Cartier (jeweller)

Founded by Louis-François Cartier in Paris in 1847, the company remained under family control until 1964.

Société Cartier makes and sells jewellery and watches. It was started in Paris, France in 1847 by Louis-François Cartier.[1] The company is based in Paris.

House of Cartier on the Champs-Élyssée
The Maximillian emerald ring
The Cartier logo

Cartier has sold items to celebrities and royalty for many years.[2] Edward VII said that Cartier is "the jeweller of kings and the king of jewellers".[3] For his coronation in 1902, Edward VII ordered 27 tiaras from Cartier.[4] He chose Cartier as a main provider to the royal family in 1904.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Nadelhoffer, Hans, Cartier (San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2007), p. 343
  2. Menkes, Suzy (2006-01-10). "A ball for the 'king of jewellers'". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-03-14.
  3. Prat, Véronique (2009-08-28). "Les joyaux de Cartier exposés dans la Cité interdite" [Cartier jewels set in the Forbidden City] (in French). Retrieved 2012-03-14.
  4. "Rock star". Time. 2004-09-14. Archived from the original on 2012-03-13. Retrieved 2012-03-14.
  5. Nadelhoffer, Hans, Cartier (San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2007), p. 15
  6. "Online Jewelry Store". Archived from the original on 2020-03-11. Retrieved 2020-07-05. Sunday, July 5, 2020