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Cartier Diamond 18k Gold Bamboo Vintage Cuff Bracelet



Dazzling vintage Cartier Bamboo cuff bracelet showcasing approximately 10 carats of fine-white brilliant round diamonds impeccably set in lustrous 18 karat yellow gold. The cuff bracelet is wonderfully flexible and encircles the wrist effortlessly and comfortably, allowing for full display of its exceptional radiance. It consists of 9 segments, each encrusted with scintillating diamonds of finest Cartier quality. Each segment is masterfully designed as a finely textured bamboo stalk that exhibits exquisite sculptural quality. The diamonds are set with remarkable precision within delicately crafted piped-gold veins that faithfully mimic bamboo surface. The gently curved segments and rounded silhouette give the bracelet a modern but timeless sensibility. A shimmering texture and 3-dimensional quality infuse the piece with luxurious boldness. A masterpiece of ingenious and detailed design from celebrated Cartier that is classically elegant and casually chic all at once. - Timelessly elegant Bamboo design from iconic Cartier, bursting with diamond sparkle and vintage glamour - Versatile piece that can be dressy or casual - Cuff bracelet features approximately 10 carats of fine white round diamonds (approximately F-G color, VVS-VS clarity) set in 18 karat yellow gold - Cuff bracelet internal circumference is approximately 6.5 inches (16.5cm), but it is pleasingly flexible and can accommodate both a wrist of 6 inches as well as one of approximately 8 inches - Signed Cartier, numbered, and with French hallmarks - Vintage full-diamond cuff, dating to 1980s, is rare and collectible, and in excellent condition - Available with separately listed necklace, earrings and a ring from the same collection - Accompanied by a Cartier bracelet pouch


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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.
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