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Aug 27

Cartier Ballon Bleu Flying Tourbillon

        Having gained itself a reputation by creating elegant and extravagant watch designs, Cartier is nowadays one of the top brands of the watch making industry. Being worn by some of the most famous people of our times, the Cartier watches denote tradition and exquisite taste. The owners of a Cartier watch are proud to be wearing such a prestigious brand on their wrist and they are grateful for being the worldwide promoters of the Cratier’s heritage.

        The latest timepiece designed by Cartier has managed to impress one more time the watch connoisseurs all over the world. The new Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon has actually gained an award envied and desired by many brands- that of the Geneva Seal. This award certifies the power of the Cartier brand and attests the fact that Cartier has attained the highest standard in terms of design and functionality. With a round and generous form, this watch’s design represents a tribute to aesthetics.

        The case of the watch is made of 18 carat pink gold and measures 46 mm in diameter. The case is covered with sapphire crystal, this material being used for the case back as well and the round grained crown is set with sapphire cabochon. Another important aspect is that the sapphire crystal is scratch resistant. The dial of this Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon is made of galvanized slate colored guilloche patterns and bears Roman numerals on it. Just to complete the description of the dial we can add that the central hands come in the shape of a sword and are made of blue steel.

        This watch uses a mechanical movement of a 9452 MC Calibre with a manual winding. The movement uses 21,600 vibrations per hour and it is composed of 142 components, with 19 jewels within the movement. The flying tourbillon is placed wonderfully between the bridges and main plate and it has a C-shaped index that indicates the seconds. The power reserve of this Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon is of 50 hours.

        The strap is made of brown alligator leather and matches perfectly the case and the dial of this beautifully designed Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon.

        By creating this unique timepiece, Cartier has proven once again its commitment to excellence, art and watch making artistry. Its emblematic timepieces will remain Cartier’s heritage to the world and to posterity. Cartier is not only a French jeweller and watch manufacturer, it’s also a landmark of traditional and contemporary artistic culture.

        Considering the reputation of its brand we can be sure that this Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon will be on many people’s mind, but only on few people’s wrist because of the spiced price. After all, it is a Cartier.

        The declared purpose of the Cartier brand is to promote and develop the art and expertise of technical and valuable watchmaking around the world through its creations, inventions and know how, while focusing on bringing a little extra soul to the contemporary world through its modern and elegant designs.

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