bangles

Materials

18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier LOVE 18 Karat White Gold 10 Diamond Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Southampton, PA
Timelessly elegant and sophisticated in its minimalist design, the iconic Love bracelet from Cartier is an instantly recognizable symbol of romance and commitment, presented in this ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier 18 Karat White Gold 10 Diamonds Love Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
100% Authentic Love bracelet, 18K white gold, set with 10 brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 0.96 carat. Old screw system. Excellent condition, looks unworn. Comes with a screwdriver a...
Category

2010s Modern Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Cartier Love 18k White Gold 1 Diamond Cuff Bracelet 'C-471'
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
The Cartier Love bracelet is one of the most sought-after piece from the legendary Maison. This version is a very special one : a wonderful open cuff bracelet featuring one diamond t...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Cartier Juste Un Clou 18k White Gold Bracelet Zoho Synced
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier's classic Juste un Clou bracelet in 18K white gold. Rhodium-finish. Width: 3.5mm. Size 18. Old style closure. Excellent pre-owned condition. Comes with original Cartier box. ...
Category

2010s Modern Bangles

Materials

White Gold

Cartier White Gold Half Diamond Double Love Bracelet N6709517
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
An iconic 18k white gold half diamond double Cartier bracelet from the Love collection. The double bangle features the iconic screw motif alternating with 12 round brilliant cut diam...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier White Gold Diamond Juste Un Clou Bracelet N6708719
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
A stunning 18k white gold diamond bracelet by Cartier from the Juste Un Clou collection. The bracelet is of a nail design, fully pave set around the outer side with 624 round brillia...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Love 4 Diamond White Gold Bracelet. Sz. 16, Service Receipt
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
This iconic and timeless bracelet from Cartier's Love collection is crafted in 18k white gold and set with 4 round brilliant-cut diamonds. Completed with the original Cartier screwdr...
Category

Early 2000s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

Cartier Love 18 Karat White Gold Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Love bracelet in 18K white gold. Old screw system. Pre-owned, with old screw style closure. Looks great. Comes with screwdriver, no papers and no box. Size: 18
Category

2010s Modern Bangles

18 Karat White Gold 12 Diamond Double Cartier LOVE Bracelet 18
By Cartier
Located in Miami, FL
Designer: Cartier Collection: Double Love Style: Bracelet/ Bangle Metal: White Gold Metal Purity: 18k Total Item Weight ( Grams) : 54.2 Bracelet Size : 19 = 19 Cm Hallmarks...
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21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Cartier 18 Karat White Gold 4 Diamond Love Bracelet, New Locking Mechanism
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
*** with New Locking mechanism *** METAL TYPE: 18K White Gold STONE WEIGHT: 0.42ct twd TOTAL WEIGHT: 30.8g BRACELET SIZE: 16cm
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Love 10 Diamonds 18 Karat White Gold Bracelet Estate Extra Large
By Cartier
Located in Scarsdale, NY
Part of the 'Love' collection. we have spotted this elegant Cartier bracelet on many celebs and models. It features a bangle style crafted from an 18k white gold and embedded with di...
Category

2010s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

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...
Category

Early 2000s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Love 18 Karat White Gold 0.60 Carat 6 Diamond Bracelet with Screwdriver
By Cartier
Located in Southampton, PA
The Cartier “LOVE” bracelet is crafted from 18K white gold and set with six diamond stones that amount to 0.60 carats. The bracelet weighs 35.5 grams, measures 7.85” in length, and i...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Love Bracelet 18k White Gold Bracelet New Model Sz 19 Pouch Certificate
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
This classic Cartier bangle from the iconic Love collection , new model. Crafted in 18k white gold . This bracelet is a size 19. Made in France circa 2000s. Excellent condition. Come...
Category

Early 2000s Bangles

Materials

18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier 18 Karat Gold Trinity Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Nothing is more iconic than the Cartier 18k Gold Trinity Bracelet. A beautiful symbol of love and eternity, this bracelet would make a wonderful gift to yourself or a significant oth...
Category

1990s Bangles

Materials

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

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...
Category

Early 2000s Bangles

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Tri-Color Gold Trinity Rolling Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
Authentic Cartier Trinity rolling bracelet crafted in 18 karat white, yellow, and rose gold. Each ring measures 9mm in width. Bracelet will fit up to size 7 1/2 comfortably. Stamped ...
Category

2010s Bangles

Materials

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

Cartier Gold and Diamond Flower Bracelet
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
This beautifully modeled bangle-style bracelet, in diamonds and gold, is a rare early wartime work from Cartier London, when the house was still under the direction the youngest Cart...
Category

Vintage 1940s Retro Bangles

Materials

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

  • Cartier Gold and Diamond Flower Bracelet
  • Cartier Gold and Diamond Flower Bracelet
  • Cartier Gold and Diamond Flower Bracelet
  • Cartier Gold and Diamond Flower Bracelet
W 2.75 in. Dm 6.50 in. L 2.25 in.
Cartier Bracelet Three 18 Carat Gold Intertwined Trinity Model
By Cartier
Located in Paris, FR
CARTIER Bracelet 3 18 Carat Gold intertwined Trinity Model CARTIER Trinity Bracelet in Yellow Gold, White Gold and Rose Gold 18 Carat Signed CARTIER and numbered and dated 1997 Weigh...
Category

1990s Bangles

Materials

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

Cartier Love White Gold Old Style Bracelet Box Papers. Sz.17
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
This classic old style Cartier bangle from the iconic Love collection is made in 18k white gold and comes with the original screwdriver. This bracelet is a size 17. Made in France ci...
Category

1990s Bangles

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White Gold Cartier Bangle For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact white gold cartier bangle you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. Frequently made of Gold, 18k Gold and White Gold, this item was constructed with great care. Find an antique version now, or shop for 302 vintage or 266 modern creation for a more contemporary example of these cherished accessories. If you’re looking for a white gold cartier bangle from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been 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. A white gold cartier bangle can be a stylish choice for most occasions, but Diamond rings, from our inventory of 246, can add a particularly distinctive touch to your look, day or night. 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 baguette cut alternatives. Finding a white gold cartier bangle for sale for women should be easy, but there are 167 pieces available to browse for unisex as well as men, too.

How Much is a White Gold Cartier Bangle?

Prices for a white gold cartier bangle can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $2,600 and can go as high as $195,000, while this accessory, on average, fetches $9,222.

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 reportedly 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.