Who can think of that, today’s jewel emperor Cartier, the earliest business of it, is to sell arms? The father of Cartier’s founder, Louis François Cartier, made a living with a gunpowder. Later, in order to give his son a brighter future, he sent Louis to Paris to worship the famous jeweler Adolf Pirka. After then the legend of Cartier jewelry replica began here in Paris.
In 1847, Louis François Cartier took over the jewellery workshop at 29 Montegurto Street in Paris from the master and established the Cartier Company.
In 1856, the niece of Napoleon I as Princess Mathilde, the cousin of the French emperor Napoleon III, placed the order for the first time in Cartier.
In 1859, Cartier moved to Boulevard des Italiens 9, and Napoleon III wife Empress Eugénie became a customer.
In 1874, Louis’s son Alfred Cartier inherited the company, and his three sons, Louis, Peel and Jess, will become the major contributors to the expansion of Cartier’s territory in the future.
In 1900, Cartier was once again world-famous, and the world’s royal families and nobles flocked to buy neoclassical products in white gold with diamonds.
In 1904, Cartier was first authorized by the royal family to become the official boutique supplier of King Edward VII. It was also appointed as the official boutique supplier by the Spanish King Alfonso XIII. The Queen of England purchased an Indian-style necklace.
Between 1905 and 1919, Cartier was appointed as the official boutique supplier by Portugal, Russia, Siam, Serbia, France, and Belgium.
In 1921, Cartier was appointed as the official boutique supplier by the British Crown Prince of Wells, the future Edward VIII. He was the Duke of Windsor who abdicated in 1936.
In 1938, Cartier presented one of the world’s smallest watches to Princess Elizabeth of England.
In 1953, Marilyn Monroe sang “Cartier” in the movie version of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”!
In 1997, Cartier celebrated its 150th anniversary with the introduction of superior jewellery design.
In 2003, Cartier created a jewelry series that led Cartier itself to the 21st century.