Platinum, morganite, natural pearl, onyx, pink sapphires, mother-of-pearl beaks, brilliantsThese flamboyant birds, paved in pink sapphires and diamonds, strut on the crystal surface of a lake of morganite. The meticulous detail of this figurative composition is a demonstration of precious, delicate craftsmanship.
Platinum, lavander jade, tanzanite beads, obsidian beak, aquamarine eyes, brilliantsSubtle shades of blue and gray form the plumage of this tropical bird that coils so gracefully around the wrist. Working with stones – tanzanite, jade, aquamarine, silvered black obsidian – expresses Cartier's supreme expertise. 2012 creation at the Biennale des antiquaires in Paris
Caresse d'Orchidée par Cartier brooch
White gold, 3 sculpted aquamarine petals, 3 sculpted amethyst petals, brilliantsThe orchid, Queen of the Cartier garden, carved in amethyst and aquamarine, expresses all its grace and evokes delicate femininity. This exceptional piece is an example of truly rare expertise, requiring several hundred hours of unique craftsmanship.
Panthère de Cartier ring
Platinum, cushion-cut Ceylon sapphire, onyx spots, onyx nose, emerald eyes, brilliantsA baby Panther, looking very alive, curls maliciously around a cushion-cut sapphire with exceptional sparkle. The outstanding skills of Cartier's Parisian jewelers are fully revealed in this technical masterpiece.
Panthère de Cartier bracelet
Platinum, sculpted fossilized matter, onyx nose, yellow diamond eyes, brilliantsThis exceptional piece highlights one of the artistic crafts: the carving of precious stones known as "glyptic."The powerful big cat, a symbol of Cartier, is enhanced by the sparkle of a medallion set with diamonds.
Panthère de Cartier necklace
Platinum, cabochon-cut Ceylon sapphire, sapphire beads, moonquartz beads, onyx spots, onyx nose, sapphire eyes, brilliantsThe big cat curls lazily around a sapphire cabochon and rows of mobile pearls. This precious Panther*, paved with diamonds and onyx in a carving that captures its movement, makes this necklace strikingly realistic.