Cartier is one of the world's most renowned luxury jewellers and its wristwatch designs have been some of the most popular and influential timepieces to have ever been made. In this article, we explore the history of Cartier's watches and highlight some of the most important models to come out of The Maison Cartier.
Many people associate Cartier with creating elegant jewellery, but tend to forget the company started out crafting luxury watches in the mid-19th century. After being granted a royal warrant by King Edward VII in 1904, Cartier became the official purveyor of fine watches to the royal family.
When you think about luxury watches, some brands spring immediately to mind. These are giants of the industry, whose style and history are nearly inextricable from the very idea of a luxury timepiece. Two such leading brands are Rolex and Chopard. Few haven’t heard of these luxury watch leaders - and here we take a deeper dive into the history behind them, and their most beloved and iconic timepieces. We will also explore what makes them so popular, and how they remain distinct from one another, while both offering high quality and alluring luxury to watch enthusiasts across the globe.
Rolex is one of the most renowned watch brands in the world and it's the brand of choice for many people considering an investment in a luxury timepiece. But do Rolex watches make good investments, and which models are most likely to grow in value?
Luxury watches have been a staple for those who value high-quality accessories for many years. More than just your average wristwatch, these timepieces are steeped in historical significance, created by brands who have their finger on the pulse of what makes a luxury watch truly coveted. After all, the most beloved and classic luxury watches are often passed down to the next generation as treasured heirlooms, revealing that quality is just as important as aesthetics.
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Raj Jain, WatchCentre’s founder, is one of the most trusted names in the watch dealing business.
In this interview, read all about how Raj became so interested in luxury wristwatches. Learn how, from being a small child, Raj was influenced by his father’s line of work as a Forex dealer, who regularly bought art, chandeliers, clocks and antiques.
Founded in 1905 in London by German watchmaker Hans Wilsdorf, Rolex has reached the highest peaks of technological advancement. One of the best-known luxury watch brands in the world, Rolex has perfected timepieces that are visually stunning, as well as perform well in every harsh environment on the planet.
The luxury watch brand Audemars Piguet was founded in the Swiss mountain town of Le Brassus in the 19th century, when watch making was a growing profession in the picturesque Vallée de Joux region.
Founded in 1875, in the Swiss mountain town of Le Brassus, Audemars Piguet is one of the most historic luxury watch brands in the world. Renowned for its technically advanced and aesthetically perfect collections, the heritage of founders Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet lives on in the 21st century.
The world of luxury watches can be quite lucrative for people who understand the market. When you know which models to invest in, not only will you have beautiful watches to wear and enjoy, but you will also have a "nest egg" that will grow in value over the years.