Distort time. Disrupt it. Give it a form, trace its outline, and make it appear and disappear at leisure. At a flick of the wrist, tiny gold beads map a meticulous trajectory across the surface of the dial, gradually revealing a powerful presence. The magnificent head of a panther emerges, her golden outline illuminating the dial, her stark, stylised motif arresting the gaze. An ephemeral work of art for art’s sake, this timepiece offers the rare spectacle of light, luminous hours which promise their return.
Available in three versions with a choice of a black, green or red dial, the watch features a pink gold case, a bezel paved with diamonds, and a winding crown set with a diamond, an emerald or a ruby.
The handsome looking Rotonde Annual calendar with all grande date and automatic in-house grade 9908 MC, is a good illustration of a complicated motion that’s based on the 1904 Caliber. All corrections of this watch can be produced through the crown and just needs one correct per year.Cartier Rotonde Annual Calendar.This Santos Dumont Skeleton (below) was following the Santos 100 skeleton, the second version that comprised the newest 9612 MC mechanical antenna caliber. An excellent eye catching watch that includes a white-, pink golden or ADLC coated titanium case. The skeletonized bridges are in the form of Roman numerals and are, in the event of the all black edition, ADLC coated. Cartier was the first brand in presenting a puzzle clock in 1912. Hundred years after Cartier constructed especially a new in-house caliber for their Mysterieuse watch, a quality that was constructed around sapphire crystal with the floating hands. Cartier’s watchmakers needed to conquer difficulties like driving of those sapphire discs with the minute hand and the one using the hour plus the friction between them. Instead of embracing the system that was created by Maurice Coüet for the classic Mystery clocks, Cartier did it on its way and decided that they should turn mild pivots, actually like a wheels in a equipment train.To take the innovation a step farther La Maison additionally developed the platinum Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Double Tourbillon. A timepiece that is visually so remarkable, the large case of 45mm does not really matter. The flying tourbillon turning once on its axis, every moment, is eye-candy. Completely moving loose, in a see-through round room, with no visible connection to your gear train.
Révélation d’une Panthère © Cartier